Mara H. Reed

Getting a grip on geysers.


Recent Work



Recent Work

Refereed Publications

Reed, M. H., Munoz-Saez, C., Hajimirza, S., Wu, S.-M., Barth, A., Girona, T., et al. (2021). The 2018 reawakening and eruption dynamics of Steamboat Geyser, the world’s tallest active geyser. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(2).

General Audience Publications

Reed, M. H., & Manga, M. (2021). A mysterious reawaking of the world’s tallest geyser from decades of sleep. TheScienceBreaker, 7(3).

Reed, M. H., & Manga, M. (2021). Insights into the eruptions of Steamboat Geyser. Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles.

Maurer, R., Reed, M. H., Cooper, K., & Overwijk, J. (2020). The gazer’s guide to remotely enjoying Steamboat Geyser: Part II. The Geyser Gazer Sput, 34(6), 9–11.

In News Media

Deseret Magazine: The fate of Old Faithful by Benoît Morenne

The Wall Street Journal: The World’s Tallest Geyser Holds On to Some Secrets by Jo Craven McGinty

Wyoming Public Radio: Steamboat Geyser Has Reawakened, But It’s Still Keeping Secrets by Ashley Piccone

The New York Times: The Cold Case of What’s Heating Up Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser by Robin George Andrews

In Podcasts

Hello, Nature episode 5: Hello, Yellowstone

PNAS Science Sessions: Eruption of Steamboat Geyser