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  • Shortgrass Steppe LTER VI : Examining Ecosystem Persistence and Responses to Global Change : final project report 

    Contributor:Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (SGS-LTER); Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory; Colorado State University. Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship; Colorado State University. Department of Soil and Crop Sciences; Colorado State University. Department of Biology; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; University of Northern Colorado
    Date:2015-05-01
  • 1993 annual report 

    Contributor:Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (SGS-LTER); Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory; Colorado State University. Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship; Colorado State University. Department of Soil and Crop Sciences; Colorado State University. Department of Biology; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; University of Northern Colorado
    Date:1993
    The Central Plains Experimental Range Long Term Ecological Research Project was first funded in 1982. In the past 11 years, the project has supported a large number of studies. Since nearly all of these studies are long-term ...
  • 1994 annual report 

    Contributor:Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (SGS-LTER); Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory; Colorado State University. Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship; Colorado State University. Department of Soil and Crop Sciences; Colorado State University. Department of Biology; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; University of Northern Colorado
    Date:1994
    This is the 1993-94 progress report for the project entitled "Long term ecological research program - Shortgrass Steppe" (BSR 9011659) funded to Colorado State. University. We had a successful year, and continue to make ...
  • 1992 annual report 

    Contributor:Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (SGS-LTER); Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory; Colorado State University. Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship; Colorado State University. Department of Soil and Crop Sciences; Colorado State University. Department of Biology; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; University of Northern Colorado
    Date:1992
    The Central Plains Experimental Range Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research Project (BSR-9011659 LTER) had a successful year in 1991-92. We have continued to collect data regarding long term patterns in ecosystem ...
  • 1991 annual report 

    Contributor:Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (SGS-LTER); Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory; Colorado State University. Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship; Colorado State University. Department of Soil and Crop Sciences; Colorado State University. Department of Biology; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; University of Northern Colorado
    Date:1991
    This progress report is for the period February 1990 - July 1991 for the Central Plains Experimental Range Long Term Ecological Research project at Colorado State University. Our previous report was included with our 1990 ...
  • 1987-1991 final report 

    Contributor:Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (SGS-LTER); Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory; Colorado State University. Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship; Colorado State University. Department of Soil and Crop Sciences; Colorado State University. Department of Biology; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; University of Northern Colorado
    Date:1987-1991
    The Central Plains Experimental Range (CPER) Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project focused on spatial and temporal patterns of ecosystem structure and function at the CPER in northcentral Colorado. Research was ...
  • SGS-LTER Long-term Seasonal Root Biomass on the Central Plains Experimental Range, Nunn, Colorado, USA 1985-2007, ARS Study Number 3 

    Contributor:Milchunas, Daniel G.; Colorado State University
    Date:1985-2007
    This data package was produced by researchers working on the Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (SGS-LTER) Project, administered at Colorado State University. Long-term datasets and background information ...
  • SGS-LTER Effects of water and nitrogen additions on plants in shortgrass ecosystems on the Central Plains Experimental Range, Nunn, Colorado, USA 1997-2011, ARS Study Number 143 

    Contributor:Lauenroth, William K.; Colorado State University
    Date:1997-2011
    This data package was produced by researchers working on the Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (SGS-LTER) Project, administered at Colorado State University. Long-term datasets and background information ...
  • SGS-LTER Paleopedology Study - pedon descriptions on the Central Plains Experimental Range, Nunn, Colorado, USA 1992-1993 

    Contributor:Kelly, Eugene F.; Colorado State University
    Date:1992-1993
    This data package was produced by researchers working on the Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (SGS-LTER) Project, administered at Colorado State University. Long-term datasets and background information ...
  • SGS-LTER Cross-Site Study : Natural Abundance N15 Study - Plants and Soils on the shortgrass steppes of Colorado, USA and Patagonia, Argentina 

    Contributor:Burke, Ingrid C.; Colorado State University
    Date:1993-1993
    This data package was produced by researchers working on the Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (SGS-LTER) Project, administered at Colorado State University. Long-term datasets and background information ...
  • SGS-LTER Effects of grazing on ecosystem structure and function (GZTX): Vegetation measurements on the Central Plains Experimental Range, Nunn, Colorado, USA 1992-2008, ARS Study Number 32 

    Contributor:Milchunas, Daniel G.; Colorado State University
    Date:1992-2008
    This data package was produced by researchers working on the Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (SGS-LTER) Project, administered at Colorado State University. Long-term datasets and background information ...
  • Biochemical Responses of US Great Plains Grasslands to Regional and Interannual Variability in Precipitation (1999-2001) 

