Debris Flow Hazard Map Simulations using FLO-2D for Selected Areas in the Philippines

Peter Khallil Ferrer1,2, Francesca Llanes1,2, Marvee dela Resma1,2, Victoriano II Realino1,2, Julius  Obrique1, Romer Carlo Gacusan1,2, Iris Jill Ortiz1,2, Celestino Quina1, Dakila Aquino1, Rodrigo Narod Eco1,2, and Alfredo Mahar Francisco Lagmay, Ph.D.1,2 1Nationwide Operation Assessment of Hazards, U.P. NIGS, C.P. Garcia Ave., U.P. Diliman, Quezon City, 1101 Philippines 2National Institute of Geological Sciences, University of…

Project NOAH launches New DRRM Online Platform

Project NOAH officially launched its new disaster risk reduction and management online platform today, 11 December 2015. New innovations and features were added to the platform [http://noah.dost.gov.ph] to enhance the existing disaster information and management system. The information and improved tools included in the platform can be used in terms of planning against and preparing…

Bongabon, Gabaldon and Laur, Nueva Ecija debris flows triggered by Typhoon Koppu

R Ecoa,b,*, TM Herreroa, F Llanesa,b, J Brionesa, CM Escapea,b, JJ Sulapasa,b, JAM Galanga,b, IJ Ortiza,b, JM Sabadoa,b, H Ariolaa, N Iraptab, AMF Lagmaya,b aNationwide Operation Assessment of Hazards, U.P. NIGS, C.P. Garcia Ave., U.P. Diliman, Quezon City, 1101 Philippines bNational Institute of Geological Sciences, University of the Philippines, C.P. Garcia corner Velasquez street, U.P.…

Landslide detection using univariate classification of NDVI di fferences

Rodrigo Narod Eco*1,2 1National Institute of Geological Sciences, University of the Philippines, C.P. Garcia corner Velasquez street, U.P. Diliman, Quezon City. 1101 Philippines 2Nationwide Operation Assessment of Hazards, U.P. NIGS, C.P. Garcia Ave., U.P. Diliman, Quezon City, 1101 Philippines *Corresponding author: Email address: narod@noah.dost.gov.ph Abstract Typhoon Koppu triggered widespread landslides on 15 October 2015 in Gabaldon,…

University of Cologne, DOST – Project NOAH and UP MSI Collaborate for International Publication

A study entitled “Block and boulder transport in Eastern Samar (Philippines) during Supertyphoon Haiyan” (http://www.earth-surf-dynam.net/3/543/2015/esurf-3-543-2015.html) was recently published in the European Geosciences Union’s open-access journal Earth Surface Dynamics. The paper is the result of a collaboration between the Geoarchaeology, Coastal Geomorphology, Geochronology Working Group of the University of Cologne and researchers from DOST – Project…