Position and Designations

Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs (Research), University of the Philippines System
University Scientist III (2012-2017)

Educational background

D.Sc. (Earth and Planetary Sciences), University of Tokyo, 2001
M.Sc. (Geology), University of the Philippines, 1992
B.Sc. (Geology), University of the Philippines, 1984

Research Interests

Specialization: Exploration Geophysics (Gravity, Magnetics, Seismic Reflection, Electrical Resistivity/Induced Polarization, Ground Penetrating Radar)

Other research interests: Tectonics, Sedimentary Petrology and Geochemistry

Selected Publications

Guotana, J.M.R., Payot, B.D., Dimalanta, C.B., Ramos, N.T., Faustino-Eslava, D.V., Queaño, K.L. and Yumul, G.P.Jr. 2017. Arc and backarc geochemical signatures of the proto-Philippine Sea Plate: Insights from the petrography and geochemistry of the Samar Ophiolite volcanic section. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 142, 77-92. doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2016.07.031.

Guotana, J.M.R., Payot, B.D., Dimalanta, C.B., Ramos, N.T., Faustino-Eslava, D.V., Queaño, K.L. and Yumul, G.P.Jr. 2017. Petrological and geochemical characteristics of the Samar Ophiolite ultramafic section: implications on the origins of the ophiolites in Samar and Leyte islands, Philippines. International Geology Review. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00206814.2017.1336944.

Knittel, U., Walia, M., Suzuki, S., Dimalanta, C.B., Tamayo, R.A.Jr., Yang, T.F. and Yumul, G.P.Jr. 2017. Diverse protolith ages for the Mindoro and Romblon Metamorphics (Philippines): Evidence from single zircon U-Pb dating.  Island Arc 26, e12160. doi:10.1111/iar.12160.

Manalo, P.C., Dimalanta, C.B., Villaplaza, B.R.B., Brown, W.W. and Yumul, G.P.Jr. 2017. Magnetic exploration of structurally controlled mineralization at low latitudes: A case from the Masara Gold District, Mindanao, Philippines. Economic Geology 112 (7), 1807-1817. https://doi.org/10.5382/econgeo.2017.4530

Pacle, N.A.D., Dimalanta, C.B., Ramos, N.T., Payot, B.D., Faustino-Eslava, D.V. and Yumul, G.P.Jr. 2017. Petrography and geochemistry of Cenozoic sedimentary sequences of the southern Samar Island, Philippines: Clues to the unroofing history of an ancient subduction zone. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 142, 3-19. doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2016.07.030.

Padrones, J.T., Ramos, N.T., Dimalanta, C.B., Queaño, K.L., Faustino-Eslava, D.V., Yumul, G.P.Jr. and Watanabe, K. 2017. Landslide susceptibility mapping in a geologically complex terrane: A case study From Northwest Mindoro, Philippines. Manila Journal of Science 10, 25-44.

Queaño, K.L., Dimalanta, C.B., Yumul, G.P.Jr., Marquez, E.J., Faustino-Eslava, D.V., Suzuki, S. and Ishida, K. 2017. Stratigraphic units overlying the Zambales Ophiolite Complex (ZOC) in Luzon, Philippines: Tectonostratigraphic significance and regional implications. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 142, 20-31. doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2016.06.11.

Queaño, K.L., Marquez, E.J., Dimalanta, C.B., Aitchison, J.A., Ali, J.R. and Yumul, G.P.Jr. 2017. Mesozoic radiolarian faunas from the northwest Ilocos Region, Luzon, Philippines and their tectonic significance.  Island Arc, e12195. doi:10.1111/iar.12195.

Suzuki, S., Peña, R.C., Tam, T.A. III, Yumul, G.P.Jr., Dimalanta, C.B., Usui, M. and Ishida, K. 2017. Development of the Philippine Mobile Belt in northern Luzon from Eocene to Pliocene. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 142, 32-44. doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2016.08.018.

Yumul, G.P.Jr., Brown, W.W., Dimalanta, C.B., Ausa, C.A., Faustino-Eslava, D.V., Payot, B.D., Ramos, N.T., Lizada, A.N.L., Buena, A.E., Villaplaza, B.R.B., Manalo, P.C., Queaño, K.L., Guotana, J.M.R. and Pacle, N.A.D. 2017.  Adakitic rocks in the Masara gold-silver mine, Compostela Valley, Mindanao, Philippines: Different places, varying mechanisms? Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 142, 45-55. doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2016.06.005.

Manalo, P.C., Dimalanta, C.B., Faustino-Eslava, D.V., Ramos, N.T., Queaño, K.L. and Yumul, G.P.Jr., 2016. Magnetic signatures and Curie surface trend across an arc-continent collision zone: An example from Central Philippines. Surveys in Geophysics. DOI 10.1007/s10712-016-9357-3.

Dimalanta, C.B., Salapare, R.C., Faustino-Eslava, D.V., Ramos, N.T., Queaño, K.L., Yumul, G.P.Jr. and Yang, T.F., 2015.  Post-emplacement history of the Zambales Ophiolite Complex: Insights from petrography, geochronology and geochemistry of Neogene clastic rocks.  Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 104, 215-227. doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2014.07.021.

Dimalanta, C.B., Taira, A., Yumul, G.P. Jr., Tokuyama, H. and Mochizuki, K., 2002.  New rates of Western Pacific island arc magmatism from seismic and gravity data.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters 202, 105-115.

Other information

Research laboratory website (Rushurgent Working Group)
Faculty Advisor, Society of Economic Geologists- Philippine Student Chapter (2015-present)