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Natural asbestos mapped

The Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys has released maps depicting the likelihood...29447 and are available on request as printed maps from the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys for $13 per map sheet. The materials also...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-09-25/natural-asbestos-mapped
Outdoors
Geologic guidebook commemorates 50th anniversary of '64 earthquake

The Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys has released a new technical guidebook on the geology of coastal Southcentral Alaska that compiles the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-06/geologic-guidebook-commemorates-50th
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Two tales of dynamic Alaska tundra

...of miles of coastline and determine the risk to low-lying villages. Kinsman, a geologist with the state's Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, is also using spotty tide-gauge data, satellite information, aerial imaging and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-09/alaska-science-forum-two-tales-dynam
Outdoors
Bob Swenson appointed DNR Deputy Commissioner

The Department of Natural Resources announced that Bob Swenson, the leader of the Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys for nearly a decade, will serve as its deputy commissioner.He is replacing the vacancy left when Joe...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-22/bob-swenson-appointed-dnr-deputy-commis
State | Local
Fairbanks geologists recall mountain rescue

...and Bob Gillis, 48, both of whom work for the Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys in Fairbanks, were cold...that area," said Bob Swenson, director of the Division of Geological and Geophysical surveys.The helicopter tried...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-27/fairbanks-geologists-recall-mountain-re
State
Kenai beach rocks came from long ago, far away

...side of the Kenai Peninsula between 17,000 and 18,000 years ago, said Dick Reger, a consultant for Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys. "They almost all are rock types not typical of the rock types they're in," Reger...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102206/out_20061022019.shtml
Outdoors
Augustine shows signs of erupting

...observatory, a joint program between the U.S. Geological Survey, University of Alaska Fairbanks and state Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys. The last time Augustine erupted, ash filled the skies over Anchorage, 171 miles to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121505/sta_20051215006.shtml
News
DNR map shows faults, folds throughout Alaska

...Alaska's Quaternary Faults and Folds," focuses on "geologically recent activity," and is part of the Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys' efforts to better characterize earthquake hazards.The interactive map includes a full...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-20/dnr-map-shows-faults-folds-throughout-a
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...at more than $1 billion despite historically low metal prices, according to a summary prepared by the state Division of Geological & Geophysical Services. The value of production slipped 3.5 percent from 1997, the agency said. The Red Dog...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032399/Biz_mining.shtml
Companies renew interest in gold

...claims do not necessarily represent drilling but show an interest in exploration, said Dave Szumigala of the state Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys. "Active mining claims overall kind of show the health of the industry ... and the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051007/sta_20070510020.shtml
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