Ingrid C. "Indy" Burke

Carl W. Knobloch, Jr. Dean;
Professor of Ecosystem Ecology

 
Publications (BETA)

This is a PARTIAL listing of recent publications, and it will continue to grow as we populate our publications database.

2017

  • Journal Article - Forthcoming
    Rottler, C. M., I. C. Burke, K. A. Palmquist, J. B. Bradford, and W. K. Lauenroth. “Current reclamation practices after oil and gas development do not speed up succession or plant community recovery in big sagebrush ecosystems in Wyoming.” Restoration Ecology (2017). DOI: 10.1111/rec.12543
  • 2016

  • Journal Article
    Martyn, T. E., J. B. Bradford, D. R. Schlaepfer, I. C. Burke, and W. K. Lauenroth. “Seed bank and big sagebrush plant community composition in a range margin for big sagebrush.” Ecosphere 7.10 (2016): e01453. DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.1453
  • 2015

  • Journal Article
    Korfanta, N. M., M. L. Mobley, and I. C. Burke. “Fertilizing Western Rangelands for Ungulate Conservation: An Assessment of Benefits and Risks.” Wildlife Society Bulletin 39.1 (2015): 1-8. DOI: 10.1002/wsb.519
  • Journal Article
    Avirmed, O., W. K. Lauenroth, I. C. Burke, and M. L. Mobley. “Sagebrush steppe recovery on 30-90-year-old abandoned oil and gas wells.” Ecosphere 6.7 (2015): 115. DOI: 10.1890/ES14-00175.1
  • 2014

  • Journal Article
    Mobley, M. L., M. J. Cleary, and I. C. Burke. “Inorganic Nitrogen Supply and Dissolved Organic Nitrogen Abundance Across the US Great Plains.” PLoS ONE 9.9 (2014): e107775. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0107775
  • Journal Article
    Mobley, M. L., R. L. McCulley, I. C. Burke, G. Peterson, D. S. Schimel, C. V. Cole, E. T. Elliott, and D. G. Westfall. “Grazing and No-Till Cropping Impacts on Nitrogen Retention in Dryland Agroecosystems.” Journal of Environmental Quality 43.6 (2014): 1963-1971. DOI: 10.2134/jeq2013.12.0530
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, J.B., D.R. Schlaepfer, W. K. Lauenroth, and I. C. Burke. “Shifts in plant functional types have time-dependent and regionally variable impacts on dryland ecosystem water balance.” Journal of Ecology 102.6 (2014): 1408-1418. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12289
  • Journal Article
    Avirmed, O., I. C. Burke, M. L. Mobley, W. K. Lauenroth, and D. R. Schlaepfer. “Natural recovery of soil organic matter in 30–90-year-old abandoned oil and gas wells in sagebrush steppe.” Ecosphere 5.3 (2014): 1-13. DOI: 10.1890/ES13-00272.1
  • Journal Article
    Evans, S. E., M. D. Wallenstein, and I. C. Burke. “Is bacterial moisture niche a good predictor of shifts in community composition under long-term drought?.” Ecology 95.1 (2014): 110-122. DOI: 10.1890/13-0500.1
  • Journal Article
    Gathany, M. and I. C. Burke. “The effects of forest thinning practices and altered nutrient supply on soil trace gas fluxes in Colorado.” Open Forestry Journal 4.3 (2014): 278-289. DOI: 10.4236/ojf.2014.43034
  • 2013

  • Journal Article
    Evans, S. E. and I. C. Burke. “Carbon and Nitrogen Decoupling Under an 11-Year Drought in the Shortgrass Steppe.” Ecosystems 16.1 (2013): 20-33. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-012-9593-4
  • Journal Article
    Burke, I. C., E. E. Bontti, J. E. Barrett, P. N. Lowe, W. K. Lauenroth, and R. Riggle. “Impact of labile and recalcitrant carbon treatments on available nitrogen and plant communities in a semiarid ecosystem.” Ecological Applications 23.3 (2013): 537-545. DOI: 10.1890/12-0015.1
  • 2012

  • Journal Article
    Gathany, M. A. and I. C. Burke. “DAYCENT Simulations to Test the Influence of Fire Regime and Fire Suppression on Trace Gas Fluxes and Nitrogen Biogeochemistry of Colorado Forests.” Forests 3.3 (2012): 506-527. DOI: 10.3390/f3030506
  • Journal Article
    Munson, S.M., W. K. Lauenroth, and I. C. Burke. “Soil carbon and nitrogen recovery on semiarid Conservation Reserve Program lands.” Journal of Arid Environments 79 (2012): 25-31. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2011.11.027
  • 2011

