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Reclamation's funding is broken into fiscal years that start on October 1st and end on September 30th of the next calendar year. The current fiscal year is 2014. Use the utility below to find research funded by the Science and Technology Program during a specified range of years, or use the links here to explore research in other categories.


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Science and Technology Research Funded in 2005

The following 144 research projects were fully or partially funded by the Science and Technology Program in 2005. 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.

Researcher Title ID Start Year End Year
Agee, J C Power System Stability Enhancement in the Digitally-Controlled Power System 1411 2005 2010
Agee, J C Power System Stability Improvement 661 2004 2010
Ahlers, Darrell Southwestern Willow Flycatcher--Contribute to the Delisting by Evaluating Reclamation River Operations to Maximize Habitat Benefits and Minimize Water Use; Assess Relationship Between Salt Cedar and Native Habitats, River Operations, and Multiple-Use 183 2004 2006
Baird, Drew In Channel Systems for Providing Endangered Species Habitat While Providing Continued Water Delivery and Use and Power Production 7621 2005 2007
Baker, Michael Using Geographic Information System (GIS) and Multivariate Regression to Model Salt and Selenium Loads in Regions of the Upper Colorado River Basin 1182 2004 2006
Bark, Raymond Charles Ensuring Water Delivery Reliability: Dam Operations, Discharge Regime, Hyporheic Flow, and Salmonid Egg Survival 804 2004 2005
Bechtel, Ted Enhancement of Hydroturbine Operational Flexibility for Powerplant Cost Optimization 8301 2005 2011
Bell, Alan Investigating Alternate Methods for Extracting Hydraulic Model Output Measurements 5783 2005 2008
Best, Eric Investigation of Reclamation Project Effects and Management Recommendations for Native Fish of the Milk River in Montana Using Innovative Telemetry Techniques 1068 2004 2009
Best, Eric Monitoring Federally Listed Bull Trout (_Salvelinus confluentus_) Movements and Habitat Preferences in Proximate to Reclamation's Facilities in Order to Reduce Potential Litigation Actions That Would Effect Delivery of Water 401 2004 2006
Best, Eric Use of High Definition Imaging Sonar as a Methodology for Evaluating Reclamation Fish Passage Structures 1559 2005 2005
Boutwell, John Dissolved Nitrogen Gas Removal on Irrigation and Power Projects 1124 2004 2007
Bowen, Mark D Development and Use of Fisheries Models in Water Resource Planning: Assessing Impacts of Alternative Operations 1084 2004 2006
Bowen, Mark D How Much Flow is Enough? The Effects of Altering Discharge on the Naches River, Washington 61 2004 2006
Bowser, Steven Real-time Open-water/Wetted-sands Evaporation Quantification for Water Operations 3014 2005 2006
Brekke, Levi Climatic Teleconnections for Forecasting Seasonal Water Supply in Reclamation Regions 925 2004 2005
Broderick, Susan Management Guidelines to Reduce Endangered Species Conflicts from Salt Cedar Control at Reclamation Water Projects 9331 2005 2007
Brummer, Joseph Soil and Substrata Salinity Trends at Irrigated Glacial Till Sites 761 2004 2005
Burnett, Roger Demonstration of Field Scale Applications to Control Water Logging and Stalinization 2193 2005 2009
Burnett, Roger Soil Salinity and Drainage Requirement Using Recycled Drainwater for Crops 7283 2005 2005
Chapman, Michelle J Development of Membrane Characterization Methods 961 2004 2005
Chapman, Michelle J Zero Liquid Discharge Desalination for Rural Desert Communities 1963 2005 2005
Clark, Douglas Western Water Information Network (WWIN) 1201 2004 2007
Coulter, Thayne Applied Research on Improving the Management of Urban Encroachment on Reclamation Facilities, with Emphasis on Irrigation Districts 821 2004 2006
Coulter, Thayne Social Factors Affecting the Transfer of Modern Water Management Technologies to Irrigation Districts 2786 2005 2006
Craft, Doug Enhancing Reclamation Water Storage Capacity using Dredging 6583 2005 2005
Davis, Rob Assessing Economic Impacts to Irrigated Agriculture from Changes in Water Supply: An Assessment Using a Yield-Response Optimization Model 2718 2005 2005
DeHaan, Jim Reduced Cost Hydroelectric Maintenance 582 2004 2010
Dundorf, Steve Optimization of Energy Recovery Seawater Reverse Osmosis Desalination Systems 9081 2005 2009
Eastment, Eric Power System Diagnostics 701 2004 2010
Eberts, Debra Development of Salt Cedar Biocontrol Methods for Water Supply Recovery and Protection, including a Demonstration on the Arkansas River 506 2004 2006
Eberts, Debra Geographic deployment of _Diorhabda elongata_ for Salt Cedar Biocontrol and Water Supply Restoration 302 2004 2007
Einhellig, Robert Canal Operation and Control Development 9403 2005 2005
England, John Using Radar Rainfall and a Distributed Runoff Model to Determine Potential Reservoir Water Storage Gains 7845 2005 2006
Fahy, Juli Comparison of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Soil Extraction Method 3051 with USGS Perchloric Acid Soil Extraction Method 849 2004 2005
Fahy, Juli Evaluation of Selenium Loading Associated with Phytoremediation & Mancos Shale Projects in the Uncompahgre Valley 1042 2004 2006
Fisher, Lynne Evaluation of Municipal and Industrial (M&I) Water Conservation Measures Through Actual Water Savings and Cost/Benefit Analysis 750 2004 2005
Frevert, Don Develop, Test and Implement Enhancements to the Hydrologic Database (HDB) to Enable its Use as a Database of Record for Several Reclamation Offices 681 2004 2005
Frevert, Don Evaluation of Reclamation-wide Needs for Risk and Uncertainty Capabilities in Water Resources Decisionmaking Tools 6620 2005 2005
Frevert, Don Evaluation of capabilities and Needs for a Joint Surface Water--Ground Water Decision Support System on the Lower Platte River Basin 5378 2005 2005
Frevert, Don Watershed and River Systems Management Program--Columbia Basins Project Decision Support System (DSS) 621 2004 2005
Frevert, Don Watershed and River Systems Management Program--Truckee River Basin Decision Support System (DSS) 664 2004 2005
Frizell, Kathy Evaluation and Innovative Solutions to Reclamation Spillway and Water Conveyance Structure Needs (IR2-FY03-007-BOR) 429 2004 2005
Frizell, Warren Enhanced Techniques and Technology for Sensing Cavitation Damage and Crack Initiation in Hydraulic Equipment 7804 2005 2005
Frizell, Warren Innovative Solutions to Improve Water Delivery: Demonstration of a Newly Patented Flow-Control Valve 1064 2004 2006
Fuerst, Richard Infiltration Gallery Database 7020 2005 2005
Gessford, Lisa Verification and Testing of a Numerical Model for Evaluating Issues Related to Water Supply Reliability, Water Quality and Ecosystem Health 245 2005 2007
Gill, Tom Centralized Information on Reclamation Field Test/Demonstration Sites for Improving Management of Agricultural Water 1061 2004 2005
Gill, Tom Prototype Development and Field Testing/Demonstroation of Automated Delivery Systems Compatible with Improved Efficiency Application of Irrigation Water 434 2004 2006
Greimann, Blair Prediction of Impacts Associated with Reservoir Sediment Management 1262 2004 2005
Guerra, Katherine Surface Modification to Nanofiltration (NF) Membranes 9549 2005 2006
Hall, Ted Evaluation of Life Cycle Costs of Welded Steel Pipe with Bonded Dielectric Coatings and Ductile Iron Pipe with Polyethylene Encasement in Rural Water Delivery Pipeline Applications 743 2004 2005
Hamilton, Bob Demonstration of Agricultural Impacts Analysis Linked to Water Management Solutions 8037 2005 2005
Hamilton, Bob Improved Decisionmaking for Water Marketing Through Stochastic Modeling Under Climactic and Economic Uncertainty 8804 2005 2005
