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US Geological Survey / National Park Service - Water Quality Partnership


Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

  Partnership Projects in Yellowstone National Park


  • 1999 - Collecting Water-Quality Information on Soda Butte Creek at the Boundary

  • 1999 - Effect of Changing Atmospheric Deposition on the Chemistry of Lakes in National Parks in the Intermountain Region (multi-park project)

  • 2003 - State of Montana Water Right Compact

  • 2008 - Continuous Chloride Measurement as an Indicator of Geothermal and Volcanic Hazards

  • 2018 - Occurrence of the Pathogen Naegleria fowleri in National Park Hot Springs: Environmental factors, Visitor Safety, and Management Actions (GRTE, LAKE, YELL)


Boughton, G.K., 2001, Metal loading in Soda Butte Creek upstream of Yellowstone National Park, Montana and Wyoming: A retrospective analysis of previous research; and quantification of metal loading, August 1999, U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 2001-4170, 68 p.

Clow, D.W., Sickman, J.O., Striegl, R.G., Krabbenhoft, D.P., Elliott, J.G., Dornblaser, M., Roth, D.A. and Campbell, D.H., 2003, Changes in the chemistry of lakes and precipitation in high-elevation national parks in the western United States, 1985-1999. Water Resources Research, 39(6), 1171, doi: 10.1029/2002WR001533.

Clow, D.W., Striegl, R.G., Nanus, L, Mast, M.A., Campbell, D.H., and Krabbenhoft, D.P., 2002, Chemistry of Selected High-Elevation Lakes in Seven National Parks in the Western United States, Water, Air, and Soil Pollution: Focus 2(2) 139-164. U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO.


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