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! Naturally occurring arsenic in interior Alaska groundwater - IC 71
  • New release! Tephra occurrence in Alaska: a map-based compilation of stratigraphic tephra data - MP 165
  • New release! Jarvis Creek coal report - PIR 2018-2
  • New release! Potential maximum permanent flooding for King Cove and Cold Bay communities, Alaska - RI 2016-1A
  • New release! Naturally occurring arsenic in Alaska groundwater - IC 69
  • New release! Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey, Goldstream Creek watershed, interior Alaska - GPR 2016-5
  • New release! Photogrammetry-derived digital surface model and orthoimagery of land areas near Resurrection Bay, Alaska - RDF 2018-2
  • New release! Coastal flooding & erosion in Alaska - IC 68