Indonesia

The Day Anak Krakatau Turned Deadly

On 22 December back in 2018, Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano erupted. The collapse of its flank triggered a tsunami that killed more than 400 and injured at least 30,000 people.

To understand how the events of that day unfolded with such catastrophic effect, an international research team led by Research Associate Anna Perttu from the Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) turned to the data collected from monitoring stations from all around the region, official reports, as well as satellite and visual observations.

How the Recent Eruptions in Indonesia were Reported to Aviation Authorities

Did you know that in the past six weeks six volcanoes in Indonesia erupted? These volcanoes are Semeru, Anak Krakatau, Merapi, Kerinci, Dukono, and Ibu. 

These recent eruptions are part of the usual volcanic bustle in Indonesia, impacting mostly the areas close to the volcanoes. While some of these activities were picked up all the way in Singapore, all were reported to aviation authorities.

We aim to quantify current and potential environmental impacts of dams on river basins in Southeast Asia, with a focus on Indonesia (Java and Sumatra), one of the most hazard-prone areas in the reg

The Baran river and the landscape of Borneo

Global studies have ascertained that Southeast Asian have sediment loads one to two orders of magnitude greater than rivers draining other mountainous areas of the world.

Zenith sky brightness and celestial objects visibility during total solar eclipse on March 9, 2016 at Terentang Beach Bangka Island

The pig story "tiboi sakkoko" Storytelling of kinship, memories of the past, and rights to plots of ancestral land in Mentawai

Tulius J.  2016.  The pig story "tiboi sakkoko" Storytelling of kinship, memories of the past, and rights to plots of ancestral land in Mentawai. Wacana-Jurnal Ilmu Pengetahuan Budaya-Journal of the Humanities of Indonesia. 17(2):336-373.

Coseismic and Postseismic Slip of the 2005 M-w 8.6 Nias-Simeulue Earthquake: Spatial Overlap and Localized Viscoelastic Flow

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