Hamilton, Bob Market Mechanisms for Addressing Water Supply Needs 683 2004 2006
Hanna, Leslie Flow Deflectors for Preventing Type II and Type III Stilling Basin Abrasion Damage (Widespread Application) 81 2004 2008
Hanna, Leslie Stilling Basin Abrasion Damage Prevention (Mason Dam Flow Deflector Design) 82 2004 2005
Hannon, John American River Steelhead Baseline Determination for Gauging Progress toward Delisting Steelhead and Increasing Reliability of Water Deliveries 842 2004 2005
Hansen, Roger Development of Low-Cost Automation and Internet Decision Support Technologies for Improving River Basin Operations 1302 2004 2007
Heisler, Rebecca Terrestrial Photogrammetry: Development of Capabilities and Exploring Applications for Three-dimensional (3D) Measuring from Photographs 5014 2005 2010
Hiebert, Steve Ensuring Water Delivery through Effective Fish Counting 4399 2005 2006
Hiebert, Steve Evaluation of Underwater Strobe Lights as a Means of Reducing Fish Entrainment at Dams and Diversions 1081 2004 2005
Hiebert, Steve Quantification of Fish Entrainment at Water Diversions to Develop Fish Protection Systems and Maintain Water Deliveries 687 2004 2006
Hiebert, Steve The Potential Use of Sound for Fish Protection at Diversion and Power Production Facilities 343 2004 2005
Hilldale, Robert C. Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project (FISP) 1293 2004 2006
Hilldale, Robert C. Reclamation of Flood Plain Mining Pits to Improve Habitat and Reduce Potential for Flood Damage 4842 2005 2006
Holdren, Chris Identify Causitive Factors to Manage Nutrients and Perchlorate in Lake Mead 1221 2004 2005
Holler, Eric Long-term Testing near Tucson, Arizona of Concentrate Management using Halophyte Irrigation; Uses Slowsand Filtration (SSF) and Reverse Osmosis (RO) Treatment to Produce the Needed Concentrate 6551 2005 2010
Holroyd, Ed Remotely Sensed Quantitative Precipitation Estimates in Real-Time for Water Management Applications 862 2004 2005
Horn, Mike Evaluating the Effects of Operations to Avoid Adverse Impacts to Downstream Water Deliveries 305 2004 2007
Hosler, Denise Bacteria, Geochemistry, and Hydrology: an Investigation of the Mechanisms of Clogging to Determine How Best to Address Them in Wells and Drains for Improved Operation and Maintenance 9999 2005 2008
Hosler, Denise Determining the Rate of Mortality for Salt Cedar by Size and Age Class Resulting from Repeated Defoliation by the Biocontrol Agent _Diorhabda elongata deserticola_ to Increase Water Salvage along Rivers in the Western United States 9561 2005 2008
Hosler, Denise Survey of Possibilities for the Reduction of Operation and Management Costs for _Salvinia molesta_ and Other Invasive Aquatic Weed Species by Identification of Productive and Potentially Profitable Use of Biomass Utilizing Zero Emission Research and Initi 4658 2005 2006
Hunter, Steven Application of Coupled Snowpack/Hydrologic Modeling to Water Supply and Flood Forecasting in Colorado 4563 2005 2006
Hunter, Steven Use of NASA Land Data Assimilated Products to Improve Flood and Drought Risk Analysis and Forecasting for Water Resources Management in the Columbia River Basin 9343 2005 2006
Irvine, Scott Pilot Study of Calcium Removal Pretreatment and Desalination of Irrigation Drainage 1102 2004 2005
Irvine, Scott Selenium Removal from Irrigation Drainage in the San Joaquin Valley 962 2004 2005
Johnson, Jennifer Evaluation of Alternative Legal, Institutional, Economic, and Hydrologic Approaches for Ground-Water Banking to Facilitate Water Transfers among Uses And Users in the Snake River Basin. 901 2004 2008
Karp, Cathy Steelhead Habitat Use and Reclamation Operations in the Yakima River, Washington 1125 2004 2007
Karp, Cathy Use of Off-channel Habitats for Rearing Threatened and Endangered Colorado River Fishes 6644 2005 2005
Kelly, Kevin L. Molecular Modeling of Membranes 1933 2005 2005
