The Marine Environment: Instructional Resources
The following links provide a wealth of online resources to assist with this unit. Also: at the end of the resources section is a glossary of terms used in the student activities.
GLBA: Nature and Science, Oceans
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve: Intertidal and Subtidal zones
USGS Marine Habitat Studies
Geologic characteristics of benthic habitats in Glacier Bay, southeast Alaska
Fjord Processes and Oceanographic Dynamics
Glacier Bay maps
Bathymetric maps of GLBA
Glacier Bay Ecosystem GIS
Sea Otter Projects
Glacier Bay: A Maritime Wilderness
Natural History of Glacier Bay - Geology
Natural History of Glacier Bay - Geography
Natural History of Glacier Bay - Plants
Natural History of Glacier Bay - Animals
Natural History of Glacier Bay - Change
Human History of Glacier Bay
Glacier Bay Ecosystem GIS - Effect of a Keystone Species, the Sea Otter
Map of Glacier Bay National Park (Shows glacial retreat timeline)
The EPA Global Warning Kids Site
Global Warming: Early Warning Sites
GLBA Nature and Science
USGS Seabirds and Forage Fish, etc.
Marine Bathymetry: What we learned
Geology Field Notes on GLBA
Glacier Bay: Ice Baby Ice
Glacier Bay: Web Resources
Food Webs - Build Your Own
Food Chains and Webs
Fun With Food Webs
Did You Know?
Red-backed voles are a keystone species. Many forest trees rely on mycorrhizal fungi to help them grow. Red-backed voles are one of few animals that eat these fungi and are important in their dispersal.