The Geysers of Yellowstone
The Geysers of Yellowstone, 4th Edition by T. Scott Bryan
This revised popular field guide describes in detail each of the more than 700 geysers in Yellowstone National Park. With updated information, Geysers of Yellowstone is both a reference work and a fine introduction to the nature of geyser activity for the newcomer to geothermal phenomena. A glossary of key terms is provided, along with a comprehensive appendix that discusses other geyser areas of the world. Detailed maps accompany each geyser basin described, and tables are provided for easy reference. Foreword by Lee H. Whittlesey
This book can be ordered through
the GOSA store, or other booksellers.
The Geyser Observation and Study Association (GOSA) has produced a number
of transactions over the years with articles detailing various geyser studies
throughout Yellowstone. Included, also, is a special edition covering the
"Valley of the Geysers" (Dolina Geizerov, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia) the
second largest geyser field in the world next to Yellowstone.
The Transactions are available through the GOSA store.
Inventory of Thermal Features of the Firehole River Geyser Basins
and other selected areas of Yellowstone National Park.
Dr. George Marler’s comprehensive digest of geyser activity through the early
1970’s provides an excellent historic reference. The descriptions of hot
springs and geysers was prepared by Marler for the U.S. Geological Survey,
based on many years as a naturalist and geyser specialist with the National
Park Service. Marler supplemented summaries of his observations with historical
Originally published as National Technical Information Service, Publication
both a paper version and
a cd-rom version is available through the GOSA store.
Wonderland Nomenclature: A
History of the Place Names of Yellowstone National Park
This encyclopedic tome, by Lee Whittlesey, on the place names of
Yellowstone National Park is full of historical information of interest to the
Geyser Gazer. Unfortunately, the unabridged version of this work has yet to be
published but a copy of the full manuscript is available through the GOSA Store.