Geology Videos

USGS Scientist-in-Charge of Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, Jake Lowenstern, answers the following questions to explain volcanic features at Yellowstone: “How do we know Yellowstone is a volcano?”, “What is a Supervolcano?”, “What is a Caldera?”,”Why are there geysers at Yellowstone?”,and “What are the other geologic hazards in Yellowstone?”

USGS Scientist-in-Charge of Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, Jake Lowenstern, answers the following questions to provide a tour of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory: “What is YVO?”, “How do you monitor volcanic activity at Yellowstone?”, “How are satellites used to study deformation?”, “Do you monitor geysers or any other aspect of the Park?”, “Are earthquakes and ground deformation common at Yellowstone?”, “Why is YVO a relatively small group?”, and “Where can I get more information?”

USGS Scientist-in-Charge of Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, Jake Lowenstern, answers the following questions to explain volcanic eruptions at Yellowstone: When was the last supereruption at Yellowstone?”, “Have any eruptions occurred since the last supereruption?”, “Is Yellowstone overdue for an eruption?”, “What does the magma below indicate about a possible eruption?”, “What else is possible?”, and “Why didn’t you think the Yellowstone Lake earthquake swarm would lead to an eruption?”