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In this activity, students learn about volcanism in Yellowstone National Park, focusing on its history of eruption, recent seismicity, hydrothermal events, and ground deformation. They learn how scientists monitor volcanoes (using Mount St. Helens as an example) and then apply that as an open-ended problem to Yellowstone; their problem is to identify a site for a research station.

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    Keywords:

    Vocational/Professional Development Education,Higher Education,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120603184626467T,Geophysics,Geodesy,NSDL_SetSpec_380601,Physics,Geoscience,Seismology

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    English

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