• Proceedings

    November 27, 2013: Pre-symposium Workshops

    Free Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) Talks and Demos

    November 28-29, 2013 (PhilGEOS 2013)

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    Opening Program

    Overview of PhilGEOS 2013 and Introduction of Guest Speaker

    Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara
    Executive Director,Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development, Department of Science and Technology

    Plenary Presentations

    Climate Change and Resiliency
    Sec. Mary Ann Lucille L. Sering
    Commissioner and Vice Chairperson, Climate Change Commission
    Executive Director, Climate Change Office
    Office of the President of the Philippines

    Assessment of Sustainable Forest Management Using RS/GIS, VHR Satellite Images and Airborne Lidar Data
    Dr. Yousif Ali Hussin
    Associate Professor, Faculty of Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation
    University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

    Towards a National Rice Monitoring System for the Philippines: Progress and Challenges for Upscaling from Research Projects to Operational Systems
    Dr. Andrew Nelson
    Senior Scientist, Geographer and
    Head of the Geographic Information Science Laboratory, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
    Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines

    Integrated Airborne LIDAR and Hyperspectral  Sensing for Agricultural and Forest Applications – Early Results and Prospects and Potentials for Sustainable Resource Management
    Dr. Enrico C. Paringit
    Program Leader, UP-DOST Disaster Risk Exposure Assessment for Mitigation (DREAM) Program
    Associate Professor, UP DGE

    Sustaining Philippine Forest Science and Practice: The Role of Geomatics
    Dr. Nathaniel C. Bantayan
    Associate Professor
    Institute of Renewable Natural Resources, College of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of the Philippines
    Los Banos, Laguna

    Pagtanaw sa Daloy ng Buhay: The value of RS to Coastal Ocean Issues
    Dr. Laura T. David
    The Marine Science Institute, UP Diliman

    Inter-annual Variations in Philippine Agriculture and Forestry under Changing Climate
    Dr. Gay Jane Perez
    Assistant Professor
    Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology (IESM)
    University of the Philippines
    Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila, The Philippines


    Technical Paper Presentations

    Geomatics for Agriculture

    GeoWEPP Application in Determining Runoff and Sediment Yield in Agriculturally Active Watershed of Mapawa (full paper)
    Dr. George Puno
    Central Mindanao University
    Musuan, Bukidnon

    Utilizing Smartphone Potential for GPS Embedded Data Gathering Tool (full paper)
    Mr. Arturo Arocena, Jr.
    Philippine Rice Research Institute
    Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija

    Sugarcane Nursery Production and Development Program in Tarlac Mill District (full paper)
    Engr. Laverne Olalia
    Sugar Regulatory Administration
    Quezon City

    Geographic Information System (GIS) in Identifying and Monitoring of Tuber Crops Production Areas in Selected Barangays in the Province of Benguet, Cordillera Administrative Region (full paper, presentation)
    Engr. Arnel Tenorio
    Office of the City Agriculturist, City Government of Tanauan, Batangas

    Geomatics for Forestry

    Tree Species Diversity Assessment and Spatial Data Analysis in Permanent Monitoring Plots of Natural Forest in Musuan, Bukidnon (full paper)
    For. Alex Olpenda
    Central Mindanao University
    Musuan, Bukidnon

    Support to Enhancing the Capacity of DENR to Use Geospatial Technologies for Sustainable Forest Management (full paper, presentation)
    Mr. Randy John Vinluan
    United States Agency for International Development/Philippines

    Mapping the Starch-rich Sago Palms through Maximum Likelihood Classification of Multi-source Data (full paper, presentation)
    Engr. Jojene R. Santillan
    Department of Geodetic Engineering & TCAGP, UP Diliman, Quezon City

    Assessing the Applicability of GPS-GLONASS-BDS-ready GNSS Receivers in Mapping under Forest Canopy
    Prof. Louie P. Balicanta
    Department of Geodetic Engineering
    UP Diliman, Quezon City

