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  • Friday, January 12, 2007

    It's 45 Below; How's Your Trout?



    YELLOWSTONE CUTT DECLINING
    New Images From Yellowstone
    Winter Access Debate
    Great Photo
    .. A study from Idaho State University confirms that there is widespread decline in populations of the Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout. Competition from introduced species, hybridization, environmental factors and selenium are cited.
    .. In a related study hybridization is singled out as a driving force in much of the elimination of the species and its gene pool.
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    .. Georender has produced some startling new images of Yellowstone and beyond. The images are incorporated in the latest version of Flight Simulator X.
    .. A note from Science Daily reports that NASA is encouraging integrating studies of the Earth with those of the atmosphere and beyond: the Environmental Remote Sensing Center (ERSC) recently joined the Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School.
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    .. From the Old Faithful Web Cam comes a new and astounding record low for Yellowstone National Park. It's really quite amazing what minus 40 will do to modern instrumentation.
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    .. The States of Montana, Idaho & Wyoming have voiced their opinion on the winter use plan for Yellowstone National Park. They would like the ban on non-commercial tours lifted.
    .. From Gadling's Photo of the Day comes an eerie and beautifully haunting image of Palette Spring at Mammoth.