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:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Structural Geology
Focus on Yellowstone: Geothermal processes and features, Volcanism, Bedrock geology, Climate history and glaciation