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Publications Completed from 2004 to 2015

The following 342 publications were completed, submitted, and published from 2004 to 2015. Other documents may exist that Science and Technology Program researchers have not yet published. To find these documents, find a project or researcher who is studying your field of interest.

November 21, 2014: Technical Memorandum No. MERL-2014-96 Sealing Leaking Contraction Joints, Science and Technology Project ID: 3191 (final, PDF, 1.1MB)
Keywords: waterstops, repairing waterstops

November 19, 2014: Hydro-Economic Model Completion and Technology Transfer (final, PDF, 21.9MB)
Keywords: hydrologic modeling, economic modeling, partial equilibrium modeling, benefit-cost, hydro-economic

November 19, 2014: MODSIM versus RiverWare: A comparative analysis of two river reservoir modeling tools (final, PDF, 935KB)
Keywords: riverware, modsim, river-reservoir models, model comparison

November 18, 2014: Scoping Methods for Evaluating and Computing Future Agricultural Water Needs (final, PDF, 363KB)
Keywords: agricultural water demands, agent-based modeling, future water demands, climate change

November 7, 2014: Development of Methodologies to Evaluate the Environmental, Financial and Social Benefits of Water Reuse Projects (final, PDF, 521KB)
Keywords: water reuse, cost evaluation, environmental benefit, financial benefit, social benefit

November 3, 2014: PCR Detection of Quagga Mussel Intracellular (final, PDF, 917KB)
Keywords: quagga mussels, zebra mussels, invasive mussels, early detection, pcr, edna, veliger, idna, ddna

November 3, 2014: Summary of freshwater fisheries telemetry methods (final, PDF, 431KB)
Keywords: freshwater fish telemetry

October 30, 2014: Document ID 1342 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Sherri Pucherelli to request a copy of this document.

October 30, 2014: Document ID 1340 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Sherri Pucherelli to request a copy of this document.

October 27, 2014: Literature Review of Desalination Research Priorities (final, PDF, 432KB)
Keywords: water treatment, desalination, pilot projects, demonstration project

October 27, 2014: Modeling Delta Erosion with a Landscape Evolution Model (final, PDF, 1.0MB)
Keywords: landscape evolution model, dam removal

October 27, 2014: Modeling of Delta Erosion during (interim, PDF, 1.6MB)
Keywords: delta erosion, dam removal, 2d model

October 24, 2014: Comparative Modeling Studies of Reservoir Drawdown Induced Erosion Comparative Modeling Studies of Reservoir Drawdown Induced ErosionComparative Modeling Studies of Reservoir Drawdown Induced ErosionComparative Modeling Studies of Reservoir Drawdown Induc (interim, PDF, 4.1MB)
Keywords: elwha river, 2d model, bank erosion

October 24, 2014: Evaluating Climate-Induced Runoffand Temperature Change on StreamHabitat Metrics for Endangered orThreatened Fish (final, PDF, 3.2MB)
Keywords: water temperature, 2d model, climate change

October 14, 2014: Research Project - Generalized Stream Flow Depletions Model for Historic and Projected Future Climate Scenarios (final, PDF, 534KB)
Keywords: crop, water, use, irrigation, efficiency, depletion, streamflow, stream, diversion, runoff, farm

October 10, 2014: Solar Photovoltaic Desalination Using Distillation (final, PDF, 8.7MB)
Keywords: solar, photovoltaic, desalination, distillation, membrane, native american, advanced water treatment

October 8, 2014: Final Report X4924 (final, PDF, 96KB)
Keywords: advanced water treatment, chlorine resistant membrane, desalination, reverse osmosis, polyamide

October 7, 2014: Investigation of the Potential Useof the Unmanned Aircraft System Predator B on Reclamation Projects (final, PDF, 10.4MB)
Keywords: unmanned aerial system, predator b, remote sensing, mapping

October 2, 2014: Measuring Bed Load Using Hydrophones (final, PDF, 1.0MB)
Keywords: acoustic bed load measurement, surrogate sediment measurement, hydrophone

October 2, 2014: Measuring Coarse Bed Load Using Hydrophones (final, PDF, 1.0MB)
Keywords: acoustic bed load measurement, surrogate sediment measurement, hydrophone

October 2, 2014: TiO2 Cement for Green Construction (final, PDF, 475KB)
Keywords: titanium dioxide, green materials, concrete, coating

October 2, 2014: Use of Tablet Computers for Field and Lab Work (final, PDF, 198KB)
Keywords: tablet, mica, database, field data collection

