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Soil Information of Arroceros Forest Park and UP Diliman Sunken Garden

Requested from DENR by Kent Onin Juanitas at 11:00 PM on Jun 16, 2019.
Purpose: Case Study
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2017 - 06/16/2019
Tracking no: #DENR-851507934719

Kent Onin 11:00 PM, Jun 16, 2019

Hi! My name is Kent Juanitas, a student from FEU Institute of Technology.  We have a case study in our Environmental Engineering subject and I’d like to request for information on the qualities of soil in Arocerros Forest Park and UP Diliman Sunken Garden. The information that I need are as follows:

1. Physical- texture, porosity, infiltration and bulk density, available water capacity, aggregate stability
2. Chemical- organic matter, pH, conductivity eleéctricia, removable NPK, cation exchange capacity
3. Biological- microbal diversity, macrofauna diversity, respiration rates

June 21, 2019

Dear Kent Onin,


Thank you for your request dated Jun 16, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Soil Information of Arroceros Forest Park and UP Diliman Sunken Garden.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact the Bureau of Soils and Water Management at Tel. No. 332-9534 and at, or the UP Diliman, the College of Science at Tel. Nos. 981-8500 ext. 3801/3802 or the National Institute of Geological Sciences at Tel Nos. (02) 924 2485 and email add.:

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Thank you.

Jane G. Bautista
Chief, RMD/FOI Officer
Records Management Division
DENR Central Office
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Tel. Nos. 926-8079
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