Konza LTER Publications

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La Pierre KJ, Blumenthal DM, Brown CS, Klein JA, Smith MD. Drivers of variation in aboveground net primary productivity and plant community composition differ across a broad precipitation gradient. Ecosystems. 2016;19(3):521-533. doi:10.1007/s10021-015-9949-7.
Briggs JM, Blair JM, Horne EA. Ecohydrological and climate change studies at the Konza Prairie Biological Station. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science. 2016;119(1):5 - 11. doi:10.1660/062.119.0103.
Dietrich JD, Smith MD. The effect of timing of growing season drought on flowering of a dominant C4 grass. Oecologia. 2016;181(2):391 - 399. doi:10.1007/s00442-016-3579-4.
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.
Baer SG, Blair JM, Collins SL. Environmental heterogeneity has a weak effect on diversity during community assembly in tallgrass prairie. Ecological Monographs. 2016;86(1):94 - 106. doi:10.1890/15-0888.1.
Estiarte M, Vicca S, Peñuelas J, et al. Few multiyear precipitation–reduction experiments find a shift in the productivity–precipitation relationship. Global Change Biology. 2016;22(7):2570-2581. doi:10.1111/gcb.13269.
Whitney JE, Gido KB, Martin EC, Hase KJ. The first to arrive and the last to leave: colonisation and extinction dynamics of common and rare fishes in intermittent prairie streams. Freshwater Biology. 2016;61(8):1321–1334. doi:10.1111/fwb.12668.
Raynor EJ, Joern A, Nippert JB, Briggs JM. Foraging decisions underlying restricted space use: effects of fire and forage maturation on large herbivore nutrient uptake. Ecology and Evolution. 2016;6(16):5843–5853 . doi:10.1002/ece3.2304.
Smith MD, Hoffman AM, Avolio ML. Gene expression patterns of two dominant tallgrass prairie species differ in response to warming and altered precipitation. Scientific Reports. 2016;6:25522. doi:10.1038/srep25522.
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.
Commerford JL, McLauchlan KK, Minckley TA. High dissimilarity within a multiyear annual record of pollen assemblages from a North American tallgrass prairie. Ecology and Evolution. 2016;6(15):5273 - 5289. doi:10.1002/ece3.2259.
Hoover DL, Knapp AK, Smith MD. The immediate and prolonged effects of climate extremes on soil respiration in a mesic grassland. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 2016;121(4):1034 - 1044. doi:10.1002/2015JG003256.
Gómez JE, Lohmiller J, Joern A. Importance of vegetation structure to the assembly of an aerial web-building spider community in North American open grassland. Journal of Arachnology. 2016;44(1):28 - 35. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1636/P14-58.1.
Martin ED, Gido KB, Bello N, Dodds WK, Veach AM. Increasing fish taxonomic and functional richness affects ecosystem properties of small headwater prairie streams. Freshwater Biology. 2016;61(6):887–898. doi:10.1111/fwb.12752.
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.
Grace JB, Anderson TM, Seabloom EW, et al. Integrative modelling reveals mechanisms linking productivity and plant species richness. Nature. 2016;529(7586):390 - 393. doi:10.1038/nature16524.
Commerford JL. Investigating North American grassland biogeography throughout the Holocene. 2016;PhD Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/32798.
Riggs CE, Hobbie SE. Mechanisms driving the soil organic matter decomposition response to nitrogen enrichment in grassland soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 2016;99:54 - 65. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.04.023.
Song C, Dodds WK, Trentman MT, Rüegg J, Ballantyne F. Methods of approximation influence aquatic ecosystem metabolism estimates. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. 2016;14(9):557 - 569. doi:10.1002/lom3.10112.
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.
Dodds WK, Smith VH. Nitrogen, phosphorus, and eutrophication in streams. Inland Waters. 2016;6(2):155 - 164. doi:10.5268/IW-6.2.909.
Koerner SE, Avolio ML, La Pierre KJ, Wilcox KR, Smith MD, Collins SL. Nutrient additions cause divergence of tallgrass prairie plant communities resulting in loss of ecosystem stability. Journal of Ecology. 2016;104:1478-1487. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12610.
