Konza LTER Publications

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Martin, Jr. RD. Active microwave remote sensing of a natural, tallgrass prairie and a projected disk component model to explain the behavior of a modified dielectric disk model. 1988;PhD Dissertation:1 -158.
Williams MA. Alterations in carbon and nitrogen cycling in irrigated tallgrass prairie soil. 2001;PhD Dissertation:1 -206.
Hoover DL. Altered rainfall due to climate change: Modeling the ecological effects on grasslands. 2008;MS Thesis:1 -63. Available at: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2008AGUFM.B21C0377H.
Harper CW. Altered rainfall patterns affect belowground ecosystem processes in a tallgrass prairie. 2002;MS Thesis:1 -82.
Donnelly R. The amazing diversity of Poaceae: trait variation across space, time, and lineage. Department of Biology. 2022;MS Thesis.
Bathgate JD. American bison dispersion: A geographic information system predictive model. 1992;MS Thesis:1 -139.
Post DM. An analysis of factors affecting the caching behavior of the eastern woodrat (Neotoma floridana). 1991;PhD Dissertation:1 -91.
McNew LB. An analysis of greater prairie-chicken demography in Kansas: the effects of human land use on the population ecology of an obligate grassland species. 2010;PhD Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/4316.
Bachle S. Anatomical constraints on grass physiological responses depend on water availability. Department of Biology. 2021;PhD Dissertation. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/41354.
Stagliano DM. Aquatic invertebrate and fish communities of tallgrass prairie headwater streams: Bioindicators, secondary production and bioenergetics. 2001;MS Thesis:1 -114.
Weickert N. 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.
Goodman JR. Artificial avian nest Predation in a tallgrass prairie. 1999;MS Thesis:1 -87. Available at: https://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/186419.
Wilcox KR. Assessing grassland sensitivity to global change. 2015;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: https://mountainscholar.org/handle/10217/167147.
Townsend DK. Autogamy as a fertility assurance strategy for forbs in the tallgrass prairie. 1984;MS Thesis:1 -73. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/27366.
Mikesell FL. Avian habitat selection in the attenuated riparian forest on the tallgrass prairie. 1988;MS Thesis:1 -57. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/22350.
Bye S. Avian response to golf course construction, hiking trails, and roadways in grasslands. 2001;MS Thesis:1 -213.
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Benedix JH. A behavioral analysis of the plains pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius). 1991;PhD Dissertation:1 -117.
Dalgleish HJ. Belowground bud banks as regulators of grassland dynamics. 2007;PhD Dissertation:1 -93. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/312.
Gora S. 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.
Norris M. Biogeochemical consequences of landcover change in eastern Kansas. 2000;MS Thesis:1 -118.
McCulley RL. Biogeochemical response of U.S. Great Plains grasslands to regional and interannual variability in precipitation. 2002;PhD Dissertation:1 -151. Available at: https://mountainscholar.org/handle/10217/82139.
Forrestel EJ. Biogeographic influences on grassland community structure and function. 2015;PhD Dissertation.
Bach EM. Biotic and abiotic drivers of soil microbial community recovery and ecosystem change during grasslands restoration. 2009;MS Thesis. Available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/42361822_Biotic_and_Abiotic_Drivers_of_Soil_Microbial_Community_Recovery_and_Ecosystem_Change_during_Grassland_Restoration.
Vinton MA. Bison grazing patterns and plant responses on Kansas tallgrass prairie. 1990;MS Thesis:1 -57.
Pfeiffer KE. Bison selectivity and grazing response of little bluestem and big bluestem in burned and unburned tallgrass prairie. 1993;MS Thesis:1 -38.
McMillan BR. Bison wallowing and its influence on the soil environment and vegetation characteristics in tallgrass prairie. 1999;PhD Dissertation:1 -104.
Gerlanc NM. Bison wallows: community assembly and population dynamics in isolated ephemeral aquatic habitats of the tallgrass prairie. 2004;PhD Dissertation:1 -102.
West R. Bud bank demography: Density of native grass meristems as a predictor of rangeland invasibility. 2012;PhD Dissertations. Available at: https://shareok.org/handle/11244/6850.
Sprinkle JW. Bud bank density regulates invasion by exotic plants. 2010;MS Thesis. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/11244/9198.
Ott JP. Bud bank morphology, dynamics, and production in perennial grasses. 2009;MS Thesis:1 -93. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/1807.
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Commerford JL. Calibrating vegetation cover and pollen assemblages in the Flint Hills of Kansas, USA. 2010;MS Thesis. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/4170.
Gao J. Canopy chlorophyll estimation with hyperspectral remote sensing. 2006;PhD Dissertation:1 -192. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/252.
Gale WJ. Canopy net carbon dioxide exchange by burned and unburned tallgrass prairie. 1988;MS Thesis:1 -76. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/22236.
Garcia FO. Carbon and nitrogen dynamics and microbial ecology in tallgrass prairie. 1992;PhD Dissertation:1 -194.
Smith MD. Causes and consequences of species invasion and loss: the role of dominant species and diversity in maintaining ecosystem function. 2002;PhD Dissertation:1 -148.
Baer SG. Changes in ecosystem function and effects of environmental complexity on foristic diversity during tallgrass prairie restoration. 2001;PhD Dissertation:1 -204.
Smith DL. Changes in soil carbon dynamics during juniper expansion into tallgrass prairie. 2001;PhD Dissertation:1 -137.
Barry E. Characterizing groundwater flow through merokarst, northeast Kansas. 2018;MS Thesis. Available at: https://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/bitstream/handle/1808/28017/Barry_ku_0099M_16194_DATA_1.pdf?sequence=1.
Thomas MA. Characterizing herbivore resistance traits in eight tallgrass prairie grasses. 1994;MS Thesis:1 -63.
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.
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.
Petrie M. Climate forcings and the nonlinear dynamics of grassland ecosystems. 2010;MS Thesis. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/6633.
Broderick CM. 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.
Derner JD. Clonal biology of the caespitose grass Schizachyrium scoparium: mechanisms of intraclonal regulation and ecological success. 1996;PhD Dissertation:1 -108.
Cline D. The coevolution of society and invasivespecies: Sericea lespedeza in the Kansas Flint Hills. 2006;MA Thesis.
Klopf RP. Community and ecosystem changes in tallgrass prairie restorations: the effects of population source and diversity. 2013;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/dissertations/684/.
Kavanaugh JL. Community composition and emergence phenology of Chironomidae (Diptera) in prairie streams with different flow regimes. 1988;MS Thesis:1 -77.
Farley GH. Comparative breeding strategies of two coexisting passerines: Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii) and Bewick's wren (Thyromanes bewickii). 1987;MS Thesis:1 -52. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/22339.
Silletti AM. Comparative ecology of the C4 grassland co-dominants Andropogon gerardii and Sorghastrum nutans. 2000;MS Thesis:1 -85.
Nonnenmacher HF. The comparative floral ecology of seven species of Onagraceae in native tallgrass prairie (pollination). 1999;PhD Dissertation.

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