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The Impact of the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) upon the Heavy Rainfall Distribution in the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia during the Northeast Monsoon
Fatimah Zaharah SallehYip Weng SangFadila Jasmin FakaruddinMat Kamaruzaman Mat AdamNursalleh K ChangFariza YunusMuhammad Helmi Abdullah
The Madden Julian-Oscillation (MJO) is an atmospheric, large scale eastward propagating circulation anomaly that is confined to the tropics. The MJO is considered a major source of...
Reaching the unreachable: Myanmar experiences of community-based disaster risk reduction
M ShikadaU Than MyintU Ko Ko Gyi
The Union of Myanmar is located in mainland Southeast Asia and shares borders with India, China, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Bangladesh. It is situated between the Himalayan ranges and ...
The genesis of tropical cyclone Nargis (2008): Environmental modulation and numerical predictability
W YanaseH TaniguchiM Satoh
Tropical cyclone Nargis, generated over the Bay of Bengal in late April 2008, caused catastrophic destruction after making landfall in Myanmar. Here, the large-scale environment of...
Cyclone Nargis storm surge in Myanmar
HM FritzCD BlountS ThwinMK ThuN Chan
ASEAN and political change in Myanmar: towards a regional initiative?
ASEAN states have favoured diplomacy and peer pressure in order to sway Myanmar's military regime to release Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and other political detainees and to promote natio...
Typhoon risk perceptions and evacuation decisions of older persons: a case study of a rural community in southern Thailand
KrongkantParichattMokbul Morshed Ahmad
This study assesses the capacity and limitations of persons aged over 60 years old in responding to typhoon threats. A qualitative ethnographic approach supported by a quantitative...
Tropical Storm Forecasting Technique in Thailand
Three steps of one-way nested grid for energy balance equations by wave model
W. WannawongU. W. HumphriesP. WongwisesS. Vongvisessomjai
The three steps of the standard one-way nested grid for a regional scale of the third generation WAve Model Cycle 4 (WAMC4) is scrutinized. The model application is enabled to solv...
The increasing intensity of the strongest tropical cyclones
Elsner, James B.James P. KossinThomas H. Jagger
Atlantic tropical cyclones are getting stronger on average, with a 30-year trend that has been related to an increase in ocean temperatures over the Atlantic Ocean and elsewhere1, ...
Assessing vegetation response to drought in the northern Great Plains using vegetation and drought indices
Ji, L.Peters, A. J.
The Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) derived from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) has been widely used to monitor moisture-related vegetation cond...
Landslide Impacts on the Road Network of Lao PDR and the Feasibility of Implementing a Slope Management Programme
Hearn, G.Hunt, T.Aubert, J.Howell, John
The Peoples’ Democratic Republic of Lao is a landlocked country bordered by Vietnam to the east, Thailand to the south and west and China to the north. It is predominantly hilly ...
FMO Country Guide: Burma
Historically underdeveloped and divided, Burma today is politically isolated, increasingly militarised, economically mismanaged by its own authorities, and socially and culturally ...
FIRE AND THERMAL ANOMALY MONITORING IN LAOS USING MODIS AUTOMATIC NEAR REAL-TIME SYSTEM
Shifting cultivation is the big problem in Laos which links with poverty eradication. Therefore, the appplication of remote sensing and GIS technology to the study forest fire and ...
IRDR Young Scientists Programme
IRDR, with its mandate for integrated and trans-disciplinary research, would like to promote capacity building of young professionals, and encourage them to undertake innovative an...