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 seeking partners to share the costs and results of an airborne magnetic and radiometric survey of the Yukon-Tanana uplands planned for this summer. Learn more...
  • New release! Tsunamis in Alaska - IC 85
  • New release! Airborne magnetic geophysical survey of the Porcupine River area, Alaska - GPR 2019-1
  • New release! Tsunami inundation maps for Adak and Atka, Alaska - RI 2019-1
  • New release! Northeastern Tanacross geologic map, Tanacross D-1, D-2, C-1, and C-2 quadrangles, Alaska - PIR 2019-6
  • New release! Southeastern extension of Salcha River-Pogo electromagnetic and magnetic airborne geophysical survey data compilation - GPR 2019-9
  • New release! Western Fortymile electromagnetic and magnetic airborne geophysical survey data compilation - GPR 2019-7
  • New release! Salcha River-Pogo electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric airborne geophysical survey data compilation - GPR 2019-8
  • New release! Slate Creek - Slana River electromagnetic and magnetic airborne geophysical survey data compilation - GPR 2018-9