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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.

Return of the Salmon

June 15, 2016 Posted by: Craig Murdoch, Chad Soiseth

Each summer, some salmon return to Glacier Bay's streams and rivers, providing sustenance to animals, plants, and people. Fisheries biologists use high-tech sonar to learn about the abundance and harvest of coho salmon in the Bartlett River.


Red Tree Corals

March 30, 2016 Posted by: Emma Johnson

Beautiful deep sea corals live in the waters of Glacier Bay. Current research explores their range and depth.


Last updated: June 25, 2015

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