Generating and communicating future climate projections from multiple models to inform resilience building in the Philippines: a talk by Dr. Joseph Daron (UK Met Office) at Manila Observatory

By Ateneo Physics News “Generating and communicating future climate projections from multiple models to inform resilience building in the Philippines,” by Dr Joseph Daron, Science Manager of the International Climate Services Team, UK Met Office. The talk was held on 5 February 2018,...

Appointment of Dr. Gemma Teresa T. Narisma as new MO Director (1 Jan 2018 to 31 Dec 2020)

24 October 2017 Memo to: The Manila Observatory Community Re: Appointment of Incoming Executive Director for 2018-2020 Message of Thanks to the Incumbent Executive Director I am pleased to announce that in its meeting last 10 October 2017, after due consultation and discernment,...

Research Partnership with the International Rice Research Institute

From 2013, the Regional Climate Systems program worked with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) on two projects. In one project “Determining five climate change impacts hotspots agricultural areas in Southeast Asia: Site Selection” under the Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)...

Manila Observatory’s Dr. Faye Cruz Wins Best Poster at International Climate Conference in Brussels

Filipino scientist Dr. Faye Cruz of the Regional Climate Systems Research Program of the Manila Observatory won best poster award at the recent International Conference on Regional Climate (CORDEX 2013) held in Brussels, Belgium. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the European...

Providing downscaled GCM outputs for four selected rice growing regions

This collaboration between the Manila Observatory and the International Rice Research Institute  (IRRI) is one of the activities  within  the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change  Agriculture and Food  Security (CCAFS) project at IRRI. IRRI pursues a comprehensive research agenda  on climate change...

UNEP-ASoG Nueva Ecija climate analysis

In  partnership  with  the  United  Nations  Environment Programme  (UNEP)  and  the  Ateneo  School  of Government,  the  Manila  Observatory  used  station observations  from  the province of  Nueva  Ecija  to  identify local  temperature  and  rainfall  trends  for  the  agriculture  sector.  This study showed that there...

Making Climate Change Adaptation a Multi-Disciplinary Challenge: IRIACC-CCaR Launch

by: Geonelle Louise Corneby In recent years, typhoons such as Ondoy and Sendong, as well as other natural hazards, have incurred economic losses, massive loss of lives and property and damage to infrastructure. These have, in turn, increased the need for and urgency...