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Biology

Dr. Steve Rothenberger

Dr. Steve Rothenberger

Professor
Bruner Hall of Science, 319
(308) 865-8883
rothenberges@unk.edu

Areas of Interest:
  • Plant Ecology & Plant Taxonomy

Degrees:

Professional Affiliations:
Dissertation:
  • Rothenberger, S. J.  1978.  Effects of cadmium, zinc, lead and molybdenum on germination and growth of selected grasses. Ph. D. Dissertation, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota. 152 pp.
Publications:
  • Rothenberger, S. J., Veloso, S. L., and McGee, J. J.  2010.  A floristic analysis and comparison of two wet meadows in the Middle and South Loup River valleys of Nebraska.  Proceedings of the North American Prairie Conference 21:69-81.
  • Rothenberger, S. J.  2008.  Hannibal Woods: an eastern deciduous forest remnant in Howard County, Nebraska.Transactions of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences 31:1-14.
  • Sorenson, G. E., Smith, D. L., Rothenberger, S. J. and Albrecht, M. C.  2008.  Effects of black-tailed prairie dogs on mixed grass prairies in central NebraskaProceedings of the North American Prairie Conference 20:333-340.
  • Veloso, S. L., Rothenberger, S. J.  2008.  A quantitative study and floristic quality analysis of a botanically diverse lowlandProceedings of the North American Prairie Conference 20:113-126. Rothenberger,S. J. 2000. A floristic study and species checklist for the Republican River Valley in Nebraska, with emphasis on plants of concern for conservation. Transactions of the Nebraska Academy of Science 26:1-15.
  • Rothenberger,S. J.  2000.  Introduction. Pages 8-9 in: A Prairie Mosaic: An Atlas of Central Nebraska's Land, Culture, and Nature (edited by S. J. Rothenberger, & S. George-Bloomfield), Kearney, Nebraska: University of Nebraska at Kearney.
  • Rothenberger,S. J.  2000.  Plants of the prairie: the transition between east and west. Pages 54-61 in: A Prairie Mosaic: An Atlas of Central Nebraska's Land, Culture, and Nature (edited by S. J. Rothenberger, & S. George-Bloomfield), Kearney, Nebraska: University of Nebraska at Kearney.
  • Rothenberger,S. J., & S. George-Bloomfield (Editors).  2000.  A Prairie Mosaic: An Atlas of Central Nebraska's Land, Culture, and Nature. Kearney, Nebraska: University of Nebraska at Kearney. 243 pp.
  • Nagel, H. G., & Rothenberger, S. J.  1999.  Effect of water table depth on plant communities in the Loup River riparian wetlands.  Proceedings of the North American Prairie Conference 16:216-225.
  • Rothenberger,S. J.  1999.  Management practices and plant diversity on some privately owned meadows in the Middle Loup River Valley.  Center for Grassland Studies 5(3):3.
  • Rothenberger, S. J.  1998.  Vegetation of the loess hills prairie.  Platte Valley Review 26(2):63-73.
  • Rothenberger, S. J.  1996.  Cyperaceae in Dodge County, Nebraska: new records.  Prairie Naturalist 28(1):27-29.
  • Nagel, H. G., C. Bicak, L. Spessard-Schueth, S. J. Rothenberger, M. Williams, M. Biddlecome, J. Crawford, J. Osterhaus, & T. Walz.  1995.  A comparison of 279 prairies in central Nebraska. Pages 89-119 in The Proceedings of the Platte River Basin Ecosystem Symposium (edited by M. Eckert). Kearney, Nebraska.
  • Rothenberger,S. J.  1995.  Plant community analysis of Schultz Prairie, Webster County, NebraskaProceedings of the North American Prairie Conference 14:35-41.
  • Rothenberger,S. J.  1994.  A floristic analysis of the Marian Othmer and C. Bertrand Schultz Prairie.  Transactions of the Nebraska Academy of Science 21:21-30.
  • Rothenberger,S. J., & C. J. Bicak.  1993.  Plants. Pages 18-28 in The Platte River: an Atlas of the Big Bend Region (edited by A. Jenkins) Kearney, Nebraska: University of Nebraska at Kearney. 194 pp.
  • Rothenberger,S. J.  1992.  Establishment and management of a campus prairie demonstrationProceedings of the North American Prairie Conference 12:189-192.

Popular Publications:
  • Rothenberger, S. J.  1993.  Eastern deciduous forest. In: Walk in the Woods.  Nebraskaland 71(1):20-35.
  • Rothenberger,S. J.  1990.  Trees increase property values.  Fremont Tribune (March 3).

Publications Outside Biology:
  • Rothenberger, S. J.  2002.  The emergence of rock'n'roll in Nebraska: from garage bands to traveling shows.  Platte Valley Review 30(1):17-24.
  • George-Bloomfield, S., & Rothenberger, S. J. (Editors).  2002.  A presidential visit: University of Nebraska Kearney 2000. Kearney, Nebraska: University of Nebraska at Kearney. 44 pp.
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