Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway

Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway - Schadow1 Expeditions

The Muntinlupa Cavite Expressway (initially named as Daang Hari-SLEX Link Road) is a new toll road constructed by a subsidiary of Ayala Corporation that aims to provide fast access to the residential areas of Bacoor, Cavite by linking the South Luzon Expressway and the Daang Hari Road via a four-kilometer fast lane highway.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Predicting Floods in the Philippines Like a Pro by using Maps

Predicting Floods in the Philippines using Maps - Schadow1 Expeditions

Philippines being a tropical country situated at the edge of the west Pacific Ocean is always battered by storms and intense precipitation brought about by the southwest monsoon from June to December. And low-lying lands are mostly prone to inundation during extreme rains. This guide aims to specify which locations are prone to flooding and how to pinpoint if a certain location can possibly be flooded during the precise moment where there is rain.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Wikipedia - Handling of Facts and a Delusional Sense of Community

Wikipedia and its reliability of handling facts and a delusional sense of community

Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia. Built up by thousands of contributors and its tenets being safe-guarded by more than a thousand administrators. Its essence is to provide a compendium of reliable information, centered with a goal to be a one-stop site from obtaining information about a notable subject on a summarized manner backed by references from external sites. The keyword is "notable". Although the community has provided an ever-developing tenets and policies to remain a resource of such quality; how does the continuous goal to the gratification of notability and verifiability costs it in expense of proliferation of facts and ideals of a community.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Creation of Negros Island Region

Negros Island Region on OpenStreetMap

Due to Executive Order number 183 as signed by President Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines on May 29, 2015, the newest region in the Philippines has been declared. Combining the whole Negros Island which comprises of provinces Negros Oriental and Negros Occidental into one region called the Negros Island Region.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Interactive Risk Analysis Map of the Valley Fault System Earthquake

Interactive Risk Analysis Map of the Valley Fault System

Last June 2013, PHIVOLCS has released a series of risk analysis scenario maps pertaining the West Valley Fault System in case its movement triggers a large earthquake within Metro Manila. These maps provide structural stability analysis of localities that can be affected in case a 6.5M or 7.2M earthquake jolts the metropolis due to the movement of the Valley Fault System that is estimated to be active in every 300 +/- 100 years.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Part 4 of East Philippines Seaboard Mapping Expedition 2015

Day 6 - 7 East Philippines Seaboard Mapping Expedition - Schadow1 Expeditions

February 27 - March 5, 2015
As we conclude our 7-day mapping expedition to the eastern regions of the Philippines, we bring with us memories and experiences of the places we have been to. Bringing home with us photos of the beautiful country Filipinos call as their home and sending out a map that would hopefully help in promoting responsible tourism and awareness for the Filipino people to scientifically and systematically face incoming disasters that may befall ourselves.

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