Welcome to the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys

Our mission: Determine the potential of Alaskan land for production of metals, minerals, fuels, and geothermal resources, the locations and supplies of groundwater and construction material, and the potential geologic hazards to buildings, roads, bridges, and other installations and structures (AS 41.08.020).

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  • DGGS is looking for a Geologist II to assist with a sand and gravel resource assessment of Alaska's North Slope. This job includes fieldwork in northern Alaska during the summer months. Learn more or apply...
  • New release! Southeastern extension of Salcha River-Pogo electromagnetic and magnetic airborne geophysical survey data compilation - GPR 2019-9
  • New release! Western Fortymile electromagnetic and magnetic airborne geophysical survey data compilation - GPR 2019-7
  • New release! Salcha River-Pogo electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric airborne geophysical survey data compilation - GPR 2019-8
  • New release! Slate Creek - Slana River electromagnetic and magnetic airborne geophysical survey data compilation - GPR 2018-9
  • New release! Community-based methods for monitoring coastal erosion - IC 84
  • New release! Valdez Glacier ice-dammed lake: June 2018 glacial lake outburst flood - PIR 2019-4
  • New release! Photogrammetry-derived digital surface model and orthoimagery of Valdez Glacier ice-dammed lake, Valdez, Alaska, October 15, 2014 - RDF 2019-2
  • New release! Color indexed elevation maps for flood-vulnerable coastal communities in western Alaska - MP 154 v. 3