Recent Research Highlights
Science in Action!
Enjoy browsing through some of the many ongoing and recently-completed research projects conducted in Glacier Bay.
Distribution and Overwintering of Bats in SE Alaska
Paleontological Inventory of Glacier Bay
Sea Otters and Marine Communities of Glacier Bay
Plate Tectonics in Action
Accumulation of Mercury in Freshwater Fishes
Temporal Variations in Uplift in the Glacier Bay
Stream Age and the Biogeochemistry of Post-Glacial
Measuring Stream Flow on the Alsek River
Trophic Dynamics in the Gustavus/Glacier Bay
Holocene and Historic Glacier Activity & Climate Change in
The Voices of Glacier Bay
Developing Monitoring Protocols for Ground-nesting Birds
Conducting a Soil Resource Inventory for Glacier Bay
Campsite Impact Analysis and Monitoring at Glacier Bay
Evaluation and Monitoring of Shore Pine Damage
Yellow Cedar on Glacier Bay's Outer Coast
Kinship and Local Structure of Humpbacks in Glacier Bay
Estimating Age-specific Survival and Reproductive Rates of Steller Sea
Measuring Noise Budgets, Temporal Patterns, and Differences in Humpback
Using Satellite Transmitting Tags to Understand Pacific Halibut
Developing a Monitoring Protocol for Kittlitz's Murrelets
Monitoring Water Quality of the Salmon River
Monitoring Marine Water Quality in Glacier Bay
Counting Bartlett River Salmon Using Sonar
Earthquake Monitoring along the Fairweather Fault
Effects of Food Limitation on a High Density Moose Population
Did You Know?
Kittlitz Murrelets are seabirds, spending most of their lives on the ocean, diving for fish. However, they nest on scree slopes or cliff faces near the tops of mountains in glaciated regions. Their plumage is so cryptic, only 25 nests have ever been found.