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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 2008

The following 119 research projects were fully or partially funded by the Science and Technology Program in 2008. 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 Design Methods and Guidelines for New Technology, Low Cost Bank Stabilization Features Also Used for River Restoration 8819 2008 2008
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
Baker, Michael Passive Selenium Bioreactor--Pilot-scale Testing 4414 2008 2009
Bark, Raymond Charles Cathodic Protection Systems and Effects on Fisheries Near Reclamation 3427 2007 2009
Bark, Raymond Charles Inventory of Reclamation Facilities where Lamprey Species Exist, Issues Confronting Lamprey, and How to Aid Fishways for Passage and Monitoring 6532 2008 2008
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 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
Bountry, Jennifer Decision Framework to Determine Potential Sediment Impacts and Analyses for Reservoir Sediment Sluicing and Dam Decommissioning 8462 2008 2011
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 Development and Comparison of Long-Term Planning Hydrologies using Alternate Climate Information Sets 6395 2008 2008
Broderick, Susan Developing Ultrasound Imaging as a Fish Research and Management Tool at Reclamation Fish Facilities 4067 2008 2008
Burnett, Roger Demonstration of Field Scale Applications to Control Water Logging and Stalinization 2193 2005 2009
Carlson, John Using Satellite Imagery to Locate Arundo 7602 2008 2008
Clark, Douglas Examining the Use of Adaptive Management Workshops to Foster Collaboration 9132 2008 2010
Clark, Douglas Reclamation Biological Resources Data Management: Developing an Enterprise Approach 1713 2008 2010
Clark, Douglas Research and Development of a Comprehensive Guide of Tools for Management of Diverging Science in Reclamation Water Allocation Decisions 7515 2008 2010
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
Corwin, Richard Monitoring and Evaluation of the Potential Impacts of the Red Bluff Diversion Dam on Green Sturgeon 1887 2008 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
England, John New US National Flood Frequency Guidelines 1295 2008 2008
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
Gill, Tom Demonstration of Radio Telemetered Flow Monitoring and Canal Control Technologies 393 2006 2010
Gill, Tom Development and Testing of an Overshot Gate Design that Irrigation Districts Can Self-Construct and Maintain 6890 2008 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 Programmable Logic Control of Automated Surface Irrigation Systems for Improved Water Use Efficiency 3877 2008 2010
Gjerde, James Enhancing Project Performance: Integrating Risk, Uncertainty and Risk-Cost-Benefit (RUCB) Procedures into Project Operation and Planning Analyses 9616 2008 2008
Godaire, Jeanne Drought and Flood Magnitude and Frequency with Uncertainty 7325 2008 2010
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 Development of Coatings for Polymeric Membranes to Minimize Biofouling 9741 2008 2009
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 Evaluation of Potential and Development of a Real Time River Basin Operations Tool 7200 2008 2008
Haws, Mitchell Ground Water Modeling Decision Support System 4296 2008 2008
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
Hiebert, Steve Automated Fish Separator, Imaging, and Data Recording System for Use on Existing Fish Traps and Monitoring Systems 6668 2007 2008
Hiebert, Steve Fish Passage and Entrainment Workshop 4803 2008 2008
Hilldale, Robert C. Development of a Continuous Bedload Transport Measurement Technique 6499 2008 2009
Hilldale, Robert C. Surrogate Sediment Measurement Technologies--Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project (FISP) 6435 2008 2010
Holburn, Elaina Advanced Photogrammetry Techniques as a Tool for Evaluating Sediment Gradations 5066 2008 2009
Holburn, Elaina Literature Review of Large Woody Debris (LWD) Guidelines and Implementation Strategies 3987 2008 2008
Holburn, Elaina River-Spanning Rock Structures Research and Design Guidelines 6388 2008 2009
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
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 Development of a Multiaquifer Hydrologic Modeling Package to Support Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) Water Use Planning in Rural/Urban Landscapes 60 2008 2012
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 Impact of Quagga and Zebra Mussels on Reclamation Fish and Habitat Restoration Activities 5123 2008 2008
Karp, Cathy Predation on Listed Fishes at Reclamation Facilities and Ways to Reduce its Impact 7432 2008 2011
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 Final Development and Field Demonstration of an Innovative Outlet Works Valve 9532 2008 2008
Kubitschek, Joseph Improved Methods for Air Demand Analysis and Air Vent Sizing for Hydraulic Structures 6418 2008 2008
