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).


  • New release! Alaska Coastal Profile Tool (ACPT) - DDS 7
  • New release! 40Ar/39Ar data, Styx River map area, Lime Hills C-1 Quadrangle, Alaska - RDF 2014-21
  • New release! 40Ar/39Ar data, Ray Mountains area, Bettles Quadrangle, Alaska - RDF 2014-19
  • New release! Color-indexed elevation maps for flood-vulnerable coastal communities in western Alaska - MP 154
  • New release! Preliminary characterization of brittle deformation on the Iniskin Peninsula: Implications for the kinematic history of the Bruin Bay fault system, lower Cook Inlet, Alaska - PIR 2014-5
  • New release! Tsunami inundation maps of the villages of Chenega Bay and northern Sawmill Bay, Alaska - RI 2014-3
  • New release! Interpretations of seismic reflection data and structural cross sections for the Kavik River map area, Alaska - RI 2011-3B
  • New release! New Data and Insight on the Late Triassic Wrangellia Magmatic Ni-Cu-Co-PGE System in the Talkeetna Mountains, Central Alaska (poster): Society of Economic Geologists 2014 Conference, September 27-30, 2014 - Twelker, Evan and others, 2014