UP disaster scientist wins top European geosciences award

 

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Europe’s premier geosciences union awarded its Plinius Medal to one of the Philippine's leading disaster experts on Wednesday, April 15, in Vienna, Austria.

Dr Alfredo Mahar Lagmay has been cited for his "outstanding interdisciplinary natural-hazard research and natural-disaster engagement in the Philippines, particularly with respect to volcanic hazards, earthquakes, typhoons, landslides and floods," the European Geosciences Union (EGU) said.

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