Karst Subsidence Hazard Assessment and Mapping in the Municipality of Godod, Zamboanga del Norte

By General and Economic Geology Section The conduct of the 2022 Karst Subsidence Hazard Mapping target area commenced on August 24, 2022, in the Municipality of Godod, Zamboanga del Norte.  This annual program is part of the continuing Geohazards Assessment and Mapping Program of MGB that has now expanded to include subsidence hazards due to … Continue reading Karst Subsidence Hazard Assessment and Mapping in the Municipality of Godod, Zamboanga del Norte

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Geologic Mapping for the Coronado Point Quadrangle

By General and Economic Geology Section The Mines and Geoscience Bureau Regional Office IX (MGB-IX) conducted systematic geological mapping in the Coronado Point Quadrangle (Sheet No. 3443-IV) in the Zamboanga Peninsula as part of the 2022 Quadrangle Geological Mapping Project. The purpose of the mapping program is to produce a 1:50,000 scale quadrangle map in … Continue reading Geologic Mapping for the Coronado Point Quadrangle

Progress Report: 1:10,000 Scale Groundwater Resource and Vulnerability Assessment in the Municipality of Siay, Zamboanga Sibugay

By Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology Section The third 2022 1:50:000 Scale Groundwater Resource and Vulnerability Assessment (GRVA) of MGB, RO-IX Geosciences Division will commence on June 28, 2022, in the Municipality of Siay, Zamboanga Sibugay. This project is part of the groundwater resource study of the entire Zamboanga Peninsula for 2022, covering three (3) municipalities: … Continue reading Progress Report: 1:10,000 Scale Groundwater Resource and Vulnerability Assessment in the Municipality of Siay, Zamboanga Sibugay

NDRM 2022: Flood Mapping of the┬áMunicipality of Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay

By Geohazard and Engineering Geology Section The increase of our own understanding and affirmation of the existence of natural hazards in our surroundings is a sizable pace towards disaster resilience. This National Disaster Resilience Month, we are sharpening and marking greater measures through government programs that align in building back better and resilient communities. Part … Continue reading NDRM 2022: Flood Mapping of the┬áMunicipality of Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay

Progress Report: Geologic Mapping for the Siocon Quadrangle

By General and Economic Geology Section The Mines and Geoscience Bureau Regional Office IX (MGB-IX) conducted systematic geological mapping in the Siocon Quadrangle (Sheet No. 3443-III) in the Zamboanga Peninsula is part of the 2022 Quadrangle Geological Mapping Project. The purpose of the mapping program is to produce a 1:50,000 scale quadrangle map in Region … Continue reading Progress Report: Geologic Mapping for the Siocon Quadrangle

Progress Report: Geologic Mapping for the Alicia Quadrangle

By General and Economic Geology Section The Mines and Geoscience Bureau Regional Office IX (MGB-IX) conducted systematic geological mapping in the Alicia Quadrangle (Sheet No. 3542-I) in the Zamboanga Peninsula is part of the 2022 Quadrangle Geological Mapping Project. The purpose of the mapping program is to produce a 1:50,000 scale quadrangle map in Region … Continue reading Progress Report: Geologic Mapping for the Alicia Quadrangle

Progress Report: 1:10,000 Scale Groundwater Resource and Vulnerability Assessment in the Municipality of Godod, Zamboang del Norte

By Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology Section The second 2022 1:50:000 Scale Groundwater Resource and Vulnerability Assessment (GRVA) of MGB, RO-IX Geosciences Division commenced on May 10, 2022, in the Municipality of Godod, Zamboanga del Norte. This project is part of the groundwater resource study of the entire Zamboanga Peninsula for 2022, covering three (3) municipalities: … Continue reading Progress Report: 1:10,000 Scale Groundwater Resource and Vulnerability Assessment in the Municipality of Godod, Zamboang del Norte

Progress Report: Geologic Mapping for the Diwait Point Quadrangle

By General and Economic Geology Section The Mines and Geoscience Bureau Regional Office IX (MGB-IX) conducted systematic geological mapping in the Diwait Point Quadrangle (Sheet No. 3646-III) in the Zamboanga Peninsula is part of the 2022 Quadrangle Geological Mapping Project. The purpose of the mapping program is to produce a 1:50,000 scale quadrangle map in … Continue reading Progress Report: Geologic Mapping for the Diwait Point Quadrangle

Progress Report: Geologic Mapping for the Bagolibud Point Quadrangle

By General and Economic Geology Section The Mines and Geoscience Bureau Regional Office IX (MGB-IX) conducted systematic geological mapping in the Bagolibud Point Quadrangle (Sheet No. 3442-I) in the Zamboanga Peninsula is part of the 2022 Quadrangle Geological Mapping Project. The purpose of the mapping program is to produce a 1:50,000 scale quadrangle map in … Continue reading Progress Report: Geologic Mapping for the Bagolibud Point Quadrangle

Geohazard Assessment for Environmentally Critical and Tourism-Oriented Areas in Tigbao, Zamboanga del Sur

By Geohazard and Engineering Geology Section The Updating of 1:10,000 scale Rain-Induced Landslide and Flood Susceptibility Map for the Tigbao Municipality, Zamboanga del Sur, aims to appraise the geohazard susceptibility ratings of the former geohazard map produced from the previous assessment. This study covered all eighteen (18) barangays and their respective puroks and sitios, with … Continue reading Geohazard Assessment for Environmentally Critical and Tourism-Oriented Areas in Tigbao, Zamboanga del Sur