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MGB R01 geologists together with USEC Mario Luis J. Jacinto. (Left to Right: Marie Rose B. Aguda, Vilma A. Vecino, USEC Jacinto, Socrates G. Gaerlan, and Jose D. Lignes) MGB R01 geologists together with USEC Mario Luis J. Jacinto. (Left to Right: Marie Rose B. Aguda, Vilma A. Vecino, USEC Jacinto, Socrates G. Gaerlan, and Jose D. Lignes)

Four geologists of the MGB R01 headed by Mr. Socrates G. Gaerlan (Chief Geologist) together with Ms. Vilma A. Vecino (Supervising Geologist), Mr. Jose D. Lignes (Supervising Geologist), and Ms. Marie Rose B. Aguda (Contractual Geologist) participated in the 2016 Geoscience Workshop held last August 24-29 at Icon Hotel, Timog Ave., Quezon City.

The workshop was conducted by the Lands and Geosciences Survey Division (LGSD) of the MGB Central Office, headed by Ms. Lilian Rollan. Representatives from the LGSD and MGB Regional Offices are the attendees of the said workshop. Planning issues were tackled by Mr. Glen M. Noble, Chief of Planning Division of the MGB Central Office while financial issues were tackled by Ms. Eloisa Legaspi.

The six-day workshop was divided into 5 sessions namely: Subsidence Hazard Assessment Workshop, Geological Mapping Workshop, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment (VRA) Workshop, Mineral Reservation Program Updating, and Groundwater Resource Assessment Workshop. An additional session tackling the MGB Information, Education and Communication and Pre-Disaster Risk Assessment (PDRA) was held on the first day. A parallel session on VRA and Mineral Reservation Program Updating were conducted during the third day of the workshop. The accomplishments for CY 2015 and the first semester of CY 2016 was presented by each Regional Office.

MGB R01 geologists participated in the CY 2016 Geoscience Workshop.

Recap, way forward, open forum and discussions of issues and concerns on the implementation of the various programs and projects of the Geosciences Division were conducted after the presentation of accomplishments of all Regional Offices. A plenary session was conducted on the last day of the workshop. #MRBA

 

MGB R01 geologists participated in the CY 2016 Geoscience Workshop.

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