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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 2015. 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 2006

The following 137 research projects were fully or partially funded by the Science and Technology Program in 2006. 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 Evaluation of Passive Bioreactors to Reduce Selenium Impacts from Reclamation Projects 394 2006 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 Inventory of Reclamation facilities where lamprey species exist, issues confronting lamprey, and how to aid fishways for passage and monitoring. 5784 2006 2006
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
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 Assessing the Risks of Shifting Climate on Water and Power Operations in Reclamation Regions 6253 2006 2007
Brekke, Levi Combining Groundwater and Teleconnection Information to Enhance Wet-Season Runoff Forecasting in Central-Southern Oregon Basins 6912 2006 2006
Brekke, Levi Seasonal Climate Forecasts for Water Temperature projections in Reservoirs and Streams 2403 2006 2006
Broderick, Susan Management Guidelines to Reduce Endangered Species Conflicts from Salt Cedar Control at Reclamation Water Projects 9331 2005 2007
Burnett, Roger Demonstration of Field Scale Applications to Control Water Logging and Stalinization 2193 2005 2009
Chapman, Michelle J Development of a Method for Evaluating Sequence of Water Use to Maximize Benefit of Treatment and Minimize Impact to the Environment 7060 2006 2007
Clark, Douglas Western Water Information Network (WWIN) 1201 2004 2007
Clark, Douglas Western Water Institutional Solutions: Identification, Development, and Application of Institutional Solutions for Western Water Problems 147 2006 2010
Coors, Shane High-Precision Reservoir Release Scheduling Model with Real-Time Tributary Forecasts 1839 2006 2006
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
Dandron, Jeremy Geo-Library Reference Database Area Office Library Materials Accessible through an ArcIMS Interface 7751 2006 2008
DeHaan, Jim Reduced Cost Hydroelectric Maintenance 582 2004 2010
Dundorf, Steve Optimization of Energy Recovery Seawater Reverse Osmosis Desalination Systems 9081 2005 2009
Eacock, Michael Cs Implementation of a Real-Time Forecasting System to Control Selenium Contamination in the Delta Mendota Canal (DMC) 2958 2006 2006
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 Water Technology Information Resource 494 2006 2007
England, John Testing and Improving Distributed Runoff Models for Flood Forecasting as part of the National Weather Service (NWS) Distributed Hydrologic Modeling Intercomparison Project Phase 2 (DMIP 2) 9376 2006 2008
England, John Using Radar Rainfall and a Distributed Runoff Model to Determine Potential Reservoir Water Storage Gains 7845 2005 2006
Fahy, Juli Evaluation of Selenium Loading Associated with Phytoremediation & Mancos Shale Projects in the Uncompahgre Valley 1042 2004 2006
Frizell, Warren Enhanced Techniques and Technology for Sensing Cavitation Damage and Crack Initiation in Hydraulic Equipment 4037 2006 2007
Frizell, Warren Innovative Solutions to Improve Water Delivery: Demonstration of a Newly Patented Flow-Control Valve 1064 2004 2006
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 Demonstration of Radio Telemetered Flow Monitoring and Canal Control Technologies 393 2006 2010
Gill, Tom Flow Measurement with a Venturi Flume Under Submerged or Unsubmerged Conditions 495 2006 2010
Gill, Tom Prototype Development and Field Testing/Demonstroation of Automated Delivery Systems Compatible with Improved Efficiency Application of Irrigation Water 434 2004 2006
Gill, Tom Self-Assembled Low-Cost Electronic Continuous Flow Meter 3024 2006 2007
Greimann, Blair Monitoring of the Lake Powell Delta 6847 2006 2006
Greimann, Blair Prediction of River Meandering and Habitat Formation 92 2006 2008
Guenthner, Scott Modeling and Field Experimentation to Determine the Effects of Terracing and Small Reservoirs on Water Supplies in the Republican River Basin above Hardy, Nebraska 9517 2006 2009
Guerra, Katherine Fouling Resistant Membrane for Produced Water Desalination 8552 2006 2006
Guerra, Katherine Surface Modification to Nanofiltration (NF) Membranes 9549 2005 2006
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 Flow Deflectors--Proven Technology 1531 2006 2010
Hanna, Leslie Hydraulic Modeling with Abrupt Changes in Reynold's Number 9750 2006 2011
Hanna, Leslie Wide Span Stilling Basin Deflectors (Width Greater Than 30 Feet) 5564 2006 2009
Hannon, John Reducing Risk of Water Conflicts Related to Operational Impacts to Salmon 2759 2006 2010
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 Quantification of Fish Entrainment at Water Diversions to Develop Fish Protection Systems and Maintain Water Deliveries 687 2004 2006
Hilldale, Robert C. Evaluation of Aerial Bathymetric Surveys in Shallow Riverine Environments 1573 2006 2006
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
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
