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Science Talks in Yellowstone

Online Videos - Talks by Scientists Involved in Yellowstone Research Projects

Scientists occasionally present talks for the staff of Yellowstone National Park. This project, which was initiated on March 10, 2004, will bring many of those talks to you, online.



Geology

Lisa Morgan

Title: The floor of Yellowstone Lake is anything but quiet: Volcanic and hydrothermal processes in a large lake above a magma chamber. 65 minutes

Speaker: Lisa Morgan, U.S. Geological Survey

Presented at Albright Visitor Center in Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park on February 10, 2004.

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Bob Smith

Title: Yellowstone: Plumes, Plums, Norris Disturbance, and Scoping the Earth, 65 minutes

Speaker: Bob Smith, University of Utah

Presented at Albright Visitor Center in Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, March 1, 2004.

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Paul Doss

Title: Yellowstone Lake Spires

Speaker: Paul Doss, Supervisory Geologist, Yellowstone National Park

This question and answer period was held at the Yellowstone Center for Resources in the Summer of 2001.

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Microbiology

Tim McDermott

Title: Geomicrobiology of Acid Sulphate Chloride Springs, 68 minutes

Speaker: Tim McDermott, Thermal Biology Institute, Montana State University

Presented at Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park, June 2, 2004.

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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.