KBS LTER Datasets

Published datasets associated with KBS LTER publications. Other datasets are available from the KBS LTER Data Catalog as noted within publications. For published papers associated with datasets click here

  • 2024

    Chipkar, S., K. Kahmark, S. Bohm, M. Z. Hussain, L. Joshi, K. M. Krieg, J. Aguado, J. Cassidy, P. Lozano, K. Garland, A. Senyk, D. J. Debrauske, E. Whelan, M. Davies, P. Urban, G. P. Robertson, T. K. Sato, S. K. Hamilton, K. D. Thelen, and R. G. Ong. 2024. Data from: High temperatures and low soil moisture synergistically reduce switchgrass yields from marginal field sites and inhibit fermentation [Dataset]. Dryad doi: 10.5061/dryad.qnk98sfps DOI: 10.5061/dryad.qnk98sfps

  • Hulting, K. A., L. R. Kemmerling, S. R. Griffin, J. Webb, A. K. Brown, and N. M. Haddad. 2024. Seed mix design and floral resources drive multi-trophic interactions in prairie restoration [Dataset]. Dryad https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.zpc866tg0 . DOI: 10.5061/dryad.zpc866tg0

  • 2023

    Jayawardena, D. M., G. P. Robertson, G. R. Sanford, and K. D. Thelen. 2023. Data from: Comparative productivity of six bioenergy cropping systems on marginal lands in the Great Lakes Region, United States [Dataset]. Dryad https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.4tmpg4fhn. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.4tmpg4fhn

  • Kim, S., B. E. Dale, R. A. Martinez-Feria, B. Basso, K. Thelen, C. T. Maravelias, D. A. Landis, T. J. Lark, and G. P. Robertson. 2023. Data from: Global warming intensity of biofuel derived from switchgrass grown on marginal land in Michigan. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.wpzgmsbq8. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.wpzgmsbq8

  • Perry, S., G. Falvo, S. Mosier, and G. P. Robertson. 2023. Data from: Long-tern changes in soil carbon and nitrogen fractions in switchgrass, native grasses, and no-till corn bioenergy production systems. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.547d7wmf3. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.547d7wmf3

  • 2022

    Bolin, L. G., J. T. Lennon, and J. A. Lau. 2022. Traits of soil bacteria predict plant responses to soil moisture. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.612jm6455. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.612jm6455

  • Bolin, L. G. and A. Lau Jennifer. 2022. Data from: Linking genetic diversity and species diversity through plant-soil feedback. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.cfxpnvx6w. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.cfxpnvx6w

  • Hussain, M. Z., S. K. Hamilton, and G. P. Robertson. 2022. Data from: Soil phosphorus drawdown by perennial bioenergy cropping systems in the Midwestern US. Dryad, Dataset doi: https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.dfn2z355r DOI: https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.dfn2z355r

  • McDaniel, M. D., J. A. Bird, J. Pett-Ridge, E. Marin-Spiotta, T. M. Schmidt, and A. S. Grandy. 2022. Data from: Diversifying and perennializing plants in agroecosystems alters retention of new C and N from crop residues. Iowa State University doi: 10.25380/iastate.21259206.v1 DOI: 10.25380/iastate.21259206.v1

  • Robertson, G. P., S. K. Hamilton, K. Paustian, and P. Smith. 2022. Data from: Land-based climate solutions for the United States. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.ghx3ffbr1. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.ghx3ffbr1

  • Waterton, J., M. Hammond, and J. A. Lau. 2022. Evolutionary effects of nitrogen are not easily predicted from ecological responses. Dryad, Dataset doi: 10.1002/ajb2.16095 DOI: 10.1002/ajb2.16095

  • 2021

    Belanger, M., C. Vizza, G. P. Robertson, and S. S. Roley. 2021. Data from: Quantifying and correcting for pre-assay CO2 loss in short-term carbon mineralization assays. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.fj6q573rf . DOI: 10.5061/dryad.fj6q573rf

  • Hussain, M. Z., S. K. Hamilton, G. P. Robertson, and B. Basso. 2021. Data from: Phosphorus availability and leaching losses in annual and perennial cropping systems in an upper US Midwest landscape. Dryad, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.8sf7m0cpx . DOI: 10.5061/dryad.8sf7m0cpx

  • Jochems, L. W., J. A. Lau, L. A. Brudvig, and E. Grman. 2021. Heating arrays aboveground biomass data. Dryad, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.c59zw3r78 . DOI: 10.5061/dryad.c59zw3r78

  • Liang, D. and G. P. Robertson. 2021. Data from: Nitrification is a minor source of nitrous oxide (N2O) in an agricultural landscape and declines with increasing management intensity. Dryad, Dataset doi: 10.5061/dryad.37pvmcvkz DOI: 10.5061/dryad.37pvmcvkz

