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...

Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)

Ms. Ma. Antonia Loyzaga, Executive Director of the Manila Observatory (MO), and Dr. Celine Vicente, Head of the Geomatics for Environment and Development program, participated in the recently conducted Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan, from 14...

Baseline Research of the 10-year National Space Science and Technology Applications (SSTA) Masterplan

In 2012 and through the DOST-PCIEERD, the Committee on Space Technology Applications (COSTA) foresaw the need to develop a 10-Year National STA Masterplan for the Philippines. The Space Science and Technology Applications (SSTA) Baseline Research Project was then conceived in 2013 in order...

Practical Application of the Earth Remote Sensing Technologies to Solve Social and Economic Challenges Workshop

Last 25-26 March 2015, Ms. Ma. Flordeliza P. Del Castillo of the Geomatics for Environment and Development program attended the Practical Application of the Earth Remote Sensing Technologies to Solve Social and Economic Challenges Workshop held in Moscow, Russia. This workshop delivered lectures...

RS-GIS Analysis for Tiwi and Malinao

The  Observatory in partnership with Chevron Geothermal  Philippines Holdings  Inc.  and  the  provincial  government   of  Albay created a sustainable development  guidebook  for  the local  governments  of  Tiwi and Malinao.  GED  contributed to the spatial  analysis  of  the  area, including  its land use and ...