New Publication Releases

DGGS publishes many maps and reports throughout the year. The publications released in the last year are listed below.

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RDF 2018-1 Report Geospatial Data
Nye, C.J., Begét, J.E., Layer, P.W., Mangan, M.T., McConnell, V.S., McGimsey, R.G., Miller, T.P., Moore, R.B., and Stelling, P.L., 2018, Geochemistry of some quaternary lavas from the Aleutian Arc and Mt. Wrangell: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2018-1, 29 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29843
AR 2017 Report
DGGS Staff, 2018, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2017: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2017, 51 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29844
RDF 2017-9 Report Geospatial Data
Wallace, K.L., Hayden, L.A., and Neal, C.A., 2017, Major-element glass compositions of tephra from the circa 3.6 ka eruption of Aniakchak volcano, Alaska Peninsula, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2017-9, 9 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29777
RI 2017-10 Report Map Geospatial Data
Schaefer, J.R., Scott, W.E., and Layer, P.W., 2017, Geologic map of Mount Chiginagak volcano, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2017-10, 32 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:25,000. http://doi.org/10.14509/29769
IC 59 v. 2 Report
Cameron, C.E., Hendricks, K.A., and Nye, C.J., 2017, Historically active volcanoes of Alaska reference deck: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Information Circular 59 v. 2, 4 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29738
PIR 2017-5 Report
Herriott, T.M., and Wartes, M.A., 2017, Discovery of a 35-meter-thick, oil-stained sandstone interval in outcrop of the Tonnie Siltstone Member, Chinitna Formation, lower Cook Inlet, south-central Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2017-5, 12 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29837
RDF 2017-12 Report Geospatial Data
Freeman, L.K., Montayne, Simone, and Wypych, Alicja, 2017, Major-oxide and trace-element geochemical data from rocks collected near Panorama Mountain, Mile 104 Seward Highway, Crow Pass, and Whittier, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2017-12, 4 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29725
IC 63 Report
Timm, Kristin, and Wolken, G.J., 2017, Deglacierization and the development of glacier-related hazards: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Information Circular 63, 3 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29752
DDS 15 Interactive Map
DGGS Staff, Seitz, S.S., Reioux, D.A., Blessington, M.J., Jozwik, Diana, and Mulliken, K.M., 2017, Alaska Geochemistry: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Digital Data Series 15, http://maps.dggs.alaska.gov/geochem. http://doi.org/10.14509/29770
RDF 2017-11 Report Geospatial Data
Twelker, Evan, Wypych, Alicja, Sicard, K.R., Naibert, T.J., Werdon, M.B., Athey, J.E., Willingham, A.L., and Lockett, A.C., 2017, Major-oxide and trace-element geochemical data from rocks collected in the Richardson mining district, Big Delta Quadrangle, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2017-11, 4 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29779
GMC 441 Report
Weatherford Laboratories, 2017, X-ray diffraction analysis of cuttings from Happy Valley A-10, Happy Valley B-12, Kenai Beluga Unit 31-18, Ninilchik Unit G Oskolkoff 1, Ninilchik Unit G Oskolkoff 2, Ninilchik Unit G Oskolkoff 3, Ninilchik Unit G Oskolkoff 5, Ninilchik Unit G Oskolkoff 8, Star 1, Swanson River Unit 24-15, Swanson River Unit 32C-15, Swanson River Unit 34-10, and Swanson River Unit 34-16 wells: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Geologic Materials Center Data Report 441, 1 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29810
Twelker, Evan and others, 2017 Report
Twelker, Evan, Werdon, M.B., Sicard, K.R., Wypych, Alicja, Naibert, T.J., Athey, J.E., Willingham, A.L., and Lockett, A.C., 2017, Geologic mapping in the Richardson-Uncle Sam area, interior Alaska (presentation): Alaska Miners Association Annual Convention, Anchorage, Alaska, November 7-12, 2017: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 37 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29811
Athey, J.E., 2017 Report
Athey, J.E., 2017, Building digital infrastructure for Alaska's mineral industry: A conversation on public-private resource leveraging (presentation): Alaska Miners Association Annual Convention, Anchorage, Alaska, November 5-11, 2017: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 28 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29842
PIR 2017-3 Report Map
