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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 2007

The following 110 research projects were fully or partially funded by the Science and Technology Program in 2007. 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
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 Evaluation of Residential Irrigation Controller with On-Site Weather Station for Reduction of Water Use, Deep Percolation and Salt and Selenium Loading in Arid Landscapes 8607 2007 2008
Bark, Raymond Charles Cathodic Protection Systems and Effects on Fisheries Near Reclamation 3427 2007 2009
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 Use of High Definition Imaging Sonar as a Methodology for Evaluating Native Fish Spawning Behavior and Habitat Preference in Areas Impacted by Reclamation Structures and Operations. 8855 2007 2009
Boutwell, John Dissolved Nitrogen Gas Removal on Irrigation and Power Projects 1124 2004 2007
Bowen, Mark D Saving Water and Insuring Delivery: Flow Prescription and the Discharge to Habitat Relationship for a Listed Anadromous Salmonid 7899 2007 2010
Brekke, Levi Assessing the Risks of Shifting Climate on Water and Power Operations in Reclamation Regions 6253 2006 2007
Brekke, Levi Using Seasonal Climate Forecasts to Improve Temperature Control Planning in Reservoirs and Streams 7523 2007 2007
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
Collins, Kent Rock Ramp Interstitial Flow and Design Guidelines 2253 2007 2009
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
Eastment, Eric Power System Diagnostics 701 2004 2010
Eberts, Debra Adaptation of Salt Cedar Biocontrol Beetles to Shorter Critical Daylengths 3237 2007 2007
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
Frizell, Warren Enhanced Techniques and Technology for Sensing Cavitation Damage and Crack Initiation in Hydraulic Equipment 4037 2006 2007
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 Living Laboratory for Canal Modernization Technologies 7316 2007 2010
Gill, Tom Self-Assembled Low-Cost Electronic Continuous Flow Meter 3024 2006 2007
Greimann, Blair Assessing and Reducing the Uncertainty of Predictions from Hydraulic and Hydrologic Models 8128 2007 2009
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 Chemical Treatment Technology for Removal of Selenium 9030 2007 2008
Guerra, Katherine Treatment of Produced Water for Beneficial Use in the Western United States 3180 2007 2010
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
Haws, Mitchell Hydroclimatic Index in Drought Forecasting and Climate Scenario Building for the Colorado River Basin (CRB) 8836 2007 2008
Heisler, Rebecca Terrestrial Photogrammetry: Development of Capabilities and Exploring Applications for Three-dimensional (3D) Measuring from Photographs 5014 2005 2010
Hellekson, Stephanie The Use of a Numerical Ground Water Flow Model to Assess the Effects of Leakage from Irrigation Canals and Laterals on Domestic Water Supply Wells in the Helena Valley, Montana 2909 2007 2007
Hiebert, Steve Automated Fish Separator, Imaging, and Data Recording System for Use on Existing Fish Traps and Monitoring Systems 6668 2007 2008
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
Horn, Mike Path Selection by Outmigrating Juvenile Chinook Salmon, Ramifications for Constructing and Operating Diversions 5552 2007 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
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. Early Warning Detection of Zebra Mussels 8487 2007 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 Establishment of Native Shrubs and Trees in Reservoir Drawdown Zones for Restoration of Endangered Bull Trout (_Salvelinus confluentus_) Habitat 1265 2004 2008
Lair, Ken Evaluation of Invasive Species Management Strategies and Technologies for Protection of Drawdown Zones in Annually Drafted or Drought-Affected Reservoirs 5039 2007 2007
Lair, Ken Stabilization of Water Facility Lands Following Removal of Salt Cedar (_Tamarix spp._) 781 2004 2007
Landis, Mike Drought and Salinity Impacts on the Rio Grande Project 4028 2007 2007
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
Liljegren, Fred Reclamation's Major Urban Conservation Opportunity--Efficient Turf Irrigation 6976 2007 2008
Little, Daryl pH Cell Mitigation and Field Trial of New Coatings 7292 2007 2009
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
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 Applying Work and Energy Methods to Predict the Magnitude of Geomorphic Imbalances 8137 2007 2007
Moore, Stanton David Status, Distribution and Management of Aquatic Herpetofauna as Related to Reclamation Projects within the Middle Rio Grande and Missouri River Basins. 7650 2007 2010
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
Peltz-Lewis, Lorri Geospatial Integration and Visualization Supporting HydoGeoSphere (HGS) Implementation Research and Integration Utilizing Geospatial Tools 5832 2007 2007
Peterson, Eric Integrated Information Management System (IIMS)--an Information and Data Management System for Science Based River Management 165 2006 2009
Portz, Donald E. Capture and Handling Stress in Fish Species of Special Concern at Reclamation Projects 2035 2007 2007
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 Probablistic Operational Inflow Trace Development 2601 2005 2007
Rohwer, William Development of WARMF Model Capability to Support San Joaquin River Restoration Planning and Real-Time Water Quality Management 7341 2007 2008
Sechrist, Juddson Developing Operational Criteria Information for Temperature Control Device (TCD) Installation at Reclamation Facilities Through the Use of Real-Time Integrated Entrainment Monitoring Systems to Improve Reliability of Water And Power Delivery 4149 2007 2010
Sechrist, Juddson Emplacement and Efficacy Testing of Pulsed Direct Current Electrical Barrier 2503 2006 2009
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
Slavin, Tracy Cost-effective Extrapolation of Remote Sensing Data for Assessing Seasonal Wetland Water Requirements 3902 2007 2007
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
Sutphin, Zak Innovative Technique to Establish Swimming Performance Criteria for Fish Impacted by Fish Exclusion and Passage Facilities 6469 2007 2010
Swihart, Jay Improved Water Delivery through Modern Canal Materials 845 2004 2007
Von Fay, Kurt Development of Performance Criteria for Surface Preparation of Concrete Substrates Prior to Repair and Overlay 1137 2007 2010
Wahl, Tony Developing Low-Head Coanda-Effect Screens 7147 2005 2008
Wahl, Tony Flow Measurement with Canal Radial Gates 1281 2004 2010
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
Yokoyama, Ken Microbubble Production via Venturi Concept to Degas Supersaturated Water 8345 2005 2007
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