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Yellowstone

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Transcript of Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park
Introduction
Wyoming, Idaho and Montana
Caldera
Hot springs, geysers
Geomorphology
Yellowstone National Park is 8990 square kilometres
It has the most geysers
Super volcano below yellowstone lake

Climate
Summer: Daytime= 25*C to 30*C, Nighttime= 0*C to 10*C
Winter: Daytime= -20*C to -5*C, Nighttime= Subzero
Spring & Fall: Daytime= 0*C to 20*C, Nighttime= -5*C to -20*C
Flora
- Lodgepole pine
- Engelmann
- Wyoming paintbrush
- Yellow monkeyflower

Common Species
Fauna
Different types of animals present in Yellowstone:
_ River Otters
_ Moose
_ Pronghorn
- Coyote
- Osprey
- Trumpeter Swan
Location of Yellowstone National Park: USA Map
Human Threats to the Environment
Visitor Experience: Snowmobilers
Killing Bison: Ranchers
Aquatic Invaders: Fishermen, Boatmen
Volcanism
Erupted
2 million years
1.2 million years
600,000 years
246 cubic miles of debris
Basin or Caldera made through last eruption
1988 Fire
History
Possible Solutions
Change location of ranches
Vaccinate the Brucellosis infected bison
Replace snowmobiles with something more eco-friendly
Reduce amount of visitors at Yellowstone to a minimum
Human history
11,000 years
Native americans
Work Cited
What can you do?
- Take care of Yellowstone's thermal features
- Pack out your trash and recycle
- Get involved
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Heritage Centre , World . "Yellowstone National Park." World Heritage Convention. Web. 13 Sept. 1924. <whc.unesco.org/en/list/28 >.
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/28

Park Network ®, American. "Preserving the Park | Yellowstone | Oh, Ranger!." Oh, Ranger! | Your Guide to the Parks. Web. 24 Sept. 2013. <http://www.ohranger.com/yellowstone/preserving-park>.
http://www.ohranger.com/yellowstone/preserving-park

"Fact Sheet - Brucellosis - Animals - Canadian Food Inspection Agency." Canadian Food Inspection Agency | Agence canadienne d'inspection des aliments. Canadian Food Inspection Agency, 17 May 2011. Web. 24 Sept. 2013. <http://www.inspection.gc.ca/animals/terrestrial-animals/diseases/reportable/brucellosis/fact-sheet/eng/1305673222206/1305673334337>.

Murphy, Tom . "Hitchhikers Threaten Yellowstone Ecosystem - Yellowstone Park Foundation ." Welcome - Yellowstone Park Foundation . Yellowstone Park Foundation, 23 July 2012. Web. 24 Sept. 2013. <http://www.ypf.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=5201>.

"National parks feel the effects of environmental, human threats - Travel - Active Travel | NBC News." Breaking News & Top Stories - World News, US & Local | NBC News. NBC News, 30 Aug. 2010. Web. 24 Sept. 2013. <http://www.nbcnews.com/id/38883753/ns/travel-active_travel/t/national-parks-feel-effects-human-environmental-threats/#.UkA5xnN8bVUhttp://>.
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