Viewing entries posted in September 2015

UP DREAM Program Shares LiDAR Data Distribution System in FOSS4G 2015

The UP Disaster Risk Exposure and Assessment for Mitigation (DREAM)/PHIL-LiDAR 1 participated in the Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial Conference (FOSS4G) last September 14 – 19, 2015 in Seoul, South Korea.  Representative Ken Abryl Eleazar Salanio of the Data Archiving and Distribution Component (DAD) talked about the development of the archiving system for the program's LiDAR data and LiDAR-derived datasets in his presentation entitled “Data Archiving and Distribution System for the Philippines' LiDAR Program Using Object Storage Systems” to delegates from around 48 attending countries.

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2015 PHIL-LiDAR 1 Cluster Conferences Conclude Successfully in Iloilo

The PHIL-LiDAR 1 has successfully ended this year's series of Cluster Conferences for Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Partner State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) and Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) contributed in making the colloquium significant.

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Phil-LiDAR Partner SUCs/HEIs participate in Mindanao Cluster Conference

The Mindanao Cluster Conference for Phil-LiDAR 1 was held last September 11, 2015 at the Green Leaf Hotel, General Santos City. It was attended by Phil-LiDAR 1 offices of partner SUCs/HEIs located in Mindanao. A total of 41 participants attended the event, from UP Diliman, CARAGA State University, MSU-IIT, Ateneo de Zamboanga University, Central Mindanao University, and UP Mindanao.

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DREAM Program holds Luzon Cluster Conference in Subic

The Phil-LiDAR 1 Luzon Cluster Conference was held in Kamana Sanctuary Hotel in Subic on September 3-5, 2015, with the event proper taking place on September 4, 2015. The Phil-LiDAR delegates came from Isabela State University (ISU), Central Luzon State University (CLSU), Ateneo de Naga University (ADNU), University of the Philippines, Baguio (UPB), University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), and Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT).

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Inquirer News: DREAM Flood Maps can help lessen El Nino's Impact

In an article in the Science/ Health portion of the Philippine Daily Inquirer (p.A23) last August 29, 2015, Dr. Enrico C. Paringit, Program Leader of the UP Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation (DREAM) Program, stated that flood maps can be harnessed to find places where people can store water for the dry season.

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