Local and National Government Agencies and Regional Scientists Come Together for First CORDEX Stakeholder Workshop

11-12 July 2019– As part of the Manila Observatory’s mission, science-based planning is essential particularly in the Philippines, one of the hardest hit countries by climate change and extremes, such as extreme rainfall, drought and tropical cyclones, with unevenly distributed impacts among vulnerable groups. In...

MO Scientists Participate in CAMP²Ex Science Team Meeting

Manila Observatory Executive Director Dr. Gemma Narisma, along with Air Quality Dynamics and Instrumentation and Technology Development Laboratory co-heads Dr. Maria Obiminda Cambaliza and Dr. James Bernard Simpas joined other project participants in a Science Team Meeting (STM) with NASA in Pasadena, California...

Climate and Disaster Risk Assessment Training Held

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...

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...