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…

Project NOAH prepares multi-hazard maps of the future

Improved resilience to future disasters means helping communities and ecosystems cope with changing climate conditions. In order to do this, efforts must be made to mainstream Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Reduction and Management (CCA and DRVRM) into existing local development plans such as the Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP), Comprehensive Development…

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…