  • Magnoli, S. and J. A. Lau. 2021. Evolution in novel environments: do restored prairie populations experience strong selection? Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.n8pk0p2s8. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.n8pk0p2s8

  • Smercina, D., S. E. Evans, M. L. Friesen, and L. K. Tiemann. 2021. Data from: Temporal dynamics of free‐living nitrogen fixation in the switchgrass rhizosphere. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.931zcrjm3. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.931zcrjm3

  • Williams, M. R., P. Welikhe, J. H. Bos, K. W. King, M. Akland, D. J. Augustine, C. Baffaut, E. G. Beck, A. Bierer, D. Bosch, E. Boughton, C. Brandani, E. S. Brooks, A. R. Buda, M. Cavigelli, J. Faulkner, G. W. Feyereisen, A. Fortuna, J. Gamble, B. R. Hanrahan, M. Z. Hussain, M. M. Kohmann, J. L. Kovar, B. Lee, A. B. Leytem, M. A. Liebig, D. Line, M. Macrae, T. B. Moorman, D. Moriasi, N. Nelson, A. Ortega-Pieck, D. Osmond, O. Pisani, J. Ragosta, M. Reba, A. Saha, J. Sanchez, M. Silveira, D. R. Smith, S. Spiegal, H. Swain, J. Unrine, P. Webb, K. E. White, H. Wilson, and L. M. Yasarer. 2021. LTAR phosphorus budget summary. Ag Data Commons https://doi.org/10.15482/USDA.ADC/1523365. DOI: 10.15482/USDA.ADC/1523365

  • Zettlemoyer, M. and J. Lau. 2021. Warming during maternal generations delays offspring germination in native and nonnative species. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.n2z34tmx9. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.n2z34tmx9

  • 2020

    Bowles, T. M., M. Mooshammer, Y. Socolar, F. Calderón, M. A. Cavigelli, S. W. Culman, W. Deen, C. F. Drury, A. Garcia y Garcia, A. C. Gaudin, W. S. Harkrom, R. M. Lehman, S. L. Osborne, G. P. Robertson, J. Salerno, M. R. Schmer, J. Strock, and A. S. Grandy. 2020. Data from: Long-term evidence shows crop-rotation diversification increases agricultural resilience to adverse growing conditions in North America. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.6078/D1H409. DOI: 10.6078/D1H409

  • Gelfand, I., S. K. Hamilton, A. N. Kravchenko, R. D. Jackson, K. D. Thelen, and G. P. Robertson. 2020. Empirical evidence for the potential climate benefits of decarbonizing light vehicle transport in the U.S. with bioenergy from purpose-grown biomass with and without BECCS. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.44j0zpc8r. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.44j0zpc8r

  • Hussain, M. Z., G. P. Robertson, B. Basso, and S. K. Hamilton. 2020. Data from: Leaching losses of dissolved organic carbon and nitrogen from agricultural soils in the upper US Midwest. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.0p2ngf1xb. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.0p2ngf1xb

  • Liang, D., O. Yang, L. Tiemann, and G. P. Robertson. 2020. Data from: Niche differentiation of bacterial versus archaeal soil nitrifiers induced by ammonium inhibition along a management gradient. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.573n5tb5w. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.573n5tb5w

  • Magnoli, S. and J. A. Lau. 2020. Novel plant-microbe interactions: rapid evolution of a legume-rhizobium mutualism in restored prairies. Dryad, Dataset doi: 10.5061/dryad.ttdz08ktk DOI: 10.5061/dryad.ttdz08ktk

  • Ruan, L. and G. P. Robertson. 2020. Data from: No-till establishment improves the climate benefit of bioenergy crops on marginal grasslands. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.cfxpnvx2v. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.cfxpnvx2v

  • Saha, D., B. Basso, and G. P. Robertson. 2020. Data from: Machine learning improves predictions of agricultural nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions from intensively managed cropping systems. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.bnzs7h493. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.bnzs7h493

  • Smercina, D. N., A. W. Bowsher, S. E. Evans, M. L. Friesen, E. K. Eder, D. W. Hoyt, and L. K. Tiemann. 2020. Data from: Switchgrass rhizosphere metabolite chemistry driven by nitrogen availability. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.9zw3r229b. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.9zw3r229b

  • 2019

    Abraha, M., J. Chen, S. K. Hamilton, and G. P. Robertson. 2019. Long-term evapotranspiration rates for rainfed corn vs. perennial bioenergy crops in a mesic landscape. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.7m0cfxpq1. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.7m0cfxpq1

