Fernando P. Siringan

Email: fpsiringan@ msi.upd.edu.ph

 Office: Room 306
 Phone: (632) 981-8500 Local 2906;
(632) 433-6063



Ph.D. Geology, Rice University, Texas, U.S.A.
M. Sc. Geology, University of the Philippines, Diliman
B.Sc. Geology, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Research Interests

Marine/Coastal Geology, Sedimentology and Seismic Stratigraphy

Selected Publications

Joon-Woo Kim, Tomohiko Isobe, Kwang-Hyeon Chang, Atsuko Amano, Rommel H. Maneja, Peter B. Zamora, Fernando P. Siringan, Shinsuke Tanabe (2011) Levels and distribution of organophosphorus flame retardants and plasticizers in fishes from Manila Bay, the Philippines, Environmental Pollution, Volume 159, Issue 12, December 2011, Pages 3653-3659

Iris U. Baula, Rhodora V. Azanza, Yasuwo Fukuyo, Fernando P. Siringan. (2011) Dinoflagellate cyst composition, abundance and horizontal distribution in Bolinao, Pangasinan, Northern Philippines. Harmful Algae vol 11, November 2011, p.33-44.

Joon-Woo Kim, Tomohiko Isobe, Babu Rajendran Ramaswamy, Kwang-Hyeon Chang, Atsuko Amano, Todd M. Miller, Fernando P. Siringan, Shinsuke Tanabe (2011) Contamination and bioaccumulation of benzotriazole ultraviolet stabilizers in fish from Manila Bay, the Philippines using an ultra-fast liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry Chemosphere, Volume 85, Issue 5, October 2011, Pages 751-758

Babu Rajendran Ramaswamy, Joon-Woo Kim, Tomohiko Isobe, Kwang-Hyeon Chang, Atsuko Amano, Todd W. Miller, Fernando P. Siringan, Shinsuke Tanabe (2011) Determination of preservative and antimicrobial compounds in fish from Manila Bay, Philippines using ultra high performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry, and assessment of human dietary exposure Journal of Hazardous Materials, Volume 192, Issue 3, 15 September 2011, Pages 1739-1745

Senal, M.I.S., Jacinto, G.S., San Diego-McGlone, M.L., Siringan, F.P., Zamora, P., Soria, L., Cardenas, M.B., Villanoy, C., Cabrera, O., 2010. Nutrient inputs from submarine groundwater discharge on the Santiago Reef Flat, Bolinao, Northwestern Philippines. Marine Pollution Bulletin Vol 63(5-12): 195-200.

Yokoyama, Y., Suzuki, A, Siringan, F., Maeda, Y, Abe-Ouchi, A., Ohgaito,R, Kawahata,H and Matsuzaki, H., Mid-Holocene palaeoceanography of the northern South China Sea using coupled fossil-modern coral and atmosphere-ocean GCM model, Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 38, L00F03, doi:10.1029/2010GL044231, 2011

Cardenas, M. B., P. B. Zamora, F. P. Siringan, M. R. Lapus, R. S. Rodolfo, G. S. Jacinto, M. L. San Diego-McGlone, C. L. Villanoy, O. Cabrera, and M. I. Senal, Linking regional sources and pathways for submarine groundwater discharge at a reef by electrical resistivity tomography, 222Rn, and salinity measurements Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L16401, doi:10.1029/2010GL044066, 2010.

Liu, Z., Colin, C., Li, X., Zhao, Y., Tou, S., Chen, Z., Siringan, F.P., Liu, J.T., Huang, C-Y., You, C-F., Huang, K-F., 2010. Clay mineral distribution in surface sediments of the northeastern South China Sea and surrounding fluvial drainage basins: Source and transport. Marine Geology, 277: 48-60. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2010.08.010.

Shen, C-C., Siringan, F.P., Lin, K., Dai, C-F., Gong, S-Y. 2010. Sea-level rise and coral-reef development of northwestern Luzon since 9.9 ka. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,292: 465–473. doi:10.1016/ j.palaeo.2010.04.007.

