Publications

 

TECHNICAL REPORTS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Otto, E, Gouezo M, Koshiba S, Mereb G, Johnathan R, Olsudong D, Golbuu, Y. 2016. Impact of Snorkelers on Shallow Coral Reef Communities in Palau. PICRC Technical report 16-15. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau. 

Gouezo M, Rechellul P, Mereb G. May 2016. 2016 Stock assessment of Trochus niloticus in Palau. Technical Report 16-14. Palau International Coral Reef Center and Bureau of Marine Resource.

Koshiba S, McNamara K, Gouezo M, Otto E, Jonathan R. July 2016. Socio-economic Baseline Study of Kayangel State. PICRC Technical Report 16-11. Palau International Coral Reef Center, Koror, Palau.  

Koshiba S, McNamara K, Gouezo M, Otto E, Jonathan R. July 2016. Socio-economic Baseline Study of Ngchesar State. PICRC Technical Report 16-10. Palau International Coral Reef Center, Koror, Palau.

Koshiba S, McNamara K, Gouezo M, Otto E, Jonathan R. July 2016. Socio-economic Baseline Study of Ngiwal State. PICRC Technical Report 16-09. Palau International Coral Reef Center, Koror, Palau.

Koshiba S, McNamara K, Gouezo M, Otto E, Jonathan R. July 2016. Socio-economic Baseline Study of Peleliu State. PICRC Technical Report 16-08. Palau International Coral Reef Center, Koror, Palau.

Koshiba S, McNamara K, Gouezo M, Otto E, Jonathan R. July 2016. Socio-economic Baseline Study of Ngaraard State. PICRC Technical Report 16-07. Palau International Coral Reef Center, Koror, Palau.

Gouezo M, Koshiba S, Otto E, Olsudong D, Mereb G, Johnathan R. March 2016. Ecological conditions of coral-reef and seagrass marine protected areas in Palau. PICRC Technical Report 16-06. Palau International Coral Reef Center, Koror, Palau.

