Yellowstone in the Afterglow: Lessons from the Fires

Franke Mary, Yellowstone Center for Resources, Yellowstone National Park

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This report describes the 1988 wildfires in Yellowstone National Park and their effect on natural and cultural resources. Chapters include the role of fire in Yellowstone, the summer of 1988, the human aftermath, changes in the landscape, wildlife, watershed and stream dynamics, and others. Over 100 pages of information are presented as text, photos, graphs, tables, and maps. The report is available in html or PDF formats.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Hydrology, Biology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change
Topics: Climate, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Biosphere
Focus on Yellowstone: Wildlife and plants, Yellowstone hazards, Policy and management