Clarifying the effect of biodiversity on productivity in natural ecosystems with longitudinal data and new methods for causal inference. Nature Communications. In Press.
Effects of vegetation rooting characteristics on carbonate weathering and critical zone evolution. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. In Press..
How low can you go? Widespread challenges in measuring low stream discharge and a path forward. Limnology and Oceanography Letters. In Press. doi:10.1002/lol2.10356.
Nothing lasts forever: Dominant species decline under rapid environmental change in global grasslandsAbstract. Journal of Ecology. In Press. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.14198.
Phytobiome stampede: Bison as potential dispersal agents for the tallgrass prairie microbiome. PhytoFrontiers™. In Press. doi:10.1094/PHYTOFR-01-23-0004-SC..
Pleoardoris graminearum gen. et sp. nov., a new member of Pleosporales from the North American Plains, biogeography and effects on B. gracilis growth. Mycologia. In Press.
Product-inhibition feedbacks, not microbial population growth tradeoffs or soil pH, regulate decomposition potential under nutrient eutrophication. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. In Press..
Removing a perched culvert facilitates dispersal of fishes in an intermittent prairie stream but not recovery from drought. Freshwater Science. In Press.
What drives grassland ecosystem multifunctionality: Grazing pressure or plant community parameters?. Functional Ecology. In Press.
Amorpha canescens and Andropogon gerardii recruit comparable foliar fungal communities across the steep precipitation gradient in Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science. 2023;126:31-50..
Are we there yet: Assessing trajectories of two restored prairies to target native prairies over a decadal time frame. Department of Biology. 2023;MS Thesis..
Compositional variation in grassland plant communities. Ecosphere. 2023;14(6):e4542. doi:10.1002/ecs2.v14.610.1002/ecs2.4542.
Contrasting intra‐annual population dynamics of two codominant species are consistent across spatial and temporal scales. Journal of Ecology. 2023;111(3):676-686. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.14055..
Data fusion of distance sampling and capture-recapture data. Journal of Spatial Statistics. 2023;55:100756. doi:10.1016/j.spasta.2023.100756..
Diversity–stability relationships across organism groups and ecosystem types become decoupled across spatial scales. Ecology. 2023;104(9):e4136. doi:10.1002/ecy.v104.910.1002/ecy.4136.
Drier streams despite a wetter climate in woody-encroached grasslands. Journal of Hydrology. 2023;627:130388. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2023.130388.
Dynamic plant–herbivore interactions between bison space use and vegetation heterogeneity in a tallgrass prairie. Remote Sensing. 2023;15(22):5269. doi:10.3390/rs15225269..
Early detection of wildfire risk in the Great Plains: merging machine learning, landscape metrics, and rich data sources. Department of Biology. 2023;MS Thesis. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/bitstream/handle/2097/43444/BrynnNoble2023.pdf?sequence=3..
Ecohydrological implications of clonal shrub encroachment in tallgrass prairie. Department of Biology. 2023;PhD Dissertation. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/handle/2097/43279..
Ecosystem recovery from chronic fertilization: Biotic mechanisms underpinning soil nitrogen legacies in burned and unburned grasslands. Department of Biology. 2023;PhD Dissertation. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/handle/2097/43281..
Effect of genotypic richness, drought and mycorrhizal associations on productivity and functional traits of a dominant C4 grass. Journal of Plant Ecology. 2023;16(1):rtac045. doi:10.1093/jpe/rtac045..
Electrolytes on the prairie: How urine‐like additions of Na and K shape the dynamics of a grassland food web. Ecology. 2023;104(1):e3856. doi:10.1002/ecy.3856..
Emigration and survival correlate with different precipitation metrics throughout a grassland songbird's annual cycle. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 2023;87(3):e22371. doi:10.1002/jwmg.22371..
Evolutionary lineage explains trait variation among 75 coexisting grass species. New Phytologist. 2023;239(3):887. doi:10.1111/nph.18983.
Grassland responses to seasonal shifts in water availability. 2023;PhD Dissertation. doi:https://api.mountainscholar.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/a7decffd-ba41-4d12-ae8e-19ce83a2ce3f/content..
Hymenolepis ackerti n. sp. (Eucestoda: Hymenolepididae) infecting cricetid rodents from the central Great Plains of North America. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad. 2023;94:e944927. doi:10.22201/ib.20078706e.2023.94.4927..
