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 release! Services of the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys - IC 12
  • New release! Photogrammetric data of the Haines Highway corridor: May 26, 2014 - RDF 2017-6
  • New release! Geology of Kasatochi volcano, Aleutian Islands, Alaska - PR 123
  • New release! Color-indexed elevation maps for flood-vulnerable coastal communities in western Alaska - MP 154 v.2
  • New release! Geologic Photos of Alaska - DDS 14. Learn more (DNR Media release)...
  • New release! Geochemical evaluation, including whole oil gas chromatography, soxhlet extractions, biomarker analysis, Rock-Eval pyrolysis, and total organic carbon analyses, of cuttings and core for the Caribou #26-11-1, E Ugnu #1, Ekvik #1, Inigok #1, Ivik #1, Kookpuk #1, Nuna #1, Oooguruk #1, Qugruk #1, Qugruk #3, Qugruk #3A, Qugruk #4, S. Harrison Bay #1, Simpson Lagoon #32-14A, Umiat Test #11 wells - GMC 437
  • New release! Storm water level feature extraction from digital elevation models using intra-storm photographs - RI 2017-6
  • New release! Building an enterprise version of GeMS (formerly NCGMP09 map schema; presentation): Digital Mapping Techniques Workshop, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 21-24 - Athey, J.E. and others, 2017