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Dynamics of wetland and grassland wetland ecosystems in the Northern Great Plains

Duration

August 2012 - September 2016

Narrative

This project will revisit and re-evaluate wetlands originally surveyed more than 50 years ago to quantify change over time with respect to local and landscape variables.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Cressey, R., J.E. Austin, and J.D. Stafford. 2016. Three responses of wetland conditions to climatic extremes in the Prairie Pothole Region. Wetlands. DOI 10.1007/s13157-016-0818-8

Thesis

  • Cressey, R.L. 2016. Changes in wetland plant communities and wetland conditions in the Prairie Pothole Region after 50 years. M.S. Thesis, South Dakota State University, Brookings. 148 pp. Website  | 

Presentations

  • Cressey, R., J. Austin, and J. D. Stafford. Changes in Prairie Pothole Region wetland plant communities and wetland conditions after 50 years. Annual meeting of the Society of Wetland Scientists, Duluth, MN. 5 June 2013.
  • Cressey, R.L., J.E. Austin, and J.D. Stafford. 2014. Changes in wetland plant communities and wetland conditions in the Prairie Pothole Region after 50 years. Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Cressey, R.L., J.E. Austin, and J.D. Stafford. 2014. Changes in wetland plant communities and wetland conditions in the Prairie Pothole Region after 50 years. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 7

Phd Students: 2

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 3

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 14

Scientific Publications: 50

Presentations: 138

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • U.S. Geological Survey

Links

South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
  2. South Dakota State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute