New Year’s Eve 2017 Particle Pollution Measurements in Metro Manila

Air Quality Dynamics, Instrumentation & Technology Development

by Melliza Cruz, Genevieve Lorenzo, Paola Bañaga, Grethyl Catipay, Grace Betito, Erica Banares, Maria Obiminda Cambaliza, Nofel Lagrosas, James Simpas, Jose Ramon Villarin, and Daniel McNamara Lighting fireworks and firecrackers have long been a part of the Filipino New Year’s tradition.  However, amid the beautiful displays and loud noises, this exuberant practice results in direct...

by Melliza Cruz, Genevieve Lorenzo, Paola Bañaga, Grethyl Catipay, Grace Betito, Erica Banares, Maria Obiminda Cambaliza, Nofel Lagrosas, James Simpas, Jose Ramon Villarin, and Daniel McNamara Lighting fireworks and...

Message of the new Executive Director of Manila Observatory

Interdisciplinary Research

I am now Executive Director of Manila Observatory, a Jesuit scientific institution that, among others, works on climate change, disaster risk reduction, poverty mapping, etc. I replace my friend Toni Yulo Loyzaga whom I helped recruit to join MO a decade Ago. She has done a wonderful job and her shoes will be difficult to...

I am now Executive Director of Manila Observatory, a Jesuit scientific institution that, among others, works on climate change, disaster risk reduction, poverty mapping, etc. I replace my friend...

Dr. Antonio La Vina is the New Executive Director of Manila Observatory

Interdisciplinary Research

by Genevieve H. Lorenzo, Quirino Sugon Jr, and Deanna Marie P. Olaguer In a memo dated 15 September 2016, Fr. Jose Ramon T. Villarin, SJ, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Manila Observatory, announced the appointment of Dr. Antonio G. M. La Viña as Executive Director of the Manila Observatory (MO) starting 1 October 2016....

by Genevieve H. Lorenzo, Quirino Sugon Jr, and Deanna Marie P. Olaguer In a memo dated 15 September 2016, Fr. Jose Ramon T. Villarin, SJ, Chairperson of the Board of...

MO hosts Final Project Meeting for Coastal Cities at Risk

Interdisciplinary Research

by Liz del Castillo Last September 5-6, 2016, Manila Observatory hosted the 5th year Final Project Meeting for Coastal Cities at Risk: Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities at the New World Hotel in Makati City. This project was supported by the International Research Initiative on Adaptation to Climate Change (IRIACC) program of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC)...

by Liz del Castillo Last September 5-6, 2016, Manila Observatory hosted the 5th year Final Project Meeting for Coastal Cities at Risk: Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities at the New World Hotel...