YVO Yellowstone GREEN/NORMAL – YVO Monthly Update: background seismicity and deformation

Jul 1, 2019 18:26 – Recent work and news

In June 2019, Steamboat geyser smashed more records! During the month, 7 water eruptions occurred, on June 1, 7, 12, 15, 19, 23, and 28, bringing the total number of eruptions for the year to 25. At this rate, the annual record for eruptions—32, set last year—will fall this summer! June also saw the shortest interval between eruptions that has ever been recorded—slightly over 3 days. University of Utah and National Park Service scientists deployed a network of 51 temporary seismometers around Steamboat geyser in mid-June and have already …