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2016
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.
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.
2015
Soong JL, Cotrufo MF. Annual burning of a tallgrass prairie inhibits C and N cycling in soil, increasing recalcitrant pyrogenic organic matter storage while reducing N availability. Global Change Biology. 2015;21:2321 -2333. doi:10.1111/gcb.12832.
Stevens CJ, Lind EM, Hautier Y, et al. Anthropogenic nitrogen deposition predicts local grassland primary production worldwide. Ecology. 2015;96:1459 -1465. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-1902.1.
Wilcox KR. Assessing grassland sensitivity to global change. 2015;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: https://mountainscholar.org/handle/10217/167147.
VanderWeide BL, Hartnett DC. Belowground bud bank response to grazing under severe, short-term drought. Oecologia. 2015;178(3):795-806. doi:10.1007/s00442-015-3249-y.
Forrestel EJ. Biogeographic influences on grassland community structure and function. 2015;PhD Dissertation.
Wagle P, Xiao X, Scott RL, et al. Biophysical controls on carbon and water vapor fluxes across a grassland climatic gradient in the United States. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 2015;214-215:293 - 305. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.08.265.
Raynor EJ, Joern A, Briggs JM. Bison foraging responds to fire frequency in nutritionally heterogeneous grassland. Ecology. 2015;96:1586 -1597. doi:10.1890/14-2027.1.
Hoch G. Booming from the mists of nowhere: the story of the Greater Prairie Chicken. Iowa City, 52242: University of Iowa Press; 2015.
Nepal MP, Ferguson CJ, Mayfield MH. Breeding system and sex ratio variation in mulberries. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas. 2015;9(2):383-395.
Ott JP, Hartnett DC. Bud bank dynamics and clonal growth strategy in the rhizomatous grass Pascopyrum smithii. Plant Ecology. 2015;216:395 -405. doi:10.1007/s11258-014-0444-6.
Nippert JB, Holdo RM. Challenging the maximum rooting depth paradigm in grasslands and savannas. Sayer E. Functional Ecology. 2015;29(6):739 - 745. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12390.
Knapp AK, Hoover DL, Wilcox KR, et al. Characterizing differences in precipitation regimes of extreme wet and dry years: Implications for climate change experiments. Global Change Biology. 2015;21:2624 -2633. doi:10.1111/gcb.12888.
Leff JW, Jones SE, Prober SM, et al. Consistent responses of soil microbial communities to elevated nutrient inputs in grasslands across the globe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2015;112(35):10967 - 10972. doi:10.1073/pnas.1508382112.
Wilcox KR, Von Fischer JC, Muscha JM, Petersen MK, Knapp AK. Contrasting above- and belowground sensitivity of three Great Plains grasslands to altered rainfall regimes. Global Change Biology. 2015;21:335 -344. doi:10.1111/gcb.12673.

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