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DOST-PHIVOLCS participates in the 7th National Research and Development Conference on September 15, 2022 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City.

Among the topics presented were Saving Lives Through Science-Based Research QLAP (Quantitative Lahar Impact and Loss Assessment Under Changing Land Use and Climate Scenarios in the Philippines) by Dr. Perla J. Delos Reyes, and Passive Seismic Stratigraphy of Irregular Topography (PSSIT) Applicable to Mountainous Areas of Baguio City and Specific Earthquake Ground-Motion Levels to Help Increase the Seismic Resiliency of Government Infrastructures, Residential and Medium-to-High Rise Buildings in Pangasinan, Tarlac, Metro Iloilo-Guimaras, Cauayan City, Butuan City and Mati City by Dr. Rhommel N. Grutas.

Ms. Mabelline T. Cahulogan also presented 3D Philippines: 3D Visualization and Analysis of Surface and Sub-Surface Data in the Philippines and PlanSmart: Development of an Automated Planning Tool, in partnership with OCD and the World Bank, while Dr. Arturo S. Daag featured the Rapid and Low-cost Liquefaction Hazard Assessment in Metro Manila Using Geophysics.


All projects have been funded or are currently being funded by PCIEERD-GIA and DOST-GIA, except for PlanSmart, which is supported by the World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery.