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The ASE serves as a knowledge bank, providing information, policy advice and input to stake holders, based on our faculty’s in-depth understanding of environmental processes.  Much of our research is conducted in South-east Asia including Singapore, which enables us to make specific predictions relevant for this region.

ASE professors regularly serve as expert commentators to media, including Straits Times, Channel News Asia and the BBC.

Outreach News

Taal Volcano in Indonesia, Mount Shintake in Japan, White Island in New Zealnd, Popocatepétl in Mexico.  Why have so many volcanoes been erupting recently in the ring of fire around the Pacific Ocean?  And why can't we predict these eruptions better? ASE Assistant Professor Susanna Jenkins, volcano researcher and PI of EOS, gives some answers to Today Online

Joshua Lim, the host of the CNA show 'Why I Matters', looks at how Singapore will be affected by climate change from a personal perspective. For expert information he turns to ASE Professor and Chair Benjamin Horton and Assoc Prof Adam Switzer.

 How much will sea level rise have gone up in Singapore by 2100? Prof Horton measures it out for host Joshua Lim.

 

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Prof Benjamin Horton was an invited speaker at the recent Arctic Frontiers Abroad – Knowledge for Ocean Sustainability Conference 2019, an event organised by Arctic Frontiers in collaboration with The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore, National University of Singapore, Innovation Norway and with support from Eco-Business took place at NUS 7 Oct. The focus was on knowledge-based...

How can mangroves and coral reefs protect Singapore against storms and sea level rise? Prof Benjamin Horton and Assoc Prof Adam Switzer explain how nature-based climate solutions work in Today Online.

Read more here: Explainer: Why we need to use nature in the fight against climate change
 

The August issue of NTU Continuum, a publication by the NTU Development Office, features Asst Prof Fidel Costa, who was named Provost’s Chairs for outstanding achievements in Earth Sciences earlier this year. In the article Asst Prof Costa shares what drives him, how he developed an interest for volcanoes, and the work he does today, leading the development of several global databases...