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DGGS Projects

Active Projects

Project Name Start Date Status
National Geological & Geophysical Data Preservation Program 2007 Ongoing
Energy Section project 1980 Ongoing
     Alaska coal database, National Coal Resource Database System 2000 Active
     Cook Inlet geology and hydrocarbon potential 2006 Active
        Tyonek - Capps Glacier area 2009 Active
        Lower Cook Inlet (Iniskin Bay-Tuxedni Bay area) 2013 Active
           Iniskin Peninsula 2013 Active
           Red Glacier 2015 Active
           Tuxedni Bay 2017 Active
     North Slope 1985 Active
        Gilead Creek mapping 2009 Active
        Northern Foothills 2000 Ongoing
        Big Bend 2019 Active
        Happy Valley 2018 Active
        Rooftop Ridge 2020 Active
        Racetrack Basin 2021 Active
     Alaska geothermal database, National Geothermal Data System 2010 Active
     McCallum-Slate Creek fault system mapping, eastern Alaska Range 2015 Active
     Frontier basins and rural energy 1999 Ongoing
        Nenana and Susitna Basins, natural gas potential 2005 Active
Mineral Resources Section project 1980 Ongoing
     Alaska highway, gas pipeline, and infrastructure corridors geology and geologic hazards 2006 Active
        Northway landslide dendrogeomorphology 2013 Active
     Alaska mineral industry report 1981 Ongoing
     Alaska strategic and critical minerals assessment project 2011 Active
        Styx River geologic mapping 2013 Active
        Ray Mountains 2012 Active
     Richardson mining district geologic mapping 2017 Active
     Earth Mapping Resources Initiative 2019 Active
        Eastern Tanacross 2019 Active
        Western Tanacross (Mosquito) 2020 Active
        Taylor Mountain (Goldfish) 2021 Active
GIC Section project 1980 Ongoing
     DGGS digital data management and metadata 2004 Ongoing
     DGGS field mapping technology 2007 Ongoing
     DGGS information technology (IT) infrastructure 2000 Ongoing
     DGGS publications and outreach 2000 Ongoing
     DGGS database and website development 2004 Ongoing
     DGGS geographic information system (GIS) 2011 Ongoing
     DGGS interactive maps 2014 Ongoing
        Alaska Geologic Map Index 2001 Ongoing
        Alaska Geologic Data Index 2012 Ongoing
        Airborne Geophys Web 2012 Ongoing
        Elevation data collection and distribution 2013 Ongoing
     Groundwater quality database 2021 Active
Engineering Geology Section programs and projects 1980 Ongoing
     Alaska Climate and Cryosphere Hazards Program 2011 Ongoing
        Snow variability and distribution 2011 Active
           Community Snow Observations (CSO) 2017 Active
           Southeast avalanche hazard mapping 2021 Active
        Unstable slopes 2011 Active
           Sitka debris flow hazards 2015 Active
              Sitka early warning system development 2019 Active
           Haines Highway debris flow monitoring and assessment 2014 Active
           Lamplugh Glacier rock-ice avalanche 2016 Active
           Barry Arm landslide and tsunami hazard 2020 Active
           Haines lanslide resiliency 2021 Active
        Glacier change 2011 Active
           Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area remote sensing 2015 Active
           Valdez Glacier hazards monitoring 2014 Active
     Alaska Coastal Geohazards Program 2009 Ongoing
        Homer geohazards 2018 Active
           Homer landslide hazard resiliency 2018 Active
           Homer coastal bluff stability hazard resiliency 2019 Active
        Alaska Coastal Resilience Partnership 2020 Active
        Erosion IMPACT forecasts 2020 Active
        Coastal community flood assessment 2019 Active
     Alaska Active Tectonics Program 2013 Ongoing
        Tsunami inundation mapping 1997 Ongoing
        Yukon River Bridge crossing area 2013 Active
        Japan Hills lidar 2018 Active
     Alaska Hydrogeology Program 2013 Ongoing
