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We installed an eddy covariance station on July 10, 2018 at Bison Flat, an acid-sulfate, vapor-dominated area (0.04-km2) in Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, WY to monitor variations in hydrothermal gas and heat emissions. Since then, this station has measured CO2, H2O and sensible and latent heat fluxes, air temperature and pressure, and wind speed and direction on a half-hourly basis. We also measured soil CO2 fluxes and temperatures on a grid using the accumulation chamber method and thermocouple probes, respectively, on July 11-12, 2018 and soil CO2 fluxes only on June 25, 2019. On July 10, 2018 and June 24, 2019, we collected fumarole gas samples for analysis of bulk chemical and carbon (d13C-CO2)...
This digital publication describes completely the hydrothermal, sedimentary, and volcanic deposits, as well as thermal features as a basis for understanding the hydrothermal processes and explosions in Pocket Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming at 1:2,400 scale.
This digital publication describes completely the hydrothermal, sedimentary, and volcanic deposits, as well as thermal features as a basis for understanding the hydrothermal processes and explosions in Pocket Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming at 1:2,400 scale.
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Puhimau thermal area, located in the upper East Rift Zone of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai`i formed around 1936 when heat and gases migrated to the surface following a magma intrusion. As of April 2020, the area is about 0.2 km2 in size with regions of steaming ground. The site may be valuable for monitoring changes in gas and heat emissions related to movement of magma down the rift zone. On November 4-5, 2019 we used the accumulation chamber method and thermocouple probes to make 164 measurements of soil CO2 flux and temperature (20 cm depth) at 30-m spacing on a 0.2 km2 grid. Three gas samples were collected from areas of steaming ground on November 5-6, 2019 and analyzed for bulk chemical and carbon isotope (d13C-CO2)...
This digital publication describes completely the hydrothermal, sedimentary, and volcanic deposits, as well as thermal features as a basis for understanding the hydrothermal processes and explosions in Pocket Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming at 1:2,400 scale.
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From May to September 2017 measurements of gas and heat emissions were made at Solfatara Plateau Thermal Area, an acid-sulfate, vapor-dominated area in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. An eddy covariance system measured half-hourly CO2, H2O and sensible and latent heat fluxes, air temperature and pressure, wind speed and direction and soil moisture. A Multi-GAS instrument measured (0.5 Hz frequency) atmospheric H2O, CO2, SO2 and H2S volumetric mixing ratios, air pressure, temperature and relative humidity and wind speed and direction. Soil temperature at 30 cm depth and CO2 flux were also measured on a grid across a 0.11 km2 area using thermocouple probes and the accumulation chamber method, respectively. The...
This digital publication describes completely the hydrothermal, sedimentary, and volcanic deposits, as well as thermal features as a basis for understanding the hydrothermal processes and explosions in Pocket Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming at 1:2,400 scale.
This digital publication describes completely the hydrothermal, sedimentary, and volcanic deposits, as well as thermal features as a basis for understanding the hydrothermal processes and explosions in Pocket Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming at 1:2,400 scale.
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NOTE: This data release has been superseded by a newer version: https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/5b6c8432e4b006a11f7bd01d Hot Creek Gorge contains the most obvious surface expression of the hydrothermal system in Long Valley Caldera, California, discharging 200-300 L/s of thermal water according to USGS measurements made since 1988. Formerly, Hot Creek was a popular public swimming area, but it was closed in 2006 due to unpredictable temperature fluctuations and sporadic geysering of thermal water within the creek (Evans et al., 2018). The USGS has monitored the thermal regime in the area since the mid-1980s, including a series of long-term studies 0.6 km away at well CH-10b. Temperature measurements in...
This digital publication describes completely the hydrothermal, sedimentary, and volcanic deposits, as well as thermal features as a basis for understanding the hydrothermal processes and explosions in Pocket Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming at 1:2,400 scale.
This digital publication describes completely the hydrothermal, sedimentary, and volcanic deposits, as well as thermal features as a basis for understanding the hydrothermal processes and explosions in Pocket Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming at 1:2,400 scale.