Sicard, K.R., Naibert, T.J., Hubbard, T.D., Twelker, Evan, Wypych, Alicja, Werdon, M.B., Willingham, A.L., Gillis, R.J., Lande, L.L., and Newberry, R.J., 2017, Geologic map of the Tok River area, Tanacross A-5 and A-6 quadrangles, eastern Alaska Range, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2017-3, 15 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360. http://doi.org/10.14509/29722
RDF 2017-10 Report Geospatial Data
Wypych, Alicja, Twelker, Evan, Athey, J.E., Lockett, A.C., Naibert, T.J., Sicard, K.R., Werdon, M.B., and Willingham, A.L., 2017, Major-oxide and trace-element geochemical data from rocks collected in the Tanacross C-1, D-1, and D-2 quadrangles, Alaska in 2017: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2017-10, 4 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29778
GMC 440 Report
U.S. Geological Survey, 2017, X-ray fluorescence data of the Omilak East prospect drillholes S-1 and S-2: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Geologic Materials Center Data Report 440, 1 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29782
SR 72 Report
Athey, J.E., and Werdon, M.B., 2017, Alaska's mineral industry 2016: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Special Report 72, 65 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29748
IC 64 Report
Wolken, G.J., Hendricks, K.A., Daanen, R.P., Overbeck, J.R., Stevens, D.S.P., and Masterman, S.S., 2017, Alaska & climate change: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Information Circular 64, 2 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29781
GMC 439 Report
ALS Geochemistry, 2017, Geochemical analysis of 6 core samples from the Canwell Prospect BH 80190, BH 80191 and BH 80195: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Geologic Materials Center Data Report 439, 9 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29780
Daanen, R.P., 2017 Report
Daanen, R.P., 2017, Cold regions hydrology: Developments and simulations in WaSiM (presentation): Third WaSiM User Conference, Munich, Germany, October 18-19, 2017.: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 21 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29823
RI 2017-9 Report Map Geospatial Data
Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., Koehler, R.D., and Salisbury, J.B., 2017, Tsunami inundation maps for Juneau, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2017-9, 66 p., 5 sheets. http://doi.org/10.14509/29741
Athey, J.E., 2017 Report
Athey, J.E., 2017, Hows and whys of data preservation at the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (1998-2017; presentation): National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program, Data Rescue and Preservation Workshop, Salt Lake City, Utah, September 26-28, 2017: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 26 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29812
GMC 438 Report
Weatherford Laboratories, 2017, X-ray diffraction analysis of cuttings from the Northstar Unit #NS-07, Northstar Unit #NS-08, Northstar Unit #NS-15 and Northstar Unit #NS-27 wells: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Geologic Materials Center Data Report 438, 2 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29758
RDF 2017-8 Report
Overbeck, J.R., Hendricks, M.D., and Kinsman, N.E.M., 2017, Photogrammetric digital surface models and orthoimagery for the continuous coastline, Wales to Platinum, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2017-8, 21 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29744
RI 2017-8 Report Map Geospatial Data
Suleimani, E.N., Nicolsky, D.J., and Koehler, R.D., 2017, Updated tsunami inundation maps of the Kodiak area, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2017-8, 38 p., 10 sheets. http://doi.org/10.14509/29740
RDF 2017-7 Report Geospatial Data
Gillis, R.J., Benowitz, J.A., O'Sullivan, P.B., Layer, P.W., and Wartes, M.A., 2017, Zircon U-Pb and 40Ar/39Ar results from dikes collected within the Bruin Bay fault zone, lower Cook Inlet: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2017-7, 14 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29750
Mulliken, K.M. and others, 2017 Map
Mulliken, K.M., Cameron, C.E., Crass, S.W., Schaefer, J.R., and Wallace, K.L., 2017, An update on the Alaska Tephra Database (poster): International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI) 2017 Scientific Assembly, November 14-18, 2017: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 1 sheet. http://doi.org/10.14509/29746
Schaefer, J.R. and others, 2017 Map
Schaefer, J.R., Mulliken, K.M., Cameron, C.E., and Wallace, K.L., 2017, Digitizing Alaska's ashfall record: a tephra geospatial database (poster): International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI) 2017 Scientific Assembly, November 14-18, 2017: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 1 sheet. http://doi.org/10.14509/29747
