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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 2011

The following 105 research projects were fully or partially funded by the Science and Technology Program in 2011. 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 Generator and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Controls Modification for Wind Integration 9608 2009 2011
Baird, Drew Design Guidelines for New Technology, Low-Cost Bank Stabilization Features 8370 2011 2012
Bechtel, Ted Enhancement of Hydroturbine Operational Flexibility for Powerplant Cost Optimization 8301 2005 2011
Bountry, Jennifer Decision Framework to Determine Potential Sediment Impacts and Analyses for Reservoir Sediment Sluicing and Dam Decommissioning 8462 2008 2011
Bountry, Jennifer Evaluating Climate-induced Runoff and Temperature Change on Stream Habitat Metrics for Endangered or Threatened Fish 6507 2011 2013
Bowen, Mark D Biological Impacts on Reclamation Operations from Climate Change 5891 2011 2011
Broderick, Susan Impacts of Saltcedar and Saltcedar Control on Wildlife in the Southwestern United States: Publishing Research Results 5524 2011 2011
Camp, Susan Assessment of Potential Effects of Operation of Reclamation Facilities on Pacific Lamprey in Major Tributaries of the Columbia River Basin 35 2009 2011
Carlson, John Three-Dimensional Visual Reservoir Sediment Modeling and Animation 6769 2011 2011
Chapman, Michelle J Strategies for Treating Variable Source Water 9316 2010 2013
Chugh, Ashok Three-dimensional Slope Stability Analysis of Embankment Dams 1540 2011 2011
Clair, Kyle North American Electric Reliability Corporation and Western Electricity Coordinating Council Generator Testing and Modeling Requirements 1482 2011 2011
Clark, Douglas Data Management and Data Stewardship in Reclamation 3789 2011 2012
Clark, Douglas Research and Development of a Comprehensive Guide of Tools for Management of Diverging Science in Reclamation Water Allocation Decisions 7645 2011 2011
Dahm, Katharine Treatment and Beneficial Use of Produced Water in the western U.S. 3259 2011 2012
DeHaan, Jim Reduced Cost Hydropower Maintenance 5021 2011 2013
DeHaan, Jim Renewable Integration and Small Hydro 6144 2011 2013
Delagah, Saied Cellulose Acetate Membrane Improvements 9000 2011 2012
Delagah, Saied Concentrate Management Modeling, Design, and Optimization 3464 2011 2011
Delagah, Saied West Basin Ocean Water Desalination Demonstration 7720 2011 2012
Dundorf, Steve Membrane Pretreatment with Ion Exchange for Natural Organic Matter (NOM) Removal 536 2010 2012
Dundorf, Steve Optimization of Energy Recovery in Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis Desalination Systems 1088 2010 2011
Eastment, Eric Power System Diagnostics 548 2011 2013
Eastment, Eric Power System Safety 9629 2011 2013
Gaeuman, David Monitoring the Effectiveness of Gravel Augmentations Downstream from Dams for Habitat Improvements 295 2010 2012
Gangopadhyay, Subhrendu Understanding how Different Versions of Distributed Historical Weather Data Affect Hydrologic Model Calibration and Climate Projection Downscaling 675 2011 2012
Germann, John Effective Cavitation Detection Techniques for Hydraulic Turbines 9933 2011 2013
Gill, Tom Affordable Self-Cleaning Trash Rack 3107 2011 2013
Gill, Tom Database for Field Performance of Electronic Water Level Sensors 216 2011 2013
Gill, Tom Design Refinement and Construction Drawings for Overshot Gates that Irrigation Districts can Construct Themselves 2319 2011 2013
Gill, Tom Wireless Automated Control of Surface Irrigation Systems for Improved Irrigation Efficiency 8969 2011 2013
Greimann, Blair Assessing and Reducing the Uncertainty of Predictions from Hydraulic and Hydrologic Models 9320 2011 2013
Greimann, Blair Predicting the Interactions between Flow, Sediment, and Riparian Vegetation 1368 2011 2013
Greimann, Blair Prediction of Bank Erosion to Improve River Restoration Strategies and Reservoir Sediment Management 6606 2010 2012
Guerra, Katherine An Analysis of Nanofiltration Treatment Applications on Recycled and Potable Water Supplies 400 2011 2011
