Differentiation of debris flow deposits through image classification of Landsat 8 images in Nueva Ecija after Typhoon Koppu

Carmille Marie J. Escapea,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. Diliman, Quezon City. 1101 Philippines *Corresponding author: Email address: carms.escape@gmail.com Abstract As Typhoon Koppu traversed the northeastern provinces of Luzon last…

Project NOAH announces Start of ISAIAH

Project NOAH’s initiatives on disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) have continually built individual and institutional capacities and resilience using multidisciplinary research and risk assessment. With the recent completion of its three component projects, Project NOAH is now proceeding to its next step in innovation: From hazard mapping to risk mapping. This is to even…

Project NOAH Completes Development of WebGIS and Hazard Maps for Landslides and Storm Surges

Project NOAH, the flagship disaster prevention and mitigation program of the Department of Science and Technology, is announcing the conclusion of its three component projects: Landslide Hazard Mapping, Storm Surge Inundation Mapping, and Disaster Management Using WebGIS. What is significant about these projects not only lies in the production of Barangay-level hazard maps, but also in…