Assistant Professor of Geology

B.S. Geology, 1979, M.S. Geology 1996

University of the Philippines

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Geoscience education, rainfall-induced landslides, environmental geochemistry, climate change

ONGOING RESEARCHES:

Project leader, Enhancing stakeholders’ capability in utilizing the rainfall threshold in the landslide early warning system of Tublay, BenguetSept 2012- Oct 2013. Funded by the United Nations World Food Programme

Study leader, Establishing a Knowledge and Training Resource Center (KTRC) on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction,

 

Consultant, Soil Stabilization Through Revegetation of Natural Landslides in Atok, Benguet Province to Increase Resilience of Local Communities, March-July 2013. Funded by the United Nations World Food Programme

COMPLETED RESEARCHES:

Javier DN, Deocariza MS, Aquitania VE, 2013. Climate change, vulnerability assessment, adaptation  scenarios and strategies for Baguio City, Benguet Province, Philippines. Funded by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI)-Southeast Asia

Javier DN, Deocariza MS, Aquitania VE, 2013. Climate change, vulnerability assessment, development scenarios and adaptation strategies for San Fernando City, La Union Province, Philippines. Funded by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI)_Southeast Asia.

Javier DN, Deocariza MS, Aquitania VE, 2013. Climate change, vulnerability assessment, development scenarios and adaptation strategies for Dagupan City, Pangasinan Province, Philippines.

Funded by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI)-Southeast Asia.

 

Javier DN, Deocariza MS, Aquitania VE, 2013. Climate change, vulnerability assessment, development scenarios and adaptation strategies for Tuguegarao City, Cagayan Province, Philippines.

Funded by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI)-Southeast Asia.

 

Javier DN, A Preliminary Investigation of the Rain-Induced Landslides of Typhooon Pepeng October 3-6, 2009 in Baguio City and Vicinity, October 2011-April 2012. Funded by the UPB Golden

Jubilee Research & Creative Work Grant.

 

Alangui WV, Austria CM, Gutierrez RM, Javier DN,  Hipol RM, Follosco AG, Reginaldo AA, Baculi RQ and Soriano BAC. Ecological and Hydrologic Survey in Selected Communities in Tinglayan,

Kalinga. July 2006- June 2007, Funded by the Cordillera Studies Center, UP Baguio and Rufford Foundation.

 

Javier DN, Designing a teaching module for the general education course "The Changing Philippine landforms." June 2003- 2006. Funded by the Academic Program Improvement, UP Baguio

 

Javier DN, Designing a teaching module for the general education course "Earth and Life through Time." Jun 2003- 2006. Funded by the Academic Program Improvement, UP Baguio

 

Javier DN, An assessment on the effects of land use on water and sediment quality in selected sites of the Agno river basin. October 1998-1999. Funded by the Office of Research Coordination, UP

Diliman

Javier DN, A preliminary assessment of the slope stability at Ankileng, Sagada. 1-15 Apr 1998. Funded by the Cordillera Studies Center, UP Baguio. Funded by the UPB Faculty grant

Javier DN, A teacher’s guide to the geology discipline’s video library. Nov 1997- May 1998.

Javier DN, Working towards a Biology-related approach in the teaching of geological concepts in Nat. Sci. II. Jul 1996-Jun 1997. Funded by the Diamond Jubilee faculty grant.

Javier DN, A statistical evaluation of gold grade estimation using geostatistics, inverse distance square and simple averaging as applied to a vein zone in Antamok, Benguet. MS thesis. Jun 1993-May 1996. Funded by the Department of Science and Technology-Engineering  and Science Project 

Javier DN, Cordillera Studies Program: Biodiversity of the Busol watershed. Jul 1996-May 1997. Funded by the Center for Integrated Development Studies, UP Diliman 

Javier DN, Development of instructional materials in Nat. Sci. II – Geology component. Jun 1995-May 1998. Funded by the 1995 General Education Allotment 

Javier DN, Characterization of the mineralization, products and by-products of the Dinagat Ophiolite Complex, 1992-1993. Funded by the Philippine Council for Industry and Energy Research Development (PCIERD) and Mining and Minerals Research Foundation, Inc. (MMRFI)

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS:   

Nolasco-Javier, DD, Aguda NRR, Foronda JVM, 2001. Preliminary analysis of heavy metal content of sediments in the Agno river, southern Benguet and northeastern Pangasinan. Proceedings volume: "Towards understanding peoples of the Cordillera: A review of research on history, governance, resources, institutions and living traditions", Cordillera Studies Center, pp. 91-93. 

