Technical Paper Series

Report on the 2006 Bio-Monitoring Survey of the Lower Mekong River Basin and Selected Tributaries
MRC Technical Paper No.22

This report describes the biological indicator groups in the samples collected during 2006, 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.ajhz6k | Published on: 01 Jul 2009 | Language: English

Bio-monitoring of the Lower Mekong River Basin and Selected Tributaries 2004-2007
MRC Technical Paper No.20

This Mekong River Report Card on Aquatic Ecological Health provides an overview of the ecological health of the Mekong River. It is based on an evaluation of
particular animals and plants that are recognised as being indicators of environmental health.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhz8m | Published on: 01 Dec 2008 | Language: English

An Assessment of Water Quality in the Lower Mekong River Basin
Technical Paper No.19

This report documents an assessment of data recorded from 1985 to 2005 or, in some cases, the sub-set of data recorded from 2000 to 2005.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhz8t | Published on: 01 Nov 2008 | Language: English

Flood Situation Report August 2008
MRC Technical Paper No.21

The August 2008 event was the first regional flood episode for which the RFMMC provided forecasting services. The report discusses water levels, flood discharges, risk occurrence and prospect for rest of the 2008 flood season.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhz90 | Published on: 01 Sept 2008 | Language: English

Yield and Value of the Wild Fishery of Rice Fields in Battambang Province, Near the Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia
Technical Paper No.18

The study aims to quantify the yield and value of the rice field fishery in an area typical of the rain-fed, lowland, wet-season rice fields that surround the floodplain of the Tonle Sap-Great Lake system.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhz96 | Published on: 01 Jul 2008 | Language: English

Socio-economics of the Fisheries of the Lower Songkhram River Basin, Northeast Thailand
MRC Technical Paper No.17

The study aims to obtain and disseminate accurate information on inland fisheries of the lower Songkhram River.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhz9n | Published on: 01 Jan 2008 | Language: English

Consumption and the Yield of Fish and other Aquatic Animals from the Lower Mekong River Basin
MRC Technical Paper No.16

The report discusses the importance of fisheries in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB), basic concepts about yield and production, and reviews published estimates of yield.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhzbv | Published on: 01 Oct 2007 | Language: English

Diagnostic Study of Water Quality in the Lower Mekong River Basin
MRC Technical Paper No.15

The study provides a comprehensive assessment of water-quality according to the data held in the MRC water-quality database, and to determine the extent to which the MRC database can be used.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhzqg | Published on: 01 Mar 2007 | Language: English

Fish Migration Triggers in the Lower Mekong Basin and other Tropical Freshwater Systems
MRC Technical Paper No.14

The report provides a basis for understanding the consequences of human intervention to the natural flow regime of the river system on fish migration and thereby on the fisheries of the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB).

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.aji00n | Published on: 01 Dec 2006 | Language: English

Bio-monitoring of the Lower Mekong River Basin and Selected Tributaries
MRC Technical Paper No.13

The survey examines the diversity, abundance and composition of the aquatic communities at each site, and identifies those physical and chemical variables that most strongly associate with spatial variations in the biological communities.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.ajhzsw | Published on: 01 Dec 2006 | Language: English

Tagging Fish — A Case Study from the Tonle Sap, Cambodia
MRC Technical Paper No.12

This report documents the results of a tagging programme undertaken to track fish movements in the Tonle Sap River between October 2003 and January 2005.

Download | DOI: 10.52107/mrc.aji047 | Published on: 01 Apr 2006 | Language: English