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).

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  • Summary proposal for 2017 petroleum-related geological studies, North Slope, Alaska. More info...
  • 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
  • New release! Historically active volcanoes of Alaska - DDS 6
  • New release! Historically active volcanoes of Alaska - MP 133 v. 2
  • New release! Digital compilation of geochemical data for historical samples from occurrences of strategic and critical elements in Alaska: Part II - Platinum group elements (PGE) - RDF 2016-12
  • New release! Digital compilation of geochemical data for historical samples from occurrences of strategic and critical elements in Alaska: Part I - Rare-earth elements (REE) - RDF 2016-11
  • New release! Alaska Volcano Observatory image database - DDS 13