• An aerial view of Old Faithful erupting taken from Observation Point with the Old Faithful Inn to the side.


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Nature & Science

Fish and Fishing Natural Highlights
Geology Wildland Fire in Yellowstone
Hydrothermal Features Online Nature Tours

Q & A Regarding Volcanic Activity in Yellowstone

Yellowstone Center for Resources: Learn more about scientific efforts underway in Yellowstone National Park.

Spatial Analysis Center uses computerized geographic information to track cultural and natural resources of Yellowstone National Park.

Wildland Fire Wetland Resources
Archeology Investigators' Annual Reports
Archive of Biennial Scientific Conference Proceedings
12th Biennial Scientific Conference - now accepting abstracts for the October 6-8, 2014 conference
Yellowstone Science - A journal devoted to the natural and cultural sciences
Science Talks in Yellowstone - Online videos of talks presented by scientists involved in research in Yellowstone

Yellowstone Science-Related Links From Non-NPS Sources

The Greater Yellowstone Bibliography - Searchable database containing over 28,900 bibliographic citations to scholarly, popular, professional, and creative literature about the greater Yellowstone region (maintained by the University of Wyoming Libraries).

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

Other Contributors:


Did You Know?

Bison in Yellowstone.

There are more people hurt by bison than by bears each year in Yellowstone. Park regulations state that visitors must stay at least 25 yards away from bison or elk and 100 yards away from bears.