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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  • Notice of adopted changes to the regulations on fees for DGGS facilities, equipment, products, and services. Effective November 9, 2017. More info...
  • New release! Tsunami inundation maps for Juneau, Alaska - RI 2017-9. Learn more (DNR Media release)...
  • New release! X-ray diffraction analysis of cuttings from the Northstar Unit #NS-07, Northstar Unit #NS-08, Northstar Unit #NS-15 and Northstar Unit #NS-27 wells - GMC 438
  • New release! Photogrammetric digital surface models and orthoimagery for the continuous coastline, Wales to Platinum, Alaska, segment B: Teller to Nome - RDF 2017-8B
  • New release! Photogrammetric digital surface models and orthoimagery for the continuous coastline, Wales to Platinum, Alaska - RDF 2017-8
  • New release! Updated tsunami inundation maps of the Kodiak area, Alaska - RI 2017-8. Learn more (DNR Media release)...
  • New release! Potential maximum permanent flooding maps for the communities of Chignik and Chignik Lagoon, Alaska - RI 2016-8A
  • New release! Zircon U-Pb and 40Ar/39Ar results from dikes collected within the Bruin Bay fault zone, lower Cook Inlet - RDF 2017-7
  • New release! Potential maximum permanent flooding maps for Chenega, Alaska - RI 2014-3A