Kepler, William Research to Develop Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Methods to Evaluate Large Anchor Bolts. 3124 2005 2005
King, David Graphical Policy Analysis Tool 981 2004 2005
Kubitschek, Joseph Performance Assessment and Improvement of Hydrodynamic Mathematical Models via Field Observations and Controlled Laboratory Experiments 1598 2005 2007
Lair, Ken Decision Support Model Development for Habitat Suitability, Risk of Habitat Loss, Treatment Prioritization, and Restoration Potential in Riparian Corridors of the Rio Grande Infested with Saltcedar (Tamarix spp.) 627 2005 2006
Lair, Ken Establishment of Native Shrubs and Trees in Reservoir Drawdown Zones for Restoration of Endangered Bull Trout (_Salvelinus confluentus_) Habitat 1265 2004 2008
Lair, Ken Stabilization of Water Facility Lands Following Removal of Salt Cedar (_Tamarix spp._) 781 2004 2007
Lair, Ken Streambank stabilization methods for use following extensive chemical spraying of saltcedar along the Pecos River, N.M. to ensure efficient water delivery. 4251 2005 2006
Lair, Ken Utilizing Invasive Tree Species Biomass While Restoring Harvested Areas to Low Water Utilization Species. 6985 2005 2005
Lee, Stephen Response of Groundwater, Soil, and Surface Water Systems to Land Retirement in the Central Valley of California 303 2004 2006
Lieberman, Davine Feasibility of Adaptively Managing Reclamation's Klamath Project Reservoirs to Provide Suitable Water for Endangered Species, Refuges, Tribal Trust Assets, and Agriculture 121 2004 2005
Matanga, George State-of-the-art Geophysical and Ground Water Salinity Logging Applied in Numerical Analysis of Water Quality in Wetland-Ground Water Systems 1062 2004 2007
Matanga, George Testing of the Subtiming and Subgridding Algorithms Incorporated into HydroSphere to Handle Intensive Computational Demand 762 2004 2008
Mefford, Brent Design of Low Maintenance Water Diversion Fish Screens (WD1-FY03-007-BOR) 626 2004 2005
Mefford, Brent Evaluation of Fry and Juvenile Fish Survival in Spillways and Drop Structures (WD1-FY03-005-BOR) 624 2004 2006
Miller, Ronald Investigating Alternate Methods to Automate Irrigated and Natural Vegetation Classifications for Water Accounting 6676 2005 2008
Miller, Ronald Investigating Alternative Technologies to Identify Invasive Species Extent in the Rio Grande and Other Basins in the Western United States 1183 2004 2007
Miller, Ronald Using Remote Sensing Technology to Facilitate Detection of River System Changes 1296 2004 2008
Moody, Chuck Foward Osmosis (FO) Water Purification 1289 2004 2010
Moody, Chuck Slowsand Filtration (SSF) for Reducing Costs of Desalting Surface Waters 361 2004 2010
Mooney, David Armoring and Embedding Processes in Sediment Impact Analysis Methods (SIAM) 1436 2005 2006
Moore, Stanton David Management of Special Status Herpetofauna as Related to Reclamation Projects in the Rocky Mountain States 4345 2005 2005
Munger, Dawn Modeling Economic Effects on Recreation from Dam Re-operation 202 2004 2005
Murphy, Andrew Cellulose Acetate (CA) Membrane Study 107 2005 2010
Murphy, Andrew Developing the Next Generation Chlorine Resistant, High Flux, and High Salt Rejection Polyamide Desalting Membrane to Increase Water Supply 526 2004 2010
Nelson, Mark Developing Low-cost, Effective Methods for Evaluating Aquatic Ecosystems 101 2004 2008
Nibling, Fred Biological Control of Russsian Olive (_Elaeagnus angustifolia_): Feasibility Study 3743 2005 2005
OMeara, Scott Integrated Control of Invasive Aquatic Weeds for Preventing Blockage of Water Delivery Channels, Conserving Water, and Reducing Operating Costs 1001 2004 2008
Palmer, Peter Development of Crop Coefficients for the New ASCE-EWRI Standardized Reference Evapotranspiration Model 9890 2005 2005
Porter, Michael CContributions to Delisting Rio Grande Silvery Minnow: Egg Habitat Identification 682 2004 2005
