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The Yellowstone-Teton Epicenter part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This University of Utah website provides an overview of the history and present conditions of the Yellowstone hotspot. Topics include the track of the hotspot, tectonics, seismicity, history and ...

Map and Data for Quaternary Faults and Folds in Wyoming part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The primary objective of this U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report is to improve seismic-hazard assessments in regions of Wyoming with low to moderate levels of historic seismicity. A map and ...

Seismic Evidence for Fluid Migration Accompanying Subsidence of the Yellowstone Caldera part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This report describes the largest earthquake swarm in Yellowstone National Park's recorded history. For a little over 3 months beginning in October 1985, the swarm contained more than 3000 ...

Kilauea part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This part of the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory website features information about Kilauea, the world's most active volcano. This resource features text, graphics, and data ...

Tharsis Superplume(1): Why Superplume? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This abstract for the 2001 Geological Society of America annual meeting applies the superplume concept to explain the origin of the Tharsis shield volcanoes on Mars. (A superplume is a broad zone of ...

Tharsis Superplume (2): Earthlike Evolution of the Tharsis Magmatic Complex part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This abstract for the 2001 Geological Society of America annual meeting lists distinctive characteristics of the proposed Tharsis superplume on Mars, and makes the case that these characteristics are ...

Superplume Concept Applies To Tharsis Area On Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This online article, published by the now defunct Daily University Science News (the article is still available in their archives), reports on the proposal of Victor Baker and Shigenori Maruyama, ...

Cretaceous Superplume and the Mississippi Embayment part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In this abstract for the 2000 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Cox and Van Arsdale suggest that pronounced uplift of the Mississippi Valley Graben region associated with Bermuda ...

Yellowstone part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This webpage, published by G.R. Foulger on the mantleplumes.org website, argues against a simple deep-mantle plume as the origin of the Yellowstone hotspot. Foulger makes his case on the basis of a ...

Convection Plumes in the Lower Mantle part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is the classic 1971 Nature paper in which W.J. Morgan proposed deep mantle plumes for the origin of hotspots.