Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK)

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Researchers Drilling the top meter of the Ice Patch
August 29, 2016

Researchers Drilling the top meter of the Ice Patch

Mike Jayred runs the drill while Greg Pederson stabilizies the outer barrel.  Craig Lee and Danny Stahle wait to assist with extraction of the first meter of ice.

Researchers Drilling the top meter of the Ice Patch
August 29, 2016

Researchers Drilling the top meter of the Ice Patch

Mike Jayred runs the drill while Greg Pederson stabilizies the outer barrel.  Craig Lee and Danny Stahle wait to assist with extraction of the first meter of ice.

Bottom of the Ice Core
August 29, 2016

Bottom of the Ice Core

Craig Lee holds the ice drill with the end of the first ice core segment exposed.  The sample will next be measured, logged, and processed in the field. 

Ice patch in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
August 12, 2016

Ice patch in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

An ancient ice patch located in the northeastern corner of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Ice patch in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
August 12, 2016

Ice patch in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

An ancient ice patch located in the northeastern corner of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

Researchers Scouting a Drilling Location on an Ice Patch
August 12, 2016

Researchers Scouting a Drilling Location on an Ice Patch

Craig Lee and Mike Jayred scout a potential drilling location for extracting an ice core.

July 27, 2016

Ivanpah Video Clip

The video shows smaller smoking objects (insects). Dark objects (birds) are flying above the tower. We are uncertain of the origin of dark trails following the birds. 
 

July 27, 2016

Ivanpah Video Clip

The video shows small smoking objects (insects) and a larger object (bird) as it begins to smoke when entering the solar flux. The turquoise window is the thermal camera view of this same event.

July 18, 2016

Inside USGS, No. 6, Ken Pierce, Heavy Breathing of Yellowstone Caldera

Dr. Kenneth Pierce studied the geology and geomorphology of the greater Yellowstone area for nearly his entire career with the U.S. Geological Survey. From 1965 to present, Dr. Pierce has mapped glacial deposits, pioneered Quaternary dating techniques, conducted research on the Yellowstone Hot Spot, studied the geothermal areas, explored the geology of archaeological sites

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July 18, 2016

Inside USGS, No. 5, Pleistocene Glaciations of Greater Yellowstone

Dr. Kenneth Pierce studied the geology and geomorphology of the greater Yellowstone area for nearly his entire career with the U.S. Geological Survey. From 1965 to present, Dr. Pierce has mapped glacial deposits, pioneered Quaternary dating techniques, conducted research on the Yellowstone Hot Spot, studied the geothermal areas, explored the geology of archaeological sites

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Research team in the Northern Cascades.
July 7, 2016

USGS - NOROCK Research team in the Northern Cascades.

USGS - NOROCK field team in the Northern Cascades studying Hoary marmots and American pika and snowpack dynamics.  

An American bullfrog.
June 30, 2016

American bullfrog close-up

An American bullfrom is native to most eastern states, but considered invasive in the moutain west.