Lansigan, Felino P.
- B. Sc. Agriculture (major in Statistics), UPLB
- M.Sc. Statistics (Ford Foundation Fellow), UPLB
- Ph.D. Statistical Hydrology and Water Resources, Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Dr. Felino P. Lansigan is a Professor of Statistics, and of Environmental Science at U.P. Los Baños (UPLB). He is currently the Dean of the UPLB College of Arts and Sciences, and also Chair of the UPLB Climate Risks Studies Center. He obtained his BS and MS degrees from UPLB in 1975 and 1977, and his Ph.D.degree specializing in statistical hydrology and water resources in 1982 from Colorado State University.
Professor Lansigan is a member of the Climate Change Commission technical panel of experts in ecology and environment. He is also a Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group II for the IPCC Second and Fifth Assessment Reports. He led the DA-FAO-MDGF project on climate change adaptation in the fragile ecosystem of the Cordillera region (2009-2011); and served as Project Leader of the World Bank-DENR-PhilCCAP component on Climate Resilience of Protected Areas.
He was also Regional Coordinator of the ASEAN-GIZ-SEARCA Initiative on Climate Resilience in Rice and other Crops. Professor Lansigan has authored and co-authored a number of scientific articles, books, and monographs. He co-authored a book on changing Philippine climate (UP Press, 2014), and contributed a chapter each in three books, namely: climate change impacts and adaptation in agricultural water management in the Philippines (CABI-IWMI, 2015); water security in Southeast Asia (Elgar Publishing, 2015); and climate change and Philippine agriculture (CABI-IFPRI, 2016). He is in the editorial boards of three scientific journals. He has received several awards and recognitions as a researcher and as a teacher.
1. Comiso, J.C., Blanche, C.A., T.I. Sarigumba, M. V.O. Espaldon, and F.P. Lansigan Editors and Coordinating Lead Authors, 2014. Changing Philippine Climate: Impacts on Agriculture and Natural Resources. UP Press.Quezon City. 365 pp.
2. Noble, I., S. Huq , et al., F. Lansigan et al. 2014. Chapter 14: Adaptation Options and Needs. In: C. Field et al. (Editors). Vulnerability, Impacts, and Adaptation: Contributions of Working Group II to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report. Cambridge University Press.
3. Lansigan, F.P. and A.C. dela Cruz, 2014. Climate change impacts and adaptation in agricultural water management in the Philippines. In: Smakhtin, V., R. Johnston, and C.T. Hoanh (Editors) 2013. Climate Change and Agricultural Water Management . CABI-IWMI Publication, pp. 78 – 96.
4. Peñalba, L.M., D.D. Elazegui, O. Souukkhy, M.G.C. Amit, F.P. Lansigan, and F.J.F. Faderogao (2014). Climate Change Impacts on Food Security and Livelihoods: Case Studies from Lao PDR and the Philippines. In: Louis Lebel, Chu Thai Hoanh, Chayanis Krittasudthacheewa, and Rajesh Daniel (Editors), 2014. Climate Risks, Regional Integration, and Sustainability in the Mekong Region. SUMERNET, SEI, and SIRD, 200 pp.
5. Lansigan, F.P., W.L.delos Santos, and J.W. Hansen, 2007. Delivering climate forecast products to farmers: Ex post assessment of impacts of advanced climate information on corn production systems in Isabela, Philippines. In: M.V.K. Sivakumar and J.W. Hansen (Eds.), 2007. Climate Prediction and Agriculture: Advances and Challenges. WMO-START-IRI-Springer-Verlag; 41- 48.