Environmental Setting of the Yellowstone River Basin, Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming

Ronald Zelt, U.S. Geological Survey

This U.S. Geological Survey report describes the natural and anthropogenic factors believed to influence water quality in the Yellowstone River Basin. Topics include physiography, climate, geology, vegetation, surface water, stream ecology, groundwater, anthropogenic factors, integrated environmental settings, and others. Text is supported by numerous maps, graphs, charts, diagrams, and tables.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Geology of groundwater occurrence, Water supply/water resource evaluation, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Special Interest: Hazards
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Biogeoscience, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Structural Geology, Hydrology/Hydrogeology
Focus on Yellowstone: Climate history and glaciation, Bedrock geology, Surficial geology and hydrology, Wildlife and plants