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Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...moved to a new area, and both it and a colony at South Sawyer Glacier in Tracy Arm appear to have failed.Though most...That's since around 1927.As for the colony near South Sawyer Glacier in Tracy Arm, tour operator Steve Weber said it's...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/tern-colonies-failed-year-near-mende
Outdoors
Predicting seal behavior

...extent. So this summer, Blundell and a team of researchers conducted an in-depth study of seals at Tracy Arm's South Sawyer Glacier. Depending on the results, the study may recommend hours of operation for the cruise ships and tour operators...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/predicting-seal-behavior
Outdoors
A Southeast Adventure: Kayaking Tracy Arm

...waterfalls, and one black bear later, we arrived at the South Sawyer Glacier.Adventure Bound co-owner Steve Weber and crew...anti-climactically - stayed stationary for the next hour.The South Sawyer Glacier is a hard place to leave.One of the main reasons...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/southeast-adventure-kayaking-tracy-a
Outdoors
Tidewater glaciers on the move

...passengers in a skiff about a quarter mile from the South Sawyer Glacier were pelted by ice following a big calving, but...seven years. In one eighteen-month period, the South Sawyer Glacier lost over a mile of ice about 800 feet thick. Now...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070210/out_664414587.shtml
outdoors
Cruise ship strikes rock

...together contingencies for people when they get here.'' The Spirit of '98 struck a rock about 2 miles from South Sawyer Glacier, and appeared to have floated aground about 50 yards off shore. As of about 11:20 a.m., the ship was still...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072799/Loc_spirit.html
Local
Was it a rock? An iceberg?

...debris embedded in glaciers, so it could be possible that rocks - instead of falling into the terminal moraine at South Sawyer Glacier - could be carried by ice.'' ``It's not beyond the realm of possibility,'' Sielbek said, ``but I don't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072999/Loc_ship.html
Local
Glacier melt rate a surprise

...south, the amount of ice loss at Tracy Arm's South Sawyer Glacier is "not even conceivable," said Juneau photographer...book about Tracy Arm's glaciers. In 2004, the South Sawyer Glacier retreated approximately one-half mile, clogging...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080206/loc_20060802017.shtml
News
A fjord by any other name

...overload. Steep granite walls, their tops lost in the clouds, tower over the water's surface. The face of the South Sawyer Glacier stretches six-tenths of a mile across. The water is full of icebergs big and small. Hundreds of harbor seals...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091001/Loc_tracyarm.shtml
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...together contingencies for people when they get here.'' The Spirit of '98 struck a rock about 2 miles from South Sawyer Glacier, and appeared to have floated aground about 50 yards off shore. As of about 11:20 a.m., the ship was still...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072799/Loc_spirit.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...debris embedded in glaciers, so it could be possible that rocks - instead of falling into the terminal moraine at South Sawyer Glacier - could be carried by ice.'' ``It's not beyond the realm of possibility,'' Sielbek said, ``but I don't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072999/Loc_ship.shtml

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