MO Executive Director Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga joined the APEC EPWG meeting in Boracay

Interdisciplinary Research

Upon the invitation of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Program Secretariat, the Manila Observatory (MO) joined the APEC Emergency Working Group (EPWG) meeting held in Boracay Island on 13-14 May 2015. The leaderships of APEC EPWG recognized MO’s innovations in bringing science to policy and practice though pubic–private partnerships in the areas of climate...

Upon the invitation of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Program Secretariat, the Manila Observatory (MO) joined the APEC Emergency Working Group (EPWG) meeting held in Boracay Island on...

Discoveries: The Manila Observatory from 1865 to 1940

Interdisciplinary Research

The Manila Observatory, in celebration of its 150th Anniversary, presents Discoveries: The Manila Observatory from 1865 to 1940 Exhibit dates are from April to June 2015.  Guided tours are available Monday to Friday from 8:00-10:00 am and 4:00-6:00 pm Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:00 nn Please contact Ms. Mariel Templanza at tel. no. 4265921...

The Manila Observatory, in celebration of its 150th Anniversary, presents Discoveries: The Manila Observatory from 1865 to 1940 Exhibit dates are from April to June 2015.  Guided tours are...

Lumen de Lumine: Fr. Horacio de la Costa, SJ's closing remarks at MO's 100th anniversary in 1965

Interdisciplinary Research

(From Centenary Program of Manila Observatory, 20 September 1965) I would like to call your attention to a curious fact.  The first Jesuit Observatory to be founded anywhere in the world was founded in Asia.  It was founded in, of all places, Peking, in the seventeenth century, and Father Verbiest, a Belgian Jesuit, was its...

(From Centenary Program of Manila Observatory, 20 September 1965) I would like to call your attention to a curious fact.  The first Jesuit Observatory to be founded anywhere in...

150th anniversary of the Manila Observatory

Interdisciplinary Research

In 2015, the Manila Observatory celebrates its 150th anniversary. Activities, including conferences, seminar series, observation campaigns and workshops will be held throughout the year to highlight the current significant scientific work of the Observatory, continuing the pioneering work and service of the Jesuits since 1865. As part of the celebration, three exhibitions will be conducted...

In 2015, the Manila Observatory celebrates its 150th anniversary. Activities, including conferences, seminar series, observation campaigns and workshops will be held throughout the year to highlight the current significant...

Third Workshop of SEACLID/CORDEX-Southeast Asia

Regional Climate Systems

The 3rd workshop of the Southeast Asia Regional Climate Downscaling (SEACLID) / Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment (CORDEX) Southeast Asia is going to be held from 1 – 2 June 2015 in Manila, Philippines, jointly hosted by the Manila Observatory and the Ateneo de Manila University. SEACLID is an APN funded project of the Southeast...

The 3rd workshop of the Southeast Asia Regional Climate Downscaling (SEACLID) / Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment (CORDEX) Southeast Asia is going to be held from 1 – 2...

RegCM4 Training Workshop for Southeast Asia

Regional Climate Systems

The RegCM4 Training Workshop for Southeast Asia will be held on 25-29 May 2015 at the Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines, jointly organized and supported by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Manila Observatory, Ateneo de Manila University, World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN),...

The RegCM4 Training Workshop for Southeast Asia will be held on 25-29 May 2015 at the Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines, jointly organized and supported by the...

Manila Aerosol Characterization Experiment (MACE 2015)

Air Quality Dynamics

The Air Quality Dynamics program of the Manila Observatory is participating in the Manila Aerosol Characterization Experiment (MACE 2015), an outdoor air pollution study. This is a collaborative project of the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS) based in Leipzig, Germany, and the Researchers for Clean Air (RESCueAir), a consortium of researchers and academics from...

The Air Quality Dynamics program of the Manila Observatory is participating in the Manila Aerosol Characterization Experiment (MACE 2015), an outdoor air pollution study. This is a collaborative project...

Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship Program

Interdisciplinary Research

The Manila Observatory (MO), represented by Ms. Ma. Antonia Loyzaga, Executive Director, Dr. Gemma Narisma, Associate Director for Research and Head of the Regional Climate Systems program, and Ms. Jessica Dator-Bercilla, participated in the culminating activity of the Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship Program last 24-26 March 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. Both Dr. Narisma and...

The Manila Observatory (MO), represented by Ms. Ma. Antonia Loyzaga, Executive Director, Dr. Gemma Narisma, Associate Director for Research and Head of the Regional Climate Systems program, and Ms....

Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)

Geomatics for Environment & Development, Interdisciplinary Research

Ms. Ma. Antonia Loyzaga, Executive Director of the Manila Observatory (MO), and Dr. Celine Vicente, Head of the Geomatics for Environment and Development program, participated in the recently conducted Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan, from 14 – 18 March 2015 (www.wcdrr.org). The goal of the conference was to...

Ms. Ma. Antonia Loyzaga, Executive Director of the Manila Observatory (MO), and Dr. Celine Vicente, Head of the Geomatics for Environment and Development program, participated in the recently conducted...

Brief Update on Typhoon Hagupit # 14

Geomatics for Environment & Development, Regional Climate Systems

QUICK SUMMARY Tropical cyclone track and intensity Hagupit moves towards the vicinity of Marinduque, Batangas and Oriental Mindoro (consensus in multi-agency forecast tracks). There are differences in the model forecast on when Hagupit will exit land into the West Philippine Sea. Weakening in the intensity of Hagupit as it crosses the Philippines. Hagupit is now...

QUICK SUMMARY Tropical cyclone track and intensity Hagupit moves towards the vicinity of Marinduque, Batangas and Oriental Mindoro (consensus in multi-agency forecast tracks). There are differences in the model...