Protocol for Monitoring Marine Protected Areas 
Gouezo M, Koshiba S, Otto E, Olsudong D, Mereb G, Jonathan R. 2016. Baseline Assessment of Ngermasech Conservation Area. PICRC Technical Report 16-05. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Otto E, Gouezo M, Koshiba S, Olsudong D, Jonathan R, Mereb G. 2016. Ngemelis Island Complex Baseline Complex. PICRC Technical Report 16-04. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Koshiba S, Gouezo M, Otto E, Olsudong D,  Mereb G, Jonathan R. 2016.  Baseline Assessment of Bkullengriil Conservation Area. PICRC Technical Report 16-03. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Gouezo M, Otto E, Olsudong D, Mereb G, Jonathan R. 2016. Baseline Assessment of Medal Ngediull Conservation Area. PICRC Technical Report 16-02. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Otto E, Gouezo M, Olsudong D, Oruetamor J, Jonathan R, Mereb G. 2016. Ngelukes Conservation Area Baseline Assessment. PICRC Technical Report 16-01. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Gouezo M, Otto E, Olsudong D, Mereb G. 2015. Quantitative assessment of coral-reef damage caused by the Palau Siren grounding Koror Sate Southern Lagoon. PICRC Technical Report 15-16. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Gouezo M, Koshiba S, Otto E, Olsudong D, Mereb G, Jonathan R. 2015. Baseline Assessment of Ongiil Conservation Area. PICRC Technical Report 15-15. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Gouezo M, Koshiba S, Otto E, Olsudong D, Mereb G, Jonathan R. 2015. Baseline Assessment of IleyaklBeluu Conservation Area. PICRC Technical Report 15-14. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Gouezo M, Bukurrou A, Priest M, Rehm L, Olsudong D, Merep A, Polloi K. 2015. Grouper Spawning Aggregations: the effectiveness of protection and fishing regulations. PICRC Technical Report 15-13. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
 Gouezo M, Rehm L, Otto E, Jonathan R, Olsudong D, Mereb G. 2015. Baseline Assessment of Ngemai Conservation Area. PICRC Technical Report 15-12. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
 Otto E, Koshiba S,Mereb G, Olsudong D, Kloulchad V, Sam J. 2015. Teluleu Marine Protected Area Baseline Assessment. PICRC Technical Report 15-11. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
 Rehm L, Mereb G, Olsudong D, Gouezo M. 2015. Gaining insight on MPA health through long-term seagrass monitoring in Palau (2014 Update). PICRC Technical Report 15-10. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Otto E, Gouezo M, Koshiba S, Mereb G, Olsudong D, Rehm L. 2015. Oruaol Libuchel Marine Protected Area Baseline Assessment. PICRC Technical Report 15-09. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
 Koshiba S, Gouezo M, Rehm L, Olsudong D, Mereb G. 2015. Baseline Assessment of Ngederrak Marine Protected Area. PICRC Technical Report 15-08. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Otto E, Rehm L, Mereb G, Olsudong D, Oruetamor J. 2015. Baseline Assessment for Ngerkebesang Marine Protected Area. PICRC Technical Report 15-07. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Rehm L, Gouezo M, Koshiba S, Mereb G, Olsudong D, Jonathan. 2015. Ngermedellim Marine Sanctuary Area Baseline. PICRC Technical Report 15-06. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Rengiil G, Gouezo M, Koshiba S, Rehm L. 2014. Summary Report of the PAN Coordinators Workshop on Capacity Building. PICRC Technical Report 15-05. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Rengiil G, Gouezo M, Koshiba S, Rehm L. 2014. Proceedings Report of the PAN Coordinators Workshop on Capacity Building. PICRC Technical Report 15-04. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Koshiba S, Gouezo M, Rehm L, Olsudong D, Mereb G, Jonathan R. 2014. Baseline Assessment of Ngeruangel Marine Reserve. PICRC Technical Report 15-03. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Rehm L, Gouezo M, Koshiba S, Mereb G, Olsudong D, Jonathan R. 2014. Ebiil Conservation Area Baseline Assessment. PICRC Technical Report 15-02. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Gouezo M, Rehm L, Koshiba S, Mereb G, Olsudong D, Jonathan R. 2014. Baseline Assessment of Ngerumekaol Spawning Area. PICRC Technical Report 15-01. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Friedlander AM, Golbuu Y, Caselle JE, Ballesteros E, Letessier TB, Meeuwig JJ, Gouezo M, Olsudong D, Turchik A, Sala E. 2014 Marine biodiversity and protected areas in Palau: Scientific report to the government of the Republic of Palau.
