Volcanic hazard mapping in the Bulusan volcano area, Sorsogon Province

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Context and objectives

To set up a hazard analysis program in order to mitigate hazards posed by the volcano, using RS techniques to assist the acquisition of information describing the geological and geographical environment,

Project outcome

Expected scientific results

- creation of GIS database at a medium scale
- development of preliminary hazard maps (scale 1:100 000 and 1:200 000) for each volcanic hazard identified: pyroclastic flows and surges, lahar flow and deposition, lava flows
Project leader(s): MRAC/KMMA - Natural hazards and cartography
Location: Region:
  • Philippines