Dominican Geological Survey of the National Secretariat for Industry and Commerce (SGN)

The Geological Surveys are national organizations which guarantee an updated geological and environmental knowledge on the national territory of the Dominican Republic. They are responsible for executing national geological mapping on an appropriate scale, evaluating geological resources (mining, water, energy) and their integration into geo-referenced databases. They promote sectoral studies and research to mitigate environmental damage, and ensure a proper use of the land and the sustainability of its natural resources.