Guerra, Katherine Assessment of Low-pressure Membrane Technology to Reduce the Cost of Desalination 4141 2011 2012
Guerra, Katherine Evaluation of Hybrid Pulsed-Power Electromagnetic/Reverse Osmosis System 3195 2011 2011
Hanna, Leslie Hydraulic Modeling with Abrupt Changes in Reynold's Number 9750 2006 2011
Hannon, John Using Data on Threatened Steelhead to Effectively Manage Water Operations and Minimize Impacts 1741 2010 2011
Harpman, David Alexander Advanced Optimization Algorithms for Hydropower Dispatch 486 2010 2011
Haws, Mitchell Renewable Power Generation for Water Transmission 7014 2011 2011
Haws, Mitchell Solar Photovoltaic Desalination 4850 2011 2014
Heiner, Bryan Evaluation of Low-cost Ultrasonic Flow Meters 6578 2011 2012
Heiner, Bryan Measurement Device Calibration with Light Detection and Ranging and Flow3D 5505 2011 2011
Heiner, Bryan Modernization of Trashrack Raking Systems to Manage Quagga Mussel Settlement 2675 2011 2013
Heisler, Rebecca Terrestrial Photogrammetry: Deploy Reclamation-wide, Develop Capabilities, Explore Applications for 3D Measurements 2411 2011 2012
Hilldale, Robert C. Passive Hydro-Acoustic Monitoring of Gravel-Bed Material Sediment Load for Management of Gravel-Bed Rivers, including Gravel Augmentation to Improve Endangered Fish Habitat Downstream from Dams 3253 2011 2011
Holdren, Chris Ecological Impacts of Dreissenids on Cyanobacteria-Producing Toxins in Western Reservoirs 2358 2011 2011
Horn, Mike Impact of Quagga Introduction on Reservoir Water Quality 3318 2011 2011
Horn, Mike Impact of Quagga Mussel Introduction on Particulate Organic Matter Drift, Ecosystem Level Impacts 3997 2011 2012
Huang, Jennifer The Application of Light Detection and Ranging (LiDar) Technology to Improve the Management and Protection of Heritage Assets in the American Falls Archaeological District, Idaho 9541 2009 2013
Johnson, Jennifer A Method for Developing Daily Flow Data from Monthly Model Output that can be Used for Risk Assessment 2582 2011 2012
Johnson, Jennifer Climate Change: Evaluating Water Management Responses to Global Climate Change Using Coupled Hydrologic and Economic Models 507 2009 2012
Karp, Cathy Investigating New Fish Screening Technology and Modification of Existing Infrastructure to Reduce Impacts of Invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels on Reclamation Facilities 4111 2010 2012
Karp, Cathy Predation on Listed Fishes at Reclamation Facilities and Ways to Reduce its Impact 7432 2008 2011
Karp, Cathy Zebra and Quagga Mussels: Fish Predation on Quagga Mussels 9508 2010 2013
Kelly, Kevin L. Production and Testing of Antibodies for Dreissena Mussels 9640 2011 2014
Kelly, Kevin L. Water Resistant Concrete 919 2011 2011
Korson, Chuck Characterization of Cyanobacterial Biomass in a Reclamation Reservoir 3837 2010 2011
Krzys, Greg Groundwater Reliability Improvement Program through Indirect Potable Reuse 7251 2011 2011
Liljegren, Fred Back to the Future: Innovative Tree Ring Analysis to Reconstruct Paleoclimate and Streamflows for Improved Urban Water Planning Under Climate Change 7855 2011 2012
Little, Daryl Demonstration Project to Implement Electro-Osmotic Pulse Technology to Stop Water Leaks through Concrete 772 2010 2012
Makar, Paula Investigation of Climate Change Impact on Reservoir Capacity and Water Supply Reliability 8990 2010 2011
Matanga, George Adaptive Water Operations and Planning Decision Support Using Reliability-Based Global Optimization and HydroGeoSphere Integrated Hydrologic Model 1010 2011 2012
McKinstry, Mark The Effects of Electrofishing on the Reproductive and Developmental Health of Razorback Sucker in the Colorado River Basin 2408 2011 2011
Meuleman, Allyn Evaluating the Cost Effectiveness of Data Collection Techniques and Relative Improvements in Modeling Reservoir Production 7622 2009 2011
Meuleman, Allyn Evaluation of the Enhanced Snowmelt Runoff Model to Assist in Water Management Operations and Decision Support 2321 2011 2011
Montague, Steve Evaluating Innovative Swim-Thru Fishway Valve Lock System for Medium Head Applications 7707 2011 2011
Moody, Chuck Forward Osmosis Water Purification 8944 2011 2013
