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The January 11, 2018, Mw 6.0 Bago-Yoma, Myanmar Earthquake: A Shallow Thrust Event Within the Deforming Bago-Yoma Range

Source Characteristics of the 2019 Mw 6.5 Ambon, Eastern Indonesia, Earthquake Inferred from Seismic and Geodetic Data

Exploring the Application of GPS for Climate Research

In a world largely driven by technology, the Global Positioning System (GPS) is ubiquitous. Best known for providing positioning, navigation, and timing services, the incorporation of this system into smartphones and smartwatches has made it almost indispensable for many.

Scientists at the Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) have explored the use of this system for climate research by observing the amount of water vapour in the atmosphere. Atmospheric water vapour, albeit invisible, plays a crucial role in shaping the Earth’s weather and climate.

The 1991 Eruption of Mount Pinatubo: The Biggest Ever Monitored

In April 1991, the authorities in the Philippines began evacuating people from their homes located within 30 kilometres (km) of Mount Pinatubo. More than 60,000 people were evacuated by early June 1991. This huge undertaking came after recommendations from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), and the US Geological Survey (USGS). 

  • Press Release
04 Jun 2021

Nation’s ability to predict sea-level rise boosted with ancient record

A paucity of suitable equipment has seriously limited our understanding of the Earth’s structure and tectonics in South East Asia.

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