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Logging the trench
September 15, 2017

Teton Fault

The team starts logging the trench in the cold.

Scientist analyzes the main fault line
September 15, 2017

Teton Fault

Ryan gold puts his finger on the main fault, marked by the juxtaposition of lighter tan colored material above orangey weathered bedrock. 

September 15, 2017

Teton Fault

Rich snaps a photo of a heavenly looking sunshine beam directly over the trench site from his flight back to Jackson.

Pipetting for DNA analysis using loop-mediated isothermal amplification
September 14, 2017

Pipetting for DNA analysis - loop-mediated isothermal amplification

Pipetting for DNA analysis using loop-mediated isothermal amplification

Testing the feasibility of real-time eDNA monitoring
September 13, 2017

Testing the feasibility of real-time eDNA monitoring

Elk are not concerned with our work. USGS and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute conducted tests of the feasibility of real-time eDNA monitoring at USGS streamgage 06190540 Boiling River at Mammoth,YNP, September 13, 2017.

Dust explosion
September 13, 2017

Teton Fault

A dust explosion occurs as we shovel loose material into the wheelbarrow. 

Covering trench as rain begins
September 13, 2017

Teton Fault

The crew quickly deploys the tarps as the rain begins. 

Scientists walk up to the trench site
September 12, 2017

Teton Fault

Mark, Ryan, Adam, and Rich walk up the steep hill to the trench site.

Scientists remove rocks to expose trench wall
September 12, 2017

Teton Fault

Adam Hiscock and Nicole remove rocks to better expose a critical part of the trench wall.

Scientists pin units in trench wall
September 12, 2017

Teton Fault

Chris studies a photomosaic of the entire north trench wall.

Covering trench wall to protect it from rain
September 12, 2017

Teton Fault

Jaime, Rich, Nicole, Ryan, and Dean set up plastic sheets and tarps to protect the critical part of the trench in case of rain.

Cleaning the trench
September 11, 2017

Teton Fault

Mark, Nicole, Rich, Ryan, Dean taking out the "trash" from the base of the trench.

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USGS
June 22, 2004

Water samples collected by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in areas surrounding the Great Salt Lake in parts of Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming generally meet existing guidelines for drinking water and the protection of aquatic life, although water quality in some specific areas have elevated concentrations of pesticides...

USGS
June 22, 2004

Trace amounts of pesticides or volative organic compounds (VOCs) were detected in ground water sampled from public-supply wells in Salt Lake Valley if the age of the sampled water was less than about 50 years, according to a report recently released by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

USGS
June 22, 2004

A 5-year study by the U.S. Geological Survey on the occurrence and distribution of trace elements and synthetic organic compounds in sediment and fish from the Great Salt Lake Basin area of Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming found that trace elements were elevated in areas affected by historic mining, and organic compounds were highest at sites with urban and agricultural land use.

USGS science for a changing world logo
May 14, 2004

America’s rivers and streams are generally suitable for irrigation, supplying drinking water, and home and recreational uses. However, in areas with significant agricultural and urban development, the quality of our nation’s water resources has been degraded by contaminants such as pesticides, nutrients, and gasoline-related compounds.

USGS
May 14, 2004

America’s rivers and streams are generally suitable for irrigation, supplying drinking water, and home and recreational uses. However, in areas with significant agricultural and urban development, the quality of our nation’s water resources has been degraded by contaminants such as pesticides, nutrients, and gasoline-related compounds.

Set of frying pan springs located between Porkchop Geyser and Basti...
December 1, 2003

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.

USGS science for a changing world logo
October 8, 2003

Included this month:

Hurricane Isabel Makes Her Mark on the North Carolina Coast

Mayans in the Everglades?

Submerged Ice Bridge Reveals Ancient Secrets About Alaska

America’s Deepest Coral Reef

Young Tortises on Mojave’s Menu

Measuring Floods From A Distance

Is the World’s Fuel Tank on Empty?

USGS
February 14, 2003

Not long ago, conventional wisdom was that you couldn’t predict the climate for more than a few days in advance. Then came the awareness of El Niño and La Niña and the forecast window increased to as much as 6 to 9 months, depending on the region and season.

USGS science for a changing world logo
December 16, 2002

The USGS has just completed an assessment of undiscovered, technically recoverable oil and natural gas resources in five geologic basins in the Rocky Mountain region. The assessed basins are: Uinta-Piceance of Colorado and Utah, Southwestern Wyoming (Greater Green River Basin), San Juan Basin of New Mexico and Colorado, Montana Thrust Belt, and the Powder River Basin of Wyoming and Montana.

USGS
December 16, 2002

The USGS has just completed an assessment of undiscovered, technically recoverable oil and natural gas resources in five geologic basins in the Rocky Mountain region.

USGS science for a changing world logo
May 14, 2001

 

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. 

USGS science for a changing world logo
May 8, 2001

Federal, state and local policy makers will gather in Casper, Wyoming, on May 9-10 to examine science issues associated with the development of coalbed methane. The two-day conference and field trip, sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), will examine a number of topics including: what is coalbed methane, how it forms, where it occurs, how it is developed, and consequences of development.