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Dodds WK, Collins SL, Hamilton SK, et al. You are not always what we think you eat: selective assimilation across multiple whole-stream isotopic tracer studies. Ecology. 2014;95:2757 -2767. doi:10.1890/13-2276.1.
Ratajczak Z, Nippert JB, Collins SL. Woody encroachment decreases diversity across North American grasslands and savannas. Ecology. 2012;93:697 -703. doi:10.1890/11-1199.1.
Moen J, Collins SL. Trophic interactions and plant species richness along a productivity gradient. Oikos. 1996;76:603 -607. doi:10.2307/3546357.
Knapp AK, Hoover DL, Blair JM, et al. A test of two mechanisms proposed to optimize grassland aboveground primary productivity in response to grazing. Journal of Plant Ecology. 2012;5:357 -365. doi:10.1093/jpe/rts020.
Heatherly T, Whiles MR, Gibson DJ, et al. Stream insect occupancy-frequency patterns and metapopulation structure. Oecologia. 2007;151:313 -321. doi:10.1007/s00442-006-0596-8.
Collins SL, Koerner SE, Plaut JA, et al. Stability of tallgrass prairie during a 19-year increase in growing season precipitation. Functional Ecology. 2012;26:1450 -1459. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2012.01995.x.
Cleland EE, Clark CM, Collins SL, et al. Species responses to nitrogen fertilization in herbaceous plant communities, and associated species traits. Ecology. 2008;89:1175 -. doi:10.1890/07-1104.1.
Jones SK, Ripplinger J, Collins SL. Species reordering, not changes in richness, drives long-term dynamics in grassland communities. Coulson T. Ecology Letters. 2017;20(12):1565. doi:10.1111/ele.12864.
Baer SG, Blair JM, Knapp AK, Collins SL. Soil resources regulate productivity and diversity in newly established tallgrass prairie. Ecology. 2003;84:724 -735. doi:10.1890/0012-9658(2003)084[0724:SRRPAD]2.0.CO;2.
Baer SG, Collins SL, Blair JM, Fiedler A, Knapp AK. Soil heterogeneity effects on tallgrass prairie community heterogeneity: anapplication of ecological theory to restoration ecology. Restoration Ecology. 2005;13:413 -424. doi:10.1111/j.1526-100X.2005.00051.x.
Koerner SE, Collins SL. Small-scale patch structure in North American and South African grasslands responds differently to grazing and fire. Landscape Ecology. 2013;28:1293 -1306. doi:10.1007/s10980-013-9866-0.
Knapp AK, Briggs JM, Collins SL, et al. Shrub encroachment in North American grasslands: Shifts in growth form dominance rapidly alters control of ecosystem carbon inputs. Global Change Biology. 2008;14:615 -623. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01512.x.
Griffin-Nolan RJ, Blumenthal DM, Collins SL, et al. Shifts in plant functional composition following long-term drought in grasslands. Jones H. Journal of Ecology. 2019;107(5):2133 - 2148. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.13252.
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.
Cleland EE, Collins SL, Dickson TL, et al. Sensitivity of grassland plant community composition to spatial vs. temporal variation in precipitation. Ecology. 2013;94:1687 -1696. doi:10.1890/12-1006.1.
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.
Collins SL, Smith MD. Scale-dependent interaction of fire andgrazing on community heterogeneity in tallgrass prairie. Ecology. 2006;87:2058 -2067. doi:10.1890/0012-9658(2006)87[2058:SIOFAG]2.0.CO;2.
Kirkman K, Collins SL, Smith MD, et al. Responses to fire differ between South African and North American grassland communities. Journal of Vegetation Science. 2014;25:793 -804. doi:10.1111/jvs.12130.
Petrie MD, Peters DPC, Yao J, et al. Regional grassland productivity responses to precipitation during multiyear above- and below-average rainfall periods. Global Change Biology. 2018;24(5):1935 - 1951. doi:10.1111/gcb.2018.24.issue-510.1111/gcb.14024.
Collins SL, Suding KN, Cleland EE, et al. Rank clocks and plant community dynamics. Ecology. 2008;89:3534 -3541. doi:10.1890/07-1646.1.
Koerner SE, Collins SL, Blair JM, Knapp AK, Smith MD. Rainfall variability has minimal effects on grassland recovery from repeated grazing. Journal of Vegetation Science. 2014;25:36 -44. doi:10.1111/jvs.12065.
Knapp AK, Fay PA, Blair JM, et al. Rainfall variability, carbon cycling and plant species diversity in a mesic grassland. Science. 2002;298:2202 -2205. doi:10.1126/science.1076347.
Knapp AK, Avolio ML, Beier C, et al. Pushing precipitation to the extremes in distributed experiments: recommendations for simulating wet and dry years. Global Change Biology. 2017;23(5):1774-1782. doi:10.1111/gcb.13504.
Fay P, Carlisle JD, Knapp AK, Blair JM, Collins SL. Productivity responses to altered rainfall patterns in a C4-dominated grassland. Oecologia. 2003;137:245 -251. doi:10.1007/s00442-003-1331-3.
