Konza LTER Publications

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Journal Article
Dodds WK, Oakes RM. Controls on nutrients across a prairie stream watershed: Land use and riparian cover effects. Environmental Management. 2006;37:636 -646. doi:10.1007/s00267-004-0072-3.
Frank DA, Pontes AW, McFarlane KJ. Controls on Soil Organic Carbon Stocks and Turnover Among North American Ecosystems. Ecosystems. 2012;15(4):604 - 615. doi:10.1007/s10021-012-9534-2.
Huxman TE, Smith MD, Fay PA, et al. Convergence across biomes to a common rain-use efficiency. Nature. 2004;429:651 -654. doi:10.1038/nature02561.
Knapp AK, Burns CE, Fynn RWS, Kirkman KP, Morris CD, Smith MD. Convergence and contingency in production-precipitation relationships in North American and South African C4 grasslands. Oecologia. 2006;149:456 -464. doi:10.1007/s00442-006-0468-2.
Klopf RP, Baer SG, Gibson DJ. Convergent and contingent community responses to grass source and dominance during prairie restoration across a longitudinal gradient. Environmental Management. 2014;53:252 -265. doi:10.1007/s00267-013-0209-3.
Forrestel EJ, Donoghue MJ, Smith MD. Convergent phylogenetic and functional responses to altered fire regimes in mesic savanna grasslands of North America and South Africa. New Phytologist. 2014;203:1000 -1011. doi:10.1111/nph.12846.
McKinley DC, Rice CW, Blair JM. Conversion of grassland to coniferous woodland has limited effects on soil nitrogen cycle processes. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 2008;40:2627 -2633. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2008.07.005.
Fraser LH, Henry HA, Carlyle CN, et al. Coordinated distributed experiments: an emerging tool for testing global hypotheses in ecology and environmental science. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2013;11:147 -155. doi:10.1890/110279.
Hartnett DC, Ott JP, Sebes K, Ditlhogo M. Coping with herbivory at the juvenile stage: Responses to defoliation and browsing in the African savanna tree Colophospermum mopane. Journal of Tropical Ecology. 2012;28:161 -169. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0266467412000028 .
Gibson DJ, Ely JS, Collins SL. The core-satellite species hypothesis provides a theoretical basis for Grimes classification of dominant subordinate, and transient species. Journal of Ecology. 1999;87:1064 -1067. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2745.1999.00424.x.
Avolio ML, Smith MD. Correlations between genetic and species diversity: effects of resource quantity and heterogeneity. Journal of Vegetation Science. 2013;24:1185 -1194. doi:10.1111/jvs.12042.
Judd CR, Koyama A, Simmons MP, Brewer P, von Fischer JC. Co-variation in methanotroph community composition and activity in three temperate grassland soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 2016;95:78 - 86. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.12.014.
Zimmerman JL. Cowbird parasitism of dickcissels in different habitats and at different nest densities. The Wilson Bulletin. 1983;95:7 -22. doi:http://www.jstor.org/stable/4161714.
Kosciuch KL, Sandercock BK. Cowbird removals unexpectedly increase productivity of a brood parasite and the songbird host. Ecological Applications. 2008;18:537 -548. doi:10.1890/07-0984.1.
Welti E, Putnam S, Joern A. Crab spiders (Thomisidae) attract insect flower-visitors without UV signaling. Ecological Entomology. 2016;41(5):611-617. doi:10.1111/een.12334.
Turner DP, Urbanski D, Bremer D, et al. A cross-biome comparison of daily light use efficiency for gross primary production. Global Change Biology. 2003;9:383 -395. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2486.2003.00573.x.
Bakker ES, Knops JMH, Milchunas DG, Ritchie ME, Olff H. Cross-site comparison of herbivore impact on nitrogen availability in grasslands: the role of plant nitrogen concentration. Oikos. 2009;118:1613 -1622. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0706.2009.17199.x.
Hudson AR, Peters DPC, Blair JM, et al. Cross-site comparisons of climate change on drylands in the US Long-term Ecological Research network. BioScience. 2022;72(9):889 - 907. doi:10.1093/biosci/biab134.
Findlay SEG, Mulholland PJ, Hamilton S, et al. Cross-stream comparison of substrate-specific denitrification potential. Biogeochemistry. 2011;104:381 -392. doi:10.1007/s10533-010-9512-8.
Findlay SEG, Tank J, Dye S, et al. A cross-system comparison of bacterial and fungal biomass in detritus pools of headwater streams. Microbial Ecology. 2002;43:55 -66. doi:10.1007/s00248-001-1020-x.
Todd CS, Phillips MS, Marchin GL, Upton SJ. Cryptosporidium and Giardia in surface waters in and around Manhattan, Kansas. Transaction of the Kansas Academy of Science. 1991;94:101 -106. doi:10.2307/3627857.
Parker TH, Sousa B, Leu ST, et al. Cultural conformity and persistence in Dickcissel song are higher in locations in which males show high site fidelity. Ornithology. 2021;139(1):1-17. doi:10.1093/ornithology/ukab061.
Thesis
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.
Rebar CE. Comparative learning abilities and foraging strategies of Dipodomys merriami and Chaetodipus intermedius. 1988;PhD Dissertation:1 -124.
Herrera T. Comparative phylogeography of small mammals across the Great Plains Suture Zone highlights repeated processes of speciation and community assembly coincident with the 100th meridian. Department of Biology. 2022;MS Thesis. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/42395.
Klittich WM. A comparison of soil hydraulic properties on Konza Prairie burning treatments. 1989;PhD Dissertation:1 -87.
Evans-White MA. A comparison of the functional role of crayfishes and central stonerollers in a tallgrass prairie stream. 2000;MS Thesis:1 -96.
Woods TM. A comparison of the reproductive systems of the invasive Lespedeza cuneata (Dum.-Cours.) G. Don (Fabaceae) with three native congeners in the Flint Hills region of the tallgrass prairie. 2006;MS Thesis:1 -95.

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