Koshiba S, Mereb G, Jonathan R, Olsudong D, Polloi K. 2014. Baseline Assessment of Ngerchebal Conservation Area. PICRC Technical Report 14-12. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Koshiba S, Jonathan R, Olsudong D, Oruetamor J, Mereb G, Polloi K. 2014. Baseline Assessment of Angaur Conservation Area. PICRC Technical Report 14-11. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Rehm LKoshiba SMereb GOlsudong D, Siksei F, Remeliik K.  2014.  Status of sea cucumber populations inside and outside a Marine Protected Area in Ngardmau State, Palau.  PICRC Technical Report 14-10. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Rehm LPolloi KOlsudong DMereb GOruetamor J, van Woesik R. 2014. Reef Resilience Assessment in the Federated States of Micronesia. PICRC Technical Report 14-09.  Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Kleiber D, Koshiba S.  2014. Micronesia Challenge Socio-economic Pilot Study, Palau.  PICRC Technical Report 14-08.  Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Polloi KGolbuu YMereb GKoshiba S, Friedlander A, Koike H.  2014.  An Assessment of Maml and Kemedukl in Palau and Management Recommendations: A Report to The Nature Conservancy Micronesia Program.  PICRC Technical Report 14-07. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Sampson K, Merep AOlsudong DMereb GAndrew J. 2014. Gaining insight on MPA health through long-term monitoring in Palau. PICRC Technical Report 14-06. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Koshiba SIsechal ALRehm L. 2014. Assessing Conservation Benefits of Protected Areas. PICRC Technical Report 14-05. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Isechal ALKoshiba SRehm L, Victor S. 2014. Assessing the Management Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas in Micronesia 2014. PICRC Technical Report 14-04. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Mason J, Jonathan RMereb GOlsudong D. 2014. Baseline Report for the Proposed Chermang MPA. PICRC Technical Report 14-03. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Koike H, Friedlander A, Oleson K, Koshiba SPolloi K. 2014. Final Report on Diver’s Perception Survey for Palau’s Kemedukl and Maml: Stock Assessment for Humphead Wrasse and Bumphead Parrotfish. PICRC Technical Report 14-02. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Friedlander, A, Koike, H. 2013. Analysis of Catch Quota For Kemedukl and Maml in Palauan Water. PICRC Technical Report 14-01. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau. 
Nestor V, Crews L, Isechal ALKoshiba SIdechong JMerep AMereb GOlsudong D. 2013. Effectiveness of marine protected areas in Palau: Ileyakl Beluu Conservation Area, Ngardmau State. PICRC Technical Report 13-06. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Rehm L, van Woesik R, Polloi KIsechal ALNestor VKoshiba SOlsudong D, Crews L. 2013. Reef Assessment Report Ship Grounding on Ngederrak Reef. PICRC Technical Report 13-05. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Koshiba SIdechong JWIsechal ALNakaya SMerep AMereb GOldiais NWOlsudong D, Yobech KM. 2013. Biological Survey of Ebiil Marine Protected Area. PICRC Technical Report 13-04. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Golbuu YAndrew JMereb G, van Woesik R.  2013. Recovery of Coral Populations at HelenReef Atoll after a Major Bleaching Event. PICRC Technical Report 13‐03. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Koshiba SIdechong JWIsechal ALNakaya SMerep AMereb GOldiais NWOlsudong DNestor V. 2013. A Biological Survey of Ngemai Marine Protected Area. PICRC Technical Report 13-02. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Nestor VIsechal ALKoshiba S, Idechong JMerep AMereb G, Olsudong D. 2013. Marine Protected Area Effectiveness Report: Teluleu Conservation Area. PICRC Technical Report 13-01. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Andrew JBukurrou A, Muller H, Golbuu YIdechong JWIsechal AL, Nakaya S, Olsudong D. 2012. Biological Surveys of Three MPAs and their Reference Sites in Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. PICRC Technical Report 12-06. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Koshiba SAndrew JBukurrou AGolbuu YIdechong JWIsechal AL, Joseph E, Maxim S, Ladore K, Nakaya S, Oldiais NWOlsudong D. 2011. Biological Surveys of Three MPAs and their Reference Sites in Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia. PICRC Technical Report 12-05. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Andrew JBukurrou A, Deresio C, Golbuu Y, Graham C, Idechong JWIsechal AL, Nakaya S, Oldiais NWOlsudong D. 2011. Biological Surveys of Three MPAs and Their Reference Sites in Chuuk Lagoon, Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia. PICRC Technical Report 12-04. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Olsudong DGolbuu Y, Gaag M, Gorong T, Idechong JWIsechal ALMerep A, Nakaya S, Oldiais NW. 2012. Biological Surveys of Nimpal MPA and its Reference Site in Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia. PICRC Technical Report 12-03. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Golbuu YAndrew JKoshiba SMereb GMerep AOlsudong D, Silil B, Victor S. 2012. Status of Sea Cucumber Populations at Ngardmau State. PICRC Technical Report 12-01. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Friedman KGolbuu Y. 2011. Palau. In: Sanders, J.S.; Gréboval, D.; Hjort, A. (comp.) Marine protected areas: country case studies on policy, governance and institutional issues. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical PaperNo. 556/1. Rome, FAO. 2011. 118 pp.
