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Why study geysers?

July 30, 2021

Scientific research for more than two centuries has improved our understanding of Earth’s geysers. This knowledge provides insights into volcanic processes, the origin and environmental limits of life on Earth and potentially Mars, and on geysers on icy outer solar system satellites. Continued scientific research will help us understand and protect these natural wonders that attract millions of tourists annually.

Publication Year 2021
Title Why study geysers?
DOI 10.1029/2021EO161365
Authors Shaul Hurwitz, Michael Manga, Kathleen Campbell, Carolina Munoz-Saez, Eva Eibl
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Eos, American Geophysical Union
Index ID 70222515
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Volcano Science Center