Watershed Research at Konza—Tallgrass Prairie

by J. K. Koelliker, Kansas State Univ, Manhattan, KS, USA,
M. E. Gurtz, Kansas State Univ, Manhattan, KS, USA,
G. R. Marzolf, Kansas State Univ, Manhattan, KS, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulics and Hydrology in the Small Computer Age


The Konza Prairie Research Natural Area is the only tallgrass prairie site in the network of Long-Term Ecological Research sites. Watershed research at Konza is designed to assist in increasing the understanding of water and nutrient cycling in the ecosystem and evaluating the role of fire and grazing on the maintenance of the ecosystem. Brief descriptions of the hydrology, instrumentation, and short-term results are presented.

Subject Headings: Watersheds | Maintenance | Instrumentation | Hydrology | Fires | Aquatic habitats | Nutrients | Ecosystems | Kansas | United States

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