Overview of Geyser

  • Geyser can be joined from Windows 10, iOS, Android, and even consoles
    (see here
    for how to set this up!) Geyser is tested working with a
    wide array of hosting providers,
    and, if you own the server, you aren’t limited by a Java account with our Floodgate
  • Geysers form in regions with sufficient water supply; quaternary rhyolite eruptions (the source of silica and heat); glacial, landslide, or hyaloclastite deposits, which provide an optimal fracture network; and a relatively low permeability cap (e.g., hydrothermal cemented deposits), which impedes the ascent of fluids.
  • Geysers are uncommon because they require a combination of abundant water recharge, magmatism, and rhyolite flows to supply heat and silica, and large fractures and cavities overlain by low-permeability materials to trap rising multiphase and multicomponent fluids.
  • Geyser-eruption intervals are primarily controlled by internal processes and subsurface structure (4), but they may also be sensitive to seasonal hydrologic processes (28), weather conditions (wind speed, air temperature, and atmospheric pressure; refs.
  • Geysers also differ from non-eruptive hot springs in their subterranean structure; many consist of a small vent at the surface connected to one or more narrow tubes that lead to underground reservoirs of water and pressure tight rock.[8]
  • Geysers are transient features with periods of activity and dormancy that are affected by earthquakes, changes in water recharge rates, erosion of their cones and/or mounds, and slow silica deposition in flow channels and reservoirs.
  • Geysers attract researchers from multiple disciplines in part because they provide natural laboratories to study eruption processes and the geophysical signals that can be measured before, during, and after an eruption.
  • Geysers may also serve as a natural laboratory to test hypotheses regarding the triggering of volcanic eruptions, because geysers erupt more frequently than volcanoes do, making statistical analysis more robust.
  • Geyser activity along the shores of Lake Bogoria in Kenya is strongly influenced by climatically controlled lake-level variations of up to several meters over timescales of years to thousands of years.
  • The Geyser is open to the public year round, no fees.If you are visiting and find that it’s not go off  at the scheduled time, please call City Hall at 208-547-2600.
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    A geyser’s eruptive activity may change or cease due to ongoing mineral deposition within the geyser plumbing, exchange of functions with nearby hot springs, earthquake influences, and human intervention.[3] Like many other natural phenomena, geysers are not unique to planet Earth.Due to the low ambient pressures, these eruptions consist of vapor without liquid; they are made more easily visible by particles of dust and ice carried aloft by the gas.In the latter two cases, instead of being driven by geothermal energy, the eruptions seem to rely on solar heating via a solid-state greenhouse effect.Jet-like eruptions, often referred to as cryogeysers, have been observed on several of the moons of the outer solar system.There are also signs of carbon dioxide eruptions from the southern polar ice cap of Mars.Water vapor jets have been observed near the south pole of Saturn’s moon Enceladus, while nitrogen eruptions have been observed on Neptune’s moon Triton.


    Geysers are smart faucets that incentivize on-chain liquidity.In order to realize the Ampleforth mission of becoming a new base money used as a building block for the future of finance, there must be low-friction ways of obtaining and using AMPL.The foundation promotes AMPL adoption through its Ecosystem Fund, which supports programs like Ampleforth Geysers.The more liquidity a user provides and the longer the timeframe supplied, the more significant share of the AMPL pool you receive.Users receive AMPL for providing liquidity on automated market making platforms (AMMs) like Uniswap.

    Q: Is there an owner key? Can the smart contracts be changed?

    The code is non-upgradeable and cannot be paused or halted.There is only one function protected by an owner key: the function that adds new tokens to be distributed.This is a security limitation to ensure we don’t hit any memory or computation limits.Once AMPL have been deposited for distribution, the only way they can be withdrawn is through the staking process.

    How hot is the water in Old Faithful?

    It’s hot.During an eruption, the water temperature at the vent has been measured at 204°F (95.6°C).The steam temperature has been measured above 350°F! Stay a safe distance from thermal features and never leave the boardwalk to walk on a geyser’s fragile crust.

    Need Help Deciding?

    Just ask the pros at Geyser Equipment.After over 20 years in the business, we understand the needs of industrial water cleaning professionals, and we can direct you to the models best suited for your application.We have both portable and stationary pressure washers from some of the industry’s top brands, offering a variety of fuel options, PSI, and GPM capacities.

    Geysers—what exactly are they made of?

    Today, we shed light on what makes up geyser cones.

    Are there geysers on worlds beyond Earth?

