The DOST’s ULAT (Understanding Lightning and Thunderstorm) project can observe weather conditions at a microscale level (specific to cities or barangays) and forecast both the location and intensity of storms.
Made of carbon-rich soil derived from dead and decaying plant matter under high water saturation condition, peatlands can store twice as much carbon as all the world’s forests combined.
Instead of spending a whole day to do seeding in one hectare, drone seeding for the same area can be completed in just 30 minutes at a far cheaper cost.
The nanosatellite was expected to stay in orbit for less than a year only, but it had stayed in orbit for about 2 years and 4 months.
Google has set in motion crisis response efforts using technology, collaboration, and donation drives to help communities stricken by Super Typhoon Rolly and Typhoon Ulysses.
The Philippines has the worst score among countries where the iPhone 12 Pro’s price is already known. It means that an average Filipino would have to work for 88.2 days to afford the iPhone 12 Pro (without eating anything).
State think tank PIDS and its partner-institutions have found that farmers encounter difficulties in obtaining raw climate data from PAGASA’s website. The lack of access to online channels, including social media and mobile applications, where the bulk of the agency’s data are available, was also identified as a gap.
In its two-year journey, the Diwata-2 microsatellite has captured 32,256 images, including a wide-field camera image of Typhoon Ambo on May 12, 2020, two days before it made landfall in the country when it was still a tropical storm.