Leoncio A. Amadore, Ph.D.

Professorial Lecturer
Ph.D. Meteorology, UP Diliman (1989) Post Graduate Studies: Numerical Weather Prediction & Weather Modification, University of Miami Corabl Gables, Florida, U.S.A. (1976) M.S. Meteorology, UP Diliman (1972) B.S. Education Major in Math, Minor in Physics, FEATI University,  Sta. Cruz, Manila (1968)
Recent Publications

  • Storm Surge Yolanda @ Basey, W. Samar: Observations and Insights into REHAB w/DRR & CCA,
  • Presented at the Post-Yolanda Workshop for LGUs, NGOs and POs, Mapping Yolanda’s impact on Philippine mangroves: impacts and recovery, University of the Philippines in the Visayas-Tacloban city, 13-14 May 2014
  • Presented at: Post-Yolanda Workshop, Mapping Yolanda’s impact on Philippine mangroves: impacts and recovery, IESM, UP Diliman, QC, 21-22 March 2014
  • Dissecting the Yolanda Disaster – DRR & CCA Analyses, Presented at the CEC Forum, Rising to the challenges of climate change and the environment, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Sta. Mesa, Manila, 22 April 2014
  • Storm Surge:Typhoon Yolanda @ Basey, W. Samar, Presented at the:
  • Forum on Typhoon Yolanda: Development, Intensification, Track, Damages and Communicating Advisories, College of Science Auditorium, UPD, 13 Jan 2014
  • Philippine Working Group Meeting on Site Selection Assessment and Criteria Ateneo de Manila University Campus, 23 January 2014
  • Forum on Typhoon Yolanda, College of Engineering, UP Diliman, Dec. 2013
  • Philippine Daily Inquirer, Featured article on “Talk of the Town”, 30 Nov. 2013
  • Vulnerability of Philippine buildings to typhoons, Presented at the Wind Vulnerability Workshop, Townsville, Australia, June 2011
  • Typhoon Damage Modelling– a Tool for Climate Change Risk Assessment, Presented at the National Conference on Gender and Climate Change, 13-14 January 2011, DSWD Auditorium , Quezon City
  • Typhoon Damage/Risk Assessment – a Prerequisite to Adaptation, Presented at the 6thNational Meteorological-Hydrological Convention 18-19 November 2010, Quezon City,
  • A Conceptual Typhoon Damage Model, Presented at the Earthquake and Severe Wind Exposure and Vulnerability Workshop, 12th and 13th March 2010, Tagaytay City
  • Freshwater Resources of the Philippines and the Possible Effects of Climate Change, Final Report, Greenpeace SE-Phil, October 2009, QC
  • The Scientific, Socio-Economic and Political Dimensions of Climate Change, Presented at the 76th General Membership Assembly, March 11, 2009, Polkabal-Fiesta Pavilion, Manila Hotel, Rizal Park, Manil
  • The Regional Impacts of Climate Change: The Philippine Setting, paper presented at the Seminar on Regional Climate Change and Energy, July 2006, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Crisis or Opportunity? Climate Change Impacts and the Philippines, Final Report, Greenpeace Publication, November 2005, Quezon City
  • Economic and Social Impacts of Tropical Cyclones and the Warning System – the Philippine Situation, Final Report: Research contract with WMO, Geneva, Switzerland, March 2004- January 2005
  • Applications of Climate Information in the Socio-Economic Sectors of the Philippines, WMO Bulletin, Vol. 51, N 4, 2002, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptaion in Asia and the Pacific Water and Air Pollution, 1996 Kluwer Academic Publishers, the Netherlands
  • Various scientific articles, papers, publications in local and int’l fora

Honors and Awards

  • Atmospheric Scientist Achievement Award (2002), National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP)
  • Distinguished and Outstanding Accomplishment in Public Service  (1984), Civil Service Commission Pag-asa Award
  • Plaques/Certificates of Recognition/Appreciation from GOs, NGOs

Other Academic Information

  • Government Service:  – Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), 1960 to 2003 (Deputy Director to Director, PAGASA, 1991 – 2003)
  • Participation/Attendance in International Conferences, Meetings, etc., on Climate Change
  • Professorial Lecturer: Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology (IESM), College of Science, University of the Philippines, 2008 – present
  • Project Leader, NRCP-assisted, L-42, “Development of a Conceptual and a Quantitative  Typhoon Damage Model”  (Feb 16, 2009 – Feb 15, 2011)
  • Project Leader, NRCP-assisted, L-44, “Comprehensive risk assessment of the physical, social and economic impacts of tropical cyclones” (December 16, 2012 to December 15, 2013)