The summer of 1962 was spent obtaining quantitative and qualitative data on the vegetation of the forested and non-forested areas around these two lakes. Since visitors, hiking and horseback, use this area the National Park Service asked for a comparison of used and non-used areas if possible. Project Number 120.
"Ecological Studies of the Amphitheater and Surprise Lakes in the Teton Mountains,"
Jackson Hole Research Station Annual Report: Vol. 1962
, Article 26.
Available at: http://repository.uwyo.edu/jhrs_reports/vol1962/iss1/26