Supertyphoon Odette: Precautionary Tale

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...

Impacts of Taal Volcano Phreatic Eruption (12 January 2020) on the Environment and Population: Satellite-Based Observations Compared with Historical Records

By Ma. Flordeliza P. Del Castillo1, Patricia Mae J. Paraiso1, May Celine T.M. Vicente1, Ma. Laurice P. Jamero2, Gemma T. Narisma3,4 1 Geomatics for Environment and Development, Manila Observatory 2 Resilience Collaboratory, Manila Observatory 3 Regional Climate Systems 4 Department of Physics, Ateneo...

Interview of Director Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga by National Geographic: Climate Change, disaster risk, and human development

Director Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga of Manila Observatory Last 5 February 2014, Imelda V. Abano published in National Geographic’s Energy Blog the interview of Director Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga of Manila Observatory before she presented her speech in Shell’s Powering Progress Together. In the interview, Director Loyzaga talked about how Manila...