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Yellowstone Volcano Observatory

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The Yellowstone Volcano Observatory (YVO) is a consortium of nine state and federal agencies who provide timely monitoring and hazard assessment of volcanic, hydrothermal, and earthquake activity in the Yellowstone Plateau region. The USGS arm of YVO is also responsible for monitoring and reporting on volcanic activity in the intermountain west U.S. states.



Using high-resolution commercial satellite images to help map and monitor Yellowstone’s thermal areas


Why do volcano observatories describe seismic activity so differently?


Which is more hazardous to Yellowstone visitors, wildlife or hot springs?