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January 21, 2014
Leslie  Gordon 650-329-4006

The Yellowstone Volcano: Past, Present and Future

Monitoring the Sleeping Giant Beneath Yellowstone National Park

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Free USGS Public Lecture January 23

January Public Lecture Flyer.
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MENLO PARK, Calif. —What is all the buzz about in the Yellowstone area? Is it really dangerous? On January 23rd Jake Lowenstern, Scientist-in-Charge of Yellowstone Volcano Observatory will explain what is happening now with earthquakes, ground uplift, and steam explosions. He will also tell us about the amazing geological history of Yellowstone National Park and how USGS scientists are monitoring the area and other volcanoes in order to forecast future eruptions.


Jake Lowenstern, USGS Scientist-in-Charge, Yellowstone Volcano Observatory


Slide-show-illustrated presentation: “The Yellowstone Volcano: Past, Present and Future
– Monitoring the sleeping giant beneath Yellowstone National Park”


Thursday, January 23, 2014
12 p.m. —Lecture preview for USGS employees and news media representatives 7 p.m.—Public lecture open to all
(both presentations will be live-streamed over the Internet)


U.S. Geological Survey
Building 3 Auditorium, second floor
345 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025

More info and directions:

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