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Rainfall Manipulation Plots (RaMPs) experiment: Konza Prairie LTER scientists are addressing the consequences of climate change using a unique experimental facility (the Rainfall Manipulation Plots, RaMPs) that allows them altered rainfall patterns and increase temperatures over replicated plots of native tallgrass prairie. Understanding the interactive effects of more extreme rainfall patterns and warmer temperatures will be critical for the sustainability of grassland resources and ecosystem services under future climates. 7/2005.