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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: GLOBAL CHANGE: RESPONSES AND MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR SEMI-ARID RANGELANDS

Location: Rangeland Resources Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Decreasing precipitation variability does not elicit major aboveground biomass or plant diversity responses in a mesic rangeland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derner, J.D., Hickman, K.R., Polley, H.W. 2011. Decreasing precipitation variability does not elicit major aboveground biomass or plant diversity responses in a mesic rangeland. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 64(4):352-357.
Spatial Versus Temporal Variation in Precipitation in a Semiarid Ecosystem     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Augustine, D.J. 2010. Spatial Versus Temporal Variation in Precipitation in a Semiarid Ecosystem. Landscape Ecology. 25:913-925.
Contrasting Effects of Elevated CO2 and Warming on Nitrogen Cycling in a Semiarid Grassland     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dijkstra, F.A., Blumenthal, D.M., Morgan, J.A., Pendall, E., Carrillo, Y., Follett, R.F. 2010. Contrasting Effects of Elevated CO2 and Warming on Nitrogen Cycling in a Semiarid Grassland. New Phytologist. 187:426-437.
Elevated CO2 effects on semiarid grassland plant in relation to water availability and competition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dijkstra, F.A., Blumenthal, D.M., Morgan, J.A., Lecain, D.R., Follett, R.F. 2010. Elevated CO2 effects on semiarid grassland plants in relation to water availability and competition. Functional Ecology 24:1152-1161.
Water Limitation and Plant Inter-specific Competition Reduce Rhizosphere-Induced C Decomposition and Plant N Uptake - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dijkstra, F.A., Morgan, J.A., Blumenthal, D.M., Follett, R.F. 2010. Water Limitation and Plant Inter-specific Competition Reduce Rhizosphere-Induced C Decomposition and Plant N Uptake. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 42:1073-1082.
Predicting plant invasion in an era of global change     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bradley, B.A., Blumenthal, D.M., Wilcove, D.S., Ziska, L.H. 2009. Predicting plant invasion in an era of global change. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 25:310-318.
Elevated carbon dioxide alters impacts of precipitation pulses on ecosystem photosynthesis and respiration in a semi-arid grassland     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bachman, S., Heisler-White, J.L., Pendall, E., Williams, D.G., Morgan, J.A., Newcomb, J. 2009. Elevated carbon dioxide alters impacts of precipitation pulses on ecosystem photosynthesis and respiration in a semi-arid grassland. Oecologia. 162:791-802.
Microbially Mediated CH4 Consumption and N2O Emission is Affected by Elevated CO2, Soil Water Content, and Composition of Semi-Arid Grassland Species     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dijkstra, F.A., Morgan, J.A., Lecain, D.R., Follett, R.F. 2010. Microbially Mediated CH4 Consumption and N2O Emission is Affected by Elevated CO2, Soil Water Content, and Composition of Semi-Arid Grassland Species. Plant and Soil Journal. 329:269-281.
Supporting Evidence for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Agriculture - (Book / Chapter)
Dumanksi, J., Desjardins, R.L., Lal, R., De Freitas, P.L., Landers, J.N., Gerber, P., Steinfeld, H., Verchot, L., Schuman, G.E., Derner, J.D. 2010. Supporting Evidence for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Agriculture. In: Stigter, K. (ed.), Applied Agrometeorology. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany. pp 1101. Book Chapter.
Strategies and Economics for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Agriculture - (Book / Chapter)
Dumanski, J., Desjardins, R.L., Lal, R., De Freitas, P.L., Landers, J.N., Gerber, P., Steinfeld, H., Verchot, L., Schuman, G.E., Derner, J.D. 2010. Strategies and Economics for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Agriculture. In: Stigter, K. (ed.), Applied Agrometeorology. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany. pp 1101. Book Chapter.
Global Ppotentials for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Agriculture - (Book / Chapter)
Dumanski, J., Desjardins, R.L., Lal, R., De Freitas, P.L., Landers, J.N., Gerber, P., Steinfeld, H., Verchot, L., Schuman, G.E., Derner, J.D. 2010. Global Ppotentials for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Agriculture. In: Stigter, K. (ed.), Applied Agrometeorology. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany. pp 1101. Book Chapter.
