Alaska Databases and Information Analysis

Science Center Objects

We provide GIS and database support for Alaska-based research projects, including database design, data capture, and maintenance, GIS analysis and display, and production of datasets and metadata for publication and data releases.

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Alaska geology map revealed

(Credit: Frederic Wilson, USGS ASC. Public domain.)

State-of-the-art geographic information system (GIS) and information management technologies support all manners of research and activities at the Mineral Resources Program-funded Science Centers. Development of innovative GIS, visualization, and modeling approaches applied to 2-D and 3-D geologic and geochemical modeling, web-based interactive visualization, data integration, and predictive modeling is ongoing. A variety of mineral resource geospatial products may be obtained at the Mineral Resources Online Spatial Data and USGS Publications Warehouse.