David CPC, Dulce RG, Nolasco-Javier DD, Zamoras LR, Jumawan FT and Newhall CG, 1996. Changing proportions of two pumice types from the June 15, 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in Newhall, C.G. and Punongbayan, R.S. (eds.) Fire and Mud: Eruptions and lahars of Mount Pinatubo, Philippines: Quezon City, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, and Seattle, University of Washington Press, pp. 681-685. 

Nolasco-Javier DD, Tamayo Jr. RA, Dimalanta CB and Yumul Jr. GP, 1994. The platinum market performance. Journal of the Geological Society of the Philippines, v. 49, pp. 229-239

Nolasco-Javier DD, 1993. Nickel: more facts and trends. Proceedings of GEOCON ’92, the fifth annual geological convention, Geological Society of the Philippines, pp. 123-132.

Tamayo Jr. RA, Javier DDN and Yumul Jr. GP, 1993. The chromite trade: a study of international and domestic trends (1980-1990). Proceedings of GEOCON ’92, the fifth annual geological convention, Geological Society of the Philippines, pp. 133-148.

POPULAR PUBLICATIONS:

Javier DDN, Booklet: “When the Earth heats up: Frequently Asked Questions on Climate Change”, Oct 2012. Published by the Communication Foundation for Asia, 28 pp.

Javier DDN, Climate Change and Disasters. The UP Baguio Knowledge and Training Resource Center (KTRC) Modules on Climate Change and Disaster risk reduction, 2013. Uploaded in www.upb.edu.ph/ktrc.

RESEARCH PAPERS PRESENTED IN CONFERENCES AND MEETINGS:

Javier  DDN, Tengonciang AMP, Apil FP.  Rain-induced landslides triggered in Baguio City, Philippines by Typhoon Pepeng on October 3-9, 2009, 8th APRU Research Symposium on Multi-hazards around the Pacific Rim, 20-22 Sep 2012, Tohoku University , Sendai, Japan.

Nolasco-Javier DD, Tengonciang AMP and Apil FP. Rain-induced Landslides in Baguio City: Causes and Effects triggered by Typhoon Pepeng in October 3-9. 2009. UP Baguio Golden Jubilee lectures, 17 Feb 2012, Baguio City.

Tengonciang AMP and Nolasco-Javier DD. Numerous slope failures and flooding triggered by Typhoon Pepeng in Baguio City and vicinity as consequences of prolonged heavy rainfall. 10th National Institute of Geological Sciences Research Symposium, 4-5 Mar 2010, UP Diliman, Quezon City.

Nolasco-Javier DD and Tengonciang AMP.  Climate Change-related extreme geological events: Causes and examples from Baguio & vicinity. Regional consultations on “Enhancing Communities’ Capacity to confront extreme geo-meteorological events at the core of climate change,” 23 Nov 2009, UP Baguio. 

Nolasco-Javier DD, Pascua CS, David CPC, and Sato T. Assessment of Heavy Metal Content in Bed Sediments of a Mineralized Catchment of the Agno River, Benguet, Philippines, 7th International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry, 25-30 Sep 2006, Beijing, China. 

Austria CM, Javier DDN, Ramirez R, and Tapang Jr. BP, A historical approach to the demography and geo-biology of selected sites in the Agno river basin. Forum on Current issues in Governance and Public policy in the Cordillera, 2004, UP Baguio.

Javier DDN and David CPC, 2004. Preliminary results of heavy metal analysis in the Baloy catchment of the Agno River, Itogon, Benguet. Oct 2004, Kanazawa University, Japan.

Mattox SR, Rhodea J, Nolasco-Javier DD and de Vera-Yabes RNF. International collaboration in geoscience education: A case study between the Philippines and the United States. GeosciedIV, the Fourth International Conference in Geoscience Education, 10-14 Sep 2003, Calgary, Canada.