Partitioning of soil respiration at the PHACE experiment: A two-method comparison - (Proceedings)
Pendall, E., Dijkstra, F.A., Carrillo, Y., Wallenstein, M., Williams, D., Heisler-White, J., Lecain, D.R., Morgan, J.A. 2009. Partitioning of soil respiration at the PHACE experiment: A two-method comparison. Ecological Society of America Proceedings. COS 100-4.
Co2 Enrichment and Warming Interact to Facilitate Invasion of a Semi-Arid Grassland     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Blumenthal, D.M., Resco, V., Morgan, J.A., Williams, D., Hardy, E.M. 2009. CO2 Enrichment and Warming Interact to Facilitate Invasion of a Semi-Arid Grassland. Ecological Society of America Proceedings. COS 53-8.
Methane Uptake in a Semi-Arid Grassland Affected by Elevated CO2 and Warming: Role of Methanotroph Activity and Gas Diffusion - (Abstract Only)
Dijkstra, F.A., Von Fischer, J.C., Morgan, J.A., Follett, R.F. 2009. Methane Uptake in a Semi-Arid Grassland Affected by Elevated CO2 and Warming: Role of Methanotroph Activity and Gas Diffusion. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. #51843.
Aboveground productivity of C3 and C4 perennial grasses are differentially affected by elevated CO2 and warming in a Wyoming northern mixed-grass prairie - (Abstract Only)
Morgan, J.A., Lecain, D.R., Booth, D.T., Blumenthal, D.M., Williams, D.G., Pendall, E., Dijkstra, F.A., Smith, D.P., Kimball, B.A., West, M.S. 2009. Aboveground productivity of C3 and C4 perennial grasses are differentially affected by elevated CO2 and warming in a Wyoming northern mixed-grass prairie. Ecological Society of America Proceedings. COS 38-5.
Root Responses Along a Subambient to Elevated CO2 Gradient in a C3-C4 Grassland     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, L.J., Derner, J.D., Polley, H.W., Gordon, W.S., Eissenstat, D.M., Jackson, R.B. 2009. Root Responses Along a Subambient to Elevated CO2 Gradient in a C3-C4 Grassland. Global Change Biology. 16:454-468.
Wetting and drying cycles drive variations in the stable carbon isotope ratio of respired carbon dioxide in semi-arid grassland     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shim, J.H., Pendall, E., Morgan, J.A., Ojima, D.S. 2009. Wetting and drying cycles drive variations in the stable carbon isotope ratio of respired carbon dioxide in semi-arid grassland. Oecologia. 160:321-333.
Modeling the Flow of 15N After a 15N Pulse to Study Long-Term N Dynamics in a Semi-Arid Grassland     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dijkstra, F.A. 2009. Modeling the Flow of 15N After a 15N Pulse to Study Long-Term N Dynamics in a Semi-Arid Grassland. Ecology 90:2171-2182.
Antagonistic effects of species on C respiration and net N mineralization in soils from mixed coniferous plantations     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dijkstra, F.A., West, J.B., Hobbie, S.E., Reich, P.B. 2009. Antagonistic effects of species on C respiration and net N mineralization in soils from mixed coniferous plantations. Forest Ecology and Management 257:1112-1118.
Concerning the Measurement and Magnitude of Heat, Water, Vapor, and Carbon Dioxide Exchange from a Semiarid Grassland     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alfieri, J., Blanken, P., Morgan, J.A., Smith, D.P. 2009. Concerning the Measurement and Magnitude of Heat, Water, Vapor, and Carbon Dioxide Exchange from a Semiarid Grassland. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 48(5):982-996.
Initial responses of soil carbon cycling to elevated CO2 and warming in native semiarid grassland, Wyoming, USA - (Abstract Only)
Pendall, E., Bachman, S., Williams, D.G., Morgan, J.A. 2008. Initial responses of soil carbon cycling to elevated CO2 and warming in native semiarid grassland, Wyoming, USA. In: Proceedings of the Grassland International Congress/International Rangeland Congress. p. 900.
