blog navigation

blog posts

  • Study challenges widely accepted theory of Yellowstone formation

    Geology professor Lijun Liu used computer simulations to study the origins of the Yellowstone supervolcano.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

    Images

blog posts

  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Lijun Liu, call 217-300-0378; email ljliu@illinois.edu.

    The paper “The Role of a Mantle Plume in the Formation of Yellowstone Volcanism” is available online and from the News Bureau.