Nolasco-Javier DD and de Vera-Yabes RNF. Proposed General Education Courses in Geology at the University of the Philippines Baguio. GeosciedIV, the Fourth International Conference in Geoscience Education, 10-13 Sep 2003, Calgary, Canada.

Nolasco-Javier DD. Suggested styles of adopting Earth System Science in teaching. First regional conference of the Philippine Society for the Study of Nature- Cordillera Administrative Region chapter, 2002, Baguio City.

Baoanan ZG, Rafanan JR, Balangcod TD, Gutierrez RM, Giron ODLC, Javier DDN, Bornilla LF, Austria CM, and Cariño JK. Biodiversity of the Busol Watershed: Fauna Composition and Structure. First National Conference on Cordillera Studies, 9-11 Nov 2000, UP Baguio

Nolasco-Javier DD, Aguda NRR, Foronda JVM, Preliminary analysis of heavy metal content of sediments in the Agno river, southern Benguet and northeastern Pangasinan, 9-11 Nov 2000. First National Conference on Cordillera Studies, UP Baguio

Nolasco-Javier DD, Educating Geoscience Educators: The UPCB Experience. GeosciedIII, the 3rd International Conference on Geoscience Education, 16-21 Jan 2000, Sydney, Australia

Nolasco-Javier DD, Apadchew L, Campos I, and Simplina G, Preliminary investigation of the general physiography and geology of the Busol watershed reservation and recommendations for further research. Cordillera Studies Program roundtable discussion on Environment and Resources: Natural Sciences Component, 2000. UP Baguio

Nolasco-Javier DD, Initiatives in Outreach Geoscience Education. GEOCON ’99, the 12th annual geological convention, 1999, Quezon City

Nolasco-Javier DD, An ocular inspection and some proposed assessments of slope failure in Ankileng, Sagada, Mountain Province. Conference on “Ancestral domain and natural resource management in Sagada, Mountain Province, northern Luzon”, 1999,  UP Baguio

Nolasco-Javier DD, Aguda NR Foronda JV, Inventory of heavy metals in sediments of the Agno river, southern Benguet and northeastern Pangasinan. Baguio Symposium ‘99, 1999, Baguio City

David CPC, Dulce RG, Nolasco-Javier DD, Zamoras LR, Jumawan FT, and Newhall CG, Textures, mineralogy, and changing proportions of two pumice types from the June 15, 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo. GEOCON ’93, the sixth annual geological convention, 1993, Quezon City

Javier DDN, The nickel trade: Domestic and international market performance. Presentation meeting with the Philippine Council for Industry and Energy Research Development (PCIERD) and Mining and Minerals Research Foundation, Inc. (MMRFI), 1993, Quezon City

Javier DDN and Dimalanta CB, The platinum trade: Domestic and international market performance. Presentation meeting with the Philippine Council for Industry and Energy Research Development (PCIERD) and Mining and Minerals Research Foundation, Inc. (MMRFI), 1993, Quezon City

Tamayo Jr. RA, Javier DDN, and Yumul Jr. GP, The chromite trade: international and domestic trends (1978-1992). GEOCON ’93, the sixth annual geological convention, 1993, Quezon City

Javier DDN, Tamayo Jr. RA, Yumul Jr. GP, Austria BS, Nickel: facts and trends. GEOCON ’92, the fifth annual geological convention, 1992, Quezon City

Tamayo Jr. RA, Javier DDN, Yumul Jr. GP, Austria, BS, Chromite: facts and trends. (Poster paper) GEOCON ’92, the fifth annual geological convention, 1992, Manila

Javier DDN and Gorospe AG, An application of geostatistics in grade estimation of epithermal gold veins. (Poster paper) GEOCON ‘91, the fourth annual geological convention, National Institute of Geological Sciences- UP, 1991, Quezon City

Nolasco DD, Geostatistics as applied to narrow gold veins in Acupan, Itogon, Benguet. Second UP Geology Alumni Association Lecture Series, 1983, Baguio City

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