Co2, Ch4, and N2o Fluxes Affected by Elevated Co2, Water Availability and Species Composition: Results from a Greenhouse Study - (Abstract Only)
Dijkstra, F.A., Morgan, J.A., Lecain, D.R., Follett, R.F. 2008. CO2, CH4, and N2O fluxes affected by elevated CO2, water availability and species composition: results from a greenhouse study. In: Joint annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, and Gulf Coast Asso. of Geological Studiesk. October 2008. CDROM.
Soil respiration, CH4, and N2O fluxes in a semi-arid grassland affected by elevated CO2, warming, and water availability - (Abstract Only)
Dijkstra, F.A., Morgan, J.A., Follett, R.F. 2008. Soil respiration, CH4, and N2O fluxes in a semi-arid grassland affected by elevated CO2, warming, and water availability. In: Joint annual meetings of the Geological Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, and Gulf Coast Asso. of Geological Studies. October 2008. CDROM.
Management implications of global change for Great Plains rangelands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morgan, J.A., Derner, J.D., Milchunas, D., Pendall, E. 2008. Management implications of global change for Great Plains rangelands. Rangelands 30(3):18-22.
Interactive effects of elevated CO2, warming, and moisture on timings and rates of plant development in a mixed-grass prairie ecosystem: Enhancing the GPFarm model - (Abstract Only)
Reyes Fox, M.A., Trlica, J.M., Andales, A.A., Mcmaster, G.S., Morgan, J.A., Knapp, A.K. 2008. Interactive effects of elevated CO2, warming, and moisture on timings and rates of plant development in a mixed-grass prairie ecosystem: Enhancing the GPFarm model. In: Ecological Society of America annual meeting, August 2008, Milwaukee, WI. CDROM.
Long-term enhancement of N availability and plant growth under elevated CO2 in a semiarid grassland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dijkstra, F.A., Pendall, E., Mosier, A., King, J., Milchunas, D., Morgan, J.A. 2008. Long-term enhancement of N availability and plant growth under elevated CO2 in a semiarid grassland. Functional Ecology 22:975-982.
Plant productivity responses to rising atmospheric CO2 and warming in semi-arid grassland in Wyoming, USA - (Abstract Only)
Morgan, J.A., Pendall, E., Williams, D.G., Lecain, D.R., Blumenthal, D.M., Dijkstra, F.A., Miglietta, F., Kimball, B.A. 2008. Plant productivity responses to rising atmospheric CO2 and warming in semi-arid grassland in Wyoming, USA. In: Proceedings of the Grassland International Congress/International Rangeland Congress. p. 895.
Moisture pulses, trace gas emissions and soil C and N in cheatgrass and native grass-dominated sagebrush-steppe in Wyoming, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norton, U., Mosier, A., Morgan, J.A., Derner, J.D., Ingram, L.J., Stahl, P. 2008. Moisture pulses, trace gas emissions and soil C and N in cheatgrass and native grass-dominated sagebrush-steppe in Wyoming, USA. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40:1421-1431.
Chapter 12. Net primary production in the shortgrass steppe - (Book / Chapter)
Lauenroth, W.K., D.G. Milchunas, O.E. Sala, I.C. Burke, and J.A. Morgan. 2008. Chapter 12. Net primary production in the shortgrass steppe: A long-term perspective. Oxford University Press, Oxford, England. pp. 270-305. Book Chapter.
Belowground grassland herbivores are resistant to elevated atmospheric CO2 concentrations in grassland ecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayers, E., Wall, D.H., Simmons, B.L., Field, C.B., Milchunas, D., Morgan, J.A., Roy, J. 2008. Belowground grassland herbivores are resistant to elevated atmospheric CO2 concentrations in grassland ecosystems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40:978-985.