  • Journal Article
    Evans, S. E., I. C. Burke, and W. K. Lauenroth. “Controls on soil organic carbon and nitrogen in Inner Mongolia, China: A cross-continental comparison of temperate grasslands.” Global Biogeochemical Cycles 25.3 (2011): GB3006. DOI: 10.1029/2010GB003945
  • Journal Article
    Gathany, M. A. and I. C. Burke. “Post-fire soil fluxes of CO2, CH4 and N20 along the Colorado Front Range.” International Journal of Wildland Fire 20.7 (2011): 838-846. DOI: 10.1071/WF09135
  • Journal Article
    Evans, S. E., K. M. Byrne, W. K. Lauenroth, and I. C. Burke. “Defining the limit to resistance in a drought-tolerant grassland: long-term severe drought significantly reduces the dominant species and increases ruderals.” Journal of Ecology 99.6 (2011): 1500-1507. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2011.01864.x
  • Journal Article
    Bontti, E. E., I. C. Burke, and W. K. Lauenroth. “Nitrogen partitioning between microbes and plants in the shortgrass steppe.” Plant and Soil 342.1 (2011): 445-457. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-010-0708-4
  • 2010

  • Journal Article
    Adair, E. C. and I. C. Burke. “Plant phenology and life span influence soil pool dynamics: Bromus tectorum invasion of perennial C3-C4 grass communities.” Plant and Soil 335.1 (2010): 255-269. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-010-0413-3
  • Journal Article
    Currie, W. S., M. E. Harmon, I. C. Burke, S. C. Hart, W. J. Parton, and W. Silver. “Cross-biome transplants of plant litter show decomposition models extend to a broader climatic range but lose predictability at the decadal time scale.” Global Change Biology 16.6 (2010): 1744-1761. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02086.x
  • Journal Article
    Munson, S. M., T. J. Benton, W. K. Lauenroth, and I. C. Burke. “Soil carbon flux following pulse precipitation events in the shortgrass steppe.” Ecological Research 25.1 (2010): 205-211. DOI: 10.1007/s11284-009-0651-0
  • 2009

  • Journal Article
    Bontti, E. E., J. P. Decant, S. M. Munson, M. A. Gathany, A. Przeszlowska, M. L. Haddix, S. Owens, I. C. Burke, W. J. Parton, and M. E. Harmon. “Litter decomposition of grasslands in Central North America (US Great Plains).” Global Change Biology 15.5 (2009): 1356-1363. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01815.x
  • Journal Article
    Harmon, M. E., W. L. Silver, B. Fasth, H. Chen, I. C. Burke, W. J. Parton, S. C. Hart, and W. S. Currie. “Long-term patterns of mass loss during the decomposition of leaf and fine root litter: an intersite comparison.” Global Change Biology 15.5 (2009): 1320-1338. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01837.x
  • Journal Article
    McCulley, R. L., I. C. Burke, and W. K. Lauenroth. “Conservation of nitrogen increases with precipitation across a major grassland gradient in the Central Great Plains of North America.” Oecologia 159.3 (2009): 571-581. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-008-1229-1
  • Journal Article
    McHale, M. R., I. C. Burke, M. A. Lefsky, P. J. Peper, and E. G. McPherson. “Urban forest biomass estimates: is it important to use allometric relationships developed specifically for urban trees?.” Urban Ecosystems 12.1 (2009): 95-113. DOI: 10.1007/s11252-009-0081-3
  • 2008