Hosono, T., Siringan, F.P., Yamanaka, T., Umezawa, Y., Onodera, S., Nakano, T., Taniguchi, M. 2010. Application of multi-isotope ratios to study the source and quality of urban groundwater in Metro Manila, Philippines. Applied Geochemistry, 25: 900–909. doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2010.03.009.

Hosono, T., Su, C-C., Siringan, F.P., Amano, A., Onodera, S. Effects of environmental regulations on heavy metal pollution decline in core sediments from Manila Bay. Metal Pollution Bulletin, 60: 780-785. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.03.005.

Stevenson, J., Siringan, F.P., Finn, J., Madulid, D., and Heijnis, H., 2010. Paoay Lake, northern Luzon, the Philippines: a record of Holocene environmental change. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02039.x.

Isobe, T., Amano, A., Chang, K.-H., Maneja , R. H., Zamora, P. B., SanDiego-McGlone, Ma. L., Siringan, F. P., Prudente, M., Miller, T. W. and Tanabe, S., 2010. Retrospective Assessment of Environmental Pollution by PBDEs and HBCDs Using Sediment Core from Manila Bay, the PhilippinesInterdisciplinary Studies on Environmental Chemistry — Environmental Specimen Bank, Eds., T. Isobe, K. Nomiyama, A. Subramanian and S. Tanabe, pp. 61–65. © by TERRAPUB.

Liu, Z., Zhao, Y., Colin, C., Siringan, F.P., Wu, Q., 2009. Chemical weathering in Luzon, Philippines from clay mineralogy and major-element geochemistry of river sediments. Applied Geochemistry, 24: 2195-2205. doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2009.09.025.

Sta. Maria,E.J., Siringan, F. P., Bulos, A.dM., and Sombrito, E.Z. 2009. Estimating sediment accumulation rates in Manila Bay, a marine pollution hot spot in the Seas of East Asia. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 59, pp.164-174.

Chang, K-H., Amano, A., Miller, T.W., Isobe, T., Maneja, R., Siringan, F. P., Imai, H., and Nakano, S., 2009. Pollution study in Manila Bay: eutrophication and its impact on plankton community. In: Interdisciplinary Studies on Environmental Chemistry — Environmental Research in Asia. Obayahi, Y. et al., (Eds), TERRAPUB, pp. 261–267.

Liu Z., Tuo S., Colin C., Liu J.T., Huang C.-Y., Selvaraj K., Zhao Y., Siringan F.P., Boulay S., and Chen Z., 2008. Evaluating detrital sediment contribution of Taiwan to the northern South China Sea. Marine Geology. 255, pp.149-155.

David, C. P. C., Sta. Maria, Y. Y., Siringan, F. P., Reotita, J. M., Zamora, P. B., Villanoy, C. L., Sombrito, E. Z., Azanza, R. V. 2008. Coastal pollution due to increasing nutrient flux in aquaculture sites. Environmental Geology. DOI 10.1007/s00254-008-1516-5.

Umezawa, Y., Hosono, T., Onodera, S., Siringan, F., Buapeng, S., Delinom, R., Yosimizu, C., Tayasu, I., Nagata, T. and Taniguchi, M. 2008. Sources of nitrate and ammonium contamination in groundwater under developing Asian megacities. Science of the Total Environment. 404, pp. 361-376.

Taniguchi, M., Burnett, W. C., Dulaiova, H., Siringan, F., Foronda, J., Wattayakorn, G., Rungsupa, S., Kontar, E. A., and Ishitobi, T. 2008. Groundwater Discharge as an Important Land-Sea Pathway into Manila Bay, Philippines. Journal of Coastal Research. 24 (1A), pp. 15-24.

Siringan, F.P., Azanza, R.V., Macalalad, N.J.H., Zamora, P.B., and Sta. Maria, Y.Y. 2008. Temporal changes in the cyst densities of Pyrodinium bahamense var. compressum and other dinoflagellates in Manila Bay, Philippines. Harmful Algae. 7 (4), pp. 523-531.


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