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.
Ricketts AM, Sandercock BK. Patch-burn grazing increases habitat heterogeneity and biodiversity of small mammals in managed rangelands. Ecosphere. 2016;7(8):e01431. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1431.
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.
Hufkens K, Keenan TF, Flanagan LB, et al. Productivity of North American grasslands is increased under future climate scenarios despite rising aridity. Nature Climate Change. 2016;6:710-714. doi:10.1038/nclimate2942.
Crowther TW, Todd-Brown KEO, Rowe CW, et al. Quantifying global soil carbon losses in response to warming. Nature. 2016;540(7631):104 - 108. doi:10.1038/nature20150.
Breshears DD, Knapp AK, Law DJ, Smith MD, Twidwell D, Wonkka CL. Rangeland responses to predicted increases in drought extremity. Rangelands . 2016;38:191-196. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rala.2016.06.009.
Rivers JW, Peer BD. Relatedness constrains virulence in an obligate avian brood parasite. Ornithological Science. 2016;15(2):191 - 201. doi:10.2326/osj.15.191.
Ocheltree TW, Nippert JB, Prasad PVVara. A safety vs efficiency trade-off identified in the hydraulic pathway of grass leaves is decoupled from photosynthesis, stomatal conductance and precipitation. New Phytologist. 2016;210(1):97-107. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.13781.
Petrie MD, Brunsell N, Vargas R, et al. The sensitivity of carbon exchanges in Great Plains grasslands to precipitation variability. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 2016;121:280-294. doi:10.1002/2015JG003205.
Smith MD, Knapp AK, Collins SL, et al. Shared drivers but divergent ecological responses: Insights from long-term experiments in mesic savanna grasslands. BioScience. 2016;66(8):666 - 682. doi:10.1093/biosci/biw077.
Hope AG, Greiman SE, Tkach VV, Hoberg EP, Cook JA. Shrews and their parasites: small species indicate big changes. NOAA Arctic Report Card. 2016. Available at: http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/Report-Card.
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.
La Pierre KJ, Smith MD. Soil nutrient additions increase invertebrate herbivore abundances, but not herbivory, across three grassland systems. Oecologia. 2016;180(2):485 -497. doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-015-3471-7.
Veach AM, Stagen JC, Brown SP, Dodds WK, Jumpponen A. Spatial and successional dynamics of microbial biofilm communities in a grassland stream ecosystem. Molecular Ecology. 2016;25(18):4674 - 4688. doi:10.1111/mec.13784.
Wilcox KR, Blair JM, Knapp AK. Stability of grassland soil C and N pools despite 25 years of an extreme climatic and disturbance regime. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 2016;121(7):1934 - 1945. doi:10.1002/2016JG003370.
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/Rawitch_ku_0099M_14443_DATA_1.pdf?sequence=1.
Young A, Chappell B, Miller W, Lowman M. Tardigrades of the tree canopy: milnesium swansoni sp.nov. (Eutardigrada: Apochela: Milnesiidae) a new species from Kansas, U.S.A. Zootaxa. 2016;4072(5):559-568. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4072.5.3.
Cochran FV, Brunsell N, Sukyer A. A thermodynamic approach for assessing agroecosystem sustainability. Ecological Indicators. 2016;67:204-214. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.01.045.
Klodd AE, Nippert JB, Ratajczak Z, Waring H, Phoenix GK. Tight coupling of leaf area index to canopy nitrogen and phosphorus across heterogeneous tallgrass prairie communities. Oecologia. 2016;182(3):889 - 898. doi:10.1007/s00442-016-3713-3.
Liu WC, Rivers JW, White DJ. Vocal matching and intensity of begging calls are associated with a forebrain song circuit in a generalist brood parasite. Developmental Neurobiology. 2016;76(6):615 - 625. doi:10.1002/dneu.22348.
Wolf S, Keenan TF, Fisher JB, et al. Warm spring reduced carbon cycle impact of the 2012 US summer drought. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2016:201519620. doi:10.1073/pnas.1519620113.