    Contributor:Burke, Ingrid C.; Colorado State University
    Date:1999-2001
    This data package was produced by researchers working on the Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (SGS-LTER) Project, administered at Colorado State University. Long-term datasets and background information ...
  • SGS-LTER Impact of Labile and Recalcitrant Carbon Treatments on Plant Communities in a Semiarid Ecosystem on the Central Plains Experimental Range, Nunn, Colorado, USA 1997-2012, ARS Study Number 3 

    Contributor:Burke, Ingrid C.; Colorado State University
    Date:1997-2012
    This data package was produced by researchers working on the Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (SGS-LTER) Project, administered at Colorado State University. Long-term datasets and background information ...
  • LTER : Long Term Ecological Research Network 

    Contributor:Yonker, C. M.; Kaplan, N. E.; Kelly, E. F.; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory; Colorado State University. Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship; Colorado State University. Department of Soil and Crop Sciences; Colorado State University. Department of Biology; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; University of Northern Colorado
    Date:2005
    The Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network is a collaborative effort involving more than 1800 scientists and students investigating ecological processes over long temporal and broad spatial scales. Each LTER site ...
  • Inter-annual differences in abundance of thirteen-lined ground squirrels (Spermophilus tridecemlineatus) in Colorado shortgrass steppe 

    Contributor:Stapp, Paul; Hanni, David; Lindquist, Mark; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory; Colorado State University. Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship; Colorado State University. Department of Soil and Crop Sciences; Colorado State University. Department of Biology; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; University of Northern Colorado
    Date:1999
    We live-trapped thirteen-lined ground squirrels (Spermophilus tridecemlineatus) on three grassland and three saltbush-dominated sites in June and July 1999 to estimate population densities in representative vegetation types ...
  • A team approach to data synthesis : the playbook for creating a centralized, dynamic, and sustainable ANPP database 

    Contributor:Laney, Christine; Cushing, Judith B.; Muldavin, Esteban; Vanderbilt, Kristin; Kaplan, Nicole E.; Zeman, Lee; Milchunas, Daniel; Leroy, Carri; Kruger, Judith; Gao, Jincheng; Ramsey, Ken; Mallett, Juli; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory; Colorado State University. Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship; Colorado State University. Department of Soil and Crop Sciences; Colorado State University. Department of Biology; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; University of Northern Colorado
    Date:undated
    The Grasslands Data Integration (GDI) project has brought together ecologists, information managers and computer scientists to address the interdisciplinary challenges of integrating ANPP data from multiple sources. In ...
  • Plague outbreaks in prairie-dog colonies associated with El Niño climatic events 

    Contributor:Stapp, Paul; Antolin, Michael F.; Ball Mark; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory; Colorado State University. Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship; Colorado State University. Department of Soil and Crop Sciences; Colorado State University. Department of Biology; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; United States. Forest Service. Pawnee National Grasslands; University of Northern Colorado
    Date:2003
    Plague (Yersinia pestis) was introduced to the western U.S. in the mid-20th century and is a significant threat to the persistence of black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) populations. The social, colonial habits ...
  • An IM toolbox for the present and future to support data synthesis activities 

    Contributor:Zeimet, Adam; Beer, Dianne; Norman, John; Kaplan, Nicole; Flynn, Bob; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory; Colorado State University. Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship; Colorado State University. Department of Soil and Crop Sciences; Colorado State University. Department of Biology; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; University of Northern Colorado
    Date:2007
    This poster displays four examples of topics and tools currently being implemented and developed by information management staff at the Shortgrass Steppe LTER, across the LTER Network and within USDA Agricultural Research ...
  • Mediation of spatial organization in the swift fox, Vulpes velox 

    Contributor:Dabelsteen, Torben; Darden, Safi K.; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory; Colorado State University. Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship; Colorado State University. Department of Soil and Crop Sciences; Colorado State University. Department of Biology; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; University of Northern Colorado; University of Copenhagen. Department of Pouulation Ecology
    Date:2005
    Animals communicate in a network of individuals. Acoustic, chemical, and visual signals can operate in this network to convey information about a signaller's identity, behaviour, physiological state and location. Poster ...
  • Livestock exclusion increases the spatial heterogeneity of vegetation in the shortgrass steppe 

    Contributor:Adler, Peter; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory; Colorado State University. Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship; Colorado State University. Department of Soil and Crop Sciences; Colorado State University. Department of Biology; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; University of Northern Colorado
    Date:2001
    Ecologists have collected extensive information on how various factors affect the MEAN values of key response variables, but typically ignore how spatial distribution is affected. • Describing spatial heterogeneity is ...

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