Konza LTER Publications

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Rüegg J, Dodds WK, Daniels MD, et al. Baseflow physical characteristics differ at multiple spatial scales in stream networks across diverse biomes. Landscape Ecology. 2016;31(1):119-136. doi:10.1007/s10980-015-0289-y.
Larson DM, Dodds WK, Whiles MR, Thompson TR, Fulgoni JN. A before-and-after assessment of patch-burn grazing and riparian fencing along headwater streams. Journal of Applied Ecology. 2016;53:1543–1553. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12692.
Paudel S, Longcore T, MacDonald B, et al. Belowground interactions with aboveground consequences: Invasive earthworms and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Ecology. 2016;97(3):605 - 614. doi:10.1890/15-1085.
Ladwig L, Ratajczak Z, Ocheltree TW, et al. Beyond arctic and alpine: the influence of winter climate on temperate ecosystems. Ecology. 2016;97(2):372 - 382. doi:10.1890/15-0153.1.
Grudzinski BP, Daniels MD, Anibas K, Spencer D. Bison and cattle grazing management, bare ground coverage, and links to suspended sediment concentrations in grassland streams. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 2016;52(1):16-30. doi:10.1111/1752-1688.12364.
Rosenzweig ST, Carson MA, Baer SG, Blair JM. Changes in soil properties, microbial biomass, and fluxes of C and N in soil following post-agricultural grassland restoration. Applied Soil Ecology. 2016;100:186 - 194. doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2016.01.001.
Anandhi A, Hutchinson S, Harrington J, Rahmani V, Kirkham MB, Rice CW. Changes in spatial and temporal trends in wet, dry, warm and cold spell length or duration indices in Kansas, USA. International Journal of Climatology. 2016;36(12):4085 - 4101. doi:10.1002/joc.4619.
Pisani O, Dodds WK, Jaffé R. Characterizing organic matter inputs to sediments of small, intermittent, prairie streams: a molecular marker and stable isotope approach. Aquatic Sciences. 2016;78(2):343 - 354. doi:10.1007/s00027-015-0435-2.
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.
Flores-Moreno H, Reich PB, Lind EM, et al. Climate modifies response of non-native and native species richness to nutrient enrichment. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2016;3719371(1694):20150273. doi:10.1098/rstb.2015.0273.
Hallett LM, Jones SK, MacDonald AAM, et al. codyn: An R package of community dynamics metrics. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2016;7(10):1146–1151. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12569.
Muench A, O'Keefe K, Nippert JB. Comparative ecohydrology between Cornus drummondii and Solidago canadensis in upland tallgrass prairie. Plant Ecology. 2016;217(2):267-276. doi:10.1007/s11258-016-0567-z.
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.
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.
Wilcox KR, Blair JM, Smith MD, Knapp AK. Does ecosystem sensitivity to precipitation at the site-level conform to regional-scale predictions?. Ecology. 2016;97:561-568. doi:10.1890/15-1437.1.
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.