RI 2017-7 Report
Stewart, A.K., Heinrich, C.E., and Hubbard, T.D., 2017, Dendrogeomorphic evidence of frequent mass movement using reaction wood in black spruce: Alaska Highway milepost 1267, Northway Junction, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2017-7, 18 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29734
PIR 2017-4 Report
Wolken, G.J., and Wikstrom Jones, Katreen, 2017, Valdez Glacier ice-dammed lake: June 2017 glacial lake outburst flood: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2017-4, 5 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29743
RDF 2017-5 Report Geospatial Data
Benowitz, J.A., Sicard, K.R., Naibert, T.J., and Layer, P.W., 2017, 40Ar/39Ar data from the Tok River area, Tanacross A-5 and A-6 quadrangles and adjoining areas, eastern Alaska Range: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2017-5, 26 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29727
MP 163 Map Geospatial Data
Nye, Chris, 2017, Kasatochi Island 2009 topography: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 163, 1 sheet, scale 1:10,000. http://doi.org/10.14509/29733
IC 12 Report
Hendricks, K.A., 2017, Services of the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Information Circular 12, 2 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/459
RDF 2017-6 Report
Wolken, G.J., Wikstrom Jones, Katreen, Whorton, E.N., Gould, A.I., and Hendricks, M.D., 2017, Photogrammetric data of the Haines Highway corridor: May 26, 2014: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2017-6, 20 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29736
PR 123 Report Map Geospatial Data
Nye, C.J., Scott, W.E., Neill, O.K., Waythomas, C.F., Cameron, C.E., and Calvert, A.T., 2017, Geology of Kasatochi volcano, Aleutian Islands, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Professional Report 123, 127 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:5,000. http://doi.org/10.14509/29718
MP 154 v.2 Report Map
Overbeck, J.R., Kennedy, Katrina, and Heim, Rebecca, 2017, Color-indexed elevation maps for flood-vulnerable coastal communities in western Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 154 v.2, 23 p., 36 sheets. http://doi.org/10.14509/29719
DDS 14 Geospatial Data Interactive Map
Athey, J.E., Seitz, S.S., and DGGS Staff, 2017, Geologic Photos of Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Digital Data Series 14, http://doi.org/10.14509/photodb. http://doi.org/10.14509/29735
GMC 437 Report
Weatherford Laboratories, 2017, Geochemical evaluation, including whole oil gas chromatography, soxhlet extractions, biomarker analysis, Rock-Eval pyrolysis, and total organic carbon analyses, of cuttings and core for the Caribou #26-11-1, E Ugnu #1, Ekvik #1, Inigok #1, Ivik #1, Kookpuk #1, Nuna #1, Oooguruk #1, Qugruk #1, Qugruk #3, Qugruk #3A, Qugruk #4, S. Harrison Bay #1, Simpson Lagoon #32-14A, Umiat Test #11 wells: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Geologic Materials Center Data Report 437, 1 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29739
Nash, A.L. and others, 2017 Report
Nash, A.L., Athey, J.E., and Hendricks, M.D., 2017, Geographic distribution for a quarter of a century of radon analyses (presentation): Esri User Conference, San Diego, California, July 10–14, 2017: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 35 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29846
RI 2017-6 Report
Overbeck, J.R., 2017, Storm water level feature extraction from digital elevation models using intra-storm photographs: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2017-6, 10 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29730
Athey, J.E. and others, 2017 Report
Athey, J.E., Hendricks, M.D., and Gallagher, P.E., 2017, Building an enterprise version of GeMS (formerly NCGMP09 map schema; presentation): Digital Mapping Techniques Workshop, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 21-24: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 22 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29732
RI 2017-3 Report Map Geospatial Data
Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., and Koehler, R.D., 2017, Tsunami inundation maps for the city of Sand Point, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2017-3, 61 p., 4 sheets, scale 1:15,000. http://doi.org/10.14509/29706
RDF 2017-4 Report Geospatial Data
Benowitz, J.A., Layer, P.W., Wypych, Alicja, and Freeman, L.K., 2017, 40Ar/39Ar ages of rocks collected from the Passage Canal area, Seward D-7 Quadrangle, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2017-4, 6 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29721