  • Abraha, M., I. Gelfand, S. K. Hamilton, J. Chen, and G. P. Robertson. 2019. Data from: Carbon debt of field-scale Conservation Reserve Program grasslands converted to annual and perennial bioenergy crops. Dryad Digital Repository. doi: 10.5061/dryad.224rg77 DOI: 10.5061/dryad.224rg77

  • Jach-Smith, L. 2019. Data from: Inorganic N addition replaces N supplied to switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.31zcrjdgb. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.31zcrjdgb

  • Myers, A. T., C. A. Bahlai, and D. A. Landis. 2019. Data from: Habitat type influences Danaus plexippus (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) oviposition and egg survival on Asclepias syriaca (Gentianales: Apocynaceae). Dryad Digital Repository. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.k9f1p42. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.k9f1p42

  • Shcherbak, I. and G. P. Robertson. 2019. Data from: Nitrous oxide (N2O) from subsurface soils of agricultural ecosystems. Dryad Digital Repository. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.c6c4bt8. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.c6c4bt8

  • Zettlemoyer, M. A., E. H. Schultheis, and J. A. Lau. 2019. Data from: Phenology in a warming world: differences between native and non-native plant species. Dryad Digital Repository. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.8f7112b. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.8f7112b

  • 2018

    Abraha, M., I. Gelfand, S. K. Hamilton, J. Chen, and G. P. Robertson. 2018. Data from: Legacy effects of land use on soil nitrous oxide emissions in annual crop and perennial grassland ecosystems. Dryad Digital Repository https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.17g36j4. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.17g36j4

  • Abraha, M., S. K. Hamilton, J. Chen, and G. Robertson. 2018. Data from: Ecosystem carbon exchange on conversion of Conservation Reserve Program grasslands to annual and perennial cropping systems. Dryad Digital Repository. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.sc41rn3. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.sc41rn3

  • Eagle, A., C. F. Drury, A. D. Halvorson, J. P. Hoben, B. Maharjan, T. B. Parkin, G. P. Robertson, D. R. Smith, and R. T. Venterea. 2018. Data for: Fertilizer management and environmental factors drive N2O and NO3 losses in corn: A meta-analysis. Purdue University Research Repository. doi:10.4231/R7NS0S57. DOI: 10.4231/R7NS0S57

  • Hamilton, S. K., M. Z. Hussain, C. Lowrie, B. Basso, and G. P. Robertson. 2018. Data from: Evapotranspiration is resilient in the face of land cover and climate change in a humid temperate catchment. Dryad Digital Repository, https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.6fm52. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.6fm52

  • Roley, S. S., D. S. Duncan, D. Liang, A. Garoutte, R. D. Jackson, J. M. Tiedje, and G. P. Robertson. 2018. Data from: Associative nitrogen fixation (ANF) in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) across a nitrogen input gradient. Dryad Digital Repository, https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.60bn81v. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.60bn81v

  • Sprunger, C. D. and G. P. Robertson. 2018. Data from: Early accumulation of active fraction soil carbon in newly established cellulosic biofuel systems. Dryad Digital Repository. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.7jq46. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.7jq46

  • 2017

    Austin, E. E., K. Wickings, M. , M.D., G. P. Robertson, and A. S. Grandy. 2017. Data from: Cover crop root contributions to soil carbon in a no-till corn bioenergy cropping system. Dryad Digital Repository https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.bb458. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.bb458

  • Buchanan, A. L., S. L. Hermann, M. Lund, and Z. Szendrei. 2017. Data from: A meta-analysis of nonconsumptive predator effects in arthropods: the influence of organismal and environmental characteristics. Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.b3k81. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.b3k81

  • Dugan, H., S. Bartlett, S. Burke, J. Doubeck, F. Krivak-Tetley, N. Skaff, and J. Summers. 2017. Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network: Long term chloride concentration from 529 lakes and reservoirs around North America and Europe: 1940-2016. Environmental Data Initiative. doi: 10.6073/pasta/b473b048846875b721d139416b8fd882 DOI: 10.6073/pasta/b473b048846875b721d139416b8fd882

  • Kim, T. N., A. F. Fox, B. D. Wills, T. D. Meehan, D. A. Landis, and C. Gratton. 2017. Data from: Harvesting biofuel grasslands has mixed effects on natural enemy communities and no effects on biocontrol services. Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.tj3k1. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.tj3k1

  • Kravchenko, A. N., S. S. Snapp, and G. P. Robertson. 2017. Data from: Field-scale experiments reveal persistent yield gaps in low-input and organic cropping systems. Dryad Digital Repository https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.gh90f5f. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.gh90f5f

  • Kravchenko, A. N., E. R. Toosi, A. K. Guber, N. E. Ostrom, J. Yu, K. Azeem, M. L. Rivers, and G. P. Robertson. 2017. Data from: Hotspots of soil N2O emission enhanced through water absorption by plant residue. Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.83150. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.83150

