Supertyphoon Odette: Precautionary Tale

Energy Collaboratory

By: Antonio Gabriel M. La Viña, Yla Gloria Marie P. Paras, Jameela Joy M. Reyes When Typhoon Odette ravaged the Philippines in December 2021, many were caught by surprise. While families knew what to do in case of rain, hardly anyone saw what came with the typhoon: violent rains, gusty winds, storm surges, intense flooding,...

By: Antonio Gabriel M. La Viña, Yla Gloria Marie P. Paras, Jameela Joy M. Reyes When Typhoon Odette ravaged the Philippines in December 2021, many were caught by surprise....

New Year’s Eve 2022 Particle Pollution Measurements in Metro Manila

Air Quality Dynamics, News and Features

By: Zenn Marie Cainglet, Aubrey May De Francisca, Shane Marie Visaga, Jarl Tynan Collado, Xzann Gary Vincent Topacio, Paola Bañaga, Grace Betito, Maria Obiminda Cambaliza, James Bernard Simpas, Genevieve Rose Lorenzo, Melliza Cruz, Fr. Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ, and Fr. Daniel McNamara, SJ Summary: Filter-based 24-hour averaged PM2.5 concentrations revealed higher levels this year compared...

By: Zenn Marie Cainglet, Aubrey May De Francisca, Shane Marie Visaga, Jarl Tynan Collado, Xzann Gary Vincent Topacio, Paola Bañaga, Grace Betito, Maria Obiminda Cambaliza, James Bernard Simpas, Genevieve...

GIS-Based Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation (V&A) and Disaster Risk Assessments for Metro Cebu

Geomatics for Environment & Development, News and Features

Read Full Monograph: GIS-Based Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation (V&A) and Disaster Risk Assessments for Metro Cebu The following are the specific objectives of this research project, whose results are narrated in this monograph: a. To establish and develop an evidence-based decision-support platform and system (DSS) to monitor V & A and risk towards strengthening adaptive...

Read Full Monograph: GIS-Based Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation (V&A) and Disaster Risk Assessments for Metro Cebu The following are the specific objectives of this research project, whose results are...

PRESS RELEASE

Interdisciplinary Research

AUGUST 20, 2021 Filipino climate scientists warn: weather extremes in the Philippines to worsen with further warming A higher global temperature will bring about more frequent and more intense weather extremes in many regions of the world, including the Philippines.  This is the warning of Manila Observatory (MO) scientists Dr. Faye Cruz and Dr. Laurice...

AUGUST 20, 2021 Filipino climate scientists warn: weather extremes in the Philippines to worsen with further warming A higher global temperature will bring about more frequent and more intense...

Mapping the Impacts of Tropical Depression Dujuan(Auring) in the Eastern Visayasand CaragaRegion

Geomatics for Environment & Development, News and Features

Summary •Several areas in Southern Philippines experienced accumulated 24-hour rainfall exceeding 150 mm during the onslaught of Tropical Depression Auring on Feb. 20-22, 2021.  •Multi-temporal Synthetic Aperture Radar images detected flooding in the municipalities of San Miguel, Tago and Tandag City in the province of Surigao del Sur. •Generated maps show affected population as well...

Summary •Several areas in Southern Philippines experienced accumulated 24-hour rainfall exceeding 150 mm during the onslaught of Tropical Depression Auring on Feb. 20-22, 2021.  •Multi-temporal Synthetic Aperture Radar images...