Currents: Glacier Bay's Ocean Science Hub


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Keep current on the scientific research happening in the park, the folks who conduct it, and how park managers use it.

Nesting Blues: A Challenging Year for Nesting Seabirds

June 30, 2016 Posted by: Tania Lewis, Wildlife Biologist

Bear, tides, and limited food resources are just some of the challenges faced by nesting seabirds. Glacier Bay's wildlife biologist, Tania Lewis, shares the results of recent breeding bird surveys throughout the bay.


Otters on Ice

May 20, 2016 Posted by: Emma Johnson

Was that a sea otter on an iceberg? Yep, and park scientists are trying to learn more about the abundance of sea otters in Glacier Bay.


September 21, 2015 Posted by: Lewis Sharman, Glacier Bay National Park Ecologist

You have probably heard about the "warm blob" of water in the Pacific. Has it come to Glacier Bay? Read on to learn more.


Fog Larks

July 13, 2015 Posted by: Emma Johnson

A mysterious sea bird is seen throughout Glacier Bay. Researchers in the bay are tracking their populations.


Ear plugs for whales?

June 30, 2015 Posted by: Emma Johnson

Humans are noisy. How do marine mammals respond? Glacier Bay researchers are seeking answers.



June 25, 2015 Posted by: Chris Gabriele, Emma Johnson

Calling all mariners! Check our our new blog on ocean research in Glacier Bay. Start a conversation about science and park management and learn something along the way.


Last updated: June 25, 2015

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