        Dalton Highway frozen debris lobes 2013 Active
        Goldstream Valley hydrogeology 2016 Active
        Fish Creek watershed 2016 Active
        North Slope shrubs expansion 2016 Active
        Pilgrim Hot Springs hydrology 2016 Active
     Treasure Creek dendrogeomorphology and slope evaluation 2017 Active
     Arctic Strategic Transportation and Resources (ASTAR) 2018 Active
Volcanology Section projects 2000 Ongoing
     AVO website and database 2004 Ongoing
        AVO GIS inventory database 2011 Ongoing
        AVO Quaternary volcano geochemical database 2010 Ongoing
        AVO database of Quaternary volcanic vents in Alaska 2013 Ongoing
        AVO remote sensing observation database 2013 Ongoing
     Makushin 2000 Active
     Chiginagak 2005 Active
     AVO hazard communications 2011 Ongoing
     AVO social media 2012 Ongoing
     AVO eruption response 2013 Ongoing
     Atka volcanic complex 2019 Active
     Shishaldin 2017 Active
Geophysics Program 1983 Ongoing
     Alaska statewide magnetic survey data merge 2015 Active
     Treasure Creek geophysics 2016 Active
     Icy Cape geophysics 2016 Active
     Shaw Creek and Shawnee Peak geophysics 2020 Active

All Projects (including completed and inactive)

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Project Name Year(s) Status
Alaska coal database, National Coal Resource Database System 2000 - present Active
Alaska Coastal Resilience Partnership 2020 - present Active
Alaska geothermal database, National Geothermal Data System 2010 - present Active
Alaska highway, gas pipeline, and infrastructure corridors geology and geologic hazards 2006 - present Active
Alaska statewide magnetic survey data merge 2015 - present Active
Alaska strategic and critical minerals assessment project 2011 - present Active
Arctic Strategic Transportation and Resources (ASTAR) 2018 - present Active
Atka volcanic complex 2019 - present Active
Barry Arm landslide and tsunami hazard 2020 - present Active
Big Bend 2019 - present Active
Chiginagak 2005 - present Active
Coastal community flood assessment 2019 - present Active
Community Snow Observations (CSO) 2017 - present Active
Cook Inlet geology and hydrocarbon potential 2006 - present Active
Dalton Highway frozen debris lobes 2013 - present Active
Earth Mapping Resources Initiative 2019 - present Active
Eastern Tanacross 2019 - present Active
Erosion IMPACT forecasts 2020 - present Active
Fish Creek watershed 2016 - present Active
GeMS Database 2020 - present Active
Gilead Creek mapping 2009 - present Active
Glacier change 2011 - present Active
Goldstream Valley hydrogeology 2016 - present Active
Groundwater quality database 2021 - present Active
Haines Highway debris flow monitoring and assessment 2014 - present Active
Haines lanslide resiliency 2021 - present Active
Happy Valley 2018 - present Active
Homer coastal bluff stability hazard resiliency 2019 - 2021 Active
Homer geohazards 2018 - present Active
Homer landslide hazard resiliency 2018 - 2020 Active
Icy Cape geophysics 2016 - present Active
Iniskin Peninsula 2013 - present Active
Japan Hills lidar 2018 - present Active
Jarvis Creek 2003 - 2018 Active
Lamplugh Glacier rock-ice avalanche 2016 - present Active
Lower Cook Inlet (Iniskin Bay-Tuxedni Bay area) 2013 - present Active
Makushin 2000 - present Active
McCallum-Slate Creek fault system mapping, eastern Alaska Range 2015 - present Active
Nenana and Susitna Basins, natural gas potential 2005 - present Active
North Slope 1985 - present Active
North Slope shrubs expansion 2016 - 2017 Active
Northway landslide dendrogeomorphology 2013 - present Active
Pilgrim Hot Springs hydrology 2016 - present Active
Racetrack Basin 2021 - present Active
Radon outreach 2020 - present Active
Ray Mountains 2012 - present Active
Red Glacier 2015 - present Active
Richardson mining district geologic mapping 2017 - present Active
Rooftop Ridge 2020 - present Active
Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area remote sensing 2015 - present Active
Shaw Creek and Shawnee Peak geophysics 2020 - present Active
Shishaldin 2017 - present Active
Sitka debris flow hazards 2015 - present Active
Sitka early warning system development 2019 - present Active
Snow variability and distribution 2011 - present Active
Southeast avalanche hazard mapping 2021 - present Active
Styx River geologic mapping 2013 - present Active
Taylor Mountain (Goldfish) 2021 - present Active
Treasure Creek dendrogeomorphology and slope evaluation 2017 - present Active
Treasure Creek geophysics 2016 - present Active
Tuxedni Bay 2017 - present Active
Tyonek - Capps Glacier area 2009 - present Active
Unstable slopes 2011 - present Active
Valdez Glacier hazards monitoring 2014 - present Active
Western Tanacross (Mosquito) 2020 - present Active
Yukon River Bridge crossing area 2013 - present Active
Alaska geochronology database 2004 - present Inactive
Alaska paleontological database 2011 - 2012 Inactive
Casadapega River Bluff area, Solomon Quadrangle 2006 - present Inactive
Chandalar Lake stream sampling 2019 - present Inactive
East Bonnifield 2008 - present Inactive
Kivalina 2010 - present Inactive
Moran 2011 - present Inactive
Northeastern Fairbanks Mining District, Circle Quadrangle 2007 - present Inactive
Slate Creek-Mentasta Slana 2009 - 2013 Inactive
Talkeetna Mountains C-4 2014 - present Inactive
Whittier 2012 - present Inactive
Airborne Geophys Web 2012 - 2014 Ongoing
Alaska Active Tectonics Program 2013 - present Ongoing
Alaska Climate and Cryosphere Hazards Program 2011 - present Ongoing
Alaska Coastal Geohazards Program 2009 - present Ongoing
Alaska Geologic Data Index 2012 - 2013 Ongoing
Alaska Geologic Map Index 2001 - 2014 Ongoing
Alaska Hydrogeology Program 2013 - present Ongoing
Alaska mineral industry report 1981 - present Ongoing
AVO database of Quaternary volcanic vents in Alaska 2013 - 2015 Ongoing
AVO eruption response 2013 - present Ongoing
AVO GIS inventory database 2011 - 2018 Ongoing
AVO hazard communications 2011 - present Ongoing
AVO Quaternary volcano geochemical database 2010 - 2014 Ongoing
AVO remote sensing observation database 2013 - 2014 Ongoing
AVO social media 2012 - 2014 Ongoing
AVO website and database 2004 - present Ongoing
DGGS database and website development 2004 - present Ongoing
DGGS digital data management and metadata 2004 - present Ongoing
DGGS field mapping technology 2007 - present Ongoing
DGGS geographic information system (GIS) 2011 - present Ongoing
DGGS information technology (IT) infrastructure 2000 - present Ongoing
DGGS interactive maps 2014 - present Ongoing
DGGS publications and outreach 2000 - present Ongoing
Elevation data collection and distribution 2013 - present Ongoing
Energy Section project 1980 - present Ongoing
Engineering Geology Section programs and projects 1980 - present Ongoing
Frontier basins and rural energy 1999 - present Ongoing
Geophysics Program 1983 - present Ongoing
GIC Section project 1980 - present Ongoing
Mineral Resources Section project 1980 - present Ongoing
National Geological & Geophysical Data Preservation Program 2007 - present Ongoing
Northern Foothills 2000 - present Ongoing
Tsunami inundation mapping 1997 - present Ongoing
Volcanology Section projects 2000 - present Ongoing
Coastal mapping initiative 2018 - present Unknown
1-Unknown 2000 - 2000 Complete
AASG Annual Meeting 2015 - 2016 Complete
Alaska coal seam carbon sequestration 2008 - 2010 Complete
Alaska Coastal Management Program 2009 - 2010 Complete
Alaska energy inventory 2007 - 2008 Complete
Alaska geochemistry database 2001 - 2007 Complete
Alaska Highway corridor bedrock geology 2007 - 2013 Complete
Alaska Highway corridor geophysics 2005 - 2006 Complete
Alaska Mineral Resource Assessment Program 1990 - 1990 Complete
Alaska Quaternary fault and fold database 2000 - 2013 Complete
