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).


  • New tax credit seismic data released: Rock Flour South 2D (MLUP/NS 06-001) and Sagwon 2D (MLUP/NS 07-006). See our request form for more information.
  • New release! Regional tsunami hazard assessment for Andreanof Islands, Alaska - RI 2017-2
  • New release! Channel migration study of Emmonak, Alaska - RI 2018-1
  • New release! New geologic investigations of northeast Tanacross (presentation): Alaska Miners Association Annual Convention, Anchorage, Alaska, November 4-10, 2018 - Wypych, Alicja and others, 2018
  • New release! Major-oxide and trace-element geochemical data from rocks collected in the Richardson mining district, Big Delta Quadrangle, Alaska - RDF 2018-6
  • New release! Alaska Geologic Information Center - IC 66
  • New release! Geochemical evaluation, including whole oil gas chromatography, aromatic biomarkers, saturate gcms, isotopes, metals, MSMS, SARA composition and sulfur from an oil sample from the Stinson #1 well - GMC 443
  • New release! Volcanology at DGGS - IC 74
  • New release! Alaska's mineral industry 2017 - SR 73