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Josh Mortensen

Reclamation Office: Technical Service Center, Hydraulic Investigations and Laboratory Services
Contact Information: (303) 445-2156, jmortensen@usbr.gov

Research Funded by the Science and Technology Program

Josh Mortensen began doing research for the Science and Technology Program in the 2011 fiscal year, with funding provided by the program as recently as the 2015 fiscal year. Projects were funded under the Science and Technology Program research topics Water Operation Models and Decision Support Systems, Improved Power Generation, Invasive Species, Public and Employee Safety and Fish Passage and Entrainment.

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

Evaluation of Hydro-Kinetic Impacts to Existing Water Delivery and Power Infrastructure

Project ID: 7317
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2014 - 2015 (with plans to continue through 2016)
Research Results: contact Josh Mortensen

Hydropower Research Roadmap - Mechanical

Project ID: 7330
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2015
Research Results: contact Josh Mortensen

Optimization of Turbulence Generation System to Prevent Invasive Mussel Colonization within Pipelines

Project ID: 4183
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2014 - 2015 (with plans to continue through 2016)
Research Results: contact Josh Mortensen

Penstock Air Vent Analysis

Project ID: 5710
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2015
Research Results: contact Josh Mortensen

Creating Turbulence to Prevent Mussel Colonization in Pipelines - Continued

Project ID: 7169
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2013
Research Results: Document ID 1070 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Please contact the Principal Investigator to request a copy of this document.

Feasibility of Integrating Low-Head Hydropower with Effective Canal Management

Project ID: 7973
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2013
Research Results: Hydrokinetic Impact Study Update - 2013 (interim, PDF, 3.2MB)

Fish Predator Reduction Using Fish Traps with Bait Attraction

Project ID: 4290
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2012 - 2013
Research Results: Fish Predator Reduction using Fish Traps with Bait Attraction (final, PDF, 1.0MB)

Creating Turbulence to Prevent Invasive Mussel Colonization within Pipelines

Project ID: 9829
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2011 - 2012
Research Results:

Resistance of Protective Coatings and Pipe Linings to High-Pressure Water Jets Used for Invasive Mussel Removal and Cleaning

Project ID: 1740
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2011 - 2012
Research Results: Resistance of Protective Coatings to High Pressure Water Jets for Invasive Mussel Removal (final, PDF, 1.1MB)

This information was last updated on November 23, 2014
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