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Effects of snowmobile use on snowpack chemistry in Yellowstone National Park, 1998

George P. Ingersoll

Effects of snowmobile use on snowpack chemistry in Yellowstone National Park, 1998

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Published in Denver, Colval .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Snowmobiling -- Environmental aspects -- Yellowstone National Park,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Yellowstone National Park,
  • Snow -- Yellowstone National Park

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George P. Ingersoll ; prepared in cooperation with the National Park Service
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 99-4148
    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13626046M
    OCLC/WorldCa42704915

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Effects of snowmobile use on snowpack chemistry in Yellowstone National Park, 1998 by George P. Ingersoll Download PDF EPUB FB2

Effects of Snowmobile Use on Snowpack Chemistry in Yellowstone National Park, By George P. Ingersoll Abstract Snowmobile use in Yellowstone National Park has increased substantially in the past three decades.

In areas of greatest snowmobile use, elevated levels of by-products of gasoline combustion such as ammonium and benzene have. Chemistry in Yellowstone Effects of snowmobile use on snowpack chemistry in Yellowstone National Park Park, by George P. Ingersoll. Prepared in cooperation with the NATIONAL PARK SERVICE.

Available from the U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Information Services, BoxDenver Federal Center, Denver, COUSGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 99–, 23 p., 8 figs. This document also is available in pdf.

Get this from a library. Effects of snowmobile use on snowpack chemistry in Yellowstone National Park, [George P Ingersoll; United States. National Park Service.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Effects of Snowmobile Use on Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds in the Yellowstone National Park Snowpack; Effects of Snowmobile Use on Snowpack Chemistry in Yellowstone National Park, ; Effects of Winter Recreation on Wildlife of the Greater Yellowstone Area: A Literature Review and Assessment.

West Yellowstone offers miles of snowmobiling terrain outside Yellowstone National Park on national forest service land and has a plethora of snowmobile guides that will take you in the national park.

It's truly a snowmobilers paradise and the terrain caters to all levels from beginners to expert snowmobilers. Here are some great photos from SnowGoer's Yellowstone snowmobile tour in Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone National Park fluctuated weekly, rising and falling in direct correlation with snowmobile ac-tivity (reel, ).

While snowmobile-caused stress has not yet been documented to be a chronic issue in wildlife, chronically elevated stress hormone levels can have a deleterious effect on wildlife and result in. An epic winter snowmobiling adventure in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.

An epic winter snowmobiling adventure in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Snowmobile Tour of Yellowstone. Effects of snowmobile use on snowpack chemistry in Yellowstone National Park, U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report Denver, by: 1.

Numerous studies have concluded that snowmobile activity has no significant effect on wildlife populations. After years of intensive snowmobile/wildlife monitoring in Yellowstone National Park, researchers concluded that ‘the debate regarding the effects of motorized recreation on wildlife is largely a social issue as opposed to a wildlifeFile Size: 8MB.

"This unusual book has value to planners, public policy analysts, and thesis writers on a number of levels. Yochim presents the history of winter recreation in Yellowstone, the policy dilemmas of park managers, the science underlying the policy, and the local and national political agendas that dominate public awareness of the issue."--ChoiceCited by: 8.

On a Scenic Safaris’ snowmobile, you are as wild and free as the bison you’ll see along the way up to Old Faithful. Scenic Safaris has been offering snowmobile tours through Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park and the Bridger-Teton National Forest for the past seven years.

It has a fleet of Ski Doo 4-stroke machines, all of. 15 Years Of Wrangling Over Yellowstone Snowmobiles Ends The federal government finally has a plan for winters at Yellowstone National Park that both fans and foes of snowmobiles say they can live.

Effects of Snowmobile Use on Snowpack Chemistry in Yellowstone National Park, Ingersoll, G.P. () U.S. Department of the Interior – U.S. Geological Survey, Water-Resources Investigations Reportprepared in cooperation with the National Park 1998 book.

Yellowstone Park Snowfall Totals & Accumulation Averages This page pulls together information on when, how much and how often Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming has snow. There are data and descriptions here of how many days it snows and the total amount of snowfall that Mammoth Hot Springs usually gets.

Enjoy up to miles of groomed snowmobiling trails within Yellowstone National Park as part of a guided tour. While seeing the park's many features in their "winter attire" is truly a unique experience, snowmobiliers can enjoy a bit more riding freedom just outside of. Effects of Snowmobile Emissions on the Chemistry of Snowmelt Runoff in Yellowstone National Park () 3.

Impacts of Two -Stroke Engines on Aquatic Resources () 4. Effects of Snowmobiling across Open Water on Fish and Wildlife () 5. Effects of Snowmobile Use on Snowpack Chemistry in Yellowstone National Park ()File Size: 1MB. Yellowstone’s winter use boomed—and the motorized sleds became the principal way to tour and see the park in winter.

In the early s, snowmobile reliability and comfort had improved vastly. But continued use of two-stroke engines, with a dirtier mix of gas and oil, worsened winter air quality as traffic rose. Snowmobile Yellowstone - Visitors are welcome to snowmobile Yellowstone National on any of the trails for more details, If you're searching for rental operators in and out of the park, be sure to visit our highly recommended operators below.

Learn more about the park's Non-commercially Guided Snowmobile Access Program, which allows up to four groups to enter the park daily. Management & Planning Archive Our archive of planning materials, public comment analysis, and other supporting documents that have shaped the management of winter use in Yellowstone.

CO at the West Yellowstone entrance to exceed National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) during periods of heavy snowmobile traffic (> snowmobiles per hour).