    Yes.Neptune’s moon Triton and Saturn’s moon Enceladus both occasionally erupt mixes of solids and gas from their icy surfaces.On Triton, the energy source seems to be sunlight falling on the surface and heating it from above, forming jets possibly made of nitrogen.On Enceladus, tides caused by Saturn’s gravitational pull cause the outer ice shell to flex, forming rifts.Planetary scientists think the material spraying into space from Enceladus comes from a buried ocean, so any future probes there might be able to fly directly through one of these geysers, tasting for chemical signs of life from deep within the moon.

    How many gallons of water are expelled during an eruption?

    It depends on the duration of the eruption.Scientists estimate that the amount ranges from 3,700 gallons (for a short duration of 1.5 minutes) to 8,400 gallons (for a longer duration of 4.5 minutes).

    Q: Where can I see the code?

    The geyser solidity code and contract addresses here on github.

    Q: Do I still receive my Uniswap LP trading fees?

    Yes.The profit-and-loss of Uniswap tokens are unchanged by the geyser.The geyser contracts simply hold the UNI-V2 LP tokens for you as long as they are staked.

    How do I use it?

    Geyser can be downloaded from our Jenkins server here and setup installations can be found on our wiki or in the tutorial video.Geyser can be used to join any modern Java server and doesn’t require anything extra to be done on their end.

    Why Are Steamboat’s Eruptions Taller Than at Other Geysers?

    Steamboat’s erupted water is stored deeper than at other geysers.If eruptions begin when water is at the saturation temperature, water in deeper sources has more thermal energy that can be converted to mechanical work and kinetic energy driving the eruption.We found a correlation between the depth of the shallow-water sources (bubble traps) under geysers and eruption height, but we highlight that there is much uncertainty in estimating source depth and eruption height.

    Q: Will the Ampleforth Foundation participate in the Geyser?

    No, the Ampleforth Foundation will not provide liquidity tokens into the Geyser to generate rewards.The Ampleforth Foundation does provide liquidity to DEX pools, including the Uniswap V2 AMPL/ETH pool, to encourage a healthy and liquid market.However, this liquidity is separate from the Geyser.For anyone curious, this data is all transparent and available onchain through tools like Etherscan.

    Are geysers volcanoes?

    No.Geysers erupt water and steam rather than the rock and ash that comes out of a volcano.Geysers are also physically much smaller than volcanoes, and erupt more frequently.Still, many of the processes are similar, and measurements of geysers can help scientists understand some aspects of volcanoes, Manga says.For instance, studying how big an underground cavity has to be before a geyser forms could help illuminate the relationship between underground magma chambers and volcanic eruptions.

    How high does Old Faithful erupt and how long will it last?

    Old Faithful can vary in height from 100-180 feet with an average near 130-140 feet.This has been the historical range of its recorded height.Eruptions normally last between 1.5 to 5 minutes.

    How can I avoid the crowds at Old Faithful?

    Since Yellowstone brings in upwards of 4 million visitors a year, securing a great view of the geyser’s cone can be especially challenging, even though the scalding mist can reach 90 to 120 feet into the air for all to see.

    What makes a geyser erupt?

    Water percolating down from above is warmed by geothermal heat from below, forming pressurized steam in an underground cavity.The high pressure causes the water to become superheated above its usual boiling point of 212 degrees F (100 degrees C).When the water gets a chance to expand, for instance by leaking out of the geyser opening, the pressure immediately drops, allowing the superhot water to boil.Almost immediately the deep water transforms into steam, which expands rapidly and violently and pushes the entire water-steam mixture into the air as an eruption.

    Are Geysers a Signal of Magma Intrusion Under Yellowstone?

    Steamboat Geyser, the world’s tallest, is in the midst of one of its largest periods of activity.

    What is Geyser?

    Geyser is a proxy, bridging the gap between Minecraft: Bedrock Edition and Minecraft: Java Edition servers.The ultimate goal of this project is to allow Minecraft: Bedrock Edition users to join Minecraft: Java Edition servers as seamlessly as possible to allow for true cross-platform.

    Why is geyser behavior so hard to predict?

    Some geysers are as regular as clockwork, whereas others are erratic.The key to predicting eruptions is to watch a geyser for a very long time.In Yellowstone, park rangers and amateurs have gathered records at Old Faithful and elsewhere stretching back decades.

    Why Are Steamboat Eruptions so Tall?

    Steamboat’s eruptions reach heights that exceed 115 m (2, 3), the highest of presently active geysers.We tested two hypotheses about why Steamboat reaches such lofty heights: 1) Its deep geothermal reservoir, where water and rocks equilibrate chemically, is hotter than those connected to other geysers; or 2) the shallow source that directly feeds Steamboat’s eruptions is deeper than at other geysers.Hereafter, we use “reservoir” to refer to the deep geothermal reservoir and “water source” to refer to the shallow subsurface void or cavity (“bubble trap”; ref.56) where water is stored prior to the eruption.

