Ranch in the Green River Valley, Wyoming

Image: Ranch in the Green River Valley, Wyoming

Detailed Description

A section of the Upper Green River Valley in western Wyoming, just south of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, showing different ecosystems (such as forests, wetlands, and aquatic habitats) whose capacities for carbon storage and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions will be assessed by the USGS. Scientists with the USGS are assessing the potential to store carbon in vegetation, soils and sediments, which is known as biological carbon sequestration. More information is available online.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1918 x 1200

Location Taken: Upper Green River Valley, WY, US