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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-22/bob-swenson-appointed-dnr-deputy-commis
State | Local
Alaska Science Forum: High-and-dry log points to great Alaska tsunamis

...including Rob Witter, of the USGS Alaska Science Center in Anchorage, and Rich Koehler, of Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys in Fairbanks.The scientists found Carver's hole from seven years earlier. They pulled out their...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-20/alaska-science-forum-high-and-dry-lo
Outdoors
New map predicts tsunami effects on Sitka

...Miller, the city's emergency coordinator.The map from the state Department of Natural Resources Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys shows the "maximum estimated tsunami inundation" with a red line that roughly borders the beach...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-25/new-map-predicts-tsunami-effects-sitka
State
Fairbanks geologists recall mountain rescue

...Gillis, 48, both of whom work for the Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys in Fairbanks, were cold and wet but...said Bob Swenson, director of the Division of Geological and Geophysical surveys.The helicopter tried several times...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-27/fairbanks-geologists-recall-mountain-re
State
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 range of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-20/dnr-map-shows-faults-folds-throughout-a
State
Alaska editorial: State seeks to promote strategic mineral work

...across the state, including good prospects in the Interior.Most of the work is being done by Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys employees in Fairbanks. The Legislature provided $3 million across several years to boost the effort...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-12-11/alaska-editorial-state-seeks-promote-
Opinion
Dome grows in Alaska's Cleveland Volcano

...is a joint program between the USGS, the University of Alaska Geophysical Institute and the state Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys.The observatory has no real-time seismic equipment on Cleveland. Pressure sensors on Okmok Volcano -74...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-07/dome-grows-alaskas-cleveland-volcano
State
State maps substantial strategic and critical mineral resources

...tremendous number of these mineral types," said Bob Swenson, state geologist and director of the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys for the U.S. Department of Natural Resources.The state was home to 43 active exploration projects...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-18/state-maps-substantial-strategic-and-cr
State
Kenai beach rocks came from long ago, far away

...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 said, referring...

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

...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 the northeast...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121505/sta_20051215006.shtml
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