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

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...

Open path Differential Optical Absorption Spectrometer (DOAS)

Funded through the Department of Science and Technology-PCASTRD grant (2008-present), the Differential Optical Absorption Spectrometer (DOAS) an instrument under development with the Air Quality Dynamics group. DOAS is used for measuring air pollution concentration. DOAS transmits ultraviolet light through the atmosphere, with the...

7-SEAS

The  Seven  SouthEast   Asian  Studies  (7-SEAS)  Palawan  Aerosol  Observation  in  2012 was a  continuation  of  the  first mission  in  2011.     It was  a  one month  field  measurement  campaign  that  included  sites  at  the  shore  of  Balabac  Island  in  Palawan and the Tubbataha Reef...

Manila Observatory on Makati City’s Weather Monitoring Station Project

Makati City and the Manila Observatory take on climate change and disaster risk management together as the city’s weather monitoring station project was formally launched in Barangay San Lorenzo by Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay, city officials and barangay kagawads. Manila Observatory’s...