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Lauren Harrison

Lauren Harrison

Lauren Harrison is a geologist and geochemist whose research focuses on the application of high-precision measurements of radiogenic, stable, or cosmogenic isotopes and elemental compositions to understanding mantle geochemistry, volcanic processes, and the timing of hazardous volcanic events such as hydrothermal explosions in Yellowstone National Park.

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How to enjoy ‘parkitecture’ in Yellowstone National Park that has survived earthquakes, wildfire

By: - May 24, 2022

Visitors to many national parks in the U.S. notice and enjoy the iconic buildings made with local materials. These structures are so unique that the style of architecture has its own nickname — “Parkitecture.” But where did this style come from, and how has it persevered over the last century in Yellowstone National Park? The […]