Earth Observatory Blog

Submitted on 16 Aug 2017 by:

In 2013 and 2015, Singapore suffered from extreme haze. Channel NewsAsia sat down with two experts to find out more about Singapore's haze prospects for 2017.

Assistant Professor Mikinori Kuwata, a Principal Investigator at the Earth Observatory of Singapore, discussed Singapore's haze situation with Vivian Claire Liew, the CEO of the social enterprise PhilanthropyWorks. Asst. Prof Kuwata explained how a combination of factors - both human and natural - will influence the prevalence of haze in Singapore.

Available online from August 14 2017 at 10pm, the video commentary can be viewed here.

Submitted on 31 Jul 2017 by:

Assistant Professor Sylvain Barbot discusses the scientific implications of the data gathered from the search for flight MH370 on Channel NewsAsia

Since Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing over two years ago, the world has waited with bated breath for news of its discovery. A massive search for the aircraft recently ended without conclusive results. While the disappearance of MH370 remains a tragic mystery, the search could provide valuable data to scientific communities. 

Ms Glenda Chong and Mr Steve Lai, co-hosts of Channel NewsAsia’s PrimeTime Asia programme, spoke with Assistant Professor Sylvain Barbot last Friday about the scientific implications of this data.

Asst. Prof Barbot, a Principal Investigator of the Tectonics Group at the Earth...