Other potentially deleterious effects of recreational snowmobile use have been documented, including wildlife disturbance (e.g., Creel et al.

) andCited by: 1. These units are Yellowstone National Park, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, and Voyageurs National Park.

Other than at Yellowstone and Grand Teton, which have been subject to several rulemakings and a series of litigation, snowmobile use data from the last five years indicate no significant change in numbers of snowmobiles entering parks.

Effects of snowmobile use on snowpack chemistry in Yellowstone National Park, / (Denver, Colo.: U.S. Dept.

of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey: Information Services [distributor], ), by George P. Ingersoll, Geological Survey (U.S.), and United States National Park Service (page images at HathiTrust). deposited onto the snowpack. George Ingersoll (“Effects of Snowmobile Use on Snowpack Chemistry in Yellowstone National Park”, United States Geological Survey,Water Resources Investigations Report ) has measured elevated levels of hydrocarbon pollution in snowpacks near snowmobile use.

However, he reported that these. Yellowstone and the Snowmobile allows readers to better understand this controversy, one that is unlikely to go away any time soon.

About the Author Michael J. Yochim is an outdoor recreation planner with the National Park Service at Yellowstone National Park, where he has worked for more than twenty years, and has written extensively about the.

Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming and Montana) Reason for the Case Study A review of events and actions relating to the use of snowmobiles in Yellowstone National Park bears significant relevance to the current tourism discussions in Juneau, Alaska.

Both noise and pollution have been significant factors in the snowmobile controversy. ConflictsFile Size: 28KB. Sack lunch included on tours to Canyon. Sit back and enjoy the sights of Yellowstone in winter. Single and family packages available. Park pass not included.

Please call for pricing on our 3 nights lodging, 2 day tour to see both Old Faithful and Canyon. Call Charlie at () Yellowstone National Park.

Snowmobile Regulations & other Safety Tips: Snowmobile operators must have a valid state motor vehicle driver's license in their possession. Persons possessing a learners permit may operate a snowmobile when supervised one-to-one within line of sight (but no more than yards) by a licensed person 21 years old or.

Answer 1 of Years ago before there were restrictions on snowmobiles in the park, my husband I rented snowmobiles and drove into the park and stayed overnight at the Snow Lodge.

We would love to take the kids for a winter visit. Are there any snowmobile tours. Large growth in wintertime snowmobile visits to Yellowstone National Park in the ™s led to a series of lawsuits and environmental impact statements resulting in the adoption of a Temporary Winter Use Plans Environmental Assessment (EA) The temporary winter use plan will be in effect for three winter seasons beginning in December of File Size: 8MB.

Inunder the Clinton administration, the Park Service decided to phase out most snowmobile use in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park on the grounds that the machines harmed both the.

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Get your motor running: abundant natural snow, jaw-dropping scenery and Wyoming hospitality await you. Experience the power of powder in any of Wyoming's winter playgrounds. Wyoming has more than 2, miles of groomed and ungroomed trails waiting for you, including the Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail System, which is consistently ranked among the best.

Call Us Today. () |Text () Home; Packages. Snowmobile to Old Faithful or Canyon; Snowcoach to Old Faithful or Canyon. SNOWMOBILE YELLOWSTONE. Snowmobiling Vacations and Tours, Yellowstone National Park, Gallatin and Targhee National Forest.

WEST YELLOWSTONE IS THE SNOWMOBILE CAPITOL OF THE WORLD due to our extensive trail systems and our proximity to Yellowstone National Park. Enjoy Yellowstone Park and hundreds of miles of groomed snowmobile trails in. The South Entrance of Yellowstone backs up into Grand Teton National Park.

But the nearest town is Jackson, Wyo., 64 miles south of the entrance. This entrance is closed to wheeled vehicles during winter but you can go into the park with authorized concessionaires from this entrance via snowmobiles or snowcoach. Yellowstone National Park is an American national park located in the western United States, with parts in Wyoming, Montana and was established by the U.S.

Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, Yellowstone was the first national park in the U.S. and is also widely held to be the first national park in the nates: 44°36′N °30′W /.

We believe it is a privilege to operate in our first National Park and take great care to minimize impacts. Old Faithful Tours uses the most environmentally friendly, cleaner and quieter available Ski-Doo four-stroke snowmobile with heated handlebars for both passenger and driver.

Yellowstone National Park roads are groomed for snowmobilers and snowcoaches each winter. But some of the roads won’t have enough snowpack to support oversnow travel in. See the many landmarks of Yellowstone National Park in a single day on a full-day small-group tour.

The comprehensive excursion is perfect for travelers who are short on time, but want to enjoy the park without feeling rushed. Itinerary highlights include Old Faithful, Yellowstone Lake, Fountain Paint Pots, and multiple famous geysers.5/5(21). Guides are available for excursions into the National Forest surrounding West Yellowstone for trail or backcountry excursions.

Guide fees are $ per day. Additional guide is $ for groups that require more than one guide. Maximum group size per guide is 8 for trail ride and 6 for backcountry trips.

An additional $ National Forest.Outline Of Pollution in the Backcountry 1. Bush over turns Clintons plans to ban snowmobiles in Yellowstone National Park. (pro) a. Yellowstone will continue to be polluted and degraded. (con) 2. Business, Industry and environment.

a. Two opinions presented by each side 3. Identifying problems with.The NPS is preparing another Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a Winter Use Plan for Yellowstone National Park. The anti snowmobile forces tried to have the federal courts close Yellowstone.

Thanks to the involvement of snowmobilers and OHV users across the country, all they got was another EIS.