Richard L. Ybanez, MSc.




Educational Background

PhD in Geology Candidate
University of the Philippines

MS Geology (2016)
University of the Philippines

BS Geology (2011)
University of the Philippines

Research Interests

Natural hazards, remote sensing, GIS, drones, and 3D modeling

Thesis title: Characteristics of Natural Hazard Interactions in a Tropical Volcanic Island Arc Setting

Selected Publications

Ybañez, R. L., Ybañez, A. A. B., Lagmay, A. M. F. A., & Aurelio, M. A. (2021). Imaging ground surface deformations in post-disaster settings via small UAVs. Geoscience Letters8(1), 23. 

Ybañez, R. L., Racoma, B. A. B., & Ybañez, A. A. B. (2018). Flood Susceptibility Assessment of Mt. Makiling, Philippines Using Two-Dimensional Meteorological and Hydrological Modelling. Philippine Journal of Science147(3), 9. 

Balangue-Tarriela, M. I. R., Lagmay, A. M. F., Sarmiento, D. M., Vasquez, J., Baldago, M. C., Ybañez, R., Ybañez, A. A., Trinidad, J. R., Thivet, S., Gurioli, L., de Vries, B. V. W., Aurelio, M., Rafael, D. J., Bermas, A., & Escudero, J. A. (2022). Analysis of the 2020 Taal Volcano tephra fall deposits from crowdsourced information and field data. Bulletin of Volcanology84(3), 35. 

Lagmay, A. M. F., Balangue-Tarriela, M. I. R., Aurelio, M., Ybanez, R., Bonus-Ybanez, A., Sulapas, J., Baldago, C., Sarmiento, D. M., Cabria, H., Rodolfo, R., Rafael, D. J., Trinidad, J. R., Obille, E., & Rosell, N. (2021). Hazardous base surges of Taal’s 2020 eruption. Scientific Reports11(1), 15703.

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