September 29, 2014: Research Priorities to Enhance Canals Infrastructure Sustainability (interim, PDF, 677KB)
Keywords: research roadmapping, aging infrastructure, canals infrastructure, infrastructure reliability, infrastructure sustainability

September 29, 2014: Research Priorities to Enhance Dam Infrastructure Sustainability (interim, PDF, 770KB)
Keywords: research roadmapping, aging infrastructure, dam infrastructure, infrastructure reliability, infrastructure sustainability

September 26, 2014: Exploring Methods to Predict, Manage, and Control Alluvial Material Transport (interim, PDF, 334KB)
Keywords: alluvial, alluvial fan, alluvial material, colorado river, debris, debris fan, debris basin, ephemeral, ephemeral stream, hydrology, wash, wash fan, sediment, sediment transport

September 25, 2014: Is detection of long-term impacts using aquatic macroinvertebrates seasonally dependent? (interim, PDF, 1.1MB)
Keywords: macroinvertebrates, long-term impacts, seasonality

September 23, 2014: Literature Review: Potentiodynamic Polarization Testing to Confirm the Suitability of Zinc Anodes in Natural Waters Specific to Reclamation (interim, PDF, 447KB)
Keywords: cathodic protection, galvanic anodes, sacrificial anode cathodic protection, zinc anodes

September 23, 2014: Managing Disputes over Science: Contested Factors (final, PDF, 744KB)
Keywords: conflict management, water conflict management, disputes over science

September 23, 2014: Nitrogen effects in western riparian areas (interim, PDF, 1.0MB)
Keywords: nitrogen, riparian, increment cores

September 23, 2014: Summary of Laboratory and Field Experiments to Evaluate Predation of Quagga Mussel by Redear Sunfish and Bluegill (final, PDF, 2.4MB)
Keywords: redear sunfish predation quagga mussel

September 18, 2014: Measuring Erodibility of Gravelly Fine- Grained Soils (final, PDF, 1.4MB)
Keywords: erosion, erodibility, submerged jet erosion test, embankments, dams, dam breach

September 16, 2014: Calibration of bed load impact sensors for surrogate measurement (interim, PDF, 5.9MB)
Keywords: acoustic bed load measurement, impact plates, elwha river

September 11, 2014: Exploring Potential Uses of Unmanned Aerial Systems to Support Reclamation’s Mission (final, PDF, 1.2MB)
Keywords: unmanned aerial systems, remote sensing, community of interest

September 4, 2014: Literature Review of Electric Barriers for Returning Adult Salmonids (interim, PDF, 904KB)
Keywords: electric fish barrier, graduated field fish barrier, delta cross channel, salmon, sturgeon, delta smelt

September 4, 2014: Pilot Testing Data Stewardship Processes (final, PDF, 1.6MB)
Keywords: data, data stewardship, data management, data lifecycle

September 2, 2014: Machine Condition/Vibration Monitoring (final, PDF, 924KB)
Keywords: hydro power plant machine condition monitoring

August 18, 2014: Produced Water Treatment Primer: Case Studies of Treatment Applications (final, PDF, 3.8MB)
Keywords: advanced water treatment, desalination, produced water, water reuse, recycling, case studies, oil and gas

August 11, 2014: North American Electric Reliability Corporation and Western Electricity Coordinating - S&T 7-2014 FINAL (final, PDF, 1.2MB)
Keywords: nerc,wecc,data,response,responses,step,model,power,disturbance,generator,test,models,validation,exciter,control,software,tools,powerplant,algorithm,techniques,disturbances,modeling,modeled,testing,excitation,yellowtail,generators,monitoring,analysis

July 21, 2014: Foul Release Coatings Scale-Up Testing - Parker Dam Trashrack: Fiscal Year 2014 Report (interim, PDF, 4.4MB)
Keywords: foul release coatings, zebra mussels, invasive species, field scale up testing

July 2, 2014: Preston Tube Calibration (interim, PDF, 10.4MB)
Keywords: boundary shear stress, preston tube, calibration

June 30, 2014: Assessment of Habitat Complexity and Ecological Functions provided by Gravel Bars resulting from Gravel Augmentation and Channel Rehabilitation in the Trinity River (final, PDF, 93KB)
Keywords: river restoration, gravel augmentation, ecology

June 30, 2014: Hydrogenerator Start / Stop Costs (interim, PDF, 2.7MB)
Keywords: hydrogenerator start / stop costs

June 28, 2014: Rock Ramp Design Guidelines (final, PDF, 1.0MB)
Keywords: keywords: rock ramps, fish passage, diversion structures

June 27, 2014: Document ID 1172 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact David DJ Bandrowski to request a copy of this document.

