Skip to Content

 
           

Tag Archives: myanmar

The Government of Myanmar takes full responsibility for the Sittwe seismic station operation and maintenance

The ownership of Sittwe seismic station, the first real-time broadband seismic station in Myanmar to share data globally, has been transferred from ESCAP to the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology of Myanmar on 27 November 2013; the Government of Myanmar takes now full responsibility for the operation and maintenance of the Sittwe seismic station. The…

Read More...

Personnel from Myanmar’s Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, trained on WRF model installation, operation and maintenance

Personnel from Myanmar’s Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) were trained by RIMES experts on Weather Research Forecasting (WRF) system installation, operation, and maintenance from 9-13 September 2013.  These 17 DMH technical staff learned and practiced on: WRF system set-up, basics of Linux Operating System, WRF libraries and library installation, and WRF modeling (pre-processing, model…

Read More...

Research paper on the Mw 6.8 earthquake in Myanmar on 24 March 2011, featured in the Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering

The Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, an official publication of the European Association for Earthquake Engineering, has published the paper “A note on the strong ground motion recorded during the Mw 6.8 earthquake in Myanmar on 24 March 2011″, written by our Seismic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Specialist at RIMES, Dr. Teraphan Ornthammarath.   Dr. Ornthammarath investigated the Mw 6.8…

Read More...

Reducing natural hazard risks in low lying coastal zones: WMO-RIMES Project Meeting

    The Project Meeting for the WMO-RIMES Joint Project on “Reducing risks of tsunami, storm surges, large waves and other natural hazards in low elevation coastal zones” was held from 28-30 September 2011 at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Conference Center in Pathumthani, Thailand. This joint project implemented by the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard…

Read More...