Volcano Hazards Fact Sheet: Yellowstone - Restless Volcanic Giant

Topinka Lyn, U.S. Geological Survey

This U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report summarizes the Yellowstone volcanic system and its associated hazards. Scientists are studying the Yellowstone region to assess the potential hazards from future earthquakes and eruptions and to provide warning of increased unrest. The report includes text, several maps, and data plots. Topics include Yellowstone's roots, the Yellowstone caldera, contemporary unrest, reasons to worry, and additional readings.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology
Special Interest: Hazards
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Structural Geology, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards
Focus on Yellowstone: Seismicity, Deformation, geophysics, Volcanism, Yellowstone hazards