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December 2nd, 2013
Philippines to Buy 15 Ground Radars for More Accurate Geohazard Mapping

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau expects to buy 15 ground-penetrating radars next year to help map areas prone to flooding and landslides. The purchase is included in the agency’s proposed budget for 2014 and the new radars will be used to produce a 1:10,000 geohazard map by next year, bureau dorector Leo Jasareno said. The new maps are expected to replace the current 1:50,000 goehazard maps distributed to local governments. Read More