Updated on 2022/05/25

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ESTEBAN, Miguel
 
Affiliation
Faculty of Science and Engineering, Global Center for Science and Engineering
Job title
Professor(without tenure)

Research Institute

  • 2020
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    2022

    理工学術院総合研究所   兼任研究員

Research Experience

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    Waseda University Faculty of Science and Engineering   Associate Professor

 

Research Projects

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Specific Research

  • Framework for development of pre-disaster reconstruction plans in Philippines

    2021   Laurice Jamero

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    The present project aimed todevelop a framework for pre-disaster reconstruction plans in the Philippines.As part of the project the authors conducted a literature survey of thehistorical development of Cebu city, obtaining information about reclaimedareas around the coastline (which are low-lying and are particularly at risk ofsuffering the effects of storm surges). Following typhoon Rei (Odette) inDecember 2022 there was widespread damage around Cebu, and the researcherssurveyed coastal areas to ascertain storm surge levels and document the damagethat took place.  

  • Understanding adaptation to sea level rise in small islands: learning from land subsidence

    2018  

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    The research project achieved its objectives. The applicant traveled to the Philippines and conducted bathymetry surveys, aerial drone surveys, and conducted interviews with residents affected by high tides. Several locations on the islands were marked to continue to monitor the extent of the floods in future years. The significant of the research has already been picked up by the Guardian, a leading UK newspaper:https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/feb/01/enduring-the-tide-the-flooded-philippine-islands-that-locals-wont-leave?CMP=share_btn_fb&fbclid=IwAR1SbqzIseGiwNIWmv__ujg-LuSccAlB2CSi_kWUJ9LOe8hZLhEI9BIFxTEThe article has been shared over 3000 times, with links to the videos related to the project having been watched over 12,000 times. Otherwise, so far one journal paper and one conference paper include the work that was done on the field trip, with several others currently under review. 

 

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