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Bobbi Jo Merten

Reclamation Office: Technical Service Center, Materials Engineering and Research Laboratory
Contact Information: (303) 445-2380, bmerten@usbr.gov

Research Funded by the Science and Technology Program

Bobbi Jo Merten began doing research for the Science and Technology Program in the 2013 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 Repair and Maintenance and Improving Geotechnical Infrastructure Reliability.

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

Coal Tar Enamel & Coal Tar Epoxy Materials Analysis and Performance History

Project ID: 1546
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2015 (with plans to continue through 2017)
Research Results: contact Bobbi Jo Merten

Coating Service Lifetime Evaluation by Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS)

Project ID: 7673
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2013 - 2015
Research Results: Re-Evaluating Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy for the Field Inspector's Toolbox: A First Approach (interim, PDF, 366KB)

Reclamation Infrastructure Sustainability Research Roadmapping

Project ID: 151
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2014 - 2015
Research Results:

Evaluation of Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) Techniques for Reclamation Infrastructures

Project ID: 4022
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2013
Research Results: Research Roadmapping Method Development & Pilot Study (final, PDF, 1.3MB)

Mussel Adhesive as a Corrosion-Resistant Coating

Project ID: 7419
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2013
Research Results: Review of Mussel Adhesion Mechanism and Scoping Study (final, PDF, 956KB)

This information was last updated on November 27, 2014
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