Hot Waters Workshop on February 14th, 2007

Hot Waters Workshop

TBI hosted its first annual Hot Waters Workshop on February 14th, 2007 in the Foundation building at Montana State University. The workshop united TBI scientists, community educators from the Museum of the Rockies, the Montana Outdoor Science School and Project Wet, MSU personnel, and resource managers and educators from Yellowstone National Park.

Seven TBI faculty members presented their recent research findings to the group, and the topics discussed ranged from thermotolerant plants to mercury accumulation in the food web to the future applications of the alkaline hydrolysis that occurs naturally in Yellowstone thermal features. Guests at the workshop were also treated to a tour of Montana State University’s mass spectrometry equipment, and an overview of the outreach and education opportunities at TBI. The workshop was well attended and well received, and a second workshop is planned for the fall of 2007.


The first annual Hot Waters Workshop was very well-attended