Warming and carbon dioxide enrichment alter plant production and ecosystem gas exchange in a semi-arid grassland through direct responses to global change factors and indirect effects on water relations - (Abstract Only)
Morgan, J.A., Pendall, E., Williams, D.G., Bachman, S., Dijkstra, F.A., Lecain, D.R., Follett, R.F. 2007. Warming and carbon dioxide enrichment alter plant production and ecosystem gas exchange in a semi-arid grasslands through direct responses to global change factors and indirect effects on water relations. American Geophysical Union Meeting Abstract.
Mineralization of soil organic matter in two elevated CO2 by warming experiments in grassland - (Abstract Only)
Pendall, E., Hovenden, M., Williams, D., Dijkstra, F.A., Morgan, J.A. 2007. Mineralization of soil organic matter in two elevated CO2 by warming experiments in grassland. In: Proceedings of the American Geophysical Union fall meeting. Abstract.
Invasive plants: A rapidly growing problem     Reprint Icon - (Popular Publication)
Blumenthal, D.M. 2007. Invasive plants: A rapidly growing problem. Canfei Nehsarim Newsletter. September 2007. Popular Publication.
Elevated CO2 increases long-term N mineralization and plant N uptake in a semiarid grassland: Results from a five-year 15N tracer study - (Abstract Only)
Dijkstra, F.A., Pendall, E., Mosier, A., King, J., Milchunas, D., Morgan, J.A. 2007. Elevated CO2 increases long-term N mineralization and plant N uptake in a semiarid grassland: Results from a five-year 15N tracer study. In.: Ecology-based restoration in a changing world. Ecological Society of America annual meeting. Abstract. PS41-22.
Carbon dioxide enrichment alters plant community structure and accelerates shrub growth in the shortgrass steppe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morgan, J.A., Milchunas, D.G., Lecain, D.R., West, M.S., Mosier, A. 2007. Carbon dioxide enrichment alters plant community structure and accelerates promotes shrub growth in the shortgrass steppe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(37):14724-14729.
Transient elevation of carbon dioxide modifies the microbial community composition in a semi-arid grassland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kandeler, E., Mosier, A., Morgan, J.A., Milchunas, D., King, J., Rudolph, S., Tscherko, D. 2007. Transient elevation of carbon dioxide modifies the microbial community composition in a semi-arid grassland. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40:162-171.
Increased plant size in exotic populations: A common graden test with 14 invasive species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blumenthal, D.M., Hufbauer, R. 2007. Increased plant size in exotic populations: A common graden test with 14 invasive species. Ecology 88:2758-2765.
Projected Ecosystem Impact of the Prairie Heating and CO2 Enrichment Experiment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parton, W.J., Morgan, J.A., Wang, G., Del Grosso, S.J. 2007. Projected Ecosystem Impact of the Prairie Heating and CO2 Enrichment Experiment. New Phytologist 174:823-834.
Ecophysiology of native and invasive taprooted forbs in northern mixed-grass prairie - (Abstract Only)
Schomp, J., Koenig, P., Pendall, E., Lecain, D.R., Blumenthal, D.M., Morgan, J.A., Williams, D. 2007. Ecophysiology of native and invasive taprooted forbs in northern mixed-grass prairie. In: Ecology-based restoration in a changing world. Ecological Society of America annual meeting. Abstract. PS130-33.
Elevated CO2 alters plant & microbial communities in the shortgrass steppe     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Morgan, J.A., Kandeler, E., Milchunas, D.G., Lecain, D.R., Mosier, A.R., King, J.Y., Parton, W.J., Rudolph, S., Tscherko, D. 2007. Elevated CO2 alters plant & microbial communities in the shortgrass steppe. Shortgrass Steppe Symposium, January 2007, Ft. Collins, CO.
Prairie Heating And CO2 Enrichment (PHACE) project: Semi-arid grassland responses to elevated CO2 and warming.     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Morgan, J.A., Migletta, F., Kimball, B.A., Parton, W., Lecain, D.R., Pendall, E., Williams, D., Blumenthal, D.M., Smith, D.P., Hardy, E.M., et al. 2007. Prairie Heating And CO2 Enrichment (PHACE) project: Semi-arid grassland responses to elevated CO2 and warming. Shortgrass Steppe Symposium, January 2007, Ft. Collins, CO.
