5-Day Rainfall in and around Metro Manila (as of 7 am, June 12, 2018)

Instrumentation & Technology Development

by Genie Lorenzo Rain due to the enhanced habagat totaled ~150-200 mm the past 5 days in weather stations in and around Metro Manila. The greatest observed total rainfall (206.4 mm as of 7 am, June 12, 2018) was observed in Manila Observatory, Quezon City. More than 50% of the total 5-day rain fell on...

by Genie Lorenzo Rain due to the enhanced habagat totaled ~150-200 mm the past 5 days in weather stations in and around Metro Manila. The greatest observed total rainfall...

RCS Participates in Second RegCM Workshop in Hanoi, Vietnam

Regional Climate Systems

The Regional Climate Systems Laboratory participated in the Second Training Workshop on Regional Climate Modeling in Southeast Asia held in Hanoi, Vietnam last 22-26 October 2018. The workshop is organized by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, this is the second workshop in Southeast Asia on regional climate models. The topics involved climate and climate...

The Regional Climate Systems Laboratory participated in the Second Training Workshop on Regional Climate Modeling in Southeast Asia held in Hanoi, Vietnam last 22-26 October 2018. The workshop is...

Accelerometers Installed in MO

Interdisciplinary Research

Through a research grant from the Department of Science Technology-Technology Application and Promotion Institute, Tekton Geometrix partnered with the Solid Earth Dynamics and Upper Atmosphere Dynamics laboratory in installing an accelerometer in the Manila Observatory to observe local ground shaking intensity. This instrument will be able to assess if it is safe to enter the...

Through a research grant from the Department of Science Technology-Technology Application and Promotion Institute, Tekton Geometrix partnered with the Solid Earth Dynamics and Upper Atmosphere Dynamics laboratory in installing...

Climate and Disaster Risk Assessment Training Held

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

The Manila Observatory hosted a Climate and Disaster Risk Assessment (CDRA) Training for partner local government units (LGU) of the National Resilience Council (NRC) last 8-10 October 2018. For the first part of the training, 34 participants from LGUs and 11 from five academic institutions from the Province of Bataan and the Cities of Valenzuela,...

The Manila Observatory hosted a Climate and Disaster Risk Assessment (CDRA) Training for partner local government units (LGU) of the National Resilience Council (NRC) last 8-10 October 2018. For...

CAMP2Ex Chief Forecaster Gives talk at Manila Observatory

Regional Climate Systems

Chief Forecaster of the Clouds Aerosols and Monsoon Processes Philippines Experiment (CAMP2Ex) and former technical advisor of the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), Mr. Ed Fukada visited the Manila Observatory last 11-13 September 2018. On 11-12 September, a workshop on fundamentals of tropical cyclones and synoptic meteorology including JTWC operational forecasting and its applications CAMP2Ex...

Chief Forecaster of the Clouds Aerosols and Monsoon Processes Philippines Experiment (CAMP2Ex) and former technical advisor of the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), Mr. Ed Fukada visited the Manila...