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PHIL-LiDAR 1 Turns Over 2017 U.P. Campus Map to Chancellor Michael Tan

The PHIL-LiDAR 1 Program headed by the Program Leader Dr. Enrico C. Paringit together with the Data Pre-Processing Component (DPPC) members: Harmond Santos, Senior Science Research Specialist; Research Associates Alex John Escobido and Vincent Louise Azucena endorse the latest UP Campus Map to Chancellor Michael Tan. 

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UP PHIL-LiDAR 1 Attends State of the City Address (SOCA) in Dagupan City

The UP PHIL-LiDAR 1 is honored to have been invited by the local government unit (LGU) of Dagupan City to this year's State of the City Address (SOCA) held in CSI Stadia, Dagupan City on July 17, 2017.  Attendees from the UP PHIL-LiDAR 1 were: Ernanie Marin, Research Associate of Data Archiving & Distribution (DAD) Component, Gianni Mari Sumajit, Research Associate of Flood Modeling Component (FMC), Nur Hussain S. Maba of Training Component, and Santiago dela Cruz of Admin. 

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Memorandum of Agreement for LiDAR data-sharing signed by Partner State Universities and Higher Education Institutions

Last July 15, 2017, the Chancellors and Representatives from the 15 partner State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and Secretary Fortunato dela Pena of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for LiDAR data-sharing. The MOA signing ceremony took place in the main stage of the World Trade Center during the last day of the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) celebration of the Department of Science and Technology. The Philippine Center for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) in coordination with the Phil-LiDAR Program conducted the preparations for the event.

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UP Cebu Phil-LiDAR Project Turns Over Flood Hazard and Resource Maps to Western Visayas LGUs

 The University of the Philippines Cebu Phil-LiDAR Project turned over flood hazard and natural resource maps to Western Visayas LGUs in a two-day event held at the UP Visayas Auditorium, Iloilo City, having more than 100 LGU delegates in attendance.

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PHIL-LiDAR 1 Program Conducts Flood Modeling, Mapping, and Assessment Workshop with DENR-MGB and DOST-PAGASA

The Phil-LiDAR 1 Program headed by Program Leader Dr. Enrico C. Paringit conducted the Flood Modeling, Mapping, and Assessment Workshop for MGB (Mines and Geosciences Bureau) and PAGASA (Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration) last April 26, 2017 at Seminar Room C of the National Engineering Center, UP Diliman. There were a total of 20 participants in the event. 

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Bicol Region Receives Flood Hazard Maps

The 6th Luzon Cluster Conference was successfully conducted on March 30 – 31, 2017 at the Villa Caceres Hotel, Naga City hosted by Ateneo de Naga University. Day 1 was the accomplishment updates per SUC/HEI and UPD’s per component while day 2 was the Turnover Ceremony to 75 LGUs from Bicol Region and 10 from local government agencies such as Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Forest Management Bureau, and Bicol Consortium for Agriculture and Resources Research and Development (BCARRD). Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) as the project-monitoring agency headed by Ms. Clarinda Reyes was also present. The cluster conference is considered to be the last leg for Luzon as the program officially closes this year with some partner State University Colleges (SUCs) and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) have closed already.

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Mapua Institue of Technology Phil-LiDAR 1 Turns Over Flood Hazard Maps to CaBaZon and Cam Norte LGUs

The Mapua Phil-LiDAR 1 Program recently held its Maps Turnover Ceremony at The Bayleaf Hotel, Intramuros, Manila last March 16, 2017. Flood Hazard Maps and other LiDAR data were
distributed to 35 municipalities in the provinces of Cavite, Batangas, Quezon, and Camarines Norte with the event having 68 LGU representatives.

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Phil-LiDAR 1 Program turns over Flood Hazard Maps to Central Luzon LGUs, Pangasinan

Last February 27, 2017, UP Diliman Phil-LiDAR 1 Representatives together with its partner university Central Luzon State University (CLSU) conducted the Flood Hazard Seminar and Maps Turnover in Xenia Hotel in Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga. Flood hazard maps and other LiDAR data were distributed to 91 municipalities in the provinces of Nueva Ecija, Zambales, Tarlac, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Bulacan, Aurora, and Bataan, with the event having more than 100 LGU delegates who participated and received LiDAR data products. 

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