Enhanced forage production resulting from rising atmospheric carbon dioxide may not be good news for rangelands - (Abstract Only)
Morgan, J.A., Milchunas, D., Pendall, E., Parton, W.J., Derner, J.D. 2007. Enhanced forage production resulting from rising atmospheric carbon dioxide may not be good news for rangelands. Fourth USDA Greenhouse Gas conference. Baltimore, MD. February, 2007. CDROM.
Adaptive Data-Driven Models for Estimating Carbon Fluxes in the Northern Great Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wylie, B.K., Fosnight, E.A., Gilmanov, T.G., Frank, A.B., Morgan, J.A., Haferkamp, M.R., Myers, T.P. 2007. Adaptive data-driven models for estimating carbon fluxes in the northern great plains. Remote Sensing of Environment 106:399-413.
Carbon sequestration and rangelands: Effects of length of management practice and precipitation gradients - (Abstract Only)
Derner, J.D., Schuman, G.E. 2007. Carbon sequestration and rangelands: Effects of length of management practice and precipitation gradients. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. CDROM Traditions and Transitions #122.
Management implications of rising atmospheric CO2 for semi-arid rangelands - (Abstract Only)
Morgan, J.A., Milchunas, D., Pendall, E., Parton, W.J., Derner, J.D. 2007. Management implications of rising atmospheric CO2 for semi-arid rangelands. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. CDROM Traditions and Transitions. Abstract #300.
Changes in soil organic matter and inorganic C after five years of doubled CO2 in a semi-arid grassland - (Abstract Only)
Pendall, E., Reeder, S.J., Mosier, A., Morgan, J.A. 2006. Changes in soil organic matter and inorganic C after five years of doubled CO2 in a semi-arid grassland. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. CDROM.
Simulating energy, water and carbon fluxes at the shortgrass steppe long term ecological site - (Abstract Only)
Beltran-Przekurat, A., Pielke, Sr., R.A., Morgan, J.A., Burke, I.C. 2006. Simulating energy, water and carbon fluxes at the shortgrass steppe long term ecological site. Meeting Abstract. CDROM.
Climate Change and Managed Ecosystems: Book Review - (Review Article)
Morgan, J.A. 2006. Climate change and managed ecosystems: (Book review). Journal of Environmental Quality 35:1966.
Aggregate Size Distribution and Stability under a Cool Season Grass Community Chronosequence on Reclaimed Coal Mine Lands in Wyoming - (Proceedings)
Wick, A.F., Stahl, P.D., Ingram, L.J., Schuman, G.E., Vance, G.F. 2006. Aggregate size distribution and stability under a cool season grass community chronosequence on reclaimed coal mine lands in Wyoming. pp.806-815. In: Reclamation: Supporting future generations. Billings Reclamation Symposium.
Labile carbon and nitrogen from rhizoplane and surface soils of two perennial grasslands - (Abstract Only)
Grant, D.W., Reeder, S.J., Redente, E. 2006. Labile carbon and nitrogen from rhizoplane and surface soils of two perennial grasslands. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. GRA-1141-189385 CD-ROM.
The High Plains Global Change Experiment: Semi-Arid Grassland Responses to Combined Elevated Co2 and Warming - (Abstract Only)
Morgan, J.A., Miglietta, F., Kimball, B.A., Parton, W.J., Lecain, D.R., Zaldei, A., Reeder, S.J., Pendall, E., Williams, D.G., Blumenthal, D.M. 2006. The high plains global change experiment: semi-arid grassland responses to combined elevated co2 and warming. Ecological Society of America Proceedings. p. 60, Poster #159.
Interactions Between Resources and Enemy Release in Plant Invasion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blumenthal, D.M. 2006. Interactions between resources and enemy release in plant invasion. Ecology Letters. 9:887-895.
Global Climate Change Research at the USDA-ARS High Plains Grasslands Research Station - (Popular Publication)
Morgan, J.A. 2006. Global climate change research at the usda-ars high plains grasslands research station. Casper Star Tribune. March 19, 2006. Popular article.
