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).

Headlines

  • New release! Updated tsunami inundation maps of the Kodiak area, Alaska - RI 2017-8
  • New release! Photogrammetric digital surface models and orthoimagery for the continuous coastline, Wales to Platinum, Alaska - RDF 2017-8
  • 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! Potential maximum permanent flooding maps for the communities of Chignik and Chignik Lagoon, Alaska - RI 2016-8A
  • New release! Potential maximum permanent flooding maps for Chenega, Alaska - RI 2014-3A
  • 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! An update on the Alaska Tephra Database (poster): International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI) 2017 Scientific Assembly, November 14-18, 2017 - Mulliken, K.M. and others, 2017
  • New release! Digitizing Alaska's ashfall record: a tephra geospatial database (poster): International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI) 2017 Scientific Assembly, November 14-18, 2017 - Schaefer, J.R. and others, 2017