    How does it work?

    Geyser is a middleware, which translates all the incoming and outgoing packets.With this being said, Geyser works as a standalone proxy, meaning you can use it to join any modern Minecraft Java server.Geyser can also be installed on your server as a plugin, so you can easily make your server compatible with Minecraft: Bedrock Edition.

    Q: I’m a developer, can I build on top of the Geyser?

    Yes.The geyser implements the EIP-900 staking interface.

    Q: Have the smart contracts been audited?

    Yes, the onchain code has been audited by CertiK.You can find the report here: https://github.

    How Does It Work?

    Speaking to large crowds of buyers in New York, Steve Spangler shared a condensed history of the original geyser experiment.“Science teachers have been doing this experiment for years and years, but the original method used Wintergreen Lifesavers.When the manufacturer of the candies changed the diameter making them larger than the opening of the 2-liter bottle, teachers went looking for a substitute.” Steve explained that MENTOS candy did the trick, but dropping them into the bottle and getting away before being covered in soda was difficult.“That’s why we created the Geyser Tube.Now you get a perfect drop every time without getting drenched.



    What’s Going On?

    There are three main phases to this geyser’s cycle: heating, erupting, and refilling.The heating time required to cause an eruption is based on two main factors: The energy output of the heat source and the length of the glass tubing.The longer the glass tube, the more pressure there is on the flask of water.The more pressure there is, the more heat is needed for the water to boil and the longer it takes for the geyser to erupt.Steam expands to over 1,700 times its volume as liquid water.(As the steam bubbles and liquid begins to rise up the tube, it reduces the pressure in the chamber below.This in turn reduces the boiling point of the water, causing a rapid conversion of liquid into steam). That’s what causes the eruption you see, and launches the water out of the geyser.After the eruption slows, a small amount of cool water in the upper container will flow down into the flask, causing the steam in the tube and flask to condense.This decreases the pressure inside the apparatus, allowing the atmosphere outside to push more water down into the flask, refilling it.

    Did You Know?

    A hot spring that discharges intermittent jets of steam and water is called a geyser.Geysers are generally associated with recent volcanic activity.They are produced by the heating of underground waters that have come into contact with, or are very close to, magma.Geyser discharges as high as 1,600 ft (500 m) have been recorded, but 160 ft (50 m) is much more common.Occasionally, a geyser will adopt an extremely regular and predictable pattern of intermittent activity and discharge for a few minutes every hour or so (for example, Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park).

    Q: How does the Bonus Period work?

    The Geyser is meant to incentivize long-term liquidity providers.While there are no hard lockups for staking, there is a benefit to keeping your staked position longer.

    Q: Who holds the funds?

    Uniswap contracts hold the tokens associated with the UNI-V2 LP tokens as they normally do.The geyser contracts hold the staked UNI-V2 tokens and the AMPL tokens for distribution (in the locked and unlocked pools).All ownership is accounted for onchain via smart contracts.

    Why Did Steamboat Become Active in 2018?

    Dormant geysers elsewhere have resumed frequent eruptions following large earthquakes (23), the cessation of geothermal development (e.g., ref.24), and other human interventions such as soaping (25) and drilling (26).Here, we search for triggering mechanisms to explain Steamboat’s active phases.Owing to improvements in monitoring data availability and quality in Yellowstone, we focus on the latest active phase and explore variations in geophysical and geochemical parameters prior to Steamboat’s reactivation in 2018.We first consider annual precipitation (rain and snowfall) and seismicity, two external factors that are known to affect geyser activity (27?–29).Then, we investigate processes related to uplift episodes in Norris Geyser Basin: ground deformation (5), radiant heat emissions, and changes in the geothermal reservoir temperature.

    Q: Is the Geyser insured?

    Yes! Ampleforth has sponsored an insurance program through Nexus Mutual for up to 866 ETH (~$210,000) for the 3 month pilot period.

    What Controls the Interval between Eruptions?

    Geyser-eruption intervals are primarily controlled by internal processes and subsurface structure (4), but they may also be sensitive to seasonal hydrologic processes (28), weather conditions (wind speed, air temperature, and atmospheric pressure; refs.29, 46, and 47), earthquakes (23, 27, 29), and subsurface connections to other thermal features (46??–49).Limited attention has been given to Steamboat’s eruption intervals within active phases.There are observations of longer intervals at Steamboat during periods when Norris Geyser Basin was characterized by increased boiling and turbidity in springs, changes in water chemistry, and irregular geyser activity, most commonly during the summer or early fall (2, 18).It was proposed that these variations occur in response to lower pressures within the hydrothermal system (39).Here, we report a summary of Steamboat’s eruption intervals during the latest active phase and consider possible influences on the intervals.

