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! Deep-water canyons and sequence-stratigraphic framework of the Upper Jurassic Naknek Formation, south-central Alaska - RI 2017-4
  • New release! Slope instability drilling program, Tonsina Hill, Alaska - PIR 2017-1
  • New release! Field trip guide: The 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake and its predecessors in the Anchorage and Turnagain Arm areas - MP 162
  • New release! Field trip guide: Sedimentology, reservoir quality, and tectonic setting of late Miocene-early Pliocene gas-bearing formations, upper Cook Inlet, Alaska. - MP 161
  • New release! Reconnaissance sedimentology of selected Tertiary exposures in the upland region bordering the Yukon Flats basin, east-central Alaska - PIR 2016-6
  • New release! Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2016 - AR 2016
  • New release! X-ray diffraction analysis of: Happy Valley 1 (cuttings 5880'-10720') and Happy Valley 3 (cuttings 5210'-10650') wells - GMC 436
  • New release! Core fragment descriptions, Exxon core holes, uplands bordering Yukon Flats basin, east-central Alaska - RDF 2016-4