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Response of rangeland grasshopper communities to cattle and prairie dog grazing

Poster Number:  333 Presenter/Primary Author:  Sean Hauser Novel rangeland management strategies seek to benefit ecosystem services and biodiversity in semiarid grasslands by manipulating the distributions and densities of herbivorous ecosystem engineers,

Nutrient Network Observational Studies: How to Get a Big Bang for Your Research Buck

Poster Number:  332 Presenter/Primary Author:  Cynthia Brown Grasslands worldwide are experiencing altered nutrient cycles and changes in the identity and abundance of vertebrate consumers.

Legacy effects of an ecosystem stress experiment on a shortgrass-steppe consumer community

Poster Number:  256 Presenter/Primary Author:  Paul Stapp In a classic experiment of the US IBP Grassland Biome Studies, nitrogen and water were added singly and in combination over a 5-year period (1971-1975) to replicated 1-ha plots of shortgrass steppe

Long-Term Ecological Research on Colorado Shortgrass Steppe

Poster Number:  255 Presenter/Primary Author:  John Moore The Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological research (SGS-LTER) project is entering its final year of a more than 30-year history (1982-2014) of research and engagement within the LTER network.

Grassland sensitivity to climate change at local to regional scales: assessing the role of ecosystem attributes vs. environmental context

Poster Number:  204 Presenter/Primary Author:  Alan Knapp Although we have learned much in the past 20 years about how individual ecosystems are likely to respond to climate change, extending this knowledge to regional and continental scales has been a fa

Background Photo by: Nicole Hansen - Jornada (JRN) LTER