Welcome to the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys

Our mission: Determine the potential of Alaskan land for production of metals, minerals, fuels, and geothermal resources, the locations and supplies of groundwater and construction material, and the potential geologic hazards to buildings, roads, bridges, and other installations and structures (AS 41.08.020).

Headlines

  • DGGS is looking for a Geologist II to assist with a sand and gravel resource assessment of Alaska's North Slope. This job includes fieldwork in northern Alaska during the summer months. Learn more or apply...
  • New release! Circle electromagnetic and magnetic airborne geophysical survey data compilation - GPR 2019-3
  • New release! Valdez Creek electromagnetic and magnetic airborne geophysical survey data compilation - GPR 2019-5
  • New release! Styx River electromagnetic and magnetic airborne geophysical survey data compilation - GPR 2019-2
  • New release! Council electromagnetic and magnetic airborne geophysical survey data compilation - GPR 2019-6
  • New release! Petrographic observations of rocks collected in the Bonnifield mining district, Fairbanks A-1, Fairbanks A-2, Healy D-1, and Healy D-2 quadrangles, Alaska - RDF 2019-1
  • New release! Wrangellia electromagnetic and magnetic airborne geophysical survey (data compilation) - GPR 2018-8
  • New release! Nyac magnetic airborne geophysical survey data compilation - GPR 2019-4
  • New release! Radon testing after earthquakes - IC 83