Project NOAH DRRM Workshop Series this July 31

Project NOAH will be having the first session of its Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Workshop Series this July 31, 2015 (1:00 PM to 5:00 PM). Held at the National Institute of Geological Sciences in UP Diliman, the training workshop will focus on learning how to use the hazard assessment tools developed by DOST…

Debris Flow Numerical Modelling using High Resolution Digital Terrain Models of Ilocos Sur, Philippines

  Victoriano REALINO II *1,2, Francesca LLANES1,2, Peter Khallil FERRER1,2, Marvee DELA RESMA1,2, Julius OBRIQUE1, Romer Carlo GACUSAN1,2, Iris Jill ORTIZ1,2, Celestino QUINA1, Dakila AQUINO1, Rodrigo Narod ECO1,2, and Alfredo Mahar Francisco LAGMAY1,2 1Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards, Department of Science and Technology, Philippines 2National Institute of Geological Sciences, University of the Philippines, Quezon City,…

ClimateX wins at the PCIEERD Outstanding R&D Awards 2015

The Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) awarded pioneering Project NOAH component ClimateX at the PCIEERD Outstanding R&D Awards 2015. The competition was open to all Filipino scientists, researchers, and engineers from universities and colleges, R&D institutions, and private industries doing R&D work in the categories of 1) Industrial…

Partial List of Flood Prone Areas in Metro Manila

Although Typhoon Falcon (international name: Chan-hom) will not be expected to make landfall, its presence near the Philippines will enhance rains brought by the southwest monsoon (otherwise known as Habagat). This enhanced monsoon was also the case for the recent Typhoon Egay, as though it passed through northern Luzon, other areas in the Philippines experienced…