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Date published: November 9, 2007

Recent Ups and Downs of the Yellowstone Caldera

The November 9, 2007 issue of Science Magazine features an article, Accelerated uplift and magmatic intrusion of the Yellowstone Caldera, 2004 to 2006, by YVO scientists from the University of Utah and USGS.

Date published: March 15, 2006

Satellite Technologies Detect Uplift in the Yellowstone Caldera

Yellowstone and other caldera systems are well-known for their continual ups and downs.

Date published: June 13, 2005

Truth, fiction and everything in between at Yellowstone

The June 2005 issue of Geotimes magazine includes an article by YVO Scientist-in-Charge Jake Lowenstern. The article, Truth, fiction and everything in between at Yellowstone, presents Lowenstern's views on public and media interest in Yellowstone and its volcanic potential.

Date published: June 28, 2004

Tracking Changes in Yellowstone's Restless Volcanic System

Satellite-based surveying techniques (InSAR) allow scientists to view changes to the ground surface at Yellowstone. For more information see the Tracking Changes in Yellowstone's Restless Volcanic System fact sheet.

Date published: May 3, 2004

2004 Yellowstone Earthquake Swarm

In April 2004 there was an increase in earthquake activity at Yellowstone National Park that drew interest from scientists and the public.

Date published: December 1, 2003

Thermal Activity at Norris Geyser Basin Provide Opportunity to Study Hydrothermal System

Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly article written by U.S. Geological Survey Yellowstone Volcano Observatory scientists and colleagues. This week's article is about monitoring the geysers in the Norris Geyser Basin.

Date published: May 14, 2001

Yellowstone Volcano Observatory Established

 

May 14, 2001 – The U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), Yellowstone National Park and the University of Utah have signed an agreement to establish the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory to strengthen long-term monitoring of earthquakes and the slumbering volcano beneath Yellowstone National Park. 

Date published: May 14, 2001

Yellowstone Volcano Observatory Established

 The U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), Yellowstone National Park and the University of Utah have signed an agreement to establish the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory to strengthen long-term monitoring of earthquakes and the slumbering volcano beneath Yellowstone National Park.

Date published: July 21, 1999

USGS Scientist Receives Award for Brucellosis Research in Greater Yellowstone Area

U.S. Geological Survey scientist Dr. Thomas J. Roffe received the Department of the Interior’s Superior Service Award for his outstanding contributions to wildlife health and natural resources management in the Greater Yellowstone Area during a recent meeting of the Greater Yellowstone Interagency Brucellosis Committee.

Date published: December 10, 1997

Yellowstone Earth Movements Compared to Heavy Breathing

Yellowstone National Park, the land of pristine scenery and wildlife, also "breathes" according to recent research. On Wednesday, December 10, Kenneth L. Pierce of the U.S. Geological Survey in Denver, Colo. will present geologic evidence showing that the central part of Yellowstone has been uplifting and subsiding or "breathing" about five times over the last 9,000 years.