Poulson, Tom Desalination Reject Concentration and Disposal Pilot Study 584 2004 2005
Raff, David GeoTools for Rapid Dynamic Channel Analysis and Biological Assessment 6387 2005 2007
Raff, David Non-Linear Operational Volumetric Forecasting 3303 2005 2006
Raff, David Probablistic Operational Inflow Trace Development 2601 2005 2007
Sechrist, Juddson Increasing Reliability of Power Generation and Irrigation Water Delivery at Bighorn Reservoir through Investigation of Current Effects on Native Fish and Development of Management Recommendations to Reduce those Effects. 561 2004 2006
Sechrist, Juddson Investigation of Ecological Interactions in Small Complex Habitats for use in Refugia Design in Regulated Rivers. 3337 2005 2005
Sisneros, David Cost Effective Herbicide Applications Methods in Water Delivery Systems 752 2004 2006
Skaja, Allen Evaluate New Protective Coatings Technology 5336 2005 2005
Slavin, Tracy Tools to Assess Seasonal Wetland Best Management Practices for Water Conservation and Salinity Management Using High Resolution Remote Sensing, Direct Evapo-transpiration (ET) Monitoring And Modeling 923 2004 2010
Stiles, Eric Use of Natural Passive Processes to Improve Water Useability 321 2004 2005
Stillwater, Leslie Enhanced Simulation, Decision Support, and Presentation Capabilities for Modsim, a River Systems Management Model 802 2004 2006
Stitt, Steve Operational and Environmental Constraints and Their Impact on Ancillary Service Production 62 2004 2005
Stitt, Steve Optimization Improvements to Increase Energy Production and Extend Equipment Life 441 2004 2005
Stodt, Richard Use of Land Data Assimilation System Products to Improve Evapo-transpiration (ET) Estimates in the Middle Rio Grande Basin 9996 2005 2006
Stone, Glenn Nitrogen Supersaturation Levels Below Ridgway Reservoir, Colorado: Causes and Remedies 581 2004 2005
Sutton, Ron Klamath River Thermal Refugia Study 41 2004 2005
Svoboda, Connie Standard Guidelines for Methods, Practices, and Instrumentation Used to Evaluate Diversion Dam Intake Structures and Their Components 1164 2005 2005
Swihart, Jay Improved Water Delivery through Modern Canal Materials 845 2004 2007
Tansey, Michael Land Atmosphere Water Simulator (LAWS) 2550 2005 2005
Tisdale-Hein, Rinda Transect Analysis Using PHABSIM 4155 2005 2005
Tuel, Darlene Tailoring Irrigation Water from Municipal Reuse Facilities for High Value Crops 747 2004 2005
Vermeyen, Tracy B Developing Water Quality Enhancement Techniques for Hydropower Releases 421 2004 2006
Von Fay, Kurt Bond Quality of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Concrete Strengthening Systems 3780 2005 2006
Von Fay, Kurt Computer Modeling to Predict Service Life of Concrete Structures 1065 2004 2006
Von Fay, Kurt Developing Advanced Construction Materials to Improve, Repair, and Maintain Reclamation's Concrete Structures 362 2004 2006
Von Fay, Kurt Modern Methods and Materials to Seal Small Leaks and Cracks in Concrete 1067 2004 2006
Wahl, Tony Developing Low-Head Coanda-Effect Screens 7147 2005 2008
Wahl, Tony Flow Measurement with Canal Radial Gates 1281 2004 2010
Weber, Edward Development of Field Sampling Methods to Estimate Rates of Fish Stranding Caused by Operational Flow Ramping 3963 2005 2005
Wiedmeier, Dawn Pilot Demonstration of Ferrite Formation-Magnetic Separation Process for Heavy Metals Removal at Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel Treatment Facility 844 2004 2006
Wiesenborn, William Food Web Structure on Tamarisk 603 2004 2005
Williams, Nick Testing COE-CE-QUAL-W2 Reservoir Water Quality Model Algal Grouping Code 1285 2004 2005
Wydoski, Rick Is Reclamation's Razorback Sucker Augmentation Program in Lake Havasu successful? 721 2004 2006
Yokoyama, Ken Microbubble Production via Venturi Concept to Degas Supersaturated Water 8345 2005 2007
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