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Robert C. Hilldale

Reclamation Office: Technical Service Center, Sedimentation and River Hydraulics
Contact Information: (303) 445-3135, rhilldale@usbr.gov

Research Funded by the Science and Technology Program

Robert C. Hilldale began doing research for the Science and Technology Program in the 2004 fiscal year, with funding provided by the program as recently as the 2014 fiscal year. Projects were funded under the Science and Technology Program research topics Sediment Management and River Restoration and Water Resource Data Analysis.

The following research projects were funded in whole or in part by the Science and Technology Program. Robert C. Hilldale is listed as the principal investigator, or primary researcher. Click the project's title to view more information.

Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project

Project ID: 2559
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2013 - 2014 (with plans to continue through 2015)
Research Results: contact Robert C. Hilldale

Calibration of Bed Load Impact Sensors for Surrogate Sediment Measurement

Project ID: 115
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2012 - 2014
Research Results: Calibration of bed load impact sensors for surrogate measurement (interim, PDF, 5.9MB)

Passive Acoustic (Hydrophone) Measurement of Coarse Bed Load

Project ID: 4864
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2012 - 2014
Research Results: Research Bulletin (interim, PDF, 88KB)

Passive Hydro-Acoustic Monitoring of Gravel-Bed Material Sediment Load for Management of Gravel-Bed Rivers, including Gravel Augmentation to Improve Endangered Fish Habitat Downstream from Dams

Project ID: 3253
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2011
Research Results: contact Robert C. Hilldale

Continued Development of Signal Processing Methods for Surrogate Bedload Measurement on the Elwha River

Project ID: 9562
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2010
Research Results:

Surrogate Sediment Measurement Technologies--Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project (FISP)

Project ID: 6435
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2008 - 2010
Research Results: Research Report: Federal Interagency Sedimetnation Project (final, PDF, 35KB)

Development of a Continuous Bedload Transport Measurement Technique

Project ID: 6499
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2008 - 2009
Research Results: Development of a Continuous Bed Load Transport Technique (final, PDF, 8KB)

Evaluation of Aerial Bathymetric Surveys in Shallow Riverine Environments

Project ID: 1573
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2006
Research Results: Assessing the ability of airborne LiDAR to map river bathymetry (final, PDF, 389KB)

Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project (FISP)

Project ID: 1293
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2004 - 2006
Research Results: Research Report: Federal Interagency Sedimetnation Project (final, PDF, 35KB)

Reclamation of Flood Plain Mining Pits to Improve Habitat and Reduce Potential for Flood Damage

Project ID: 4842
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2005 - 2006
Research Results: Rehabilitation of Floodplain Mining Pits: Interim Report Detailing Initial Plans and Procedures (final, PDF, 1.2MB)

This information was last updated on October 20, 2014
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