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Science and Technology Research

The Science and Technology Program has four research categories with multiple research topics assigned to each one. The lead researcher for each project chooses one research topic when submitting the original proposal. Click on a highlighted Researcher link to learn more about that project's Principal Investigator, or click on a linked project title to view that project's details.

Icon for Water Operations Decision SupportWater Operations Decision Support

Develop solutions and tools that help Reclamation water managers make effective reservoir and river system operational and planning decisions through better integration, evaluation, understanding, and presentation of critical data and information.

Researcher Title ID Start Year End Year
Blatchford, Douglas B. A Web-Based Data Assimilation Framework for Improving Operational Decision Making 4628 2014 2014
Clark, Douglas Exploring Potential Uses of Near Remote Sensing and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Technologies in Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) Science, Engineering, and Operations to Reduce Costs and Add Capabilities 3734 2012 2014
Clark, Douglas Pilot Testing Data Stewardship Processes on River Restoration and Hydrologic Data Sets 3760 2013 2014
Clark, Douglas Scoping Tools for Water Conflict Management 1380 2014 2014
Day, Ted Application of a Physically-Based Distributed Snowmelt Model in Support of Reservoir Operations and Water Management 2264 2013 2014
Day, Ted Enhancing Predictions of Climate Change Impacts on Snow Distribution and Melt Patterns in the Mountain West 8106 2014 2014
Ferguson, Ian Michael Continued Field Measurement of Riparian ET, Lower Colorado River Basin 6224 2014 2014
Gangopadhyay, Subhrendu Analysis of infrequent large groundwater recharge events: Their importance for long-term groundwater availability, use, and management 5424 2014 2014
Gangopadhyay, Subhrendu Flood Frequency Variability on Seasonal to Multidecadal Time Scales in the Western US and Implications for Infrastructure Planning 1916 2013 2014
Gangopadhyay, Subhrendu Forecasting Crop Irrigation Water Requirements 1472 2014 2014
Gault, Greg Design and Development of a Prototype Tool for Integrated Climate Downscaling and Streamflow Prediction using Open Source GIS Software 9449 2013 2014
Higgs, James Comparison of physical observations and simulations of air entrainment 9509 2014 2014
Johnson, Jennifer Hydro-Economic Model Completion and Technology Transfer 8937 2013 2014
Johnson, Jennifer Investigating the Impact of River Regulation on Groundwater Supplies in the Western US 2892 2013 2014
Johnson, Jennifer MODSIM versus RiverWare: A comparative analysis of two surface water modeling tools. 3669 2014 2014
Mortensen, Josh Evaluation of Hydro-Kinetic Impacts to Existing Water Delivery and Power Infrastructure 7317 2014 2014
Murray, Christopher Generalized Stream Flow Depletions Model for Historic and Projected Future Climate Scenarios 8013 2014 2014
Nickel, Arlan Building Capacity for Incorporating Uncertainties and Communicating Results in Reclamation’s Long Term Planning and Decision-Making Processes 6262 2014 2014
Piper, Steven Use of the California Urban Water Conservation Council BMP datbase to evaluate water conservation method effectiveness 1408 2014 2014
Spears, Mark Improved Estimation of Reservoir Evaporation 7662 2013 2014
Swoboda, Kristin UAS Research for Optimal Lightweight Camera/Sensor Options for Low Cost Sensed Data and Imagery 9179 2014 2014
Wang, Jun Basin-scale real-time flow and salt load visualization for TMDL compliance 3942 2014 2014

This information was last updated on October 21, 2014
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