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    Nannoworks Lab goes to Jeju Island!

    Last June 11-14, 2019, members of the Nannoworks Laboratory went to Jeju, South Korea for a lab outing. The trip aims to create precious memories while appreciating the volcanic landscapes […]

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    UP NIGS-UPGAA Museum Call for Volunteer Museum Guides

    As you may have noticed, there has been an increase in the frequency of visits to the NIGS Museum. As the demand for visits increases, the NIGS-UPGAA Geology Museum is […]

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    NannoTalks: May 23, 2019

    A new NannoTalks presentation on The last 1 million years of the extinct genus Discoaster by Dr. Deborah Tangunan will be held on May 23, 2019 at the NIGS Rm. […]

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    Thesis Proposal: Abigael Castro

    The Thesis Proposal Defense of Ms. Abigael L. Castro was held on May 6, 2019 at the NIGS Multipurpose Room. Her topic is on the Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy of the […]

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    Geology 120 Fieldwork 2019

    Faculty members from the National Institute of Geological Sciences (mostly from the Nannoworks Laboratory) conduct an annual 4-day fieldwork in the Ilocos Region covering the provinces of Pangasinan, La Union, […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Geology 130 Fieldwork 2019

    Geology 130 Fieldwork 2019

    In this three-day fieldwork, third year geology students are exposed to modern carbonate environments in Bolinao, Pangasinan. Reef settings are common in the Philippines and it is important for the […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Thesis Defense: Clarence Magtoto

    Thesis Defense: Clarence Magtoto

    The Thesis Defense of Mr. Clarence Y. Magtoto was held on Dec. 7, 2018 at the NIGS Multipurpose Room. His thesis is on the Calcareous Nannofossil Bisotratigraphy and Paleoenvironmental Significance […]

  • Thesis Defense: Jose Dominick Guballa

    The thesis defense of Mr. Jose Dominick S. Guballa was held on Oct. 4, 2018 at the NIGS Multipurpose Room. His thesis topic is on the Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy and […]

  • Thesis Defense: Ren Thomas Marquez

    The Thesis Defense of Mr. Ren Thomas C. Marquez was held on April 11, 2018 at the NIGS Multipurpose Room. His thesis is on the The seawater osmium isotope record […]

  • Thesis Defense: Geleen Rica Javellana

    The Thesis Defense of Ms. Geleen Rica R. Javellana was held on Nov. 9, 2017 at the NIGS Multipurpose Room. Her thesis is on the Paleoenvironments of Early-Middle Miocene Malangas […]