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Photo showing here is the mouth of Alaminos River were the starting points of the study area located. Brgy. Mona on the left side and Barangay Parapisan on the right side with the geographical coordinates of N16°13ʹ26.2ʺ ,E119° 58ʹ 44.9ʺ Photo showing here is the mouth of Alaminos River were the starting points of the study area located. Brgy. Mona on the left side and Barangay Parapisan on the right side with the geographical coordinates of N16°13ʹ26.2ʺ ,E119° 58ʹ 44.9ʺ

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.

This activity aims to generate information about the water quality, geological data and current biophysical characteristics of the river systems and other inland wetlands which will be used in the formulation of plans and programs in the conservation and management of the inland wetlands.

The survey team conducted stream traverse survey to gather geological data with the aid of a compass, Global Positioning System (GPS) and topographic map. The undersigned also conducted research work for some information about the climate, geology, soil, water regime, geomorphic settings and flooding in the area.

Baruyen River, Municipalities of Bangui and Burgos, Ilocos Norte:

Photo showing here is the mouth of Baruyen River in Brgy. Baruyen, Bangui, Ilocos Norte with the geographical coordinates of N18°31ʹ38.5ʺ ,E120° 42ʹ 17.7ʺ

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