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Jeff Havig

Jeff Havig

Where the color runs out: Why some Yellowstone pools have a lot of color, while others don’t

By: - December 27, 2021

Yellowstone hot springs are renowned for their amazing colors, many of which are created by photosynthetic processes. The colors vary depending on water temperature and chemistry. Hot springs are natural laboratories that allow us to explore how life is able to adapt and thrive in what humans consider to be extreme conditions. Heat tolerance, especially, […]