  • Palm-Forster, L. H., S. M. Swinton, and R. S. Shupp. 2017. Data from: Farmer preferences for conservation incentives that promote voluntary phosphorus abatement in agricultural watersheds. Dryad Digital Repository https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.2gj34rk. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.2gj34rk

  • Ruan, L. and G. P. Robertson. 2017. Data from: Reduced snow cover increases wintertime nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions from an agricultural soil in the upper U. S. Midwest. Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.9c7s3. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.9c7s3

  • Schmidt, J. E., D. J. Weese, and J. A. Lau. 2017. Data from: Long-term agricultural management does not alter the evolution of a soybean-rhizobium mutualism. Dryad Data Repository https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.1h3k8. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.1h3k8

  • Welshofer, K. B., P. L. Zarnetske , N. K. Lany, and L. A. Thompson. 2017. Data from: Open-top chambers for temperature manipulation in taller-stature plant communities. Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.2br8k. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.2br8k

  • 2016

    Gelfand, I., I. Shcherbak, N. Millar, A. N. Kravchenko, and G. P. Robertson. 2016. Data from: Long-term nitrous oxide fluxes in annual and perennial agricultural and unmanaged ecosystems in the upper Midwest USA. Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.bb095. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.bb095

  • Klinger, C. R., J. A. Lau, and K. D. Heath. 2016. Data from: Ecological genomics of mutualism decline in nitrogen-fixing bacteria. Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.9gn28. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.9gn28

  • Ruan, L., A. K. Bhardwaj, S. K. Hamilton, and G. P. Robertson. 2016. Data from: Nitrogen fertilization challenges the climate benefit of cellulosic biofuels. Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.f1b82. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.f1b82

  • 2015

    Bahlai, C. A., M. Colunga-Garcia, S. H. Gage, and D. A. Landis. 2015. Data from: The role of exotic ladybeetles in the decline of native ladybeetle populations: evidence from long-term monitoring. Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.1vr54. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.1vr54

  • Basso, B., D. W. Hyndman, A. D. Kendall, P. R. Grace, and G. P. Robertson. 2015. Data from: Can impacts of climate change and agricultural adaptation strategies be accurately quantified if crop models are annually re-initialized? Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.4jj77. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.4jj77

  • Dickson, T. L. and K. L. Gross. 2015. Data from: Can the results of biodiversity-ecosystem productivity studies be translated to bioenergy production? Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.6kd6g. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.6kd6g

  • Hamilton, S. K., M. Z. Hussain, A. K. Bhardwaj, B. Basso, and G. P. Robertson. 2015. Data from: Comparative water use by maize, perennial crops, restored prairie, and poplar trees in the US Midwest. Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.5b743. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.5b743

  • Oates, L. G., D. S. Duncan, I. Gelfand, N. Millar, G. P. Robertson, and R. D. Jackson. 2015. Data from: Nitrous oxide emissions during establishment of eight alternative cellulosic bioenergy cropping systems in the North Central United States. Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.j8227. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.j8227

  • Tiemann, L. K., A. S. Grandy, E. E. Atkinson, E. Marin-Spiotta, and M. D. McDaniel. 2015. Data from: Crop rotational diversity enhances belowground communities and functions in an agroecosystem. Dryad Data Repository. doi: 10.5061/dryad.d14dm DOI: 10.5061/dryad.d14dm

  • Weese, D. J., K. D. Heath, B. T. Dentinger, and J. A. Lau. 2015. Data from: Long-term nitrogen addition causes the evolution of less cooperative mutualists. Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.8tc13. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.8tc13

  • 2014

    Dickson, T. L., G. G. Mittelbach, H. L. Reynolds, and K. L. Gross. 2014. Data from: Height and clonality traits determine plant community responses to fertilization. Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.6rp18. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.6rp18

  • 2013

    Dickson, T. L. and K. L. Gross. 2013. Data from: Plant community responses to long-term fertilization: changes in functional group abundance drive changes in species richness. Dryad Digital Repository, doi: 10.5061/dryad.984r37k DOI: 10.5061/dryad.984r37k

  • Ruan, L. and G. P. Robertson. 2013. Data from: Initial nitrous oxide, carbon dioxide, and methane costs of converting Conservation Reserve Program grassland to row crops under no-till vs. conventional tillage. Dryad Digital Repository https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.s34cm. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.s34cm

  • 2011

    Gelfand, I., T. Zenone, P. Jasrotia, J. Chen, S. K. Hamilton, and G. P. Robertson. 2011. Data from: Carbon debt of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) grasslands converted to bioenergy production. Dryad Digital Repository http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.7v378. DOI: 10.5061/dryad.7v378

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