Nature & Science
Yellowstone Resources and Issues Handbook: The handbook our naturalists use to answer many basic park questions.
Natural Resource Vital Signs, 2011 (3.5 MB pdf): Yellowstone National Park's report to help park managers and scientists more fully understand the status of important ecological "health indicators."
Greater Yellowstone Science Learning Center: The most up-to-date scientific information about resources in Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Bighorn Canyon.
Research Permits: Information for scientists on how to obtain a Research and Collecting Permit.
Spatial Analysis Center uses computerized geographic information to track cultural and natural resources of Yellowstone National Park.
U.S. Geological Survey site:Yellowstone Volcano Observatory
The following come to us courtesy of Bob Smith, University of Utah:
And courtesy of David Montieth & Contributors:Yellowstone Geysers
National Academy of Sciences & National Research Council Reports
Did You Know?
The 1988 fires affected 793,880 acres or 36 percent of the park. Five fires burned into the park that year from adjacent public lands. The largest, the North Fork Fire, started from a discarded cigarette. It burned more than 410,000 acres.