NOAH Completes Flood Map of Camiguin

Project NOAH has recently completed the flood hazard map for the province of Camiguin! It can also be recalled that OpenStreetMap contributors through the initiative of Project NOAH was able to finish mapping the building footprints of the province last March. With these accomplishments, end-users, especially the officials of the local government unit (LGU) of Camiguin, can now…

Project NOAH Wins USAID Harnessing Data for Resilience Award

After being one of the five finalists, Project NOAH takes home the Harnessing Data for Resilience Recognition Award from the Harnessing the Data Revolution for Resilience Summit in Bangkok, Thailand. Represented by its External Relations Officer, Oscar Victor Lizardo, NOAH competed with over 70 international organizations for the award. The Impact Demonstration category for the award are for…

Project NOAH, Finalist in International USAID Resilience Competition

DOST-Project NOAH is one of the five finalists vying for the Harnessing Data for Resilience Competition sponsored by USAID. It competed with over 70 international organizations to join the two-day Harnessing the Data Revolution for Resilience Summit in Bangkok, Thailand on May 10th and 11th, 2016. The summit will bring together hundreds of experts to discuss harnessing the power of digital…

NOAH Director Featured as one of Top 100 Asian Scientists

Dr. Mahar Lagmay was recently recognized as one of the 100 scientists in a list published by Asian Scientist Magazine. Alongside four National Scientists, he makes up the group of five Filipinos acknowledged by the magazine. The 2016 Asian Scientist 100 list features distinguished scientists, innovators, and leaders in the region who made significant contributions to science and…

Project NOAH starts thermal scanning on Mt. Apo (MindaNews)

By Antonio L. Colina IV This article was originally published in MindaNews on April 20, 2016. DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 Apr) – A team from Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) started on Wednesday morning the thermal scanning of the portion of Mt. Apo damaged by massive fire that lasted for more than two weeks since March 26 before it was put under control…

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…