Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK)

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Search here for some of our available field imagery and videos. Can't find what you are looking for? Contact sbeldin@usgs.gov to see what we have available.

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Image: Female Grizzly Bear with Cub
April 30, 2012

Female Grizzly Bear with Cub

A female grizzly with a cub. Adult females are considered the most important segment of the Greater Yellowstone grizzly population and consequently are a major focus of USGS research and monitoring.

Thermal image of wolves howling
February 24, 2012

Thermal image of wolves howling

Thermal imagery detects heat loss in wolves to help assess presence or severity of disease, such as mange. 

USGS scientist Dave Brandt holds a captured whooping crane .
December 6, 2011

USGS scientist holds a captured whooping crane.

USGS scientist Dave Brandt holds a captured whooping crane while Dr. Barry Hartup with the International Crane Foundation assesses the bird's health before marking.

Pit tagging a fish
September 12, 2011

Pit tagging a fish

USGS scientist Robert Al-Chokhachy places a pit tag in a trout to track movement.

July 20, 2011

Grizzly bear with cubs rubbing on a bridge

Bears rub on many objects other than trees. This clip shows a grizzly bear with two yearlings rubbing on a wooden bridge on a decommissioned forest road. Barbed wire is attached to the wooden bridge beams and the bear rub tree next to the bridge to collect bear hair. This footage is still photos from a remote camera that have been stitched together in sequence.

July 1, 2011

Grizzly bear rubbing on a bridge

Bears rub on many objects other than trees. This clip shows a grizzly bear rubbing on a wooden bridge on a decommissioned forest road. Barbed wire is attached to the wodden bridge beams and the bear rub tree next to the bridge to collect bear hair. This footage is still photos from a remote camera that have been stitched together in sequence.

Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park.
December 31, 2010

Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park.

Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park.

Image: Prairie Pothole Dragonfly
December 31, 2010

Prairie Pothole Dragonfly

A dragonfly sits among prairie grasses at a USGS research site in the Williston Basin where scientists are looking at the impacts of oil well brine contamination on prairie pothole wetland communities.

Clements - 2010
December 31, 2010

Clements - 2010

Clements Glacier - 2010

A meltwater stonefly larva (Lednia tumana) sits on a cobbled snow fed stream in Glacier National Park.
August 27, 2010

A meltwater stonefly larva (Lednia tumana)

A meltwater stonefly larva (Lednia tumana) sits on a cobbled snow fed stream in Glacier National Park. The species is threatened by climate warming induced glacier and snow loss and has been petitioned for protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act due to climate-change-induced habitat loss.

Image: Iceberg Lake
August 1, 2010

Iceberg Lake

On Iceberg Lake in Glacier National Park, ice from the glacier is breaking up and melting at a rapid rate.  Cold, glacier fed waters provide crucial habitat for native aquatic species such as trout, and as the ice is disappearing, so are the ideal habitats to sustain native ecosystems.