June 24, 2014: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LITERATURE SURVEY OF WIND POWER INTEGRATION WITH HYDROELECTRIC ENERGY (final, PDF, 34KB)
Keywords: hydropower, wind integration, electric power system

June 6, 2014: Basin-scale real-time flow and salt load model-based visualization tools for forecasting and TMDL compliance (interim, PDF, 1.6MB)
Keywords: review, water quality, forecasting, simulation, model

June 6, 2014: Brackish Water Treatment for Native American and Small Communities in the Pacific Northwest Region - Final Report (final, PDF, 12KB)
Keywords: quinault, cancelled, underfunded, desalination

June 6, 2014: Membrane Pretreatment with Ion Exchange for Natural Organic Matter (NOM) Removal - Final Report (final, PDF, 408KB)
Keywords: membrane, swatch, flat sheet, sepa

June 5, 2014: Knowledge Stream Bulletin on Intelligent Compaction (final, PDF, 252KB)
Keywords: intelligent compaction, soil, earth work, quality control, quality assurance, construction

June 3, 2014: ARRA Toxin Data (final, PDF, 235KB)
Keywords: toxin, river, lake, dams

June 3, 2014: ARRA Toxin Data (final, PDF, 235KB)
Keywords: toxins, water, lakes, dams, rivers

June 3, 2014: An Analysis of Phosphorus Perchlorate Inputs to Lake Meads (final, PDF, 1.9MB)
Keywords: phosphorus, perchlorate, lake mead

June 3, 2014: Factors Affecting the Spread of Dreissenid Mussels in Western Reservoirs (final, PDF, 815KB)
Keywords: dreissenid, mussels

June 3, 2014: Factors Affecting the Spread of Dreissenid Mussels in Western Reservoirs (final, PDF, 815KB)
Keywords: mussels

May 30, 2014: Chapter on Sediment Analysis of Dam Removal in Reclamation Sedimentation Manual (final, PDF, 336KB)
Keywords: dam removal, sediment transport

May 30, 2014: Completion Report - X0919 Water Resistant Concrete (final, PDF, 65KB)
Keywords: concrete, freeze thaw, lithium, water intrusion

May 30, 2014: Description of Meandering model (final, PDF, 2.3MB)
Keywords: sediment transport, river meandering

May 30, 2014: Drought Assessment Using Paleoclimate and BCSD-CMIP3 Climate Projections (final, PDF, 324KB)
Keywords: paleohydrology, pdsi, climate projections, upper colorado river basin

May 30, 2014: Enhancement of Hydroturbine Operational Flexibility for Powerplant Cost Optimization (interim, PDF, 2.1MB)
Keywords: hydro-electric power, optimization, unit commitment

May 30, 2014: Fish Predator Reduction using Fish Traps with Bait Attraction (final, PDF, 1.0MB)
Keywords: predator fish, predator reduction, smelly baits

May 30, 2014: Document ID 1070 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Josh Mortensen to request a copy of this document.

May 30, 2014: Journal article on sediment analysis of dam removal (final, PDF, 105KB)
Keywords: sediment movement, dam removal

May 30, 2014: Lake Mead Revised Carbon Dioxide Study Plan (final, PDF, 3.9MB)
Keywords: carbon dioxide, zebra mussels, quagga mussels, water treatment

May 30, 2014: Project Summary - Development of Techniques that are Acceptable for Measuring Municipal Water Values, Nonuse Values, Ecosystem Benefits, and Broad Public Benefits as Part of Alternative Evaluation In Feasibility Studies (final, PDF, 5KB)
Keywords: benefit measurement techniques

May 30, 2014: Renewable Power Generation for Water Transmission (interim, PDF, 6.5MB)
Keywords: renewable energy, cap, solar energy, right-of-way, reclamation lands, kw, nrel

May 30, 2014: SCOUR ANALYSIS UPSTREAM OF THE SAN ACACIA DIVERSION DAM ON THE RIO GRANDE (final, PDF, 1.4MB)
Keywords: sediment transport, bank erosion

May 30, 2014: The Influence of Rebates on the Purchase of and Willingness to Pay for Water Conservation Devices (final, PDF, 299KB)
Keywords: water conservation, smart timer, willingness to pay

May 30, 2014: The Value of Water: Scoping a Research of Analysis (final, PDF, 2.7MB)
Keywords: water footprint, sustainability,

May 30, 2014: Vegetation Modeling with SRH-1DV (final, PDF, 5.8MB)
Keywords: flow, sediment, vegetation simulation

