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Grinnell Glacier Mather Overlook 2008 in color
Date Published: April 8, 2016
Status: Active

Grinnell Glacier Mather Overlook, 1920 - 2008

The 1920 photo shows National Park Service Director, Steven Mather, on Piatt Path near present day Grinnell Glacier Overlook. A man strikes a similar pose in the 2008 repeat photograph.

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Contacts: Lisa McKeon
Grinnell Glacier Overlook 2013
Date Published: April 8, 2016
Status: Active

Grinnell Glacier Overlook 1940 - 2013

Grinnell Glacier taken from the Grinnell Glacier Overlook off the Highline Trail, Glacier National Park. The view of Grinnell Glacier taken circa 1940 shows the early formation of Upper Grinnell Lake, a proglacial lake visible at the terminus of the glacier. The 2013 photo shows a dramatic increase in the size of the lake as a result of melting ice. 

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Contacts: Lisa McKeon
Grinnell Glacier Overlook Portrait 2013
Date Published: April 8, 2016
Status: Active

Grinnell Glacier Overlook - Portrait 1910 - 2013

Portrait image of Grinnell Glacier taken from the Highline Trail, Glacier National Park. 

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Contacts: Lisa McKeon
Grinnell Glacier from the summit of Mount Gould 2013
Date Published: April 7, 2016
Status: Active

Grinnell Glacier from the summit of Mount Gould 1941 - 2013

This is a view of Grinnell Glacier from the summit of Mount Gould. 

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Grinnell Glacier from Lake Josephine 2008 in color.
Date Published: April 7, 2016
Status: Active

Grinnell Glacier from Lake Josephine, 1914 - 1938 - 2008

Grinnell Glacier from the shore of Lake Josephine in 1914, 1938, and 2008. 

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Contacts: Lisa McKeon
Grinnell Glacier from Footbridge 2008 in color.
Date Published: April 7, 2016
Status: Active

Grinnell Glacier from footbridge 1920-2008

In addition to the change in the size of Grinnell Glacier, there is obvious change in the foreground streamside vegetation between these two images. 

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Contacts: Lisa McKeon
Grinnell Glacier from Footbridge 2008 in color.
Date Published: April 7, 2016
Status: Active

Grinnell Glacier from footbridge 1887-2008

Among the earliest photos of Grinnell Glacier, this 1887 image shows the immense extent and depth of the glacier at the turn of the 20th century. The glacier has responded to temperature and precipitation in the past 100 years, resulting in it’s obvious reduction in size. 

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Grinnell Glacier from trail 2008 in color.
Date Published: April 7, 2016
Status: Active

Grinnell Glacier from trail 1911-2008

Nearly a century after Stanton’s photograph was taken, Grinnell Glacier has receded into it’s cirque basin and is no longer visible from the trail above Grinnell Lake. 

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Grinnell Glacier from trail 2008.
Date Published: April 7, 2016
Status: Active

Grinnell Glacier from trail 1910-2008

Grinnell Glacier taken from the Grinnell Glacier trail, Glacier National Park. 

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Grinnell Glacier from trail 2008 - color
Date Published: April 7, 2016
Status: Active

Grinnell Glacier from trail 1900-2008

In 1900 Grinnell Glacier’s mass filled the cirque basin. This early photo shows the glacier’s height along the headwall and how it was once joined the upper ice portion, now called The Salamander. 

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Grinnell Glacier 2013
Date Published: April 7, 2016
Status: Active

Grinnell Glacier 1887 - 2013

Heavy vegetation cover in the recent photo made this repeat photo location difficult to find. The glacial front (terminus) is over a kilometer away from this location in the 2013 photo. 

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Grant Glacier - 1998
Date Published: April 7, 2016
Status: Active

Grant Glacier, 1902 - 1998

Grant Glacier from Grant Ridge, Flathead National Forest, Montana. 

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February 18, 2016

Westslope cutthroat trout and bull trout in the North Fork of the Flathead River, Montana.

Westslope cutthroat trout and bull trout in the North Fork of the Flathead River, Montana.

February 18, 2016

Getting the Shot

USGS scientist shoots a repeat photograph of Grinnell Glacier in Glacier National Park to illustrate glacial recession due to impacts of climate change.

February 17, 2016

Top of the world.

USGS scientist Greg Pederson and field collaborator set up a repeat photograph in Glacier National Park.  

Graphic of Williston Basin Oil and Gas Wells, North Dakota, South Dakota and Eastern Montana, 2016
January 1, 2016

Graphic of Williston Basin Oil and Gas Wells

This is a graphic showing the boundary of the Williston Basin Province and Oil and Gas Wells, North Dakota, South Dakota and Eastern Montana, 2016

A mother grizzly bear and her cub in Yellowstone National Park.
December 31, 2015

A mother grizzly bear and her cub in Yellowstone National Park.

A USGS grizzly bear researcher snapped this picture of a mother grizzly bear and her cub in Yellowstone National Park. Recent research shows that fffspring of grizzly bear mothers with a history of human-bear conflicts are more likely to be involved in human-bear conflicts than offspring of mothers without a history of human-bear conflicts. 

USGS staff dig snowpits to evaluate the snow structure after a wet snow avalanche cycle.
December 31, 2015

USGS staff dig snowpits to evaluate the snow structure.

USGS staff dig snowpits to evaluate the snow structure after a wet snow avalanche cycle. This helps identify weak layers responsible for wet slab avalanches along the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park.

Publication cover: Montana StreamStats
December 31, 2015

Montana StreamStats

Publication cover: Montana StreamStats

Scientific Investigations Report 2015-5019

Prepared in cooperation with the Montana Department of Environmental Quality, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, and the Montana Department of Transportation

Montana crest-stage gage network sites map
December 31, 2015

Montana crest-stage gage network sites map

Montana crest-stage gage network sites map

Aerial view of the Williston Basin
December 31, 2015

Aerial view of the Williston Basin

Aerial view of the Williston Basin

Filtering water for eDNA sample collection in Yellowstone National Park between Lewis and Shoshone Lakes.
December 31, 2015

Filtering water for eDNA sample collection.

Filtering water for eDNA sample collection in Yellowstone National Park between Lewis and Shoshone Lakes.

Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK)

Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK)

Scientists from the Center work in the northern Rocky Mountains and across the U.S. Many work throughout the world on issues as diverse as global climate change, aquatic ecology, wildlife diseases, bison ecology, and large carnivores.

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Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center

Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center

The Water Science Center's hydrologists, engineers, geospatial analysts, hydrologic technicians, geologists, and support staff work to provide hydrologic data and interpretive studies.

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