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SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS
Yellowstone Resources and Issues
An annual publication containing information about the park’s history, natural and cultural resources, and issues (available online as a PDF).
A quarterly publication devoted to Yellowstone's natural and cultural resources. It features articles about research done in the park, provides scientists with an opportunity to communicate and exchange ideas, and gives the public a look at this exciting work.
National Park Service Investigator Annual Reports
A searchable database of annual reports, including research conducted in Yellowstone National Park.
USGS Professional Paper 729-G
The Quaternary and Pliocene Yellowstone Plateau Volcanic Field of Wyoming,
Idaho, and Montana. Professional paper by Dr. Robert L. Christiansen, 2001, 120 pages, PDF format (36.2 MB).
USGS Professional Paper 1717
Integrated Geoscience Studies in the Greater Yellowstone Area—Volcanic, Tectonic, and Hydrothermal Processes in the Yellowstone Geoecosystem. Professional paper edited Dr. Lisa A. Morgan, 2007, 532 pages.
Preliminary Assessment of Volcanic and Hydrothermal Hazards in Yellowstone National Park and Vicinity -- USGS Open-File Report 2007-1071. Although the assessment is presented here in some technical detail, this summary is intended to be understandable to non-scientists.
Life at High Temperatures
An online book by Dr. Thomas Brock, University of Wisconsis-Madison.
Seventeen topics can be browsed in order or selected from a menu. Topics include hidden biological resources, microbial mats, types of thermal features, the effects of temperature and pH, winter conditions, animals, plants, algae, the Firehole River, hazards, and biotechnology.
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