Caldera chronicles: a geological excursion between Tower and Canyon junctions in Yellowstone National Park | Wyoming News

The road over Dunraven Pass between Tower and Canyon Junctions, in the northeast part of Yellowstone National Park, exposes an outstanding sequence of geological history, much of which significantly predates recent Yellowstone volcanism. Construction work closed the road during the summers of 2020 and 2021, but the route is scheduled to open to park visitors … Read more

Caldera chronicle: A geological excursion between Tower and Canyon junctions in Yellowstone National Park | Montana Untamed

Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week’s contribution is from Michael Poland, geophysicist with the US Geological Survey and Scientist-in-Charge of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. The road over Dunraven Pass between Tower and Canyon Junctions, in the northeast part of Yellowstone National Park, … Read more

Caldera chronicle: A geological excursion between Tower and Canyon junctions in Yellowstone National Park |

Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week’s contribution is from Michael Poland, geophysicist with the US Geological Survey and Scientist-in-Charge of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. The road over Dunraven Pass between Tower and Canyon Junctions, in the northeast part of Yellowstone National Park, … Read more

Caldera chronicle: A geological excursion between Tower and Canyon junctions in Yellowstone National Park | Regional News

Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week’s contribution is from Michael Poland, geophysicist with the US Geological Survey and Scientist-in-Charge of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. The road over Dunraven Pass between Tower and Canyon Junctions, in the northeast part of Yellowstone National Park, … Read more

A 10,000 year history of geological change in Lower Geyser Basin | Open Spaces

Christopher Schiller and Cathy Whitlock Lower Geyser Basin is the largest thermal basin in Yellowstone National Park and includes some of the Park’s most famous hydrothermal features, such as Fountain Paint Pots, Firehole Lake, and Great Fountain Geyser. It’s a landscape with a complicated past, sculpted by rhyolite lava flows, glaciers, hydrothermal activity, and climate … Read more

Caldera chronicles: Two Ocean Pass, where fish can swim over the Continental Divide | Montana Untamed

Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week’s contribution is from Annie Carlson, research coordinator at the Yellowstone Center for Resources, Yellowstone National Park. The Continental Divide of North America is a crest that stretches from Alaska south through the Canadian Rockies, the contiguous … Read more

Caldera chronicles: How ground deformation at Yellowstone compares to other calderas | Montana Untamed

Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week’s contribution is from Michael Poland, geophysicist with the US Geological Survey and scientist-in-charge of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. Yellowstone is a caldera system – a large volcanic area that was never home to a single towering … Read more

Caldera chronicles: LiDAR mapping reveals park’s complex geologic history | Montana Untamed

Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week’s contribution is from Ben Crosby, professor, and Kyra Bornong, graduate student, with the Department of Geosciences at Idaho State University. The topographic texture of the earth’s surface tells a story. From afar, we see ridges and … Read more