Detailed studies have been conducted by international experts on subjects including:
Fish Impacts in upstream and downstream river species;
Species and habitat inventory in Nam Theun and Xe Bang Fai;
Monitoring of fish productivity;
Fish migration studies in NT, NPA and XBF NT habitats and flow studies;
Modification of downstream NT habitat;
Implementation of flow adaptive management program and related activities and incorporating river protection into the management of the NPA and corridors. The baseline fish/aquatic species and habitat inventory report was finalised in September 2006. Monitoring will commence after COD.