- Photo captures the Rio Grande, volcanic San Luis Hills, and Blanca Peak massif in the San Luis Basin, part of the Rio Grande rift. The basin - currently being studied by the USGS - is of interest for groundwater, petroleum, and mineral resources.
- The Lower Yellowstone Falls, Yellowstone River, taken in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA on January 1st, 2010.
- A female grizzly bear family rambles through Yellowstone National Park. USGS researchers study population dynamics of these bears, as well as hazards they face. This information is used by resource managers and decision makers.