DOST 12 deploys 86 early warning devices in SOCCSKSARGEN Region (PIA)

By D.E. Doguiles (PIA 12 with report from DOST 12) This article was originally published by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) on November 23, 2016. KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Nov. 23 (PIA) — Since 2012, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has deployed 86 hydro-meteorological (hydromet) devices in the SOCCSKSARGEN Region These consist of 56 automated rain gauges (ARGs), 26 water level monitoring systems (WLMS) and 4 automated weather stations (AWS). Of[…]

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DOST encourages use of science-based tools in disaster management (PIA)

By Andrew Doga-ong This article was originally published by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) on October 06, 2016. BONTOC, Mountain Province, Oct.6 (DOST) – – Disaster managers of the various local government units (LGU) here are advised to use science-based tools to enhance their disaster prevention and mitigation programs. DOST personnel gave the recommendation after conducting a Training on Science-Based Tools for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) attended by provincial and municipal[…]

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19 October 2016, 8 pm Supertyphoon Lawin (Haima) Storm Surge Advisory

19 Oct 2016, 8:00 PM PST By DOST Project NOAH Latest simulation run of DOST Project NOAH. Click on the links for the corresponding hazard map. Station Name Storm surge (m) SSA Gonzaga, Cagayan 2.6 1 Buguey, Cagayan 2.6 1 Maconacon, Isabela 2.2 1 Divilacan, Isabela 2.2 1 Aparri, Cagayan 2.1 1 Ilagan, Isabela 2 1 Sta. Ana, Cagayan 2 1 San Pablo, Isabela 2 1 Abulug, Cagayan 2 1 San[…]

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19 October 2016, 2 pm Supertyphoon Lawin (Haima) Storm Surge Advisory

UPDATED STORM SURGE ADVISORY FOR SUPERTYPHOON LAWIN HERE 19 Oct 2016, 2:00 PM PST By DOST Project NOAH 2 pm, 19 October 2016 simulation run of DOST Project NOAH. Click on the links for the corresponding hazard map. Station Name Storm surge (m) SSA Maconacon,  Isabela 2.1 1 Divilacan, Isabela 2.1 1 Ilagan, Isabela 2 1 Palanan, Isabela 2 1 Buguey, Cagayan 2 1 Aparri, Cagayan 2 1 San Pablo, Isabela 2 1[…]

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Biliran now 100% mapped with UP Rockhounds’ Help

With the continuous initiative of Project NOAH in leading the mapping effort for the country one province at a time, we are pleased to announce that the Biliran is now completely mapped! We would like to thank the members of University of the Philippines Rockhounds and other OSM contributors who helped achieve this goal. UP- Rockhounds started mapping the province last July and with their generous time, they helped increase[…]

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9th NIGS Lecture Series: Four Years of Project NOAH and Its Future

We would like to invite everyone to attend the 9th NIGS Lecture Series to be held this coming August 23, Tuesday, 3:00 PM at the National Institute of Geological Sciences Audio Visual Room, UP Diliman. The lecture is entitled “Four Years of Project NOAH and Its Future“, to be given by Dr. Alfredo Mahar Lagmay. The talk is open to everyone and admission is free. For clarifications and concerns, you may contact[…]

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