Links - Related Websites
The links on this page are provided as a courtesy to help users find geology-related information for Alaska. Links are limited to other government entities and publicly-funded or non-profit organizations.
- Alaska Earthquake Center
Located at the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the Alaska Earthquake Center receives data from more than 350 seismic sites. AEC serves as an integration of all seismic networks within Alaska.
- Alaska Miners Association
The Association is a non-profit corporation that works to promote the mining industry in Alaska.
- Alaska Paleontological Database
This paleontology database contains detailed information on fossils and fossil localities in Alaska.
- Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
The Commission functions as the regulatory agency overseeing the underground operation of the Alaska oil industry on private and public lands and waters.
- Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF)
Descriptions of mines, prospects, and mineral occurrences - published for individual U.S. Geological Survey 1:250,000-scale quadrangles in Alaska.
- Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission
The Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission is charged by statute (AS 44.19.635) to recommend goals and priorities for seismic risk mitigation to the public and private sectors and to recommend policies to the governor and legislature to reduce the state's vulnerability to earthquakes.
- The Alaska Volcano Observatory
The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) is a joint program of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAFGI), and the State of Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys (ADGGS).
- Association of American State Geologists
This page has links to other State geological surveys in the U.S.
- BLM Alaska Minerals Program
Geology and Minerals information maintained by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
- National Geothermal Data System (NGDS)
The National Geothermal Data System (NGDS) is a catalog of documents and datasets that provide information about geothermal resources.
- Geophysical Institute Seismology Group
Alaska Earthquake Information Center personnel locate and report about 22,000 earthquakes each year, and advise federal and state officials of each major earthquake's location and size within 30 minutes.
- West Coast & Alaska Tsunami Warning Center
Tsunami advisory information
- Western States Seismic Policy Council
A federally funded consortium consisting of the State Geological Survey and Emergency Management Directors of 13 western states, 3 U.S. territories, a Canadian territory and province, and liaisons to 7 western state seismic safety councils and commissions. WSSPC's mission is to develop seismic policies and share information to promote programs intended to reduce earthquake-related losses.