GeoDiv News Brief: MGB-IX Geohazard Operation Center Upgrade

By Paul Asthor D. Yecyec

MGB-IX Geohazard Operation Center at Geosciences Division recently underwent an upgrade with the purchase of two 64” Smart television in July 2020. This is in part of the modernization program of the communication equipment of the MGB OpCen and QRT to effectively achieve its core functions, particularly in the Monitoring and Alert. The two screens will be utilized for monitoring hazard early warning and obtain local and international news regarding upcoming weather disturbances and other natural disasters.

Photo A. Set-up of the two monitors in Geo-OpCen IX in Geosciences Division. Photo B. GD Chief Jessica Lucero hands-on with the new equipment. Photo C. RD Hernani Abdon and Supervising Geologist Lawrence Zamoras, Ph.D. discussing the various monitoring websites.

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