Technical Comments

Comment on “Designing river flows to improve food security futures in the Lower Mekong Basin”

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Science  13 Jul 2018:
Vol. 361, Issue 6398, eaat1225
DOI: 10.1126/science.aat1225


  • Fig. 1 Illustration of designed flows, including a “good” design and a “bad” design, compared to the reconstructed historical flow regime.

    [Copied from Sabo et al. (1)]

  • Fig. 2 Stage of the Mekong River at Stung Treng (solid line) and the Great Lake at Kampong Luong (dashed line) for two flood cycles.

    The flood pulse in the Great Lake lags that at Stung Treng, and high-frequency variation is suppressed. [Data from Sameng Preap, Mekong River Commission]

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