2017 Poulsen, J.R., S.E. Koerner, S. Moore, V.P. Medjibe, S. Blake, C.J. Clark, M.E. Akou, M. Fay, A. Meier, J. Okouyi, C. Rosin, & L.J.T. White. Remote, large protected area fails to protect forest elephants from poaching in Central Africa. In Press at Current Biology.
Koerner, S.E., J.R. Poulsen, E. Blanchard, & C.J. Clark. 2017. Hunting induced defaunation gradient in a Gabonese tropical forest. Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12798.
Poulsen, J.R., S.E. Koerner, Z. Miao, V.P. Medjibe, L. Banak, & L.J.T. White. 2017. Forest structure determines large liana abundance and distribution in Gabon. Global Ecology and Biogeography. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12554,
Burkepile, D.E., R.W.S. Fynn, D. Thompson, N.P. Lemoine, S.E. Koerner, S. Eby, N. Hagenah, K.R. Wilcox, S.L. Collins, K.P. Kirkman, A.K. Knapp, & M.D. Smith. 2017. Herbivore size matters for productivity-richness relationships in African savannas. Journal ofEcology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12714.
Carlson, B.S., S.E. Koerner, V.P. Medjibe, L.J.T. White, & J.R. Poulsen. 2017. Deadwood stocks increase with selective logging and large tree frequency in Gabon. Global Change Biology. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13453.
Guo, L., J. Cheng, E. Luedeling, S.E. Koerner, J. He, J. Xu, C. Gang, W. Li, R. Luo, & C. Peng. 2017. Critical climate periods for grassland productivity on China’s Loess Plateau. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 233:101-109. DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2016.11.006.
2016 Burkepile, D.E., D. Thompson, R.W.S. Fynn, S.E. Koerner, S. Eby, N. Govender, N. Hagenah, N.P. Lemoine, J.R. Matchett, K.R. Wilcox, S.L. Collins, K.P. Kirkman, A.K. Knapp, & M.D. Smith. 2016. Fire frequency drives habitat selection by a diverse herbivore guild impacting top-down control of plant communities in an African savanna. Oikos. DOI: 10.1111/oik.02987.
Koerner, S.E., M.L. Avolio, K. La Pierre, K.R. Wilcox, M.D. Smith, S.L. Collins. 2016. Nutrientadditionscausedivergenceoftallgrassprairie plantcommunitiesresultinginlossofecosystem stability. Journal of Ecology. 104:1478–1487. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12610.
Miao*, Z., S.E. Koerner*, V.P. Medjibe, & J.R. Poulsen. 2016. Wanted: New allometric equations for large lianas and African lianas. Biotropica. DOI: 10.1111/btp.12353. *These authors contributed equally.
Smith, M.D., A.K. Knapp, S.L. Collins, D.E. Burkepile, K.P. Kirkman, S.E. Koerner, D.I. Thompson, J.M. Blair, C.E. Burns, S. Eby, E.J. Forrestel, R.W.S. Fynn, N. Govender, N. Hagenah, D.L. Hoover, & K. R. Wilcox. 2016. Shared drivers but divergent ecological responses: Insights from long-term experiments in savanna grasslands. Bioscience. 66 (8):666-682. DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biw077.
Wang, Q., N. He, Y. Gao, X. Wen, R. Wang, S.E. Koerner, & Q. Yu. 2016. Soil microbial respiration rate and temperature sensitivity along a north-south forest transect in eastern China: Patterns and influencing factors. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences. 121(2):399-410. DOI: 10.1002/2015JG003217.
2015 Avolio, M.L., K. La Pierre, G. Houseman, S. E. Koerner, E. Grman, F. Isbell, D. Johnson, and K.R. Wilcox. 2015. A framework for quantifying the magnitude and variability of community responses to global change drivers. Ecosphere 6(12):280. DOI: 10.1890/ES15-00317.1.
Koerner, S.E., M.L. Avolio, C.C. Chang, J. Grey, D.L. Hoover, and M.D. Smith. Invasibility of a mesic grassland depends on the time-scale of fluctuating resources. Journal of Ecology. 103(6):1538-1546. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12479. Knapp, A.K, D.L. Hoover, K.R. Wilcox, M.L. Avolio, S.E. Koerner, K.J. La Pierre, M.E. Loik, Y. Luo, O.E. Sala, and M.D. Smith. 2015. Characterizing differences in precipitation regimes of extreme wet and dry years: Implications for climate change experiments. Global Change Biology. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12888.
Ryan, M.J., N.J. Scott, J. A. Cook, B. Willink, G. Chaves, F. Bolanos, A. Grarcia-Rodriguez, I.M. Latella, S.E. Koerner. 2015. Too wet for frogs: Changes in a tropical leaf litter frog community coincide with La Nina. Ecosphere. 6(1):1-10. DOI: 10.1890/ES14-00352.1.
2014 Avolio, M.L., S.E. Koerner, K. La Pierre, K.R. Wilcox, S.L. Collins, M.D. Smith. 2014. Plant community responses to a decade of nitrogen and phosphorus additions drive changes ecosystem function.Journal of Ecology. 102(6):1649-1660. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12312.
Smith, N.G., V.L. Rodgers, E.R. Brzostek, A. Kulmatiski, M.L. Avolio, S.E. Koerner, D.L. Hoover, K. Grant, and A. Jentsch. 2014. Toward a better integration of biological data from precipitation manipulation experiments into Earth system models. Reviews of Geophysics. 52:412-434. DOI: 10.1002/2014RG000458.
Kirkman, K., S.L. Collins, M.D. Smith, A.K. Knapp, D.E. Burkepile, C.E. Burns, R.W.S Fynn, N. Hagenah, S.E. Koerner, K. Matchett, D.I. Thompson, K.R. Wilcox, P. Wragg. 2014. Responses to fire differ between South African and North American grassland communities. Journal of Vegetation Science. 24(3):793-804. DOI: 10.1111/jvs.12130.
Koerner, S.E., D.E. Burkepile, R.W.S. Fynn, C.E. Burns, S. Eby, N. Govender, N. Hagenah, K. Matchett, D. Thompson, K.R. Wilcox, S.L. Collins, K. Kirkman, A.K. Knapp, and M.D. Smith. 2014. Plant community response to loss of large herbivores differs between North American and South African savanna grasslands. Ecology. 95:808-816. DOI: 10.1890/13-1828.1.
Eby, S., D.E. Burkepile, R.W.S. Fynn, C.E. Burns, N. Govender, N. Hagenah, S.E. Koerner, K. Matchett, D.I. Thompson, K.R. Wilcox, S.L. Collins, K. Kirkman, A.K. Knapp, and M.D. Smith. 2014. Loss of a single large grazer impacts savanna grassland plant communities similarly in North America and South Africa. Oecologia. 175:293-303. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-014-2895-9.
Koerner, S.E., and S.L. Collins. 2014. Interactive effects of grazing, drought, and fire on grassland plant communities in North America and South Africa. Ecology. 95(1): 98-109. DOI: 10.1890/13-0526.1.
Koerner, S.E., S.L. Collins, A.K. Knapp, J.M. Blair, and M.D. Smith. 2014. Rainfall variability has minimal effects on grassland recovery from repeated grazing. Journal of Vegetation Science. 25(1): 36-44. DOI: 10.1111/jvs.12065.
2013 Koerner, S.E., and S.L. Collins. 2013. Small-scale patch structure in North American and South African grasslands responds differently to fire and grazing. Landscape Ecology. 28: 1293-1306. DOI: 10.1007/s10980-013-9866-0.
2012 Collins, S.L., S.E. Koerner, J.A. Plaut, J.G. Okie, D. Breese, L.B. Calabrese, A. Carvajal, R.J. Evansen, and E. Nonaka. 2012. Stability of tallgrass prairie during a 19-year increase in growing season precipitation. Functional Ecology. 26(6): 1450-1459. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2012.01995.x.
Wilcox, K.R., A. Shi, L.A. Gherardi, N.P. Lemoine, S.E. Koerner, D.L. Hoover, E. Bork, K. Byrne, J. Cahill, Jr., S.L. Collins, S. Evans, A.K. Gilgen, P. Holub, L. Jiang, A.K. Knapp, L. Yahdjian, D. LeCain, J. Liang, J. Peñuelas, W.T. Pockman, M.D. Smith, S.R. White, K. Zhu, & Yiqi Luo. Asymmetric responses of primary productivity to climate extremes: A synthesis of grassland precipitation manipulation experiments. In Revision at Global Change Biology. Koerner, S.E., M.D. Smith, D.E. Burkepile, N. Hanan, M.L. Avolio, S.L. Collings, A.K. Knapp, N.P. Lemoine, E.J. Forrestel, S. Eby, Dave I. Thompson, & The Grazing Exclosure Consortium. Changes in plant dominance drive global variation in herbivore effects on plant biodiversity. In Review Nature Ecology and Evolution.