GIS-Based Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation (V&A) and Disaster Risk Assessments for Metro Cebu

Geomatics for Environment & Development, News and Features

Read Full Monograph: GIS-Based Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation (V&A) and Disaster Risk Assessments for Metro Cebu The following are the specific objectives of this research project, whose results are narrated in this monograph: a. To establish and develop an evidence-based decision-support platform and system (DSS) to monitor V & A and risk towards strengthening adaptive...

Read Full Monograph: GIS-Based Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation (V&A) and Disaster Risk Assessments for Metro Cebu The following are the specific objectives of this research project, whose results are...

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Interdisciplinary Research

AUGUST 20, 2021 Filipino climate scientists warn: weather extremes in the Philippines to worsen with further warming A higher global temperature will bring about more frequent and more intense weather extremes in many regions of the world, including the Philippines.  This is the warning of Manila Observatory (MO) scientists Dr. Faye Cruz and Dr. Laurice...

AUGUST 20, 2021 Filipino climate scientists warn: weather extremes in the Philippines to worsen with further warming A higher global temperature will bring about more frequent and more intense...

Mapping the Impacts of Tropical Depression Dujuan(Auring) in the Eastern Visayasand CaragaRegion

Geomatics for Environment & Development, News and Features

Summary •Several areas in Southern Philippines experienced accumulated 24-hour rainfall exceeding 150 mm during the onslaught of Tropical Depression Auring on Feb. 20-22, 2021.  •Multi-temporal Synthetic Aperture Radar images detected flooding in the municipalities of San Miguel, Tago and Tandag City in the province of Surigao del Sur. •Generated maps show affected population as well...

Summary •Several areas in Southern Philippines experienced accumulated 24-hour rainfall exceeding 150 mm during the onslaught of Tropical Depression Auring on Feb. 20-22, 2021.  •Multi-temporal Synthetic Aperture Radar images...

New Year’s Eve 2021 Particle Pollution Measurements in Metro Manila

Air Quality Dynamics, News and Features

By: Jose Gabriel Abalos, Jarl Tynan Collado,  Paola Angela Bañaga, Grace Betito, Zenn Marie Cainglet, Aubrey May De Francisca, Xzann Garry Vincent Topacio, Christine L. Chan, Maria Obiminda Cambaliza, James Bernard Simpas,  Genevieve Rose Lorenzo, Melliza Cruz, Connor Stahl, Armin Sorooshian, Nofel Lagrosas, Fr. Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ, and Fr. Daniel McNamara, SJ Summary: Long-term...

By: Jose Gabriel Abalos, Jarl Tynan Collado,  Paola Angela Bañaga, Grace Betito, Zenn Marie Cainglet, Aubrey May De Francisca, Xzann Garry Vincent Topacio, Christine L. Chan, Maria Obiminda Cambaliza,...

Impacts of Taal Volcano Phreatic Eruption (12 January 2020) on the Environment and Population: Satellite-Based Observations Compared with Historical Records

Geomatics for Environment & Development, Interdisciplinary Research, Regional Climate Systems, Resilience Collaboratory

By Ma. Flordeliza P. Del Castillo1, Patricia Mae J. Paraiso1, May Celine T.M. Vicente1, Ma. Laurice P. Jamero2, Gemma T. Narisma3,4 1 Geomatics for Environment and Development, Manila Observatory 2 Resilience Collaboratory, Manila Observatory 3 Regional Climate Systems 4 Department of Physics, Ateneo de Manila University   Buod    Tatlong linggo matapos ang pagputok ng Bulkang...

By Ma. Flordeliza P. Del Castillo1, Patricia Mae J. Paraiso1, May Celine T.M. Vicente1, Ma. Laurice P. Jamero2, Gemma T. Narisma3,4 1 Geomatics for Environment and Development, Manila Observatory...