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Date published: December 9, 2019

Renesting propensity, intervals, and reproductive success data for the Northern Great Plains Piping Plover, a threatened shorebird species 2014-2016

This data set is part of a data release as a companion to a to be published manuscript titled "Low renesting propensity and reproductive success make renesting unproductive for the threatened Piping Plover, Charadrius melodus" Upon reproductive failure, many bird species may make a secondary attempt at nesting. This data set includes four tabular digital data files representing values rel

Date published: November 21, 2019

Data release in support of “A case study examining the efficacy of drainage setbacks for limiting effects to wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region, USA”

A study was conducted to assess the efficacy of drainage setbacks for limiting effects to wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region, USA. Surface-water levels, along with primary components of the wetland water balance, were monitored at four wetland catchments over 3 years. During the second year of the study, subsurface drainage systems were installed in two of the wetland catchments using...

Date published: November 21, 2019

Data release in support of “A case study examining the efficacy of drainage setbacks for limiting effects to wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region, USA”

A study was conducted to assess the efficacy of drainage setbacks for limiting effects to wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region, USA. Surface-water levels, along with primary components of the wetland water balance, were monitored at four wetland catchments over 3 years. During the second year of the study, subsurface drainage systems were installed in two of the wetland catchments using

Date published: November 13, 2019

Water chemistry of cropped wetlands and associated subsurface drainage system discharge in the Prairie Pothole Region of North Dakota, 2013–2015

A field study was conducted in the Prairie Pothole Region of North Dakota to examine potential effects of localized subsurface drainage systems on wetland hydrology. As part of discrete studies utilizing the study sites (wetland catchments) from this study, samples of wetland surface water and subsurface drainage system effluent were collected from 2013–2016 and analyzed for standard...

Date published: November 13, 2019

Water chemistry of cropped wetlands and associated subsurface drainage system discharge in the Prairie Pothole Region of North Dakota, 2013–2015

A field study was conducted in the Prairie Pothole Region of North Dakota to examine potential effects of localized subsurface drainage systems on wetland hydrology. As part of discrete studies utilizing the study sites (wetland catchments) from this study, samples of wetland surface water and subsurface drainage system effluent were collected from 2013–2016 and analyzed for standar

Date published: November 12, 2019

Dissolved greenhouse gas concentrations and fluxes from Wetlands P7 and P8 of the Cottonwood Lake Study area, Stutsman County, North Dakota, 2015

A study was conducted to assess the relationships among carbon mineralization, sulfate reduction and greenhouse gas emissions in prairie pothole wetlands. These data are for dissolved methane and carbon dioxide concentrations and fluxes. Dissolved gas concentrations in the water column and fluxes to the atmosphere were estimated from April through November, 2015 for wetlands P7 and P8 of the...

Date published: November 5, 2019

Soil properties and greenhouse gas fluxes of Prairie Pothole Region wetlands: a comprehensive data release

This data release encompass numerous studies examining soil properties and greenhouse gas fluxes of Prairie Pothole Region (PPR) wetland catchments. The PPR is one of the largest wetland ecosystems in the world, encompassing approximately 770,000 square kilometers of the north-central U.S. and south-central Canada, with the U.S. portion including parts of Iowa, Minnesota, South Dako

Date published: October 31, 2019

Aquatic invertebrates and vegetation and water-quality of Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota: 2013-2014

During 2013 and 2014 aquatic invertebrates were collected and vegetation was inventoried from sample locations distributed throughout Pool 10 and West Pool of Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge. Invertebrate sampling was conducted using aquatic activity traps and by collecting organisms from submersed vegetation. Vegetation was inventoried through a combination of visual observation and...

Date published: October 21, 2019

Wolf Hematology in the Superior National Forest, 1989-1993

Hematology and body mass were studied in nine female and five male free-ranging wolves in the Superior National Forest handled 4-17 times during 1989-1993. The dataset includes the following data for each wolf studied: wolf identifier, dates caught, sex, age, body mass in kg, adjusted body mass in kg, and values of hemoglobin (Hb), red blood cells (RBC), mean corpuscular

Date published: October 8, 2019

Characterization of whooping crane migrations and stopover sites used in the Central Flyway, 2010-2016

These data were developed to support an effort to characterize migration strategies in the U.S. Great Plains and Canadian Prairies and to explore sources of heterogeneity in their migration strategy, including space use, timing, and performance. Data come from locations and other information related to 58 marked Whooping Cranes (Grus americana) from 2010–2016. These data represe

Date published: October 8, 2019

Characterization of whooping crane migration space use in the Central Flyway, 2010-2016, spatial data

These data were developed to support an effort to characterize migration strategies in the U.S. Great Plains and Canadian Prairies and to explore sources of heterogeneity in their migration strategy, including space use, timing, and performance. Data come from locations and other information related to 58 marked Whooping Cranes (Grus americana) from 2010–2016. These data represe

Date published: January 1, 2019

Diurnal patterns of methane flux from a depressional, seasonal wetland

Data on diurnal variation in wetland methane flux were collected to 1) improve understanding of short-term, mechanistic drivers of methane flux, and 2) inform sampling protocols to achieve research objectives. An automated gas flux sampling system was used to measure methane flux every 2.5–4 hours for over 230 diel cycles over the course of three growing seasons (2013–20