Organizations > US Government
Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects
The site offers white papers, fact sheets, presentations, an oil and gas news archive, and guides and maps of various Alaska natural gas projects.
Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
BLM offers oil and gas statistics, active renewal projects, lease information, and in depth information and data on land use projects and issues.
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)
BOEM offers a newsroom and in depth information on oil and gas energy programs, renewable energy programs, environmental stewardship, guidance and regulations.
Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau offers a projects and facilities database, maps, information on specific infrastructure, and thorough information on it programs, projects, and initiatives.
Bureau of Safety and Environment Enforcement (BSEE)
BSEE presents information and data on oil and gas research and training, exploration and production, inspections and reinforcement, regulations, and a newsroom.
Up to date datasets and tools relating to all aspects of communities (education, energy, safety, etc.), science, and the environment, as well as raw and geospatial data tools.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
The official site of NASA, with multimedia and imagery of the Arctic and arctic ice cover, as well as publications and news articles and the NASA ICE Cryospheric Sciences Program.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
The official site of NOAA, with data, maps, publications, and other resources relating to all aspects of the Arctic.
National Park Service (NPS)
The official site of NPS, with publications, datasets, policies, and interactive multimedia.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
The official site of NSF, with publications, datasets, policies, and interactive multimedia relating to science in the Arctic.
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE)
OSMRE site provides information, datasets, and publications on all aspects of Arctic mining.
Smithsonian Institution (SI)
SI is the home of the Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC and the Arctic Studies Center in Anchorage. Exhibits and research cover Arctic science and anthropology.
US Arctic Research Commission (USARC)
USARC establishes, promotes, gives guidance and interacts with agencies at all levels regarding the national policy, priorities, and goals necessary to construct a federal program plan for basic and applied scientific research with respect to the Arctic.
US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
USACE implements Arctic research and provides library and multimedia resources related to the Arctic.
US Department of Defense (DOD)
DOD carried out various Arctic activities and research within its service branches, including the Office of Naval Research, the Naval Oceanography Portal, and the Army Corps of Engineers. The DOD also provides publications on Arctic melting, drilling, and shipping passages, as well as unified command plans and Arctic geographic responsibilities.
US Department of Energy (DOE)
DOE provides maps, publications, and energy resource information.
US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)
HHS provides the framework and policy for health and human service issues among Alaska Natives.
US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Through the US Coast Guard, DHS offers publications and overviews of Arctic maritime issues and strategies.
US Department of the Interior (DOI)
DOI operates through multiple agencies and departments to address social, cultural, indigenous, scientific, and economic issue across Alaska.
US Department of State
The Department of State uses diplomacy to address Arctic issues with other circumpolar nations.
US Department of Transportation (DOT)
DOT is involved in Arctic maritime issues and access. Resources on the site include maps, articles, and publications.
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA is involved in Arctic research and various management, conservation and assessment programs. Resources on the site include overviews of Arctic programs, publications, datasets, regulations, and research categories.
US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
FWS operates in the Alaska Region through various programs. Resources on the site include information on wildlife and habitat, programs, Alaskan National Wildlife Refuges, and species management.
US Geological Survey (USGS)
USGS is active in Alaska through multiple programs and initiatives. The site provides information on ecosystems, climate, land use, core science systems, water, natural hazards, and environmental health.
US Government Accountability Office (GAO)
GAO presents reports and information on the US response to oil dispersants, Arctic capabilities, natural resources, and the environment, among others.
Arctic Landscape Conservation Cooperative
The Cooperative seeks to identify and provide information needed to conserve natural and cultural resources by operating projects in various sectors, including management, landscape monitoring, and biological and geophysical programs. Resources on the site include data, maps, publications, reports, presentations and applications.
Committee on the Marine Transportation System (CMTS) > Action Team on the Arctic (please click on the Arctic tab)
CMTS explores opportunities for oil and gas exploration, maritime shipping, commercial fishing and tourism as result of new accessibility to the Arctic.
Extended Continental Shelf Project
The U.S. Extended Continental Shelf Project aims to establish the full extent of the continental shelf of the United States that is consistent with international law. Resources on the site include a glossary, imagery, newsroom, and links to data.
Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC)
IARPC develops national Arctic research policy five-year Federal research plans to implement ARPA. The five year plan describes research priorities that are expected to benefit from interagency collaboration.
Interagency Coordinating Committee on Oil Pollution Research (ICCOPR)
ICCOPR prepares a comprehensive, coordinated Federal oil pollution research and development plan and promotes cooperation with diverse entities through information sharing, coordinated planning, and joint funding of projects. Resources include reports and fact sheets, information on stakeholders, and legislation.
Nation Ocean Council
The full content outline of the Changing Conditions in the Arctic Strategic Action Plan.
State of Alaska
The official website of the State of Alaska, with links to government services, offices and divisions.
Alaska Department of Administration
The official website of the Alaska Department of Administration. The site links to various services and government divisions, including the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
The official website of the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development. The site offers information on business practices in Alaska and links to all internal divisions and agencies.
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
The official website of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. The site offers information, data, and links to topics such as Spill Prevention and Response, Water Quality, Environmental Health, and the Commissioner’s Office.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game
The official website of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The site presents information on all aspects of fishing, hunting, viewing, species, education for diverse audiences, land and water management, and regulations, among others.
Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development
The official website of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The site presents labor information and resources for workers, employers, researchers, and other audiences.
Alaska Department of Natural Resources
The official website of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources. Resources on the site include links to all department divisions, offices, and commissions, as well as a newsroom.
List of all Tribal Governments in the United States
Alphabetical list of all federally-recognized Alaska Native and Native American tribes in the United States. Each entry listed links to the tribe’s official website.
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Northwest Arctic Borough
Official website of the Northwest Arctic Borough. Resources on the site include links to all departments, assembly information, history, and imagery of the borough’s communities.
North Slope Borough
Official website of the North Slope Borough. The site offers information on all villages within the borough, programs, and links to all departments.
City of Barrow
Official website of the city of Barrow. Links to the city’s departments, news and events, announcements, and information for diverse audiences are available.
City of Kotzebue
Official website of the city of Barrow. Resources include government and department links, events, news, and links to local media and education.
DCCED website featuring information on Wainwright. Resources include a general overview, population and housing statistic by decade, and community and regional contacts, among others.