DGGS logo
State of Alaska Alaska / Natural Resources DNR / Geological & Geophysical Surveys DGGS
  • Debris shows water level reached during a recent storm in Shaktoolik
  • Energy Resources Section leads a two-day field trip for industry
  • Helicopter approaching in front of Great Sitkin Volcano
  • Examining an outcrop near the Yukon border and the Moosehorn Range
  • Snow avalanche research along the Snettisham transmission line near Juneau

What We do

  • Natural Resources
  • Energy Resources
  • Mineral Resources
  • Engineering Geology
  • Geologic Materials Center
  • Geophysics
  • Geologic Mapping
  • Natural Hazards
  • Geologic Hazards
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Data Management
  • Maps, Data & Tools
  • Publications
  • Connections

Our Mission

From providing information related to oil and mineral discoveries to helping after fatal landslides, Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys staff continue their dedicated efforts to stimulate our economy, and protect our residents.

Investing in geologic information is necessary for the discovery and commercialization of the state's undiscovered oil, gas, coal, and mineral resources, and in protecting Alaskans from geologic hazards. It is an investment in future mines, oil and gas production, State revenue, jobs, and a sound economy.

Copyright © 2021 · State of Alaska · Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys · Webmaster