Monitoring Plan and Protocols

Greater Yellowstone Network Monitoring Plan

The Greater Yellowstone Network’s monitoring plan and its appendices describe our monitoring strategy in detail.

Vital Sign Monitoring Protocols

We follow rigorous scientific protocols to monitor vital signs. Network scientists and our partners have designed the protocols for some vital signs; others follow existing regional or national protocols. Protocols typically include a narrative and a separate collection of associated standard operating procedures. Find protocol documents below.

Alpine Vegetation and Soils

Amphibians & Wetlands


Land Use

Upland Vegetation

Water Resources

Whitebark Pine

Last updated: March 26, 2018