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Researchers: Yellowstone Caldera Hotter, Larger Than Thought

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By calculating how much water and heat are flowing out of Yellowstone hot springs, researchers from Washington State University and the University of Idaho say the Yellowstone caldera is hotter and larger than previously estimated.

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Researchers Use Supercomputer to Study Yellowstone Caldera

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Researchers at the University of Oregon are using a supercomputer to decipher the mystery of the Yellowstone caldera.

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New Research Suggests Deeper Origin for Yellowstone Plume

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New research suggests Yellowstone National Park’s thermal heat could come from deeper in the earth than previously supposed.

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Over 200 Quakes Recorded in Latest Yellowstone Earthquake Swarm

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Yellowstone has seen a spate of seismic activity since early February, with over 200 incidents recorded in the latest earthquake swarm.

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New Research Suggests Alternate Source of Yellowstone Geothermal Energy

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New research into the Yellowstone National Park caldera posits a new and surprising theory for the source of Yellowstone’s geothermal power.

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Meet Yellowstone Park Geologist Jeff Hungerford

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For anyone worried about the Yellowstone volcano exploding, take heart—the park geologist isn’t too worried about it.

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Old Yellowstone: History of Gibbon Falls

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Falling 84 feet along the Gibbon River, Gibbon Falls has been a perennial delight for Yellowstone National Park visitors since the 1880s.

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New Study Sheds Light On Volcanic Eruptions Around Yellowstone, Idaho

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It’s common knowledge eruptions occurred in the Greater Yellowstone Region.

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One-Day Trip: North Yellowstone Geology

Geologically speaking, Yellowstone National Park is a confluence of immense forces: volcanism, hydrothermal, and seismic activity.

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Yellowstone Volcanic System Larger, More Stable Than Originally Thought

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The end of the worlders say a Yellowstone eruption is imminent as the government quietly evacuates cities in the area, but the experts say the Yellowstone volcanic system is indeed larger than previously assumed, but also a lot more stable.

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