    Geomatics for Mixed Applications I

    An Estimation of the Frequency of Historic Wind Speeds of Typhoons in an Open-Source Geographical Information System (GIS) for Region 8 in the Philippines (full paper, presentation)
    Mr. Olaf Neussner
    Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

    Assessment of Trees Outside Forest (TOF) in Selected Makiling Subwatersheds (full paper, presentation)
    For. Jan Joseph Dida
    Graduate School, University of the Philippines,
    Los Banos, Laguna

    Assessment of Diversity of Plants and Diversity Mapping in the Forest Ecosystems of Carranglan, Nueva Ecija, Philippines (full paper, presentation)
    Dr. Annie Melinda Paz-Alberto
    Institute for Climate Change and Environmental Management, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

    Combining Satellite and Airborne Mapping and Data Sets for Forest Monitoring and Assessment of Carbon Stocks in the Philippines (full paper, presentation)
    Dr. Guillermo Mendoza
    Department of Forestry, University of Illinois, USA

    Geomatics for Mixed Applications II

    The Effects of the Changing Landscape along the Mandulog River to Lowland Flood Risk (full paper)
    Engr. Julius Sempio
    Department of Geodetic Engineering
    UP Diliman, Quezon City

    Comparative Analysis of Elevation Acquired Using RTK GPS Versus Differential Leveling for Obtaining Digital Elevation Models
    Engr. Raquel Francisco
    Department of Geodetic Engineering
    UP Diliman, Quezon City

    Assessment of MODIS NDVI Data as Alternative Source of Information for Forest Cover Monitoring (full paper, presentation)
    Ms. Alita Sangalang
    Resource Data Analysis Branch
    National Mapping and Resource Information Authority, Fort Bonifacio, Makati City

    Geomatics in Hydrological Simulations: the Iligan Experience (full paper)
    Engr. Czar Jakiri Sarmiento
    Department of Geodetic Engineering
    UP Diliman, Quezon City

    Poster Presentations

    Mapping canopy crown density of forests in relation to assessing their potential for carbon emissions or removals (full paper, poster)
    Ernie D. Urriza
    Conservation International – Philippines, Teachers Village, Diliman, Quezon City

    ArcGIS customization using VBA for the City Planning and Development Office of Butuan (poster)
    Arthur M. Amora
    College of Engineering and Information Technology, Caraga State University, Butuan City

    Integrating SMS and application programming interface (API) for web-based GIS mapping of real property units of Butuan City, Philippines (poster)
    Engr. Michelle V. Japitana
    College of Engineering and Information Technology, Caraga State University, Ampayon, Butuan City

    Development of a land property registry system application and dynamic database management for web-based GIS mapping: a case of Butuan City, Philippines (poster)
    Engr. Alexander Demetillo
    College of Engineering and Information Technology
    Caraga State University, Ampayon, Butuan City

    Automatic Generation of 3d Objects from LIDAR Data using GIS (poster)
    Dy, E.F.
    Department of Geodetic Engineering,
    UP Diliman, Quezon City

    Evaluation of Point Positioning Accuracy of GPS-Enabled Android Devices (poster)
    Boado, R., Cadalzo, I.E., Dargantes, B. Dy, E.F. Gonzales, Mamador, C. Panganiban
    Department of Geodetic Engineering
    UP Diliman, Quezon City

    Damage Potential Mapping of Mangroves in Puerto Princesa, Palawan (poster)
    Pagkalinawan, H., Ramos, R.., Remollo, S.,
    Department of Geodetic Engineering, UP Diliman, Quezon City

    Evaluation of Pan-sharpening Techniques for Crop Delineation (poster)
    Cadalzo, I.E., Dargantes, B. Dy, E.F. Mamador, C. Panganiban, I.
    Department of Geodetic Engineering, UP Diliman, Quezon City

    Validation of a Major Flooding Scenario in Tonle Sap River, Cambodia using MOD09Q1 Images (poster)
    Cruz, Siev, Caparas
    Department of Geodetic Engineering, UP Diliman, Quezon City

    Closing Program

    Best Papers and Best Posters (including PhilGEOS 2012 Best Papers)

    Symposium Wrap-up