Technical Reports

 

2018
Miyakuni K, Fujita Y, Marino L, Rengiil G. 2018 Developing Carrying Capacity for Marine Tourism: The Case of the Republic of Palau. PICRC Technical report 18-15 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau

Mumby P, Bozec Y, Roff G, Gouezo M, Doropoulos C, Golbuu Y. 2018 Status Report on Ngederrak and Lighthouse Reef. PICRC Technical report 18-14 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau

Gouezo M, Nestor V, Dochez M, Jonathan R, Marino L, Olsudong D, Mereb G. 2018 Status of seagrasses fishes and macro-invertebrates at Teluleu Conservation Area from 2011 to 2018. PICRC Technical report 18-13 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau

Fujita Y, Miyakuni K, Marino L. 2018 Economic Value of Coral Reefs in Palau. PICRC Technical Report 18-12 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau

Rengiil G, Kimura T. 2018 Capacity Building on Conservation of Marine Biodiversity in Palau’s PAN MPAs. PICRC Technical report 18–11 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau

Miyakuni K, Fujita Y, Koshiba S, Rengiil G. 2018 Residents’ Attitudes toward Tourism in an Island Destination, Focusing on Ecocentric Attitudes: The Case of the Republic of Palau. PICRC Technical report 18–10 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau

Marino L, Gouezo M, Dochez D, Nestor V, Johnathan R, Mereb G, Osudong D. 2018 Ecological Assessment of Ngermedellim Marine Sanctuary. PICRC Technical report 18-09 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau

Gouezo M, Olsudong D. 2018. Impacts of Tropical Storm Lan (October 2017) on the western outer reefs of Palau. PICRC Technical Report 18-08 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau

Hongo C, Kurihara H, Golbuu Y. 2018 Projecting the effectiveness of coral reefs in mitigating the impact from sea-level rise and tropical cyclones on the coastline of Melekeok, Palau to the end of the 21st Century. PICRC Technical report 18–07 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau
Marino L, Jonathan R. 2018 Socio-economic Baseline Study of Melekeok State. PICRC Technical report 18–06 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau
Sowa K, Hongo C, Watanabe A, Yamaguchi K, Golbuu Y, Kurihara H. Massive Porites coral cores reveal two major skeletal growth cessation and subsequent recovery at Airai Bay, Palau in the last 30 years. PICRC Technical report 18–05 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau
Reimer J, Uyeno D, Kise H, Biondi P, Masucci G, Kintaro Z, Adelba Z, Isalias K, Masang N, Kitalong W, Marie L, Olkeriil M, Albinksy D, Montenegro J, Yang S, Lau Y, Wee B, Kunihiro S, Kawamura I, Soong G, Kushida Y, Kawai E, Kubomura T, Timmons C, Gordon J, Nestor V. 2018 Investigating biodiversity of coral reefs and related marine ecosystems in Palau. PICRC Technical report 18– 03 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau
Yuen Y, Gouezo M, Nakamura T. 2018 Coral Reef Communities in Palau’s Inner Reefs. PICRC Technical report 18–02 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau
Gouezo M, Dochez M, Jonathan R, Marino L, Nestor V, Olsudong D, Mereb G2018 Medal Ngediull Conservation Area 2017 Monitoring Assessment. PICRC Technical report 18-01 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau
2017 Nestor V, Otto E, Gouezo M, Marino L, Mereb G, Osudong D, Jonathan R, Swords J, Golbuu Y. 2017 Impacts of snorkelers on shallow coral reefsin the Rock Island Southern Lagoon. PICRC Technical report 17-04 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau
Marino L, Gouezo, M, Jonathan R. 2017 Socio-economic Baseline Study of Ngatpang State. PICRC Technical report 17-03 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau
Marino L, McNamara K, Gouezo, M, Jonathan R. 2017 Socio-economic Baseline Study of Airai State. PICRC Technical report 17-02 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau
Gouezo M, Nestor V, Olsudong D, Marino L, Mereb G, Jonathan R, Golbuu Y. 2017 15 Years of Coral Reef Monitoring Demonstrates the Resilience of Palau’s Coral Reefs. PICRC Technical report 17-01 Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau
2016 Otto E, Gouezo M, Koshiba S, Mereb G, Jonathan 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. PICRC Technical Report 16-14. Palau International Coral Reef Center and Bureau of Marine Resource.
Nestor, V, Koshiba S, Jonathan R, Olsudong D, Mereb, G, Otto E, Gouezo M. 2016. Assessment of Ngerkebesang Marine Protected Area. PICRC Technical Report 16-13. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
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, Jonathan 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. 
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. PICRC Technical Report 16-04. Palau International Coral Reef Center. Koror, Palau.
Koshiba S, Gouezo M, Otto E, Osudong 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. 
2015 Gouezo M, Otto E, Olsudong D, Mereb G. 2015. Quantitative assessment of coral-reef damage caused by the Palau Siren grounding Koror State 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. 2015Ngermedellim 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.
2014 Friedlander AM, Golbuu Y, Caselle JE, Ballesteros E, Letessier TB, Meeuwig JJ, Gouezo M, Olsudong D, Turchik A, Sala E2014 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 A, Olsudong D, Mereb G, Andrew 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.
2013 Nestor V, Crews L, Isechal AL, Koshiba S, Idechong J, Merep A, Mereb G, Olsudong 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 AL, Nakaya S, Merep 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.
2012-2011 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.
2002 2010 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. 
PICRC. 2009. Manual for Monitoring Seagrass in Palau. PICRC Technical Report 09-001. 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. 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.
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.
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. 2002. Proceedings of The Marine Protected Areas and Monitoring Workshop. PICRC Technical Report 02-002. 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.
Protocol for Monitoring Marine Protected Areas