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Links - Related Websites

The links on this page are provided as a courtesy to help users find geology-related information for Alaska. Links are limited to other government entities and publicly-funded or non-profit organizations.

  • Alaska Earthquake Center

    Located at the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the Alaska Earthquake Center receives data from more than 350 seismic sites. AEC serves as an integration of all seismic networks within Alaska.

  • Alaska Geospatial Council

    The Alaska Geospatial Council (AGC) is led by the Alaska Department of Natural Resources and seeks to modernize Alaska's geospatial holdings and infrastructure, and foster data sharing and broad-based coordination by including federal and local government and Native Corporation representation.

  • Alaska Miners Association

    The Association is a non-profit corporation that works to promote the mining industry in Alaska.

  • Alaska Paleontological Database

    This paleontology database contains detailed information on fossils and fossil localities in Alaska.

  • Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

    The Commission functions as the regulatory agency overseeing the underground operation of the Alaska oil industry on private and public lands and waters.

  • Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF)

    Descriptions of mines, prospects, and mineral occurrences - published for individual U.S. Geological Survey 1:250,000-scale quadrangles in Alaska.

  • Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission

    The Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission (ASHSC) is charged by statute (AS 44.19.635) to recommend goals and priorities for seismic risk mitigation to the public and private sectors and to recommend policies to the governor and legislature to reduce the state's vulnerability to earthquakes.

  • The Alaska Volcano Observatory

    The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) is a joint program of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAFGI), and the State of Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys (ADGGS).

  • Association of American State Geologists

    This page has links to other State geological surveys in the U.S.

  • BLM Alaska Minerals Program

    Geology and Minerals information maintained by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

  • National Geothermal Data System (NGDS)

    The National Geothermal Data System (NGDS) is a catalog of documents and datasets that provide information about geothermal resources.

  • Geophysical Institute Seismology & GeodesyGroup

    Geophysical Institute personnel locate and report about 22,000 earthquakes each year, and advise federal and state officials of each major earthquake's location and size within 30 minutes.

  • Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

    Tsunami advisory information

  • Western States Seismic Policy Council

    A federally funded consortium consisting of the State Geological Survey and Emergency Management Directors of 13 western states, 3 U.S. territories, a Canadian territory and province, and liaisons to 7 western state seismic safety councils and commissions. WSSPC's mission is to develop seismic policies and share information to promote programs intended to reduce earthquake-related losses.

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