Research Reports

Thousands of hours of research is conducted each year at Crater Lake.  With its diversity in elevation, soil types and ecosystems there are ample opportunities to interpret and evaluate the science of the Park.  The following are examples of research conducted at Crater Lake.

1) A Phylogeographic and Taxonomic Study of Oxypolis occidentalis (Apiaceae).

2) Absolute and relative gravimeter measurements to support state-wide geoid defitions of Cascadian tectonics research.

3) Bio-Optics of Crater Lake

4) Burning and Beetles

5) Comparative ecological genetics of adaptation in the high-elevation endemic monkeyflower, Mimulus tilingii

6) Crater Lake BioBlitz: Sphagnum Bog

7) Demography of Northern Spotted Owls on Crater Lake National Park

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