Moody, Chuck Slowsand Filtration for Reducing Costs of Desalting Surface Waters 5840 2011 2012
Mortensen, Josh Creating Turbulence to Prevent Invasive Mussel Colonization within Pipelines 9829 2011 2012
Mortensen, Josh Resistance of Protective Coatings and Pipe Linings to High-Pressure Water Jets Used for Invasive Mussel Removal and Cleaning 1740 2011 2012
Nelson, Mark Assessing the Ecological Costs of Streamflow Regulation 6188 2010 2011
Nelson, Mark Effects of Climate Change on Riparian Vegetation Structure, Water Uptake, and Dependent Pollinators along Mainstem Rivers in the Colorado River Basin 310 2010 2012
Nelson, Mark Salmon Spawning Gravels as a Critical Indicator of Restoration Potential: San Joaquin River, California 5683 2011 2012
Nelson, Mark Zebra and Quagga Mussels: Environmental Effects and Spread of Quagga and Zebra Mussels in Flowing Water Systems in the western U.S. 4442 2010 2012
Osterberg, John Evaluation and Use of Alternative Sealants to Reduce Seepage Losses in Canals 485 2011 2011
Osterberg, John Impact of Invasive Species Water Use on Lower Colorado River Operations 5086 2011 2011
Parkinson, Sharon Identifying Indicators and Guides for Sustainability of Pools in Gravel-bed Rivers 4362 2010 2012
Parkinson, Sharon Quantification of Temperature Change to a Water Body Influenced by Subsurface Return Flow 2440 2011 2012
Peterson, Eric Integrated Information Management System, Development of Web Interface 3625 2010 2011
Piper, Steven Effectiveness of Conservation Pricing in Reducing Water Demand, Evidence from Increasing Block Rate Structures 414 2011 2013
Porras Mendoza, Yuliana E Developing the Next Generation Chlorine-resistant, High Flux, and High-salt Rejection Polyamide Desalting Membrane to Increase Water Supply 8380 2011 2013
Portz, Donald E. Improving Fish Species Recognition and Tracking Algorithms to Identify Fishes in Turbid Water 3618 2011 2011
Pruitt, Tom Sensitivity of Hydrologic Impacts Assessment to Downscaling Methodology and Spatial Resolution 1646 2011 2013
Quinn, Nigel Geographic Information System-based Decision Support for Wetland Drainage Salinity Management 2846 2010 2013
Robertson, Steve Reinforced Concrete Pressure Pipe Stress Distribution 4292 2011 2013
Sechrist, Juddson Removal of Non-Native, Invasive New Zealand Mudsnails Using an Innovative Stream Restoration Tool 2249 2011 2011
Skaja, Allen Antifouling Coatings for Invasive Mussel Control 7095 2010 2015
Skaja, Allen Biochemical and Biomechanical Characteristics of Invasive Mussel Adhesion 5091 2011 2011
Skaja, Allen Evaluation of Protective Coatings 1597 2011 2011
Skaja, Allen Investigation of Coatings Containing Tremolite Non-Asbestiform to Determine if Abrasive Blast Fragments Contain Asbestos 1898 2011 2011
Skaja, Allen Natural Biocide and Coatings 2647 2011 2011
Sutphin, Zak Effects of Pseudomonas Fluorescens, a Biological Control Agent for Quagga and Zebra Mussels, on Growth, Health, and Survival of Fish 6407 2011 2012
Sutphin, Zak Physiological Tolerances of Fishes of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California 1158 2011 2011
Sutphin, Zak The Efficiency of SandWand Technology as a Habitat Restoration Tool for Native Salmonids in Small Tributaries 8351 2011 2014
Svoboda, Connie Improving the Range of Hydraulic Performance of Type III Stilling Basins 4925 2011 2012
Tordonato, David Investigation of Molybdenum Disulfide and Tungsten Disulfide as Additives to Coatings for Foul Release Systems 1417 2011 2011
Tordonato, David Laboratory Evaluation of Metalized Coatings for Use on Reclamation Infrastructure 9818 2011 2012
Tordonato, David Study to Determine the Feasibility of Overcoating Coal Tar Enamel with Foul Release Coatings 3104 2011 2011
Von Fay, Kurt Long-term Performance of Cut-off Walls to Prevent Seepage in Dams 1966 2011 2011
Von Fay, Kurt Moisture Content Requirements for Effective Concrete Repairs 6629 2011 2013
Von Fay, Kurt Scoping Study on New Technologies to Halt Concrete Shrinkage and Cracking 6330 2011 2011
Wahl, Tony Flow Calibration of Submerged Sluice Gates 2597 2011 2012
Wahl, Tony Physical Hydraulic Modeling of Canal Breaches 8442 2010 2012
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