Disseminating near real-time hazards information and flood maps in the Philippines through Web-GIS

(Published in 2012. Some of the data, facts and figures in this paper may have been updated.) Alfredo Mahar Francisco A. Lagmay, Ph.D. National Institute of Geological Sciences, University of the Philippines C.P. Garcia cor. Velasquez Street, UP Diliman, Q.C. Abstract The Philippines being a locus of typhoons, tsunamis, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, is a…

Nature’s nightmares

By Rina Jimenez-David (Philippine Daily Inquirer) November 6, 2013   What Ishmael Narag of Phivolcs and Dr. Mahar Lagmay of Project NOAH have to say is far from entertaining but certainly enlightening, fear-inducing but fascinating. In the wake of the Bohol-Cebu earthquake and the impending arrival of yet another “supertyphoon” (by Friday), the two certainly had the…