Alaska Resource Data File 2000 - 2006 Complete
Amoco collection data preservation 2018 - 2019 Complete
Amphitheatre Mountains 2000 - 2004 Complete
Anchorage area paleoseismology 2002 - 2003 Complete
Anchorage borehole 1999 - 2003 Complete
Aniak geophysics 2000 - 2000 Complete
Annette Island geochemistry 2012 - 2013 Complete
Arctic Coastal Plain surficial geology study 1981 - 1990 Complete
Augustine 2006 - 2007 Complete
AVO rock sample archive 2014 - 2017 Complete
AVO tephra database 2013 - 2018 Complete
Beaver Creek geophysics 2012 - 2013 Complete
Bethel Basin geophysics 1994 - 1997 Complete
Black Mountain geophysics 2005 - 2006 Complete
Bonnifield geophysics 2006 - 2016 Complete
Bristol Bay 2003 - 2006 Complete
Broad Pass geophysics 2001 - 2002 Complete
Broxson Gulch, southcentral Alaska 2000 - 2003 Complete
Caribou Creek 2002 - 2006 Complete
Castle Mountain Fault 1993 - 1994 Complete
Charley River 1994 - 1995 Complete
Chena 1983 - 1984 Complete
Chugach Mountains 1978 - 1983 Complete
Chuilnuk 1983 - 1983 Complete
Chulitna 1989 1989 - 1990 Complete
Chulitna geophysics 1996 - 2005 Complete
Chulitna mining district 1998 - 2001 Complete
Circle geophysics 1993 - 2004 Complete
Circle mining district 1993 - 1995 Complete
Coal Investigations Program 1980s 1987 - 1983 Complete
Coalbed methane 1999 - 2006 Complete
Cobblestone 2002 - 2009 Complete
Corridor map conversion 2002 - 2004 Complete
Council and Solomon mining districts, Solomon and Bendeleben quadrangles 2004 - 2005 Complete
Council geophysics 2002 - 2003 Complete
Dalton 1980 - 1990 Complete
Dalzell Creek geophysics 2012 - 2014 Complete
Delta area coalbed methane 2002 - 2004 Complete
Delta mineral belt 2003 - 2004 Complete
Denali Fault 2003 - 2006 Complete
DGGS scanning 1998 - 2007 Complete
Directory of construction-materials producers in Alaska 2002 - 2003 Complete
Dolomi 1990 - 1991 Complete
Dolomi geophysics 1991 - 1991 Complete
East Richardson geophysics 2005 - 2006 Complete
East Styx geophysics 2013 - 2014 Complete
ENSAP (Eastern North Slope Appraisal Project) 1985 - 1996 Complete
EPA radon-geology 2016 - 2019 Complete
Fairbanks 1980s 1980 - 1989 Complete
Fairbanks Mining District 1995 - 1996 Complete
Fairbanks mining district geophysics 1994 - 2004 Complete
Farewell geophysics 2012 - 2014 Complete
Fisher volcano 2006 - 2014 Complete
Fortymile geophysics 1998 - 1999 Complete
Fortymile Mining District, Eagle A-1 Quadrangle 2001 - 2002 Complete
Fortymile Mining District, Eagle A-2 Quadrangle 2000 - 2002 Complete
Fox Hills geophysics 2012 - 2013 Complete
Gagaryah River area, Lime Hills C-5 and C-6 quadrangles 1991 - 1998 Complete
Galbraith Lake 2007 - 2008 Complete
Gas Hydrates 2003 - 2005 Complete
Gilmore Dome 1982 - 1985 Complete
Glacier Bay National Park 2002 - 2003 Complete
Goddard Hot Springs 1981 - 1983 Complete
Golden Zone Mine 1999 - 2001 Complete
Goldstream Valley geophysics 2016 - 2018 Complete
Goodnews Bay aeromagnetic survey 2006 - 2007 Complete
Goodpaster geophysics 2004 - 2005 Complete
Headwaters of Little Chena River geophysics 1994 - 2004 Complete
Healy A-1 1968 - 1974 Complete
Helm Bay geologic mapping 1992 - 1992 Complete
Hetta geophysics 1992 - 1992 Complete
Holitna Basin 1983 - 2015 Complete
Holitna geophysics 1997 - 2008 Complete
Horn Mountains 1992 - 1998 Complete
Hyder 1990 - 1993 Complete
Iditarod geophysics 2010 - 2011 Complete
Industrial Minerals 2000 - 2002 Complete
Iron Creek 1999 - 2005 Complete
Iron Creek geophysics 1997 - 1998 Complete
Kanayut 2003 - 2009 Complete
Kandik 1995 - 1996 Complete
Kasaan geophysics 1992 - 1992 Complete
Kasatochi 2008 - 2014 Complete
Kavik 2006 - 2007 Complete
Ketchikan geophysics 1999 - 1999 Complete
Kobuk-Seward Peninsula 2004 - 2005 Complete
Kodiak 1988 - 1988 Complete
Koyukuk geophysics 1997 - 1998 Complete
Ladue geophysics 2010 - 2011 Complete
Land Selection 1991 1991 - 1994 Complete
Land Selection 2003-2005 2004 - 2006 Complete