The geysers of Yellowstone National Park, United States, attract millions of visitors each year, and their eruption dynamics have been the subject of extensive research for more than a century. Although many of the fundamental aspects associated with the dynamics of geyser eruptions have been elucidated, the relationship between external forcing (Earth tides, barometric pressure, and precipitation) and geyser eruption intervals (GEIs) remains a matter of ongoing debate. We present new instrumental GEI data and demonstrate, through detailed time-series analysis, that geysers respond to both long-term precipitation trends and to the seasonal hydrologic cycle. Responsiveness to long-term trends is reflected by a negative...
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Radiocarbon dating of silicified wood was performed at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Radiocarbon Laboratory in Denver, Colorado. All samples were chemically treated using the standard acid-base-acid (ABA) procedure before being combusted online in the presence of excess high-purity oxygen. Water and other contaminant gases were removed using cryogenic separation techniques, and the resulting purified CO2 gas was measured manometrically and converted to graphite using an iron catalyst and hydrogen reduction (Vogel et al., 1984). Graphite targets were then submitted for accelerator mass spectrometry 14C analysis at the National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry facility in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. All...
This text file (Reference_List_V1.txt) lists references that describe relevant characteristics for reservoir thermal energy storage (RTES) research in the United States. References are grouped by corresponding city, including: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Charleston, South Carolina; Chicago, Illinois; Decatur, Illinois; Lansing, Michigan; Memphis, Tennessee; Phoenix, Arizona; and Portland, Oregon. The document includes hyphenated lines and headers to distinguish city-specific subsections. Internet links are provided for each reference in the event that the reference was accessible online (as of January 28, 2021).
This digital publication describes completely the hydrothermal, sedimentary, and volcanic deposits, as well as thermal features as a basis for understanding the hydrothermal processes and explosions in Pocket Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming at 1:2,400 scale.
This digital publication describes completely the hydrothermal, sedimentary, and volcanic deposits, as well as thermal features as a basis for understanding the hydrothermal processes and explosions in Pocket Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming at 1:2,400 scale.
This digital publication describes completely the hydrothermal, sedimentary, and volcanic deposits, as well as thermal features as a basis for understanding the hydrothermal processes and explosions in Pocket Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming at 1:2,400 scale.
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From 14 May to 6 October 2016 measurements of gas and heat emissions were made at Bison Flat, an acid-sulfate, vapor-dominated area (0.04-km2) of Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, WY. An eddy covariance system measured half-hourly CO2, H2O and sensible and latent heat fluxes, air temperature and pressure, wind speed and direction, soil moisture and rainfall. A Multi-GAS instrument measured (1 Hz frequency) atmospheric H2O, CO2 and H2S volumetric mixing ratios, air pressure, temperature and relative humidity and wind speed and direction. Soil CO2 fluxes and temperature profiles were also measured on a grid using the accumulation chamber method and thermocouple probes, respectively. These data were used...


map background search result map search result map Gas and heat emission measurements in Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park (May-October 2016) Gas and heat emission measurements at Solfatara Plateau Thermal Area, Yellowstone National Park (May-September 2017) Gas emission and ground temperature measurements at Puhimau thermal area, Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai`i Groundwater levels and temperatures in well CH-10b near Hot Creek, Long Valley Caldera, eastern California (ver. 1.0) Radiocarbon Dating Long-term gas and heat emissions measurements, Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park Compiled reference list to support reservoir thermal energy storage research Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - Annotation Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - DrainageChannels Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - GeologicLines Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - MapUnitPolys Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone- SampleLocationsAnno Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - Samples Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - DataSources Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - GeoMaterialDictionary Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - Glossary Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - Correlation of Map Units Radiocarbon Dating Gas and heat emission measurements in Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park (May-October 2016) Long-term gas and heat emissions measurements, Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park Gas and heat emission measurements at Solfatara Plateau Thermal Area, Yellowstone National Park (May-September 2017) Gas emission and ground temperature measurements at Puhimau thermal area, Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai`i Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - GeologicLines Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - DrainageChannels Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - Samples Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone- SampleLocationsAnno Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - Annotation Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - MapUnitPolys Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - DataSources Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - GeoMaterialDictionary Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - Glossary Geologic Map of Pocket Basin, Yellowstone - Correlation of Map Units Groundwater levels and temperatures in well CH-10b near Hot Creek, Long Valley Caldera, eastern California (ver. 1.0) Compiled reference list to support reservoir thermal energy storage research