Ease effect of climate change thru technology (PIA)

BAGUIO CITY, July 16 (PIA) – – Unpredicted weather patterns brought about by climate change is a concern as it leave irreversible damage to life and properties which is why governments around the world are focusing a large part of their resources to climate change mitigation and adaptation. In the Philippines, strong typhoons with heavy rains and flooding during the monsoon season and such natural phenomenon have claimed many lives[…]

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UP allots P40 M for NOAH project (Philstar)

By Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 12, 2013 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The University of the Philippines has allotted P40 million to fund a significant component in the government’s comprehensive mapping project to identify hazard-prone areas in the country. In an invitation to bid published in The STAR yesterday, the UP Supply and Property Management Office said the budget allocation would be for “Flood Hazard Exposure Feature Extraction from[…]

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PROJECT NOAH: POWER OF INFORMATION (Remate)

Paul Edward Sison Jun 9, 2013 8:38pm HKT NASAKSIHAN ko lamang ‘yung sinasabi nilang “power of information” nang magka-habagat nitong Agosto 2012. Nagamit namin ang isang internet application na gawa ng mga Filipino at pinamumunuan ng mga kapwa Filipino at kapwa Iskolar ng Bayan na sina Dr. Mahar Lagmay, Asec Raymond Liboro at DOST Sec. Mario Montejo. Ito ang Project Noah o Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards ng Department of[…]

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Project NOAH – A life saver for travelers and mountaineers alike

This article was originally published in the Schadow1 Expeditions blog on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 NOAH stands for Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards  that was launched as a project of Department of Science and Technology to create an application that integrates real-time information of hazards in the country. It is a joint project of several government agencies and organizations that made this project as one of the most important working project[…]

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DOST 10 reminds public to visit NOAH website for comprehensive weather update (PIA)

By Jasper Marie Oblina-Rucat Tuesday 2nd of July 2013 CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 2 (PIA) — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) region 10 through the Philippine Information Agency’s ‘Talakayan sa PIA’ on Monday, reminded the public to visit the NOAH website www.noah.dost.gov.ph to get comprehensive weather update. Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards or Project NOAH is the DOST’s response to the call of President Benigno S. Aquino[…]

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The Philippine Radar Network

By Irene Crisologo In analyzing rainfall from thunderstorms or typhoons, we must know how much rain fell in different areas of the country. For this, we have what we call rain gauges, the most common is the tipping bucket type. For this type of rain gauge, a funnel collects the rain and directs it to a seesaw-like container which tips when it reaches a certain amount of precipitation, sending electrical[…]

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