Lai, Yong Assessing Spatially Distributed Temperatures for Water Suitability and Habitat 7872 2008 2010
Lair, Ken Establishment of Native Shrubs and Trees in Reservoir Drawdown Zones for Restoration of Endangered Bull Trout (_Salvelinus confluentus_) Habitat 1265 2004 2008
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
Lincoln, Thomas Investigating a Modern Method for Improving the Management and Protection of Heritage Assets In Threshing Machine Canyon, Kansas Using Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) Technology 7686 2008 2010
Little, Daryl pH Cell Mitigation and Field Trial of New Coatings 7292 2007 2009
Markiewicz, Rich Cooperative Research on Field Capabilities Test/Demonstration for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Indirect Means of Assessing Conditions within Earth Embankment Dams- Indirect Means of Assessing Conditions (in) Embankment Dams (IMACED) Project. 2538 2008 2008
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
Meuleman, Allyn Evaluation and Development of National Aeronautic and Space Administration's (NASA) Experimental Advanced Airborne Research Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) (EAARL) for Accurate Representation of High Resolution Channel Bathymetry for Hydraulic Mod 9251 2008 2010
Miller, Ronald Developing and Evaluating Remote Sensing Based Direct Evapo-Transpiration (ET) Models to Improve Water Accounting Efficiency 282 2008 2010
Miller, Ronald Investigating Alternate Methods to Automate Irrigated and Natural Vegetation Classifications for Water Accounting 6676 2005 2008
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
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
Morris, Chelsie Habitat Modeling Field Validation for Various Salmonid Life Stages in Middle Fork John Day River, Oregon 69 2008 2008
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
Nibling, Fred Management of Quagga and Zebra Mussels for Preventing Blockage of Water in Delivery Systems and Protecting Infrastructure 3582 2008 2008
OMeara, Scott Integrated Control of Invasive Aquatic Weeds for Preventing Blockage of Water Delivery Channels, Conserving Water, and Reducing Operating Costs 1001 2004 2008
OMeara, Scott Integrating Biological Control Agents (Insects) with Herbicides for Suppression of Salt Cedar (_Tamarix spp._): Development of Cost-Effective Tools for Saving Water by Controlling an Invasive Phreatophyte 5000 2008 2008
OMeara, Scott Water Conservation and Habitat Improvement in Riparian Flood Plains: Evaluation of Integrated Management Methods for Multiple-Species, Multiple-Growth Form Invasive Plants 3430 2008 2008
Olsker, Nichole Small, Terrestrial Mammal Communities within Native And Non-Native Dominated Riparian Vegetation along the San Pedro and Gila Rivers in Central Arizona 1705 2008 2010
Perry, Thomas Scoping Investigation of the Causes for Significant Snow Cover Losses in Interior Watersheds of the Western United States 7350 2008 2008
Peterson, Eric Integrated Information Management System (IIMS)--an Information and Data Management System for Science Based River Management 165 2006 2009
Petronis, Michael Very Thin Concrete Repairs in Spillway Tunnels 8791 2008 2008
Portz, Donald E. Fish-Holding-Associated Stress in Salvaged Fishes at Reclamation Facilities 2301 2008 2009
Poulson, Tom Comparative Analysis of Innovative Concentrate Management Systems 3699 2008 2010
Poulson, Tom Investigating the Opportunity for Wind-Powered Desalination in Arizona 2326 2008 2008
Rainger, Lisa HydroGeoSphere (HGS) and Ground Water Modeling System-- Phase I 3279 2008 2010
Rohwer, William Development of WARMF Model Capability to Support San Joaquin River Restoration Planning and Real-Time Water Quality Management 7341 2007 2008
Schlag, Alison Effects of Iron Bacteria on Subsurface Tile Drains: Influence on Hydraulic Efficiency and Nutrient Transport 4883 2008 2009
Schlag, Allen Investigation of Updates Aquatic Herbicides and Newer Technologies for Controlling Aquatic Pests in Water Conveyance Systems in the Western United States 4871 2008 2008
Sechrist, Juddson Assessment of Pelagic Fish Entrainment at Glen Canyon Dam Using Experimental Fyke-type Netting Systems 4017 2008 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
Spears, Mark Development of Improved Evapo-transpiration (ET) Estimates for Predominant Marsh Plant Communities and Open-Water Evaporation Estimates in the Upper Klamath River Basin 6485 2008 2010
Stillwater, Leslie Past Climate Change and GW Pumping Influences on Historic Streamflow Traces and the Consequences of Using Historic Streamflow Traces in Operations Planning 8404 2008 2008
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 Software for Custom Flume and Weir Staff Gages 152 2006 2008
Wille, Kurt Data Fusion of Remote Sensing and Real Time Field Data in Support of Enhanced River Basin Operations 5307 2008 2008
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