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Monitoring Yellowstone earthquake swarms
Analysis of the recent swarm suggests epicenters migrated north over the 12-day period and maximum hypocenter depths abruptly shallowed from 12 km to 3 km depth at the time of rapid cessation of activity on Jan. (2009-04-09)
Yellowstone's ancient supervolcano: Only lukewarm?
The geysers of Yellowstone National Park owe their eistence to the (2008-08-27)
Gray wolves feed the masses while hunters feed the few
Gray wolves (Canis lupus) and human hunters both provide resource subsidies to scavengers in Yellowstone National Park, USA, provisioning them with the remains of their kills. (2003-10-10)
Gray wolf nears recovery in Yellowstone
After killing wolves relentlessly for most of our nation's history, we are now trying to restore these large carnivores. (1999-06-28)
Thermophile experts to hold international meeting Sept. 11-16 near Yellowstone National Park
Approximately 250 scientists from around the world will gather near Yellowstone National Park to discuss the latest findings about organisms that live in hot springs and other extreme environments. (2011-08-26)
Creating a stopwatch for volcanic eruptions
According to new research at Arizona State University, there may be a way to predict when Yellowstone volcano will erupt again. (2015-07-01)
New insights into responses of Yellowstone wolves to environmental changes
A study of the wolves of Yellowstone National Park has improved predictions of how these animals will respond to environmental changes. (2011-12-01)
Imaging and discovery from USArray and EarthScope
Unprecedented dense deployment of EarthScope USArray Transportable Array, Flexible Array and Magnetotelluric instruments is providing data that are being used to develop a new generation of high-resolution Earth models and understanding of structure and processes. (2009-04-10)
Hareless: Yellowstone's rabbits have vanished, study says
A new study by the Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society found that jack rabbits living in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem have apparently hopped into oblivion. (2008-02-14)
Cover of journal shows cell infected by virus first viewed by Montana State scientists
The June cover of the Journal of Virology features a photograph of the unusual effects on a cell infected by a virus. (2009-07-17)
Study challenges widely accepted theory of Yellowstone formation
Understanding the complex geological processes that form supervolcanoes could ultimately help geologists determine what triggers their eruptions. (2016-02-10)
Solution To Bison-Cattle Conflict In Yellowstone
Montana shoots bison that migrate in from Yellowstone National Park because they carry brucellosis, which can cause abortion in livestock. (1999-03-30)
Lake tributaries in Yellowstone National Park allow unique study of whirling disease
Thirteen new whirling disease research projects in eight western states are under way, including a unique study of the disease in the tributaries of Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park. (2001-06-12)
Study of Yellowstone wolves improves ability to predict their responses to environmental changes
A study of the wolves of Yellowstone National Park recently improved predictions of how these animals will respond to environmental changes. (2011-12-06)
Wolves lose their predatory edge in mid-life, new U of Minnesota study shows
Although most wolves in Yellowstone National Park live to be nearly six years old, their ability to kill prey peaks when they are two to three, according to a study led by Dan MacNulty and recently published online by Ecology Letters. (2009-10-26)
Study of bear hair will reveal genetic diversity of Yellowstone's grizzlies
Montana State University's library of 400 grizzly bear hair samples will be analyzed to determine the genetic diversity of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem population. (2007-12-18)
Bones of long-dead animals conjure ghosts at Yellowstone
They tell a story, these bleached bones that gleam in the sun in Yellowstone National Park. (2011-03-29)
Humans unknowing midwives for pregnant moose
When it's time for moose to give birth in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, they head to where it is safest from predators -- namely closer to people, according to a new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society. (2007-10-09)
The hydrothermal explosion craters of Yellowstone and how they came to be
Yellowstone National Park is widely known for its more than 10,000 thermal features. (2009-11-24)
ESA satellite reveals Yellowston's deep secret
Satellite images acquired by ESA's ERS-2 revealed the recently discovered changes in Yellowstone's caldera are the result of molten rock movement 15 kilometres below the Earth's surface, according to a recent study published in Nature. (2006-03-09)
NASA snow data helps maintain nation's largest, oldest bison herd
NASA satellite data and computer modeling and US Department of Agriculture information are helping track the remnants of the once mighty bison herd in Yellowstone National Park as they migrate with the melting snowpack. (2006-11-02)
Yellowstone's long-distance travelers in trouble, study says