Adler P, Seabloom EW, Borer ET, et al. Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness. Science. 2011;333:1750 -1753. doi:10.1126/science.1204498.
Baer SG, Blair JM, Collins SL, Knapp AK. Plant community responses to resource availability and heterogeneity during restoration. Oecologia. 2004;139:617 -629. doi:10.1007/s00442-004-1541-3.
Koerner SE, Burkepile DE, Fynn RWS, et al. Plant community response to loss of large herbivores differs between North American and South African savanna grasslands. Ecology. 2014;95:808 -816. doi:10.1890/13-1828.1.
Cleland EE, Clark CM, Collins SL, et al. Patterns of trait convergence and divergence among native and exotic species in herbaceous plant communities are not modified by nitrogen enrichment. Journal of Ecology. 2011;99:1327 -1338. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2745.2011.01860.x.
Glenn SM, Collins SL. Patch structure in tallgrass prairies: dynamics of satellite species. Oikos. 1990;57:229 -236. doi:10.2307/3565944.
Knapp AK, Smith MD, Hobbie SE, et al. Past, present, and future roles of long-term experiments in the LTER Network. Bioscience. 2012;62:377 -389. doi:10.1525/bio.2012.62.4.9.
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.
Pringle CM, Collins SL. Needed: A unified infrastructure to support long-term scientific research on public lands. Ecological Applications. 2004;14:18 -21. doi:10.1890/03-5106.
Collins SL, Knapp AK, Briggs JM, Blair JM, Steinauer EM. Modulation of diversity by grazing and mowing in native tallgrass prairie. Science. 1998;280:745 -747. doi:10.1126/science.280.5364.745.
Zeglin LH, Stursova M, Sinsabaugh RL, Collins SL. Microbial responses to nitrogen addition in three contrasting grassland ecosystems. Oecologia. 2007;154:349 -359. doi:10.1007/s00442-007-0836-6.
Collins SL, Michelli F, Hartt L. A method to determine rate and pattern of variability in ecological communities. Oikos. 2001;91:285 -293. doi:10.1034/j.1600-0706.2000.910209.x.
Agnew ADQ, Collins SL, Maarel E. Mechanisms and processes in vegetation dynamics: Introduction. Journal of Vegetation Science. 1993;4:146 -148. doi:10.1111/j.1654-1103.1993.tb01885.x.
Collins SL. The measurement of stability in grasslands. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 1995;10:95 -96.
Eby S, Burkepile DE, Fynn RWS, et al. Loss of a large grazer impacts savanna grassland plant communities similarly in North America and South Africa. Oecologia. 2014;175:293 -303. doi:10.1007/s00442-014-2895-9.
Collins SL. Long-term research and the dynamics of bird populations and communities: an overview. Auk. 2001;118:583 -588. doi:10.1642/0004-8038(2001)118[0583:LTRATD]2.0.CO;2.
Robertson GP, Collins SL, Foster DR, et al. Long-term ecological research in a human-dominated world. BioScience. 2012;62:342 -353. doi:10.1525/bio.2012.62.4.6.
Griffin-Nolan RJ, Carroll CJW, Denton EM, et al. Legacy effects of a regional drought on aboveground net primary production in six central US grasslands. Plant Ecology. 2018;219(5):505 - 515. doi:10.1007/s11258-018-0813-7.
Knapp AK, Blair JM, Briggs JM, et al. The keystone role of bison in North American tallgrass prairie. BioScience. 1999;49:39 -50. Available at: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/bisi.1999.49.1.39.
Collins SL, Glenn SM. Intermediate disturbance and its relationship to within-and between-patch structure. New Zealand Journal of Ecology. 1997;21:103 -110. Available at: http://www.jstor.org/stable/24054530.
Ratajczak Z, D'Odorico P, Collins SL, Bestelmeyer BT, Isbell FL, Nippert JB. The interactive effects of press/pulse intensity and duration on regime shifts at multiple scales. Ecological Monographs. 2017;87(2):198-218. doi:10.1002/ecm.1249.
Koerner SE, Collins SL. Interactive effects of grazing, drought, and fire on grassland plant communities in North America and South Africa. Ecology. 2014;95:98 -109. doi:10.1890/13-0526.1.
Collins SL, Carpenter SR, Swinton SM, et al. An integrated conceptual framework for long-term social-ecological research. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2011;9:351 -357. doi:10.1890/100068.
Veen GF, Blair JM, Smith MD, Collins SL. Influence of grazing and fire frequency on small-scale plant community structure and resource variability in native tallgrass prairie. Oikos. 2008;117:859 -866. doi:10.1111/j.0030-1299.2008.16515.x.
Gough L, Gross KL, Cleland EE, et al. Incorporating clonal growth form clarifies the role of plant height in response to nitrogen addition. Oecologia. 2012;169:1053 -1062. doi:10.1007/s00442-012-2264-5.
Collins SL, Glenn SM. Importance of spatial and temporal dynamics in species regional abundance and distribution. Ecology. 1991;72:654 -664. doi:10.2307/2937205.

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