Technical Paper Series

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 | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhym7 | Published on: 01 Dec 2010 | Language: English

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 | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhym9 | Published on: 01 Dec 2010 | Language: English

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 | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhym4 | Published on: 01 Dec 2010 | Language: English

Impacts of Climate Change and Development on Mekong Flow Regimes: First Assessment 2009
MRC 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 | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhyp1 | Published on: 01 Jun 2010 | Language: English

The Mekong River Report Card on Water Quality (Volume 2) : Assessment on Human Potential Impacts on Mekong River Water Quality

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 | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhyp4 | Published on: 01 Jun 2010 | Language: English

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 | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhypg | Published on: 01 Apr 2010 | Language: English

Report on the 2008 biomonitoring Survey of the Lower Mekong River and selected tributaries
MRC Technical Paper No.27

This report describes the biomonitoring survey conducted in 2008 in the Lower Mekong River Basin and contributes to the evaluation of the overall ecological health of the river.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhypn | Published on: 01 Feb 2010 | Language: English

Multi-Functionality of Paddy Fields over the Lower Mekong River Basin
MRC Technical Paper No.26

This paper describes the multifunctional roles of paddy fields in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB), focusing on the Mekong Delta region focused on the Northeastern region of Thailand.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhz59 | Published on: 01 Feb 2010 | Language: English

Modeling the Cumulative Barrier and Passage Effects of Mainstream Hydropower Dams on Migratory Fish Populations in the Lower Mekong Basin
MRC Technical Paper No.25

This report discusses barrier and passage effects of mainstream dams migratory fish populations in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB).

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhz5g | Published on: 01 Dec 2009 | Language: English

Mekong River Report Card on Aquatic Ecological Health 2008

The Report Card describes the aquatic ecological health in the Lower Mekong River Basin. The assessment is based on the results of the field work and analyses undertaken by a team of biologists and ecologists from the four MRC Member Countries during 2008.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhz5w | Published on: 01 Nov 2009 | Language: English

Adaptation to Climate Change in the Countries of the Lower Mekong River Basin: Regional Synthesis Report
Technical Paper No.24

The report provide a snapshot of current knowledge and activities related to climate change in the lower Mekong countries.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhz6a | Published on: 01 Sept 2009 | Language: English

Report on the 2007 Bio-Monitoring Survey of the Lower Mekong River Bain and Selected Tributaries
Technical Paper No.23

This report describes the biological indicator groups in the samples collected during 2007, derives indicators of the condition of the sites examined in 2007, and tests the performance of these indicators against independent measures of environmental stress.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhz6g | Published on: 01 Jul 2009 | Language: English

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