Bottlenecks from increased development are choking off ancient migration routes for wildlife in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) and other regions, according to a study by the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) that appears in the current issue of the journal Conservation Biology. (2004-04-20)
Wolf reintroduction reshapes Yellowstone ecology
The 1995 reintroduction of wolves in the northern range of Yellowstone National Park has led to increased growth of willow and cottonwood in the park by causing fear responses in elk and other ungulates, according to William J. (2004-08-02)
Without bears and wolves to hunt them, Yellowstone moose have lost some spring in their step, study says
As people learn to live with grizzly bears and wolves that have recolonized areas around southern Yellowstone National Park after a 50-year absence, so too must moose, which apparently have forgotten to recognize predators, according to a study funded by the Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). (2001-02-04)
Bones conjure Yellowstone's ecological ghosts
By taking a closer look at animal bones scattered across the wilderness landscape, a University of Chicago researcher has found a powerful tool for showing how species' populations have changed over decades or even a century. (2011-03-28)
Innovative research technique reveals another natural wonder in Yellowstone Park
In the hot springs of Yellowstone National Park, a team of researchers partially funded by the National Science Foundation discovered a new bacterium that transforms light into chemical energy. (2007-07-26)
Scientists counter brucellosis threat to livestock and wildlife
Armed with dart guns and medical pellets, Agricultural Research Service scientists are vaccinating bison in and around Yellowstone National Park against brucellosis. (2010-07-15)
Wolf mange part of nature's cycle
Mange and viral diseases have a substantial, recurring impact on the health and size of reintroduced wolf packs living in Yellowstone National Park, according to ecologists. (2012-09-09)
Bison ready for new pastures?
A new study from the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services and the Wildlife Conservation Society demonstrates that it is possible to qualify bison coming from an infected herd as free of brucellosis using quarantine procedures. (2014-02-27)
Yellowstone hot spot a hot topic at GSA meeting in Boise this week
Geoscientists are gathering May 3-5 in Boise, ID, for a joint meeting of the Cordilleran and Rocky Mountain Sections of the Geological Society of America. (2004-05-03)
Ancient super-eruptions in Yellowstone Hotspot track 'significantly larger' than expected
International team led by researchers from the University of Leicester report 12 giant eruptions around the Snake River Plain in the United States between 8 and 12 million years ago. (2016-03-24)
Seismic listening system offers new look at Old Faithful geyser
After deploying hundreds of seismometers around the Old Faithful Geyser in 2015 and 2016, scientists have a clearer picture of how the geyser erupts and what may lie beneath the popular tourist attraction in Yellowstone National Park. (2017-04-11)
Yellowstone ecosystem may lose key migrant
A mammal that embarks on the longest remaining overland migration in the continental United States could vanish from the ecosystem that includes Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, according to a study by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and National Park Service. (2006-07-10)
Yellowstone viruses 'jump' between hot pools
Researchers at Montana State University and Idaho National Laboratory embarked on one of the first comprehensive, long-term characterizations of hot pool ecosystems in Yellowstone National Park. (2007-11-12)
Wolves in Yellowstone may aid aspen recovery
A new study suggests that the decline of aspen groves in Yellowstone National Park, which is reaching crisis proportions, may be at least partly due to the elimination of wolves for much of the past century from the Yellowstone ecosystem. (2000-09-11)
Scientist searches Yellowstone Park for carbon dioxide-eating microbe
Wanted: Algae of the most adventurous type. Must grow in slime on scratchy plastic discs. (2001-01-25)
Study: Climate change to increase Yellowstone wildfires dramatically
An increase in wildfires due to climate change could rapidly and profoundly alter the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, according to a new study by UC Merced Professor Anthony Westerling. (2011-07-25)
Public-private partnership develops digital atlas for the Greater Yellowstone area
A state- of-the-art digital atlas of the Greater Yellowstone area is being released that will serve as a powerful information resource for many users in the Yellowstone ecosystem and nationwide. (1999-11-17)
Yellowstone Mudpots Produce More Carbon Dioxide Than Expected
While the caldron-like bubbling of active mudpots may be the most eyecatching phenomenon in the Mud Volcano portion of Yellowstone National Park, Penn State researchers have discovered that nascent and dying mudpots actually produce equivalent amounts of carbon dioxide. (1997-12-11)
Climate-change-induced wildfires may alter Yellowstone forests
Climate change in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem will increase the frequency of wildfires and alter the composition of the forests by 2050, according to a team of ecologists who modeled the effects of higher temperatures on fire occurrence. (2011-07-25)
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