Nature and Science: Natural Features and Ecosystems

Yellowstone National Park

This Yellowstone National Park website gives a brief overview of how geologic characteristics form the foundation of the park's ecosystem. Yellowstone has a unique interplay between volcanic, hydrothermal, and glacial processes that exert control on the distribution of flora and fauna. Topics include summaries on geologic formations, glaciation, geothermal features, and volcanism.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Topics: Climate, Solid Earth:Structural Geology, Earth surface, Solid Earth
Focus on Yellowstone: Climate history and glaciation, Volcanism, Geothermal processes and features, Bedrock geology