Legacy geophysics update 2010 - 2020 Complete
Liberty Bell 2005 - 2006 Complete
Liberty Bell geophysics 2001 - 2002 Complete
Lidar data for Alaska infrastructure corridors 2010 - 2013 Complete
Liscum geophysics 2005 - 2006 Complete
Livengood 1980s 1982 - 1985 Complete
Livengood geophysics 1998 - 1999 Complete
Livengood Mining District, Livengood C-3 and C-4 quadrangles 2003 - 2013 Complete
Livengood South 2010 - 2016 Complete
Lower Yukon Delta geophysics 1995 - 2002 Complete
MapTEACH 2003 - 2014 Complete
McGrath 1980 - 1996 Complete
Mental Health Trust Land Selection 1987 - 1988 Complete
Middle Styx geophysics 2012 - 2019 Complete
Minchumina Basin gravity survey 1981 - 1986 Complete
Moran geophysics 2009 - 2010 Complete
Mount Hayes A-6 1988 - 1990 Complete
Naturally occurring asbestos 2013 - 2015 Complete
NGMDB data export, Digitize PR 97 2001 - 2001 Complete
Nikolai geophysics 1995 - 1995 Complete
Nome geophysics 1993 - 2004 Complete
Northeast Fairbanks geophysics 2005 - 2006 Complete
Northeast Tanacross 2017 - 2019 Complete
Northwest Alaska area plan (NorWAAP) 1984 - 1985 Complete
Nyac geophysics 1993 - 2004 Complete
Okmok 2008 - 2014 Complete
Petersville geophysics 1996 - 2005 Complete
Petersville Mining District 1996 - 2003 Complete
Philip Smith Mountains 2001 - 2014 Complete
Porcupine River geophysics 2017 - 2019 Complete
Rampart Mining District, Tanana A-1 and A-2 quadrangles 1997 - 1998 Complete
Rampart Mining District, Tanana B-1 Quadrangle 1996 - 2009 Complete
Rampart-Manley geophysics 1995 - 1997 Complete
Red Dog Mine 2002 - 2004 Complete
Redoubt 2005 - 2011 Complete
Richardson mining district geophysics 1994 - 2004 Complete
Ruby geophysics 1997 - 1998 Complete
Sagavanirktok B-1 Quadrangle 1999 - 2000 Complete
Sagavanirktok River area, Sagavanirktok A-3, A-4, B-3 and B-4 quadrangles 2008 - 2016 Complete
Salcha River-Pogo 2002 - 2004 Complete
Salcha River-Pogo geophysics 1999 - 2000 Complete
Siksikpuk River 2005 - 2006 Complete
Siksikpuk River gravity survey 2005 - 2006 Complete
Siksikpuk River region, Tiglukpuk Creek 2004 - 2006 Complete
Skwentna 1990 - 1990 Complete
Slate Creek-Slana River geophysics 2008 - 2009 Complete
Sleetmute geophysics 2002 - 2003 Complete
Southeastern extension of Salcha River-Pogo geophysics 2001 - 2002 Complete
Southern Delta River geophysics 2002 - 2003 Complete
Southern Dishna River geophysics 2012 - 2013 Complete
Southern National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska geophysics 2005 - 2006 Complete
Steese-White Mountains 1986 - 1987 Complete
Stikine geophysics 1997 - 1997 Complete
Styx River geophysics 2007 - 2008 Complete
Susitna - Watana hydroelectric project 2011 - 2015 Complete
Susitna basin hydrology 2012 - 2019 Complete
SWARAP (Southwest Alaska Resource Assessment Project) 1983 - 1995 Complete
Talkeetna Mountains 1983 - 1983 Complete
Talkeetna Mountains B-2 1989 - 1990 Complete
Tanacross geophysics 2015 - 2014 Complete
Tingmerkpuk 1993 - 1998 Complete
Tok geophysics 2014 - 2015 Complete
Tok River 2016 - 2018 Complete
Tonsina geophysics 2014 - 2014 Complete
Tonsina Hill slope instability, drilling and dendrogeomorphology 2015 - 2017 Complete
Umiat-Gubik 2010 - 2018 Complete
Upper Chena River 1983 - 1994 Complete
USGS Scanning 2003 - 2006 Complete
Valdez Creek 1985 - 1990 Complete
Valdez Creek geophysics 1993 - 2004 Complete
Vinasale 1992 - 1993 Complete
Western Fortymile Mining District geophysics 2007 - 2008 Complete
Western Yukon Flats geophysics 2016 - 2018 Complete
Whittier lidar 2012 - 2013 Complete
William Henry Bay 2011 - 2012 Complete
Wiseman 1980s 1980 - 1990 Complete
Wrangellia geologic mapping 2013 - 2020 Complete
Wrangellia geophysics 2013 - 2014 Complete
Yukon Crossing geophysics 2016 - 2018 Complete
Yukon Crossing to Fox geophysics 2016 - 2018 Complete
Yukon Flats Basin 2001 - 2016 Complete
Yukon geology fieldtrip 1996 - 1996 Complete

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