Land Subsidence

Land subsidence is a gradual settling or sudden sinking of the Earth's surface owing to subsurface movement of earth materials.

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RI 2018-2 Report Map Geospatial Data
Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., and Salisbury, J.B., 2018, Tsunami inundation maps for Skagway and Haines, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2018-2, 69 p., 3 sheets. http://doi.org/10.14509/30029
MP 160 Report
Koehler, R.D., Carver, G.A., and Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission, 2018, Active faults and seismic hazards in Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 160, 59 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29705
RI 2017-8 Report Map Geospatial Data
Suleimani, E.N., Nicolsky, D.J., and Koehler, R.D., 2017, Updated tsunami inundation maps of the Kodiak area, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2017-8, 38 p., 10 sheets. http://doi.org/10.14509/29740
RI 2016-8A Map
Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., and Koehler, R.D., 2017, Potential maximum permanent flooding maps for the communities of Chignik and Chignik Lagoon, Alaska, in Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., and Koehler, R.D., Tsunami inundation maps for the communities of Chignik and Chignik Lagoon, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2016-8A, 2 sheets. http://doi.org/10.14509/29753
RI 2017-7 Report
Stewart, A.K., Heinrich, C.E., and Hubbard, T.D., 2017, Dendrogeomorphic evidence of frequent mass movement using reaction wood in black spruce: Alaska Highway milepost 1267, Northway Junction, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2017-7, 18 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29734
RI 2017-3 Report Map Geospatial Data
Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., and Koehler, R.D., 2017, Tsunami inundation maps for the city of Sand Point, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2017-3, 61 p., 4 sheets, scale 1:15,000. http://doi.org/10.14509/29706
RI 2016-8 Report Map Geospatial Data
Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., and Koehler, R.D., 2016, Tsunami inundation maps for the communities of Chignik and Chignik Lagoon, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2016-8, 48 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:12,500. http://doi.org/10.14509/29675
RI 2016-7 Report Map Geospatial Data
Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., and Koehler, R.D., 2016, Tsunami inundation map for the village of Nikolski, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2016-7, 34 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:12,500. http://doi.org/10.14509/29674
RI 2016-1 Report Map Geospatial Data
Suleimani, E.N., Nicolsky, D.J., Koehler, R.D., Freymueller, J.T., and Macpherson, A.E., 2016, Tsunami inundation maps for King Cove and Cold Bay communities, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2016-1, 73 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:12,500. http://doi.org/10.14509/29565
RI 2016-2 Report Map Geospatial Data
Suleimani, E.N., Nicolsky, D.J., and Koehler, R.D., 2016, Tsunami inundation maps for Yakutat, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2016-2, 47 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:10,000. http://doi.org/10.14509/29577
RI 2015-5 Report Map Geospatial Data
Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., Freymueller, J.T., and Koehler, R.D., 2015, Tsunami inundation maps of Fox Islands communities, including Dutch Harbor and Akutan, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2015-5, 67 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:12,500. http://doi.org/10.14509/29414
PIR 2009-6B Map Geospatial Data
Hubbard, T.D., and Reger, R.D., 2010, Engineering - geologic map of the Alaska Highway corridor, Robertson River to Tetlin Junction, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2009-6B, 4 sheets, scale 1:63,360. http://doi.org/10.14509/19742
GB 9 Report
Walker, D.A., Hamilton, T.D., Ping, C.L., Daanen, R.P., and Streever, W.W., 2009, Dalton Highway Field Trip Guide for the Ninth International Conference on Permafrost: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Guidebook 9, 104 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/18395
PIR 2008-3B Map Geospatial Data
Reger, R.D., and Solie, D.N., 2008, Engineering - geologic map, Alaska Highway corridor, Delta Junction to Dot Lake, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2008-3B, 2 sheets, scale 1:63,360. http://doi.org/10.14509/17981
PDF 99-24D Report Map
Pinney, D.S., 1999, Reconnaissance engineering-geologic map of the Healy A-6 Quadrangle, southcentral Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Public Data File 99-24D, 2 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360. http://doi.org/10.14509/1910
PDF 98-37D Map Geospatial Data
Pinney, D.S., 1998, Derivative engineering geologic map of the Tanana A-1 and A-2 quadrangles, central Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Public Data File 98-37D, 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360. http://doi.org/10.14509/1866
MP 32 Map
Harding Lawson Associates, Weems, S.M., and Combellick, R.A., 1997, Seismically induced ground-failure susceptibility, Anchorage, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 32, 1 sheet, scale 1:25,000. http://doi.org/10.14509/741
PDF 96-16 Report Map Geospatial Data
Newberry, R.J., Bundtzen, T.K., Clautice, K.H., Combellick, R.A., Douglas, Tom, Laird, G.M., Liss, S.A., Pinney, D.S., Reifenstuhl, R.R., and Solie, D.N., 1996, Preliminary geologic map of the Fairbanks mining district, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Public Data File 96-16, 17 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:63,360. http://doi.org/10.14509/1740
PDF 94-8 Report
Combellick, R.A., 1994, Geologic hazards in and near proposed State of Alaska oil and gas lease sale 80 (Shaviovik): Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Public Data File 94-8, 7 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/1633
PDF 93-83 Report
Combellick, R.A., and Reger, R.D., 1993, Sedimentological and radiocarbon-age data for tidal marshes along eastern and upper Cook Inlet, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Public Data File 93-83, 63 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/1622
PR 113 Report
Solie, D.N., and Tannian, Fran, eds., 1993, Short Notes on Alaskan Geology 1993: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Professional Report 113, 99 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/2304
PR 113B Report
Combellick, R.A., 1993, The penultimate great earthquake in southcentral Alaska: Evidence from a buried forest near Girdwood, in Solie, D.N., and Tannian, Fran, eds., Short Notes on Alaskan Geology 1993: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Professional Report 113B, p. 7-15. http://doi.org/10.14509/2306
PR 112 Report
Combellick, R.A., 1991, Paleoseismicity of the Cook Inlet Region, Alaska: Evidence from peat stratigraphy in Turnagain and Knik Arms: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Professional Report 112, 52 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/2303
SR 35 Report
Combellick, R.A., 1985, Geologic-hazards mitigation in Alaska: a review of federal, state, and local policies: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Special Report 35, 71 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/2634
SR 15 Report
Pewe, T.L., 1982, Geologic hazards of the Fairbanks area: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Special Report 15, 119 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/2614