NDRM 2022: Flood Mapping of the Municipality 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 Municipality 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: 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

1:10,000 Scale Coastal Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping in the Municipalities of Salug and Leon B. Postigo, Zamboanga del Norte

By Geohazard and Engineering Geology Section The Philippines has one hundred forty-six (146) cities and one thousand four hundred eighty-eight (1,488) municipalities. Fifteen (15) of the former, and eight hundred thirty-two (832) of the latter line the country’s coast. About sixty (60) percent of the Philippine population inhabit these cities and municipalities, and approximately fifty … Continue reading 1:10,000 Scale Coastal Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping in the Municipalities of Salug and Leon B. Postigo, Zamboanga del Norte

MGB-IX GEOSCIENCES DIVISION KICKS-OFF FY 2022 FIELD PROGRAMS

ZAMBOANGA CITY - Three major programs of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau-IX, Geosciences Division for the FY 2022 commence in February in line with the national targets of DENR-MGB. These field programs are Geologic Quadrangle Mapping, Updating of 1:10,000 scale Geohazard Map and Vulnerability and Risk Assessment (VRA) , and Coastal Geohazard Assessment. The programs … Continue reading MGB-IX GEOSCIENCES DIVISION KICKS-OFF FY 2022 FIELD PROGRAMS