UK assists PHL in project for disaster preparedness (Business Mirror)

Written by Marvyn N. Benaning / Contributor  THE Department of Science and Technology  (DOST) and the University of the Philippines (UP), with assistance from the British Embassy, on Thursday oversaw the maiden flight of two aircraft  carrying state-of-the-art Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) instruments at Clark Airbase to begin “scanning” the Pampanga river basin. The event started the country’s first three-dimensional (3D) mapping program billed as the Disaster Risk and Exposure[…]

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Weather forecasting in Philippines enters 21st century

Original post from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/252662/weather-forecasting-in-philippines-enters-21st-century By Dona Z. Pazzibugan Weather forecasting in the Philippines has finally entered the 21st century. Scientists at the University of the Philippines who were pooled together by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) set up in a span of a few months sophisticated weather monitoring systems not available to the country’s weather bureau during the catastrophe of Tropical Storm “Ondoy” in September 2009. “We have developed seven[…]

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Project NOAH matagumpay (REMATE Online)

LABIS na ikinatuwa ng lokal na pamahalaan ng Marikina sa pangunguna ni Mayor Del De Guzman ang matagumpay na paglulunsad ng Department of Science and Technology (DOST) ng Project NOAH o Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards na pinasinayaan mismo ni Pangulong Benigno Aquino III. Ito ay ginanap sa Nangka Del Covered Court sa Balubad Settlement Phase II, Brgy. Nangka noong ika-6 ng Hulyo. May temang “Siyensya at Teknolohiya Kontra Sakuna,[…]

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‘NOAH’ coming to warn of floods

Original post from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/204513/noah-coming-to-warn-of-floods By Kristine L. Alave Filipinos will soon receive warnings of an impending deluge from a 21st-century digital “Noah.” The government and the private sector are teaming up for Project Noah, a program to install rain gauges and flood monitoring and warning systems in the country’s major river systems. In a speech read for him at the 1st Philippine International River Summit on Thursday, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co.[…]

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