Water Relations and Management of Semi-Arid Grasslands: Current Status, Further Critical Research, and the Useful Role of Models - (Abstract Only)
Morgan, J.A., Derner, J.D., Andales, A.A., Dunn, G.H. 2006. Water relations and management of semi-arid grasslands: current status, further critical research, and the useful role of models. pp. 30-31. 36th Annual Biological Systems Simulation Conference. April 2006, Ft. Collins, CO.
Response of Soil Microbial Biomass and Enzyme Activities to the Transient Elevation of Carbon Dioxide in a Semi-Arid Dryland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kandeler, E., Mosier, A., Morgan, J.A., Milchunas, D., King, J., Rudolph, S., Tscherko, D. 2006. Response of soil microbial biomass and enzyme activities to the transient elevation of carbon dioxide in a semi-arid dryland. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 38(8):2448-2460.
Long Term Effects of Tebuthiuron on Bromus Tectorum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blumenthal, D.M., Norton, U., Derner, J.D., Reeder, S.J. 2006. Long term effects of tebuthiuron on bromus tectorum. Western North American Naturalist. 66:420-425.
Simulating energy, water and carbon fluxes at the Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site - (Abstract Only)
Beltran-Przekurat, A., Pielke, R.A., Morgan, J.A., Burke, I.C. 2005. Simulating energy, water and carbon fluxes at the Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site. In: Proceedings of the Bi-Annual mtng of the American Geophysical Union, EOS Tran. AGU 86(52), Fall meeting supplement, Abs B34A-03.
Canopy Growth and Density of Wyoming Big Sagebrush Sown with Cool-Season Perennial Grasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hild, A.L., Schuman, G.E., Vicklund, L.E., Williams, M.I. 2006. Canopy growth and density of wyoming big sagebrush sown with cool-season perennial grasses. Arid Land Research and Management. 20:183-194.
Interrelated Causes of Plant Invasion: Resources Increase Enemy Release - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blumenthal, D.M. 2005. Interrelated causes of plant invasion: resources increase enemy release. Science. 310:243-244.
Biodiversity, food provision and human health - (Book / Chapter)
Wilby, A., Mitchell, C., Blumenthal, D.M., Daszak, P., Friedman, C., Jutro, P., Maxumder, A., Prieur-Richard, A., Desprez-Loustau, M., Sharma, M. 2009. Biodiversity, food provision and human health. Island Press, Washington, D.C. Book Chapter.
Managing Grassland As a Co2 Sink - (Proceedings)
Morgan, J.A., Baron, V.S., Bradford, J.A., Haferkamp, M.R., Sims, P.L., Skinner, H. 2005. Managing grassland as a co2 sink. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
USDA-ARS Global Change Research on Rangelands and Pasturelands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derner, J.D., Schuman, G.E., Jawson, M.D., Shafer, S.R., Morgan, J.A., Polley, H.W., Runion, G.B., Prior, S.A., Torbert Iii, H.A., Rogers Jr, H.H., Bunce, J.A., Ziska, L.H., White, J.W., Franzluebbers, A.J., Reeder, S.J., Venterea, R.T., Harper, L.A. 2005. USDA-ARS global change research on rangelands and pasturelands. Rangelands. 27(5):36-42.
Root Biomass of Individual Species, and Root Size Characteristics after Five Years of Co2 Enrichment on Native Shortgrass Steppe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lecain, D.R., Morgan, J.A., Milchunas, D.G., Mosier, A.R., Nelson, J.A., Smith, D.P. 2006. Root biomass of individual species, and root size characteristics after five years of CO2 enrichment on native shortgrass steppe. Plant and Soil Journal. 279:219-228.
Microbial Respiration and Organic Carbon As Indicators of Soil Quality and Nutrient Cycling in Reclaimed Soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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Soil Organic Carbon Composition in a Northern Mixed-Grass Prairie: Effects of Grazing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ganjegunte, G.K., Vance, G.F., Preston, C.M., Schuman, G.E., Ingram, L.J., Stahl, P.D., Welker, J.M. 2006. Soil organic carbon composition in a northern mixed-grass prairie: effects of grazing. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 69:1746-1756.