    Q: Do rebases still impact the Uniswap AMPL and Geyser pool AMPL?

    Yes.AMPL supply changes are universal and affect all users proportially and equally, whether they are an end-user (EOA) wallet or a contract wallet.

    Why Did Steamboat Geyser Become Active Again?

    There are conflicting observations.Steamboat’s reactivation was preceded by regional uplift and a slight increase in the median radiant temperature of Norris Geyser Basin.Whether this is coincidental or causal cannot be determined because we cannot establish this connection over multiple active phases.Despite the increase in thermal radiance, there was no significant change in the geothermal reservoir temperature, no increase in chloride and sulfate flux, and no evidence that other geysers became active in response to deformation.It is possible that dormant–active transitions in geysers may be controlled by gradual changes in silica precipitation that affect permeability in the geyser’s subsurface.However, we acknowledge that direct observations of subsurface processes are lacking.Longer, continuous digital records of many observables will help identify possible connections between deformation, magmatic processes, and the surface expression of geothermal systems in the form of geyser eruptions.

    Q: How is my pool share calculated?

    The more you stake and the longer you stake them for relative to others, the greater share of the unlock pool you receive.

    What is a geyser?

    A geyser is any hot spring that occasionally erupts a combination of turbulent water and steam.That means geysers require constant replenishment of both heat and water.So most are found in volcanically active areas, which supply heat from below, and in places with lots of rain or snowfall to provide the water.Many geysers appear in groups known as geyser fields, where the eruption of one particular geyser may affect the behavior of nearby ones — making them more erratic, for example, or less frequent.

    What Controls the Interval between Eruptions?

    Based on 2.4 y of data, there is evidence for a small seasonal modulation of eruption intervals, with shorter intervals in the summer.This might suggest that intervals are modulated by the seasonal hydrologic cycle.Anomalously long intervals are associated with decreases in seismic noise measured at a nearby seismometer.We are unable to identify any relations between eruption intervals and erupted volumes, implying unsteady heat and mass discharge.Our volume estimates are hampered by relying on a streamgage well downstream from the vent and the fact that the site may not capture all erupted water, especially on windy days.A lack of reliable water-discharge measurements is the case for most geysers.

    What triggered Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser?

    Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park began a new period of heightened activity in March 2018.It’s had more than 100 major eruptions since then.Scientists want to know why.

    Q: What about exchanges beyond Uniswap?

    We’re initially targeting Uniswap v2.However, the DeFi landscape changes fast.We’ll re-evaluate after each unlock period and may decide to incentivize other pools instead of (or in addition to) Uniswap.The architecture of the Geyser is general and not tied to any particular downstream platform.This can even include supplying on lending platforms.

    What do I need to know to protect myself?

    Fuel geysers can happen anytime when there is fuel, heat & pressure from small gasoline-powered engines, chainsaws, leaf blowers, portable pumps, even when opening fuel transport containers.

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    History of Geyser

  • In 1890 geologist Walter
    Weed originally named this Oyster Spring for its shape and later early
    tourists called it Devil’s Ear.
  • In 1937, local businessmen set out to find hot water for a commercial bathhouse and health resort.
  • In 1971 Splendid resumed its infrequent activity.
  • In 1972 another steam explosion added and extended the vent
    to the west.
  • In 1979 the U.S.
  • In 2002, a magnitude-7.9 earthquake in Alaska changed the behavior of some of the Yellowstone geysers, more than 1,900 miles away.
  • In 2011, the Buzz and Sportimes merged with the combined team called the New York Sportimes.
  • In 2012 it erupted on average every 132 seconds over the week the researchers were there.
  • In 2012 the Hubble Space Telescope detected water vapor plumes from the south pole of Jupiter’s moon Europa.
  • In 2014, the Sportimes were sold to San Diego businessman Russell Geyser and his minority partner Jack McGrory who relocated the team and renamed it the San Diego Aviators.
  • In 2014, when the scientists returned, it was erupting an average of every 105 seconds.
  • In 2018, Steamboat Geyser entered a much more active period with 138 major eruptions recorded from March 15, 2018 to April 23, 2021.
  • In 2018, the geyser began a prolonged period of frequent activity lasting through at least 2021, with more than 40 eruptions recorded annually in both 2019 and 2020.
  • In 2019 the 48th eruption for the year occurred on December 26th and this set a new annual number for eruptions.
  • In the 1960s, when the research of the biology of geysers first appeared, scientists were generally convinced that no life can survive above around 73 °C maximum (163 °F)—the upper limit for the survival of cyanobacteria, as the structure of key cellular proteins and deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) would be destroyed.
  • In the 1980s, filling water wells closest to the geysers revived some but not all of the valley’s geysers.