Herriott, T.M. and others, 2017 Map
Herriott, T.M., Wartes, M.A., Stanley, R.G., Decker, P.L., Helmold, K.P., and Harun, N.T., 2017, Stratigraphy and sedimentology of the Chinitna Formation, Iniskin-Tuxedni bays area, south-central Alaska -- Late Middle Jurassic depositional systems and petroleum prospectivity in Cook Inlet forearc basin (poster): American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Pacific Section Annual Meeting, Anchorage, AK, 22–24 May 2017: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 1 sheet. http://doi.org/10.14509/29757
RDF 2017-3 Report
Athey, J.E., 2017, 2017 Data Stewardship Survey results: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2017-3, 3 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29726
RI 2017-5 Map Geospatial Data
DeRaps, M.R., Kinsman, N.E.M., Stevens, D.S.P., and Overbeck, J.R., 2017, Surficial geologic map of the Shaktoolik area, Norton Bay Quadrangle, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2017-5, 1 sheet, scale 1:50,000. http://doi.org/10.14509/29723
RDF 2017-2 Report Geospatial Data
Todd, Erin, Kylander-Clark, Andrew, Wypych, Alicja, Twelker, Evan, and Sicard, K.R., 2017, U-Pb and Lu-Hf isotope, age, and trace-element data from zircons at four sites in the western Alaska Range and Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2017-2, 7 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29717
RDF 2017-1 Report Geospatial Data
Benowitz, J.A., Layer, P.W., Wypych, Alicja, and Twelker, Evan, 2017, 40Ar/39Ar data from rocks collected in the 2015 Wrangellia mineral assessment project area, Mount Hayes A-5, Mount Hayes B-6, and Talkeetna Mountains D-2 quadrangles, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2017-1, 9 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29699
RI 2017-4 Report
Herriott, T.M., Wartes, M.A., and Decker, P.L., 2017, Deep-water canyons and sequence-stratigraphic framework of the Upper Jurassic Naknek Formation, south-central Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2017-4, 53 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29707
MP 161 Report
LePain, D.L., Helmold, K.P., Gillis, R.J., Reger, R.D., and Swenson, R.F., 2017, Field trip guide: Sedimentology, reservoir quality, and tectonic setting of late Miocene-early Pliocene gas-bearing formations, upper Cook Inlet, Alaska.: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 161, 40 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29713
MP 162 Report
Combellick, R.A., and Reger, R.D., 2017, Field trip guide: The 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake and its predecessors in the Anchorage and Turnagain Arm areas: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 162, 28 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29714
PIR 2017-1 Report
Hubbard, T.D., 2017, Slope instability drilling program, Tonsina Hill, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2017-1, 36 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29710
PIR 2016-6 Report
LePain, D.L., and Stanley, R.G., 2017, Reconnaissance sedimentology of selected Tertiary exposures in the upland region bordering the Yukon Flats basin, east-central Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2016-6, 14 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29700
Twelker, Evan, 2017 Report
Twelker, Evan, 2017, Geologic mapping in the Talkeetna Mountains and Eastern Alaska Range: A story of mineralization and deformation (presentation): Alaska Geological Society Luncheon, February 21, 2017: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 49 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29836
AR 2016 Report
DGGS Staff, 2017, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2016: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Annual Report 2016, 44 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29709
GMC 436 Report
Weatherford Laboratories, 2017, X-ray diffraction analysis of: Happy Valley 1 (cuttings 5880'-10720') and Happy Valley 3 (cuttings 5210'-10650') wells: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Geologic Materials Center Data Report 436, 1 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29702
Werdon, M.B., 2017 Report
Werdon, M.B., 2017, Alaska's mineral industry 2016: Mining, exploration and discoveries (presentation): Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia Mineral Exploration Roundup, January 23-26, 2017: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 34 p. http://doi.org/10.14509/29711
RDF 2016-4 Report Map Geospatial Data
LePain, D.L., and Montayne, Simone, 2017, Core fragment descriptions, Exxon core holes, uplands bordering Yukon Flats basin, east-central Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2016-4, 2 p., 1 sheet. http://doi.org/10.14509/29576