Co2 Fertilization: When, Where, How Much? - (Book / Chapter)
Korner, C., Morgan, J.A., Norby, R. 2007. CO2 fertilization: When, where, how much? pp 9-22. In: Canadell, J.G., Pataki, D.E., Pitelka, L.F. (eds), Terrestrial ecosystems in a changing world. The IGBP series. 336 pages. Springer, Berlin.
The Role of Water Relations in Driving Grassland Ecosystem Responses to Rising Atmospheric Co2 - (Abstract Only)
Morgan, J.A., Pendall, E., Mosier, A., Milchunas, D., King, J., Parton, B., Korner, C. 2005. The role of water relations in driving grassland ecosystem responses to rising atmospheric CO2. Seventh International CO2 Conference, Sept. 25-30, Boulder, CO.
Manipulation of Precipitation and N Alters Weed Invasion of Northern Mixed-Grass Prairie - (Proceedings)
Blumenthal, D.M., Chimner, R., Welker, J., Morgan, J.A., Lecain, D.R. 2005. Manipulation of precipitation and N alters weed invasion of northern mixed-grass prairie. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting Proceedings. August, Montreal, Canada. CDROM Abstract.
Root Dynamics and Demography in Shortgrass Steppe under Elevated Co2, and Comments on Minirhizotron Methodology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milchunas, D., Morgan, J.A., Mosier, A., Lecain, D.R. 2005. Root dynamics and demography in shortgrass steppe under elevated CO2, and comments on minirhizotron methodology. Global Change Biology. 11:1837-1855.
The Role of Water Relations in Driving Grassland Ecosystem Responses to Rising Atmospheric Co2 - (Abstract Only)
Wylie, B., Gilmanov, T., Frank, A., Morgan, J.A., Haferkamp, M.R., Meyers, T.P., Fosnight, E.A., Zhang, L. 2005. The role of water relations in driving grassland ecosystem responses to rising atmospheric co2. USDA Greenhouse Gas Symposium. CDROM.
Treating the Causes of Invasion for Long-Term Weed Control - (Abstract Only)
Blumenthal, D.M. 2005. Treating the causes of invasion for long-term weed control. In: Proceedings: Great Plains Grasslands Conference. Ft. Collins, CO. Abstract.
Stable Isotope Constraints on Net Ecosystem Production under Elevated Co2 - (Book / Chapter)
Pendall, E.L., King, J.Y., Mosier, A.R., Morgan, J.A., Milchunas, D. 2005. Stable isotope constraints on net ecosystem production under elevated CO2. pp. 182-198. In: L.B. Flanagan, J.R. Ehleringer and D.E. Pataki (eds) Stable isotopes and biosphere-atmospheric interactions: Processes and biological controls. Book Chapter. Elsevier, Inc., San Diego, CA.
Contribution of Grass Crowns and Surface Soil Roots to Rangeland Ecosystem C Dynamics - (Abstract Only)
Grant, D.W., Reeder, S.J. 2004. Contribution of grass crowns and surface soil roots to rangeland ecosystem c dynamics. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. CD Reeder Abstract.
Differences in Labile Pool C and N Dynamics in the Surface Soils of Two-Semi-Arid Rangeland Ecosystems - (Abstract Only)
Reeder, S.J., Grant, D.W. 2004. Differences in labile pool c and n dynamics in the surface soils of two-semi-arid rangeland ecosystems. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. CD Reeder Abstract.
Root Production and Tissue Quality in a Shortgrass Steppe Exposed to Elevated Co2: Using a New Ingrowth Method - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milchunas, D., Mosier, A., Morgan, J.A., Lecain, D.R., King, J. 2005. Root production and tissue quality in a shortgrass steppe exposed to elevated CO2: using a new ingrowth method. Plant and Soil Journal. 268:111-122.
Rising Atmospheric Co2 and Climate Change: Management Implications for Grazing Lands. - (Book / Chapter)
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