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Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visits EOS

22 Jul 2014

Assoc. Prof. Koh Tieh Yong presents to PM LeeOn 2nd July Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visited EOS to learn about the Observatory’s research and new developments. PM Lee was shown some of EOS’ latest accomplishments from Principal Investigators and Directors as they presented on various geoscience topics.

EOS group photo with PM Lee

In a FaceBook post PM Lee reflected:

“The world is so much more interesting when we are curious.

Learned some fascinating facts and developments on my visit to the Earth Observatory of Singapore today. EOS seeks to understand better how our dynamic planet works, to help us cope with natural disasters. It studies climate, volcanoes, earthquakes, and tsunamis.

EOS will help Singapore to prepare for climate change. It collaborates with partners in the region, e.g. Indonesia, Myanmar, and the Philippines. We make friends, and also make the world safer for all of us.

Do click on the link to check out some of their interesting projects.