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Yellowstone Volcano Observatory

October 25, 2008

Eruption of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser. Yellowstone hosts the world's largest and most diverse collection of natural thermal features, which are the surface expression of magmatic heat at shallow depths in the crust. The Yellowstone system is monitored by the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory (YVO), a partnership among the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Yellowstone National Park, and the University of Utah. YVO is one of five USGS Volcano Hazards Program observatories that monitor U.S. volcanoes for science and public safety. Learn more about Yellowstone and YVO at http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/yvo.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2008
Title Yellowstone Volcano Observatory
DOI 10.3133/gip77
Authors Dina Y. Venezky, Jacob Lowenstern
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title General Information Product
Series Number 77
Index ID gip77
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Volcano Hazards Program