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The Shortgrass Steppe and Ecosystem Modeling

William J. Parton and Stephen J. Del Grosso

in Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195135824
eISBN:
9780197561638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195135824.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Ecological modeling has played a key role in scientific investigations of the SGS LTER during the past several decades. The SGS LTER site, focused initially on the Central Plains Experimental Range ... More


The Shortgrass Steppe: The Region and Research Sites

William K. Lauenroth and Ingrid C. Burke

in Title Page

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195135824
eISBN:
9780197561638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195135824.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The central grassland region of North America (Fig. 1.1) is the largest contiguous grassland environment on earth. Prior to European settlement, it was a vast, treeless area characterized by dense ... More


Trophic Structure and Nutrient Dynamics of the Belowground Food Web within the Rhizosphere of the Shortgrass Steppe

John C. Moore and Jill Sipes

in Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195135824
eISBN:
9780197561638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195135824.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Belowground organisms are key components of the trophic structure and they mediate the dynamics of nutrients of all terrestrial ecosystems. The interactions among assemblages of belowground ... More


Net Primary Production in the Shortgrass Steppe

William K. Lauenroth and Daniel G. Milchunas

in Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195135824
eISBN:
9780197561638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195135824.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Net primary production (NPP), the amount of carbon or energy fixed by green plants in excess of their respiratory needs, is the fundamental quantity upon which all heterotrophs and the ecosystem ... More


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