Natural Environment, Industries and Myanmar’s Creeks and Rivers Waiting for Saviors

Source: the global new light of Myanmar, 16th November, 2017. Dr.Aung Kyaw,Translated by Khin Aye WinWith the development of social environment, people's requirements followed the usual pattern of change. So as to possess necessary commodities and bring about services we need for fulfilling unc...
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Feasibility of Velocity Measurements by a Drifter in the Yangon River

AuthorJanssen, M.P.J. Koning, R.J.AbstractMyanmar is dealing with a large data deficit, which is in contrast with the substantial need for it. The implementation of measuring techniques to obtain hydro- and morphodynamic data is an upcoming process. Measuring velocities can be valuable for calibrati...
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AIRBM Master Plan to be completed by 2020

Source: mmtimes, 18th October 2017The final draft for the Ayeyawaddy Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) project, one of the major projects under a research and development program by the National Water Resources Committee led by vice-president U Henry Van Thio, has been received. A Master Pla...
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Rivers are invaluable to South East Asia

​Source: mmtimes, 26th October2017How many different ways can you measure a river? By its length and how many countries it passes through? The volume of water flowing along its course? The number of species it supports?Perhaps the most important – and largely overlooked – measure of a river is its v...
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WWF-Myanmar study aims for sustainable use of Ayeyarwady

Source: mmtimes, 24th October 2017WWF-MYANMAR is undertaking research on the sustainable use of Ayeyarwady River that could maximize its benefits for the country's economy and people living along the coastal areas.Link:
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