  • Journal Article
    Adair, E. C., W. J. Parton, S. J. Del Grosso, W. L. Silver, M. E. Harmon, S. A. Hall, I. C. Burke, and S. C. Hall, . “Simple three-pool model accurately describes patterns of long-term litter decomposition in diverse climates.” Global Change Biology 14.11 (2008): 2636-2660. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01674.x
  • Journal Article
    Adair, E. C., I. C. Burke, and W. K. Lauenroth. “Contrasting effects of resource availability and plant mortality on plant community invasion by Bromus tectorum L.” Plant and Soil 304.1 (2008): 103-115. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-007-9525-9
  • Journal Article
    Hamman, S. T., I. C. Burke, and E. E. Knapp. “Soil nutrients and microbial activity after early and late season prescribed burns in a Sierra Nevada mixed conifer forest.” Forest Ecology and Management 256.3 (2008): 367-374. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2008.04.030
  • Journal Article
    Otgonsuren, A., C. E. Goulden, I. C. Burke, and B. Bulgan. “Soil CO2 flux in Hövsgöl National Park, Northern Mongolia.” Mongolian Journal of Biological Sciences 6.1-2 (2008): 31-38. Link
  • Edited Book
    Lauenroth, W. K. and I. C. Burke. Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective. Ed. W. K. Lauenroth and I.C. Burke. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. Link
  • Book Chapter
    Milchunas, D. G., W. K. Lauenroth, I. C. Burke, and J. K. Detling. “Effects of Grazing on Vegetation.” Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective. Ed. W. K. Lauenroth and I. C. Burke. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 536p. Link
  • Book Chapter
    Lauenroth, W. K., D. G. Milchunas, O. E. Sala, I. C. Burke, and J. A. Morgan. “Net Primary Production in the Shortgrass Steppe.” Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective. Ed. W. K. Lauenroth and I.C. Burke. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 536p. Link
  • Book Chapter
    Burke, I. C., A. R. Mosier, P. B. Hook, D. G. Milchunas, J. E. Barrett, M. A. Vinton, R. L. McCulley, J. P. Kaye, R. A. Gill, H. E. Epstein, R. H. Kelly, W. J. Parton, C. M. Yonker, P. Lowe, and W. K. Lauenroth. “Soil Organic Matter and Nutrient Dynamics of Shortgrass Steppe Ecosystems.” Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective. Ed. W. K. Lauenroth and I. C. Burke. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 536p. Link
  • Book Chapter
    Mosier, A. R., W. J. Parton, R. E. Martin, D. W. Valentine, D. S. Ojima, D. S. Schimel, I. C. Burke, E. C. Adair, and S. J. Del Grosso. “Soil-Atmosphere Exchange of Trace Gasses in the Colorado Shortgrass Steppe.” Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective. Ed. W. K. Lauenroth and I. C. Burke. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 536p. Link
  • Book Chapter
    Burke, I. C., W. K. Lauenroth, M. F. Antolin, J. D. Derner, D. G. Milchunas, J. A. Morgan, and P. Stapp. “The Future of the Shortgrass Steppe.” Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective. Ed. W. K. Lauenroth and I. C. Burke. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 536p. Link
  • Book Chapter
    D. P. C. Peters, W. K. Lauenroth, and I. C. Burke. “The role of disturbances in shortgrass steppe community and ecosystem dynamics.” Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective. Ed. W. K. Lauenroth and I.C. Burke. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 536p. Link
  • Book Chapter
    Parton, W. J., S. J. Del Grosso, I. C. Burke, and D. S. Ojima. “The Shortgrass Steppe and Ecosystem Modeling.” Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective. Ed. W. K. Lauenroth and I. C. Burke. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 536p. Link
  • Book Chapter
    Lauenroth, W. K., I. C. Burke, and J. A. Morgan. “The Shortgrass Steppe: The Region and Research Sites.” Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective. Ed. W. K. Lauenroth and I. C. Burke. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 536p. Link
  • Journal Article
    Cleland, E. E., C. M. Clark, S. L. Collins, J. E. Fargione, L. Gough, K. L. Gross, D. G. Milchunas, S. C. Pennings, W. D. Bowman, I. C. Burke, W. K. Lauenroth, G. P. Robertson, J. C. Simpson, D. Tilman, and K. N. Suding. “Species Responses to Nitrogen Fertilization in Herbaceous Plant Communities, and Associated Species Traits. (Data Paper).” Ecology 89.4 (2008): 1175-1175. DOI: 10.1890/07-1104.1
  • 2007

  • Journal Article
    Hamman, S. T., I. C. Burke, and M. E. Stromberger. “Relationships between microbial community structure and soil environmental conditions in a recently burned system.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 39.7 (2007): 1703-1711. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2007.01.018
  • Journal Article
    Parton, W., W. L. Silver, I. C. Burke, L. Grassens, M. E. Harmon, W. S. Currie, J. Y. King, E. C. Adair, L. A. Brandt, S. C. Hart, and B. Fasth. “Global-scale similarities in nitrogen release patterns during long-term decomposition.” Science 315.5810 (2007): 361-364. DOI: 10.1126/science.1134853
  • Journal Article
    McHale, M. R., E. G. McPherson, and I. C. Burke. “The potential of urban tree plantings to be cost effective in carbon credit markets.” Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 6.1 (2007): 49-60. DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2007.01.001