  Golbuu YIsechal ALIdechong JW, van Woesik R.  2011.  Spatial variability of coral bleaching in Palau during a regional thermal stress event in 2010.  A Report to The Nature Conservancy.  Palau International Coral Reef Center, Koror, Palau.  15pp.
Richmond RH, Golbuu Y, Idechong N, Wolanski E. 2011. Integration of social and cultural aspects in designing ecohydrology and restoration solutions. In:Wolanski E and McLusky DS (eds.) Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science, Vol 10, pp. 71-80. Waltham: Academic Press.
  Oldiais NW, Isechal, Adelle Lukes, Olsudong D, Wongbusarakum S. 2010. Socio-economic Study of Ebiil MPA. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Oldiais NW. 2010. Ngiwal Socio-economic Assessment Training Report. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
  Oldiais NW. 2009. Helen Reef and Hatohobei Community: SEM-Pasifika Socioeconomic Assessment Report. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
PICRC. 2009. Our Reefs, Our Lives. PICRC Technical Report 09-002. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
  PICRC. 2009. Manual for Monitoring Seagrass in Palau. PICRC Technical Report 09-001. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
  Marino S, Bauman A, Miles J, Kitalong A, Bukurow A, Mersai C, Verheij E, Olkeriil I, Basilius K, Colin P, Patris S, Victor S, Andrew W, Golbuu Y.  2008.  The state of coral reef ecosystem of Palau.  pp. 511-539.  In:  J.E. Waddel and A.M. Clarke (eds.), The State of Coral Reef Ecosystems on the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States:  2008.  NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 73.  NOAA/NCCOS Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment’s Biogeography Team.  Silver Spring, MD.  569pp.
Kayanne H, Omori M, Fabricius KE, Verheij E, Colin P, Golbuu Y, Yukihira H. eds. 2007. Coral reefs of Palau. Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau 238p.
Ohba H, Victor SGolbuu Y, Yukihira H. 2007. Tropical marine plants of Palau. Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau. 154pp.
  Mersai C, Severance CJ.  2006.  Introductory handbook for biological and social monitoring of MPAs in Palau.  Palau International Coral Reef Center.  47pp.
  Golbuu Y, Bauman A, Kuartei JVictor S.  2005.  The state of coral reef ecosystem of Palau.  pp. 488-507. In: J. Waddell (ed.), The state of coral reef ecosystems of the United States and Pacific freely associated states: 2005.  NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 11, NOAA/NCCOS Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment’s Biogeograpy Team.  Silver Spring, MD.  522pp.
Abraham T, Berger M, Burdick D, Cochrane E, Craig P, Didonato G, Fenner D, Green A, Golbuu Y, Gutierrez J, Hasurmai M, Hawkins C, Houk P, Idip D, Jacobson D, Joseph E, Keju T, Kuartei J, Palik S, Penland L, Pinca S, Rikim K, Starmer J, Trianni M, Victor S, Whaylen L. 2004. Status of the coral reefs in Micronesia and American Samoa. pp. 381-409. In: Wilkinson, C. (ed.) Status of coral reefs of the world: 2004. Australian Institute of Marine Science. 557pp.
  PICRC. 2003. Palau Coral Reef Conference Proceedings Toward the Desirable Future of Coral Reefs in Palau and Western Pacific. PICRC Technical Report 04-001. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
  PICRC. 2002. Environmental Assessment for Big Blue Explorer Grounding. PICRC Technical Report 02-001. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Richmond R, Kelty R, Craig P, Emaurois C, Green A, Birkeland C, Davis G, Edward A, Golbuu Y, Guitierrez J, Houk P, Idechong N, Maragos J, Paulay G, Starmer J, Taflileichig A, Trianni, M, Velde NV. 2002. Status of the coral reefs in Micronesia and American Samoa: US affiliated and freely associated islands in the Pacific. pp. 217-236. In: Wilkinson, C. (ed.) Status of coral reefs of the world: 2002. Australian Institute of Marine Science. 378pp.
Watanabe M, Idip DVictor S. 2002. Bathymetry Surveys of Airai Bay and Ngederrak Reef, Palau. PICRC Technical Report 02-028. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
PICRC. 2002. Mangroves and Coral Reefs. PICRC Technical Report 02-026. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Tsuda RT. 2002. Checklist of the Marine Benthic Algae from the Palau Archipelago Based on Past Reference. PICRC Technical Report 02-019. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
  PICRC. 2001. Proceedings of The Marine Protected Areas and Monitoring Workshop. PICRC Technical Report 02-002. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Birkeland CE, Craig P, Davis G, Edward A, Golbuu Y, Higgins J, Gutierrez J, Idechong N, Maragos J, Miller K, Paulay G, Richmond RH, Tafileichig A, Turgeon D. 2000. Status of coral reefs of American Samoa and Micronesia: US-Affiliated and freely associated islands of the Pacific. pp. 199-217. In: Wilkinson, C. (ed.) Status of coral reefs of the world: 2000. Australian Institute of Marine Science. 363pp.