Geology

VOLCANOPH App – Know the Latest Updates About Philippine Active Volcanoes Straight from the Experts

I'm so proud of the scientists and engineers of the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) for launching yet another app to help our countrymen get reliable information and updates about our active volcanoes in the country. The VolcanoPH app which was just launched today basically gives its users the latest bulletin and alerts about our… Continue reading VOLCANOPH App – Know the Latest Updates About Philippine Active Volcanoes Straight from the Experts

Geology, Uncategorized

The Lowering of Taal Lake and Rock Deformation: Result of Magma Upwelling

In my previous post, I described three possible scenarios that might explain why the Pansipit River dried up so quickly in one day. In an interview between our kabayan, Noli De Castro and Dr. Renato Solidum, USEC and director of PHIVOLCS, the director mentioned that the level of crater lake is lower now than the… Continue reading The Lowering of Taal Lake and Rock Deformation: Result of Magma Upwelling

Geology, Homeschooling

How to Check if Your Area is Within A Geological Hazard Danger Zone in Philippines

This is an interactive, web-based GIS tool that allows you to see the danger zones in kilometer radius around the eruptive crater of Taal. It’s quite easy to follow, you and the kids will enjoy dong this together for sure! I’ve taken the following post from GeoRisk Philippines as also shared by PHIVOLCS on Facebook.… Continue reading How to Check if Your Area is Within A Geological Hazard Danger Zone in Philippines