Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: South Dakota
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

South Dakota Project


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

August 2012 - September 2016


Personnel

Participating Agencies

  • U.S. Geological Survey

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 Publications Publication Date
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 2016-09-30
Presentations Presentation Date
Cressey, R. L., J. E. Austin, and J. D. Stafford. Changes in wetland plant communities and wetland conditions in the Prairie Pothole Region after 50 years. North Dakota Chapter The Wildlife Conference, Mandan, North Dakota. 11 February 2015 2015-02-11
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. 2013-06-05
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 2014-05-20
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 2014-01-26
Cressey, R.L., J.E. Austin, and J.D. Stafford. Changes in species abundance in wetland zones in the Prairie Pothole Region after 50 years. Annual Meeting of Society of Wetland Scientists, Corpus Christi, Texas. 3 June 2016. 2016-06-03
Cressey, R.L., J.E. Austin, and J.D. Stafford. Changes in wetland plant communities and wetland conditions in the Prairie Pothole Region after 50 years. Annual Meeting of Society of Wetland Scientists, Providence, Rhode Island. 2 June 2015 2015-06-02
Cressey, R.L., J.E. Austin, and J.D. Stafford. Changes in wetland plant communities and wetland conditions in the Prairie Pothole Region after 50 years. Annual Meeting of South Dakota Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Oacoma, South Dakota. 23 February 2015 2015-02-23
Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
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. 2016-06-30