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In seismically active Alaska, plans for statewide residential building codes are on shaky ground4/11/2024
Alaska miners rely on the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys3/24/2024
Alaska state geologists' report on fatal landslide in Wrangell cites heavy rainfall as trigger2/8/2024
DNR press release: Wrangell landslide report released2/6/2024
Alaska is short on gravel and long on development projects1/26/2024
Southeast Alaska reckons with deadly landslides — and a future that promises more12/22/2023
Wrangell's tragedy highlights Alaska's lack of landslide monitoring12/18/2023
Deadly Wrangell landslide is part of a pattern in vulnerable Alaska mountainous terrain11/29/2023
Talk of Alaska: The Science of landslide risk (audio)11/28/2023
In Alaska, preparing for tsunamis is no small feat11/27/2023
Echoes of Haines Tragedy: Alaska's southeast faces recurring landslide challenges11/23/2023
Search for missing people continues at site of deadly Wrangell landslide as scientists assess slope and safety11/22/2023
Large landslide south of Wrangell closes highway, draws search and rescue team11/21/2023
Economists look at 20-year Alaska mining forecast10/12/2023
'Folks in Alaska should take this seriously.' Anchorage not safe from tsunamis, study finds8/17/2023
New research shows tsunamis pose 'rare but real' threat to Anchorage8/17/2023
State employees honored with escort in Fairbanks7/28/2023
DNR organizes escort procession and honor detail for victims of helicopter crash7/27/2023
DNR statement on loss of DGGS crew and pilot7/23/2023
New schema shines for state geological agencies3/2023
Alaska student wins first place in National Radon Poster Contest2/13/2023
From Backcountry to Backyard: Community Snow Observations Wants Your Snow Depth Measurements1/30/2023
January is National Radon Action Month1/14/2023
DGGS to give out free at-home test kits for Radon Action Month1/12/2023
Measuring merbok storm impacts - Lands in focus: Presented by Calista Land & Natural Resources Department12/2022
DGGS publishes new Interior Alaska Geophysical Survey Data11/07/2022
New US climate law could lead to a mining "renaissance" in Alaska, drawing excitement and concern09/06/2022
Longtime Alaska geologist Dave LePain named new DGGS director03/04/2022
Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission (ASHSC) lauds $8 million in seismic resilience funding02/03/2022
DGGS releases new magnetic and radiometric geophysical surveys01/24/2022
State offering free radon test kits for National Radon Action Month01/06/2022
DGGS receives federal grants for landslide hazard mapping06/07/2021
Treasure trove of state archives hides inside Geologic Materials Center in Anchorage04/29/2021
DGGS' geologist Cheryl Cameron wins award for volcano data work02/26/2021
DNR Press Release: DGGS employee Cheryl Cameron wins USGS award for volcano work02/23/2021
State of Alaska to offer free radon home test kits01/27/2021
Haines disaster considered 200-500 year storm event12/29/2020
State of Alaska announces partnership with Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium to respond to coastal erosion threats12/11/2020
Geohydrologists remain in town to monitor landscape as rain continues, spring melt could pose additional risks12/4/2020
Scientists arrive in Haines to survey landslide, evaluate hazards12/5/2020
Changing climate means more landslides in future, scientists say in wake of Haines disaster12/3/2020
Geologists say Beach Road slide area remains unsafe for on-foot search and rescue12/3/2020
Alaska Geospatial Council helps state know 'where it's at'11/23/2020
A slippery slope: Could climate change lead to more landslides?11/23/2020
Anchorage Daily News: A massive landslide-caused tsunami could hit Prince William Sound in the next year, scientists warn05/14/2020
Daily News-Miner coverage: Potential landslide could generate large tsunami in Prince William Sound05/14/2020
DNR press release: Potential landslide threatens large tsunami in Prince William Sound05/14/2020
Addressing dire coastal mapping needs on The Last Frontier03/26/2020
How a fault that stretches from the Yukon to Interior Alaska slides Canadian gold into the state03/07/2020
Online map helps Alaskans track radon hazards01/30/2020
Testing for radon in Alaska01/21/2020
Go tell it on a mountain: Sitka gets new tool in landslide warning effort12/02/2019
Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission (ASHSC) suggests retrofitting critical infrastructure, expanding building codes11/26/2019
Unraveling the History of Avalanches in Juneau10/31/2019
Big or small, radiation can affect your health01/22/2019
Eos: Crowdsourcing Snow Depth Data with Citizen Scientists 12/03/2018
GMC a huge resource08/26/2018
Gabriel Wolken awarded avalanche research fellowship08/13/2018
Alaskans working to develop radon database02/12/2018
What sets this week's earthquake apart from the 1964 earthquake and tsunami01/24/2018
KUAC Newsminer evening update: Earthquakes & Tsunamis01/23/2018
January is Radon Action Month01/13/2018
Attention Backcountry Skiers: Scientists Want Your Help01/05/2018
Draft tsunami map puts more of Homer at risk12/14/2017
How skiers and snowmachiners are helping scientists improve snow models12/09/2017
Alaska's Coast Is Vanishing, 1 Storm at a Time11/30/2017
State works with communities on coastal erosion response03/11/2017
Grant to Assess Sitka Landslide Risks10/05/2016
Coastal resilience workshop brings together diverse group05/20/2016
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