Konza LTER Publications

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O'Connor R. Drivers, mechanisms, and thresholds of wood encroachment in mesic grasslands. Department of Biology. 2019;PhD Dissertation. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/40021.
Shaffer M. The ecology of grazing lawns on the tallgrass prairie. Department of Biology. 2019;MS Thesis. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/39462.
Scott D. Environmental heterogeneity effects on diversity and nitrous oxide emissions from soil in restored prairie. Department of Plant Biology. 2019;PhD Dissertation.
Zhu C. Evaluation of numerical integration methods for kernel averaged predictors. Department of Statistics. 2019;MS Thesis. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/2097/40024/CongxingZhu2019.pdf?sequence=3&isAllowed=y.
Griffin-Nolan R. Grassland sensitivity to extreme drought: Assessing the role of dominant species physiology and community functional composition. 2019;PhD Dissertation.
Winnicki S. Growing up prairie: Ecological drivers of grassland songbird nestling development. Department of Biology. 2019;MS Thesis.
Carter T. Soil and microbial response to manipulated precipitation and land management. Department of Agronomy. 2019;PhD Dissertation. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/39682.
Frenette B. The thermal ecology of prairie stream fishes. 2019;PhD Dissertation. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/39839.
Gray JE. Climate change impacts on population dynamics in tallgrass prairie: implications for species codominance. 2017;MS Thesis. Available at: https://mountainscholar.org/handle/10217/181431.
Verheijen BHF. Demographic responses of grassland songbirds to rangeland management in the tallgrass prairie. 2017;PhD Dissertation. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/35800 .
Welti EAR. Ecological networks of grassland plants and arthropods. 2017;PhD Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/35284.
Carson C. Grassland soil microbial responses to long-term management of N availability. 2017;MS Thesis. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/36228.
Bonjour S. Influence of fishes on stream invertebrate community structure and insect emergence from permanent pools in a prairie stream network. 2017;MS Thesis. Available at: https://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/theses/2348/.
Alfaro-Barrios M. Nonreproductive ecology of a nearctic-neotropical migratory bird in the managed rangelands of northern Uruguay. 2017;PhD Dissertation.
Alves JDN. Partitioning the CO2 net flux into assimilation and respiration components, and estimating water use efficiency in a grassland ecosystem. 2017;MS Thesis.
Bachle S. Physiological and morphological responses of grass species to drought. Department of Biology. 2017;MS Thesis. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/36188.
Black SM. Restored prairie response to reduction in ectophagous insects. 2017; MS Thesis. Available at: https://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/theses/2331/.
Adams T. The role of soil heterogeneity in the recruitment of new species and interactions with grasshoppers (Acrididae) and Katydids (Tettigoniidae) in restored prairie. 2017;MS Thesis. Available at: https://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/theses/2080/.
Gómez JEnrique. Role of spatial and temporal vegetation heterogeneity from fire-grazing interactions to the assembly of tallgrass prairie spider communities. Department of Biology. 2017;PhD Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/34672.
Shanko AR. Characterizing woody encroachment in the konza prairie using object-based analysis of aerial photographs. 2016;MS Thesis. Available at: https://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/handle/1808/24182.
Pierzynski J. The effects of P fertilizer addition on P transformations on high-P fixing and grassland soils. 2016;PhD Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/34586.
Zaiger K. Environmental extremes drive plant and soil community dynamics of native and disturbed grasslands. 2016;MS Thesis. Available at: https://shareok.org/handle/11244/49188.
Williams EJ. Grasshopper sparrows on the move: patterns and causes of within-season breeding dispersal in a declining grassland songbird. 2016;MS Thesis. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/32705.
Mcconaghy SC. Influence of productivity and disturbance on plant species diversity across the grasslands of the great plains. 2016;MS Thesis. Available at: https://oaktrust.library.tamu.edu/bitstream/handle/1969.1/157962/MCCONAGHY-THESIS-2016.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y.
Commerford JL. Investigating North American grassland biogeography throughout the Holocene. 2016;PhD Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/32798.
McCullough KE. A multi-scale examination of the distribution and habitat use patterns of the regal fritillary. 2016;MS Thesis, . Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/34502.
Ricketts AM. Of mice and coyotes: mammalian responses to rangeland management practices in tallgrass prairie. 2016;PhD Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/32731.
O'Keefe K. Patterns and ecological consequences of water uptake, redistribution, and loss in tallgrass prairie. 2016;PhD Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/34514.
Mino LA. Soil characteristics and ecosystem-level effects of woody species encroachment in tallgrass prairie. 2016;MS Thesis. Available at: https://shareok.org/handle/11244/54571.
Rawitch MJ. Stream CO2 degassing: review of methods and laboratory validation of floating chambers. 2016;MS Thesis. Available at: https://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/bitstream/handle/1808/21889.
Wilcox KR. Assessing grassland sensitivity to global change. 2015;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: https://mountainscholar.org/handle/10217/167147.
Forrestel EJ. Biogeographic influences on grassland community structure and function. 2015;PhD Dissertation.
Veach AM. Dynamics of microbial community structure and function in a tallgrass prairie ecosystem. 2015;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/2097/19145/AllisonVeach2015.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y.
Raynor EJ. Ecological hierarchy of foraging in a large herbivore: the plains bison perspective in tallgrass prairie. 2015;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/2097/20348/EdwardRaynor2015.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y.
Duell EB. Elevated temperatures and drought favor invasive grasses over native species. 2015;MS Thesis. Available at: https://shareok.org/handle/11244/45161.
Zahner A. Plant responses to grazer-mediated habitat alterations in tallgrass prairie. 2015;MS Thesis. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/19065.
Scott DA. Recovery of whole soil conditions through restoration from agriculture and its role in mediating plant-plant competition. 2015;MS Thesis. Available at: https://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/theses/1826/.