• Mediation of spatial organization in the swift fox, Vulpes velox 

        Author(s):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 Issued:2005
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        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 ...
      • Plague outbreaks in prairie-dog colonies associated with El Niño climatic events 

        Author(s):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 Issued:2003
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        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 ...
      • IM toolbox for the present and future to support data synthesis activities, An 

        Author(s):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 Issued:2007
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        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 ...
      • HistoryDB 

        Author(s):Melendez-Colom, Eda; Kaplan, Nicole; Baker, Karen; Wiley, Sean; Petersen, Robert I.; 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; CCE-LTER; Ocean Informatics
        Date Issued:2009
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        Organizational history requires a facility to manage, archive and present event details as well as narratives that provide perspective to the events. While events form a historical thread, storied narratives weave these ...
      • Through the looking glass: what do we see, what have we learned, what can we share? Information management at the Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research site 

        Author(s):Zeimet, Adam; Beer, Dianne; Norman, John; Bennett, Christopher W.; Flynn, Bob; Stafford, Susan G.; Kaplan, Nicole E.; 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 Issued:2009
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        This poster displays the development of a successful information management system at a Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site that has a rich history of data collection and management. Over sixty years of data from ...
      • Ecosystem carbon & nitrogen cycling across a precipitation gradient of the central Great Plains 

        Author(s):Knapp, A. K.; Lauenroth, W. K.; Burke, I. C.; McCulley, R. L.; 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 Issued:2005
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        Regional analyses have shown that ecosystem pools of carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) increase as precipitation increases from the semi-arid shortgrass steppe to the tallgrass prairie of the Central Great Plains. Models based ...
      • Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research 

        Author(s):Moore, J. C.; Lauenroth, W. K.; Stapp, P. A.; Burke, I. C.; Kelly, E. F.; Antolin, M. F.; Pielke, R. A.; Paustian, K. H.; Parton, W. J.; Mosier, A. R.; Milchunas, D. G.; Detling, J. K.; Morgan, J. A.; 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; Colorado State University. Atmospheric Science; California State University, Fullerton; United States. Agricultural Research Service; University of Northern Colorado
        Date Issued:2005
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        The shortgrass steppe (SGS) Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site is part of a network of long-term research sites supported by the National Science Foundation. The network consists of 26 sites representing diverse ...
      • Colorado Front Range GK12 connecting kids and ecology — teachers and researchers 

        Author(s):Seemueller, Carol; Quirk, Meghan H.; Moore, John C.; Hartley, Laurel M.; 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; Rocky Mountain High School
        Date Issued:2005
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        The Colorado Front Range GK12 project is a collaborative effort of Colorado State University, the University of Northern Colorado, Weld County School District 6, and Poudre School District.
      • LTER: long term ecological research network 

        Author(s):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 Issued:2005
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        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 ...
      • Species interactions across three trophic levels: Cynomys ludovicianus colonies increase floral visitation by insects 

        Author(s):Hardwicke, K. B.; Detling, J. 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
        Date Issued:2005
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        Poster presented at the 7th Shortgrass Steppe Symposium in Fort Collins, Colorado on 1/14/05.
      • Multi-scale assessment of beetle diversity and landscape properties, A 

        Author(s):Wiens, John A.; Hoffman, Aaron L.; 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 Issued:1999
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        The issue of scale is important in ecology. Many studies have indicated that ecological patterns can vary with the grain and extent of the study, and thus it is difficult to extrapolate from fine to coarse scales. Furthermore, ...
      • Arthropod studies on the Shortgrass Steppe LTER: past, present and future 

        Author(s):Hartley, Laurel M.; Kaplan, Nicole E.; Lindquist, Mark D.; Stapp, Paul; 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 Issued:2000
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        Arthropods play important roles in the ecology of shortgrass steppe as consumers, prey and detritivores. Here we describe past, ongoing, and future studies of arthropods conducted as part of the Shortgrass Steppe (SGS) ...
      • Black-tailed prairie dog mounds: do they contribute to plant species diversity and nitrogen cycling? 

        Author(s):Detling, J. K.; Farrar, J. P.; 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 Issued:2001
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        Soil mounds around burrows are natural disturbances in plant communities where prairie dogs (Cynomys spp.) occur. We hypothesized that one or more sub-dominant plant species are more abundant on black-tailed prairie dog ...
      • Dynamics of exotic species and their establishment in the Pawnee National Grasslands 

        Author(s):Lauenroth, William K.; Betz, Dani-Ella; 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 Issued:2000
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        We investigated the distribution of plant species in the shortgrass steppe to determine if the roadsides were acting as corridors, increasing the susceptibility of the open steppe to exotic species establishment. We surveyed ...
      • LTER IMC community of practice: a learning environment 

        Author(s):Millerand, Florence; O'Brien, Margaret; Gil, Inigo San; Kaplan, Nicole; Baker, Karen; 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 Issued:2008
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        Communities of practice are groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly. A community of practice is not merely a group of people having ...
      • Database tools for ecological data integration and synthesis 

        Author(s):Cushing, Judy; Vanderbilt, Kristin; Ramsey, Ken; Nadkarni, Nalini; Kaplan, Nicole; Finch, Michael; Fiala, Anne; Melendez-Colom, Eda; 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 Issued:2003
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        The challenge: 1. To synthesize across research sites syntactically disparate, but thematically similar, data. 2. To efficiently perform cross-site synthesis, using new informatics tools that exploit database component ...
      • Two years of carbon dioxide enrichment on the Shortgrass Steppe of Colorado 

        Author(s):Ojima, D. S.; Parton, W. J.; Milchunas, D. G.; Mosier, A. R.; LeCain, D. R.; Morgan, J. A.; 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 Issued:undated
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        This study assessed how doubling the CO2 concentration over present levels affects the growth and physiology of shortgrass steppe vegetation in eastern Colorado. In March, 1997, six open-top chambers (OTCs) were installed ...
      • GIS data and tools available at SGS-LTER 

        Author(s):Kaplan, N. E.; Flynn, R. L.; 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 Issued:2005
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        Poster presented at the 7th Shortgrass Steppe Symposium held in Fort Collins, Colorado on 1/14/05.
      • Long-term ecological research on Colorado Shortgrass Steppe 

        Author(s):Milchunas, Daniel G.; Lauenroth, William K.; Knapp, Alan K.; Klein, Julia A.; Conant, Richard T.; Burke, Ingrid C.; Brown, Cynthia S.; Webb, Colleen T.; Augustine, David J.; Angert, Amy L.; Kelly, Eugene F.; Kaplan, Nicole E.; Derner, Justin D.; Antolin, Michael F.; Moore, John C.; Blumenthal, Dana M.; Wallenstein, Matthew D.; von Fischer, Joseph C.; Stapp, Paul; Paustian, Keith H.; Parton, William J.; Morgan, Jack A.; 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 Issued:2012
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        Poster presented at the LTER All Scientists Meeting held in Estes Park, CO on September 10-13, 2012.
      • Team approach to data synthesis: the playbook for creating a centralized, dynamic, and sustainable ANPP database, A 

        Author(s):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 Issued:undated
        Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
        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 ...