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Bob Swenson appointed DNR Deputy Commissioner

...geologic pursuits in Alaska in 1991.Swenson moved to the public sector in 2004 to become deputy director of geologic research for the Department of Natural Resources, and in 2005 he became the Alaska State Geologist and DGGS Director.
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Survey finds valuable minerals north of Juneau

...Werdon's face and loud and clear through her voice as she talks about the good old fashioned detective work of Alaska state geologists that led to significant findings of gold and strategic mineral anomalies during 2011 both in William Henry Bay north...
Northwest Digest

...Under the proposal, Usibelli would explore 208,630 acres of state-owned land adjacent to the park. While state geologists believe there's a high potential for shallow methane gas in the coal deposits around the Denali Borough town of...
Low prices hurting Alaska, Yukon mining industry

WHITEHORSE, Yukon -- Low prices for minerals have led to a big drop in mine production and exploration spending in both Alaska and the Yukon this year, according to geologists.
Alaska moves up in mining industry survey

...said. "The hard work of many Alaskans is reflected in this improved ranking for the State, including work by State Geologist Bob Swenson and officials from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development." The Parnell Administration launched...
Seismic data shared for earthquake research

...state revenue and jobs created through exploration and development of our natural resources," said Bob Swenson, state geologist and DGGS director. "This data set has the potential to generate a quantum jump in scientists' overall understanding...
Alaska editorial: State seeks to promote strategic mineral work

...that the state's initiative, kicked off at last year's conference, is producing useful information already. State geologists have been assessing "rare earth" minerals across the state, including good prospects in the Interior.Most of...
State maps substantial strategic and critical mineral resources

State geologists are mapping Alaska's mineral potential from the land and air. They...has a tremendous number of these mineral types," said Bob Swenson, state geologist and director of the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys...
Parnell names new in-state gas line coordinator

ANCHORAGE - Gov. Sean Parnell has chosen a state geologist to take over the job of in-state gas line coordinator, a position that was vacated last month. Bob Swenson "has a detailed...
Bob Swenson prefers the 'eye of the storm'

...getting ready to ride it out. On Dec. 28, when the state geologist was picked by Gov. Sean Parnell to lead the effort...for the state of Alaska in 2005 and was promoted to state geologist the next year. The vast and diverse geology of Alaska...


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