Colorado mountains


Patch-burn grazing and demographic performance of grassland songbirds

Poster Number:  360 Presenter/Primary Author:  Brett Sandercock Population declines in grassland birds are an emerging conservation crisis in North America.  Changes in rangeland management associated with intensification of agricultural production are tho

Assessing Ecosystem Sensitivity to Chronic Resource Alterations: A Synthesis of Long-term Experiments

Poster Number:  334 Presenter/Primary Author:  Melinda Smith The scale, scope and pace of change occurring in ecological systems today and forecast for the future are by all accounts unprecedented in human history.

Microbial functional response to altered precipitation timing and duration – implications for the soil carbon cycle

Poster Number:  331 Presenter/Primary Author:  Lydia Zeglin A significant amount of carbon (C) is processed and stored in prairie soils: grasslands cover 6.1-7.4% of the earth’s land surface and hold 7.3-11.4% of global soil C.

The effects of extreme heat and drought on a tallgrass prairie ecosystem

Poster Number:  310 Presenter/Primary Author:  David Hoover Climate extremes, such as heat waves and drought, are expected to increase in their frequency and intensity over the next century.  We examined the responses of the tallgrass prairie ecosystem

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