Horn, Mike Evaluating the Effects of Operations to Avoid Adverse Impacts to Downstream Water Deliveries 305 2004 2007
Horn, Mike Evaluation of Fish Passage at Roza Dam, Yakima River, Washington 1457 2006 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 Quantitatively Monitoring the Effects of the Biocontrol Agent _Diorhabda elongata deserticola_ on Salt Cedar Resprouts to Determine the Efficacy of Long-term Biocontrol at Various Reclamation Release Sites in the Western United States 6397 2006 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
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
Kelly, Kevin L. Boron Removal from Seawater 9566 2006 2008
Kelly, Kevin L. Inhibition of Biofilm Formation 3326 2006 2010
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
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 Nutrient Enrichment to Reclamation Reservoirs to Enhance Biological Productivity for Reintroduced Anadromous Salmonids 851 2006 2007
Lieberman, Davine Managing for Algal Toxins in Reclamation's Reservoirs 4939 2006 2010
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 Developing Design Guidelines for Low Head Fish Friendly Diversion Dams 6066 2006 2008
Mefford, Brent Evaluation of Fry and Juvenile Fish Survival in Spillways and Drop Structures (WD1-FY03-005-BOR) 624 2004 2006
Meuleman, Allyn Development of a Coupled Hydrologic and Economic-Trading Model to Evaluate Water Trading and Water Markets in Southern Idaho 5330 2006 2008
Miller, Ronald Improving the Cost Effectiveness of High Definition Aerial Video to Survey/Quantify Invasive Species Infestations and Endangered Species Habitat to Assist in Adaptive Management of Rivers and Reservoirs 4800 2006 2007
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
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
Nelson, Mark Invertebrate Communities Used as Indicators of River Restoration 1196 2006 2009
OMeara, Scott Integrated Control of Invasive Aquatic Weeds for Preventing Blockage of Water Delivery Channels, Conserving Water, and Reducing Operating Costs 1001 2004 2008
Parker, Nancy Hierarchical Networks for Water Resources Modeling 9078 2006 2007
Parker, Nancy Integration of Project-Scale and Basin Wide Water Management: an Application in the Klamath Project 9800 2006 2007
Peterson, Eric Integrated Information Management System (IIMS)--an Information and Data Management System for Science Based River Management 165 2006 2009
Platt, Jonathan Measuring the Economic Value of Fisheries using Non-Traditional Methods 5621 2006 2006
Raff, David Bureau of Reclamation Automated Modified Einstein Procedure (BORAMEP) 2603 2006 2006
Raff, David Climate Based Forecasts for Rule Curve Analysis 9912 2006 2007
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 Emplacement and Efficacy Testing of Pulsed Direct Current Electrical Barrier 2503 2006 2009
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
Sisneros, David Cost Effective Herbicide Applications Methods in Water Delivery Systems 752 2004 2006
Skaja, Allen Carbon Fiber Rehabilitation of Prestressed Concrete Pipe 7344 2006 2008
Skaja, Allen Evaluation of Protective Coatings by Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) to Predict Coating Service Life 7553 2006 2010
Skaja, Allen Proving Grounds for Evaluation and Comparison of Metallic and Reinforced Concrete Buried Water Transmission Lines 1133 2006 2006
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
Spears, Mark Development of Improved Evapotranspiration Estimates for Predominant Marsh Plant Communities in the Upper Klamath River Basin 1504 2006 2006
Stillwater, Leslie Enhanced Simulation, Decision Support, and Presentation Capabilities for Modsim, a River Systems Management Model 802 2004 2006
Stitt, Steve Advances in Security Technology and Procedures to Safeguard Reclamation SCADA Systems 2331 2006 2006
Stodt, Richard Use of Land Data Assimilation System Products to Improve Evapo-transpiration (ET) Estimates in the Middle Rio Grande Basin 9996 2005 2006
Swihart, Jay Improved Water Delivery through Modern Canal Materials 845 2004 2007
Tansey, Michael Land Atmosphere Water Simulator (LAWS) Version 2.0 5983 2006 2006
Tansey, Michael Riparian Habitat Establishment Model (RHEM) 3411 2006 2006
Tighi, Shana Enhancement of Risk and Uncertainty Capabilities in Decisionmaking Tools 7938 2006 2006
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 Comparison of Erodibility Testing Methods for Cohesive Soils 3 2006 2006
Wahl, Tony Developing Low-Head Coanda-Effect Screens 7147 2005 2008
Wahl, Tony Flow Measurement with Canal Radial Gates 1281 2004 2010
Wahl, Tony Software for Custom Flume and Weir Staff Gages 152 2006 2008
Wahl, Tony TFLI Water Level Sensor Development 3593 2006 2007
Whitesell, Bruce Improving the Spatial Accuracy of Reclamation's Land Records Geographic Information System (GIS) Database 6958 2006 2007
Wiedmeier, Dawn Pilot Demonstration of Ferrite Formation-Magnetic Separation Process for Heavy Metals Removal at Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel Treatment Facility 844 2004 2006
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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