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    2016 Geosciences Workshop

  • 2 of 3 Seminar-Workshop Geohazard Mapping

    Conduct of seminar-workshop on the results of its Geohazard Mapping and Assessment

  • 3 of 3 Training on Disaster Preparedness, Response and Post-Actions

    A Training on Disaster Preparedness, Response and Post-Actions to Natural Calamity

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MGB Region 1 has jurisdiction over the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, and Pangasinan. Mines and Geosciences Bureau, Regional Office No. I's office is located at DENR-Region 1 Building, Government Center, Barangay Sevilla, City of San Fernando, La Union, and can be contacted thru Cellphone Numbers: 

[Office of the Regional Director/Finance & Administrative Division: (072) 607-2686/09778518505] [Geosciences Division: 09778522946] [Mine Management Division: 09778516908] [Mine Safety, Environment & Social Development Division : 0977851516] 

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  • WATER QUALITY ASSESSMENT IN MATANGRA LAKE LOCATED IN BRGY. AGAGA, BURGOS, ILOCOS NORTE
    WATER QUALITY ASSESSMENT IN MATANGRA LAKE LOCATED IN BRGY. AGAGA, BURGOS, ILOCOS NORTE

    In response with the request letter of Department of Environment and Natural Resources Regional Office No. 1 for technical assistance in the conduct of water quality assessment in Matangra lake, Burgos, Ilocos Norte. The survey was conducted on April 4-7, 2017 by the contractual geologist Ms. Mariel B. Tuonan of Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 and Engr. Cora Marie G. Pugal, Development Management Officer III, Conservation and Development Division, DENR R1 together with the LGU personnel of Burgos, Ilocos Norte.

    Written on Monday, 17 April 2017 02:38 Read more...
  • MGB I CONDUCTS INFORMATION EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION (IEC) CAMPAIGN IN ILOCOS SUR
    MGB I CONDUCTS INFORMATION EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION (IEC) CAMPAIGN IN ILOCOS SUR

    The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) – Geosciences Division conducted a seminar on the results of its geohazard mapping and assessment. The seminar entitled “Training-Workshop on Understanding 1:10,000 Scale Geohazard Map” was held on March 21-24, 2017 at Seven Wonders Hotel and Theme Park Inc, Baluarte Compound, Salindeg, Vigan City Ilocos Sur.

    Written on Thursday, 06 April 2017 03:11 Read more...
  • MGB 1’s NEW OIC, OFFICE OF THE REGIONAL DIRECTOR
    MGB 1’s NEW OIC, OFFICE OF THE REGIONAL DIRECTOR

    Mr. Socrates G. Gaerlan, Chief Geologist recently assumed as OIC, Office of the Regional Director, MGB-Regional Office No. I by virtue of DENR Special Order No. 2017-228 dated March 10, 2017.

    During the simple turn-over ceremony, RD Gaerlan asked everyone’s support and to work together to effectively and efficiently accomplish all targets of the Office.

    Written on Thursday, 06 April 2017 02:47 Read more...
  • LOCAL CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION PLANNING WORKSHOP CONDUCTED IN SANTOL, LA UNION
    LOCAL CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION PLANNING WORKSHOP CONDUCTED IN SANTOL, LA UNION

    A Local Climate Change Action Planning Orientation-Workshop was held on March 16-17, 2017 at the Municipal Hall of Santol, La Union. It is in consonance with Republic Act No. 9729 known as the “Climate Change Act of 2009” mainstreaming climate change into government policy formulations, establishing the framework strategy and program on climate change, creating for the purpose of Climate Change Commission and for other purposes. Likewise, as stated in the Section 14 of the said RA ”Local Climate Change Action Plan”, LGUs shall be the frontline agencies in the formulation, planning and implementation of climate change action plans in their respective areas, consistent with the provisions of the Local Government Code, the Framework and the National Climate Change Action Plan.

    Written on Monday, 03 April 2017 02:14 Read more...
  • INFORMATION EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION (IEC) CAMPAIGN IN PANGASINAN
    INFORMATION EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION (IEC) CAMPAIGN IN PANGASINAN

    The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) – Geosciences Division conducted a seminar on the results of its geohazard mapping and assessment. The seminar entitled “Training-Workshop on Understanding 1:10,000 Scale Geohazard Map” was held last February 20 – 25, 2017 at Hotel Consuelo Resort and Chinese Restaurant, Lingayen, Pangasinan.

    Written on Wednesday, 08 March 2017 06:26 Read more...
  • MGB R01 GEOLOGISTS PARTAKE IN THE 2017 NATIONAL QUADRANGLE MAPPING WORKSHOP
    MGB R01 GEOLOGISTS PARTAKE IN THE 2017 NATIONAL QUADRANGLE MAPPING WORKSHOP

    MGB Regional Office No. 1 geologists attended the Workshop on Quadrangle Geological Mapping of Bicol Region held last February 6 – 10, 2017 at Ninong’s Hotel, Legazpi City, Albay. The geologists who attended were Mr. Socrates G. Gaerlan (Chief Geologist), Ms. Zipporah Seth A. Oliveros (Geologist II), Ms. Marie Rose B. Aguda (Geologist), and Ms. Charlene Gem L. Farro (Geologist). The said event focused on the finalization of 1:50,000 scale geologic maps of Region III and standardization of field mapping methods and outputs, and encompassed a series of comprehensive lectures on the geology of CALABARZON and Bicol Region, quadrangle map generation, field mapping techniques and photogeology.

    Written on Tuesday, 21 February 2017 07:16 Read more...
  • MGB R01 GEOLOGISTS PARTAKE IN THE 2017 GEOSCIENCE WORKSHOP
    MGB R01 GEOLOGISTS PARTAKE IN THE 2017 GEOSCIENCE WORKSHOP

    MGB Regional Office No. 1 geologists namely Mr. Socrates G. Gaerlan (Chief Geologist), Ms. Vilma A. Vecino (Supervising Geologist), Mr. Jose D. Lignes Jr. (Supervising Geologist), Mr. Riddick B. Bombase (Geologist II), and Ms. Marie Rose B. Aguda (Contractual Geologist), attended the annual Geoscience Workshop held last January 16 – 21, 2017 at the Lima Park Hotel in Malvar, Batangas.

    Written on Tuesday, 31 January 2017 08:44 Read more...
  • GEOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT ON THE PROPOSED SANITARY LANDFILL IN BARANGAY LAGUI-SAIL, CITY OF LAOAG, PROVINCE OF ILOCOS NORTE
    GEOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT ON THE PROPOSED SANITARY LANDFILL IN BARANGAY LAGUI-SAIL, CITY OF LAOAG,  PROVINCE OF ILOCOS NORTE

    In compliance to the main provisions of Republic Act No. 9003, otherwise known as Ecological Solid Wastes Management Act of 2000, the Local Government of Laoag, Province of Ilocos Norte through the Hon. Mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas, requested the Mines and Geosciences Bureau personnel to conduct the geological assessment on the proposed sanitary landfill located at the Barangay Lagui-Sail, City of Laoag, Province of Ilocos Norte.

    Written on Friday, 06 January 2017 04:12 Read more...
  • GEOLOGICAL AND WATER QUALITY ASSESSMENT SURVEY IN THE WETLANDS OF ALAMINOS RIVER, ALAMINOS CITY, PANGASINAN AND BARUYEN RIVER, IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BURGOS AND BANGUI, ILOCOS NORTE
    GEOLOGICAL AND WATER QUALITY ASSESSMENT SURVEY IN THE WETLANDS OF ALAMINOS RIVER, ALAMINOS CITY, PANGASINAN AND BARUYEN RIVER, IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BURGOS AND BANGUI, ILOCOS NORTE

    In response to the request letter of DENR Region 1 for technical assistance in the conduct of geological survey and water quality assessment of the Alaminos River, Alaminos City, Pangasinan and Baruyen River in the municipalities of Burgos and Bangui, Ilocos Norte, the survey was conducted on September 26-30, 2016 and October 3-7, 2016, respectively. The field party composed of the Contractual Geologist Ms. Mariel B. Tuonan of Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 and Ms. Marilyn M. Racoma, Senior Ecosystem Management Specialist, Conservation and Development Division, DENR R1 together with the personnel of CENRO Alaminos City, Pangasinan.

    Written on Friday, 06 January 2017 02:04 Read more...
  • MGB REGION 1 PROGRAM FOR DIFFERENTLY-ABLED STUDENTS
    MGB REGION 1 PROGRAM FOR DIFFERENTLY-ABLED STUDENTS

    The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. I, in coordination with Department of Education Region I, conducted the Art Workshop of differently-abled students for three (3) consecutive Saturdays (November 19, 26 and December 3, 2016) held at San Fernando City SPED High School, with the theme “Promoting Environment and Responsible Mining through Arts” which greatly helped in developing the innate talents of the students.

     

    Written on Monday, 19 December 2016 08:50 Read more...
  • INFORMATION EDUCATION COMMUNICATION (IEC) CAMPAIGN IN ILOCOS NORTE
    INFORMATION EDUCATION COMMUNICATION (IEC) CAMPAIGN IN ILOCOS NORTE

    A Training-Workshop on understanding 1:10,000 Scale Geohazard Maps was conducted by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB)-Geology Division at the Palacio De Laoag City, Ilocos Norte in October 18-19, 2016. The MGB together with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Ilocos Norte, have determined to accommodate the officials of the municipalities and cities of the province. Moreover, representatives of each barangays are most encouraged to attend; as they are the direct addressee of the activity.

    Written on Monday, 19 December 2016 08:35 Read more...
  • VULNERABILITY AND RISK ASSESSMENT CONDUCTED IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF MANGALDAN, PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN AND THE CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, PROVINCE OF LA UNION
    VULNERABILITY AND RISK ASSESSMENT CONDUCTED IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF MANGALDAN, PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN AND THE CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, PROVINCE OF LA UNION

    A team from the Geosciences Division, Mines and Geosciences Bureau- Regional Office I (MGB- ROI) conducted a Vulnerability and Risk Assessment at the thirty (30) barangays in the municipality of Mangaldan and fifty-nine (59) barangays in the City of San Fernando and was undertaken from September 8 to October 3, 2016.

    Written on Thursday, 06 October 2016 00:52 Read more...
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