Impacts of woody encroachment on the fate of soil co2 in grassland watersheds. Department of Biology. 2023;MS Thesis..
Intermittent streamflow generation in a merokarst headwater catchment. Environmental Science: Advances. 2023;2:115-131. doi:10.1039/D2VA00191H..
Multiple global change drivers show independent, not interactive effects: a long-term case study in tallgrass prairie. Oecologia. 2023;201(1):143–154. doi:10.1007/s00442-022-05295-5..
Nutrient addition drives declines in grassland species richness primarily via enhanced species loss. Journal of Ecology. 2023;111(3):552-563. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.14038.
Persistent decadal differences in plant communities assembled under contrasting climate conditions. Ecological Applications. 2023;33(2):e2823. doi:10.1002/eap.2823..
Prairie plant communities and their associated phyllosphere fungal communities change across the steep precipitation gradient in Kansas USA, though individual plant species’ phyllosphere communities may not. Department of Biology. 2023;MS Thesis. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/bitstream/handle/2097/43453/HannahDea2023.pdf?sequence=12..
Remotely sensed soil moisture can capture dynamics relevant to plant water uptake. Water Resources Research. 2023;59(2):e2022WR033814. doi:10.1029/2022WR033814.
Repeated extreme droughts decrease root production, but not the potential for post‐drought recovery of root production, in a mesic grassland. Oikos. 2023;1:e08899. doi:10.1111/oik.08899..
Riding out the storm: depleted fat stores and elevated hematocrit in a small bodied endotherm exposed to severe weatherAbstract. . Conservation Physiology. 2023;11(1). doi:10.1093/conphys/coad011..
Root distributions, precipitation, and soil structure converge to govern soil organic carbon depth distributions. Geoderma. 2023;437:116569. doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2023.116569.
Seasonal emission factors from rangeland prescribed burns in the Kansas Flint Hills grasslands. Atmospheric Environment. 2023;304:119769. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2023.119769..
Stronger fertilization effects on aboveground versus belowground plant properties across nine U.S. grasslands. Ecology. 2023;104(2):e3891. doi:10.1002/ecy.3891.
The synergistic response of primary production in grasslands to combined nitrogen and phosphorus addition is caused by increased nutrient uptake and retention. Plant and Soil. 2023. doi:10.1007/s11104-023-06083-7.
Thirty years of increased precipitation modifies soil organic matter fractions but not bulk soil carbon and nitrogen in a mesic grassland. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 2023;185:109145. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2023.109145..
Trajectories and state changes of a grassland stream and riparian zone after a decade of woody vegetation removal. Ecological Applications. 2023;33(4):e2830. doi:10.1002/eap.2830.
Under the weather: mechanisms underlying avian responses to precipitation. Department of Biology. 2023;PhD Dissertation. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/handle/2097/43041..
Age-specific patterns of occurrence, density, and growth of two cyprinid fishes in headwater prairie streams. Southwestern Naturalist. 2022;65(3-4):205-215 . doi:10.1894/0038-4909-65.3-4.205..
The amazing diversity of Poaceae: trait variation across space, time, and lineage. Department of Biology. 2022;MS Thesis..
Assessing transport and retention of nitrate and other materials through the riparian zone and stream channel with simulated precipitation. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2022;13(3):757 - 766. doi:10.1111/mee3.v13.310.1111/2041-210X.13791..
Belowground traits lack response to chronic nitrogen additions in the tallgrass prairie. Department of Biology. 2022;MS Thesis. Available at: https://libres.uncg.edu/ir/uncg/f/Gora_uncg_0154M_13625.pdf..
Biogeography of root-associated fungi in foundation grasses of North American plains. Biogeography. 2022;49(1):22-37. doi:10.1111/jbi.14260.
Climate change in grassland ecosystems: current impacts and potential actions for a sustainable future. In: CLIMATE ACTIONS - LOCAL APPLICATIONS AND PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS. 1st ed. CLIMATE ACTIONS - LOCAL APPLICATIONS AND PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS. CRC; 2022:36..
Climate legacies and restoration history as drivers of tallgrass prairie carbon and nitrogen cycling. Department of Biology. 2022;PhD Dissertation. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/42101..
Climate legacies determine grassland responses to future rainfall regimes. Global Change Biology. 2022;28(8):2639-2656. doi:10.1111/gcb.16084..