Technical Paper Series

Integrated Analysis of Data from MRC Fisheries Monitoring Programmes in the Lower Mekong River Basin
Technical Paper No.33

This report analyses time series of data collected at more than 50 locations on capture fisheries in the Lower Mekong Basin, including dai fishery in Cambodia, lee trap fish in Southern Laos, fish larvae monitoring in Cambodia and Viet Nam and fish abundance and diversity monitoring in the four Member Countries.

Download | Published on: 30 Aug 2013 | Language: English | Size: 6.9 MB

Stationary Trawl (Dai) Fisheries of the Tonle Sap-Great Lake System
Technical Paper No.32

The paper compiles and analyses a time series of the available data and information (1995-2010) about Cambodia's dai fishery, one of the most prominent fisheries of the country that lands approximately 14% of the annual catch from the Tonle Sap-Great Lake and River system.

Download | Published on: 15 Aug 2013 | Language: English | Size: 8 MB

Atlas of Deep Pools in the Lower Mekong River Basin and Some of Its Tributaries
Technical Paper No.31

This atlas enhances knowledge and understanding of the distribution, ecological functioning and conservation of deep pools while synthesizing results from local ecological knowledge-based surveys and geomorphic statistical analysis of the Mekong mainstream.

Download | Published on: 15 Aug 2013 | Language: English | Size: 7.3 MB

Annual Water Quality Data Assessment Report 2011
Technical Paper No.40

The report provides a detailed study of the 2011 status of the water quality in the Mekong River. It assesses water quality monitoring data monitored by the Water Quality Monitoring Network laboratories, and provides recommendations for future monitoring.

Download | Published on: 31 May 2013 | Language: English | Size: 2.2 MB

Flood Situation Report 2011
Technical Paper No.36

The report provides information about the meteorological conditions, which caused heavy rainfall in many parts of the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) and led to a critical flood situation, particularly in the lower part of the LMB.

Download | Published on: 01 Nov 2011 | Language: English | Size: 4.6 MB

Roads and Floods: Best Practice Guidelines for the Integrated Planning and Design of Economically Sound and Environmentally Friendly Roads in the Mekong Floodplains of Cambodia and Viet Nam
Technical Paper No.35

The report presents a study on road development in a sensitive ecosystem like the floodplain of the Mekong in a sustainable manner that minimizes the impacts on the benefits of the annual inundations and at the same time reduces damage to roads.

Download | Published on: 01 Oct 2011 | Language: English | Size: 1.6 MB

Review of Climate Change Adaptation Methods and Tools
Technical Paper No.34

The report provides an introduction to the theoretical landscape of planning adaptation to climate change and draws out key issues that are relevant to countries in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) in the selection of approaches for adaptation planning.

Download | Published on: 01 Dec 2010 | Language: English | Size: 989 KB

Social Impact Monitoring and Vulnerability Assessment (SIMVA) 2010
Technical Paper No.30

The report assesses the number of people relying on the Mekong River’s natural resources for their livelihoods, where these populations are located, and how
vulnerable they might be to changes triggered by regulated flows.

Download | Published on: 01 Dec 2010 | Language: English | Size: 5.9 MB

An Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Tourism in the Lower Mekong River Basin
Technical Paper No.28

The report assesses the past, current and predicted bio-physical, sociocultural and economic impacts of tourism development in the Lower Mekong River Basin and identify concerns of trans-boundary and basin-wide character.

Download | Published on: 01 Dec 2010 | Language: English | Size: 5.7 MB

Impacts of Climate Change and Development on Mekong Flow Regimes: First Assessment 2009
Technical Paper No.29

This paper presents the framework of the climate change analysis and its application to the Basin Development Plan scenarios, and the results of the Decision Support Framework (DSF) models for the analysis of the climate change impacts.

Download | Published on: 01 Jun 2010 | Language: English | Size: 4 MB

Mekong River Report Card on Water Quality (Volume 2)

The Report Card on Water Quality provides an overview of water quality of the Mekong and Bassac Rivers based on data obtained by the MRC from 2007 to 2011.

Download | Published on: 01 Jun 2010 | Language: English | Size: 2.4 MB

Biomonitoring Methods for the Lower Mekong River Basin

This technical handbook was designed for environmental agency staff and scientists in the MRC Member Countries, and covers practical methodologies on biomonitoring as a tool for evaluating the ecological health of the Mekong River.

Download | Published on: 01 Apr 2010 | Language: English | Size: 1.7 MB

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