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Range Science

 


Edward (Shawn) DeKeyser, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Office: 205B Morrill Hall 
Phone: (701) 231-7868
E-mail: edward.dekeyser@ndsu.edu

Research interests:
Wetland Ecology
Wetland Assessment and Monitoring
Invasive Species Ecology and Management
Native Prairie Restoration

Training/Education: 
Ph.D., Animal and Range Sciences - North Dakota State University, 2000 
M.S., Animal and Range Sciences - North Dakota State University, 1995 
B.S., Biology – Jamestown College, 1991

Courses taught:
RNG 450/650, Range Plants
RNG 454/654, Wetland Resources Management
RNG 462/662, Rangeland Planning and Analysis
RNG 716 Agrostology
RNG 717, Aquatic Vascular Plants

Selected Publications:

DeKeyser, E.S., M. Meehan, G. Clambey, K. Krabbenhoft.  (In Press).  Cool season invasive grasses in Northern Great Plains natural areas.  Natural Areas Journal.

DeKeyser, S., M. Meehan, K. Sedivec, and C. Lura.  2010.  Potential management alternatives for invaded rangelands in the Northern Great Plains.  Rangelands 32(5):26-31.

Alexander, B.W., D. Kirby, M. Biondini, and E. DeKeyser. 2010. Cattle grazing reduces survival and reproduction of the western prairie fringed orchid. The Prairie Naturalist 42:46-49.

Alexander, B.W., D. Kirby, M. Biondini, and E. DeKeyser. 2010. In situ development of western prairie fringed orchid seeds, protocorms, and seedlings in grazed and non-grazed prairie habitat. The Prairie Naturalist 42:50-54.

Alexander, B.W., D. Kirby, M. Biondini, and E. DeKeyser. 2010. Seed production and maturation of the western prairie fringed orchid. The Prairie Naturalist 42:55-60.

Paradeis, B.L., E. S. DeKeyser, and D. Kirby. 2010. Evaluation of restored and native prairie pothole region plant communities following an environmental gradient. Natural Areas J. 30:500-510.

DeKeyser, E. M., Biondini, D. Kirby, and C. Hargiss. 2008. Low prairie plant communities as a function of disturbance: physical parameters. Ecological Indicators 9:296-306.

Hargiss , C.L.M., E.S. DeKeyser, D.R. Kirby, and M.J. Ell. 2008. Regional assessment of wetland plant communities using the index of plant community integrity . Ecological Indicators 8: 303-307.

Mita, D., D. Kirby and E.S. DeKeyser. 2007. Developing a wetland condition prediction model using landscape structure variability . Wetlands, 27: 1124-1133.

Braun, T.A., J.L. Richardson, and E.S. DeKeyser. 2007. Wildfire induced soil water repellency on Badland hillslopes in North Dakota. Soil Survey Horizons, 47: 74-78.

Rogers, W.M., D.R. Kirby, P.E. Nyren, B.D. Patton, and E.S. DeKeyser. 2005. Grazing intensity effects on Northern Plains mixed-grass prairie. Prairie Naturalist, 37: 73-83.

Phillips, R.L., O. Beeri, and E.S. DeKeyser. 2005. Remote wetland assessment for Missouri Coteau prairie glacial basins. Wetlands, 25: 335-349. 


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Range Science Program
School of Natural Resources Science
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8901 - Fax: (701) 231-7861
Campus address: Walster Hall 106
Mailing address: Dept 7680 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Barb Magnusson

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 9:24:38 AM