May 29, 2014: Final Report for Estimating Unmetered Ground Water Irrigation Demand with High-Resolution Remote Sensing Data (final, PDF, 3.6MB)
Keywords: unmetered wells, domestic wells, exempt wells, remote sensing, vegetation indices, lidar

May 29, 2014: How Does the Choice of Distributed Meteorological Data Affect Hydrologic Model Calibration and Streamflow Simulations? (final, PDF, 3.5MB)
Keywords: distributed, meteorological forcings, vic, streamflow, water management

May 29, 2014: Microbial Desalination Fuel Cells: Assessment of technology status and potential benefit for Reclamation (final, PDF, 182KB)
Keywords: microbial desalination, fuel cells, desalination, wastewater treatment

May 29, 2014: Produced Water in the Western United States: Geographical Distribution, Occurrence, and Composition (interim, PDF, 103KB)
Keywords: produced water, water quality, oil, natural gas

May 29, 2014: Progress report (final, PDF, 384KB)
Keywords: nanofiltration, cooling tower blowdown, water reuse

May 29, 2014: Pulsed-power electromagnetic effects on crystallization in reverse osmosis systems (final, PDF, 2.1MB)
Keywords: reverse osmosis, scaling, precipitation, electromagnetic

May 29, 2014: The Influence of Conservation Pricing and Other Non-Price Factors on Residential Water Demand (final, PDF, 730KB)
Keywords: price elasticity of demand, tiered pricing, water conservation

May 29, 2014: X8552 Final Report (final, PDF, 79KB)
Keywords: produced water, oil and gas, salinity

May 28, 2014: Projected Impacts of Climate Induced Water Quality Trends on Reclamation Operations (final, PDF, 877KB)
Keywords: water quality, climate variations, climate change

May 27, 2014: Dam Removal Analysis Guidelines for Sediment (final, PDF, 973KB)
Keywords: dam removal, reservoir sediment

May 27, 2014: Document ID 1016 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Robert Rinehart to request a copy of this document.

May 27, 2014: Project Synopsis (final, PDF, 11KB)
Keywords: intelligent compaction, relative density, soil, construction, earth work

May 27, 2014: Project Synopsis (final, PDF, 11KB)
Keywords: nuclear density gage, roller compacted concrete, rcc, controlled low strength material, clsm, soil cement, compaction, density, moisture

May 27, 2014: Document ID 1018 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Shaun Reed to request a copy of this document.

May 27, 2014: Testing Ecological Tradeoffs of a New Tool for Removing Fine Sediment in a Spring-Fed Stream (interim, PDF, 3.2MB)
Keywords: macroinvertebrate, particle size, new zealand mudsnail (potamoprygus antipodarum), sand wand system

May 27, 2014: Using Ultrasound as a Tool for Fish Research and Management (final, PDF, 400KB)
Keywords: ultrasound for fish research and management

May 22, 2014: Implementation of Geophysical Techniques to Monitor Embankment Dam Filter Cracking (final, PDF, 653KB)
Keywords: acoustic emission, self potential, cross hole tomography, embankment dam cracking, monitoring, geophysics

May 22, 2014: Investigation of Climate Change Impact on Reservoir Capacity and Water Supply Reliability (final, PDF, 17KB)
Keywords: reservoir sedimentation

May 22, 2014: Research Roadmapping Method Development & Pilot Study (final, PDF, 1.3MB)
Keywords: research roadmap, roadmapping, infrastructure sustainability, aging infrastructure

May 16, 2014: Project Completion Report - Flow Calibration of Submerged Sluice Gates (final, PDF, 51KB)
Keywords: radial gates, sluice gates, slide gates, water measurement, flow measurement, discharge ratings

May 16, 2014: Project Completion Report - Physical Hydraulic Modeling of Canal Breaches (final, PDF, 52KB)
Keywords: canal breach, erosion, flooding

May 14, 2014: Characterization of Cyanobacterial Biomass in a Reclamation Reservoir (final, PDF, 9.7MB)
Keywords: cyanobacterial, clean water act

May 14, 2014: Effects of Electrofishing Removal on the Channel Catfish, Ictalurus Punctatus, Population in the San Juan River, New Mexico (final, PDF, 372KB)
Keywords: channel catfish, san juan river

May 14, 2014: Evaluation of Channel Catfish Ictalurus Punctatus Age/Length Structure in the San Juan River from 2002 to 20111 (final, PDF, 284KB)
Keywords: channel catfish

May 14, 2014: Flow Structure and Sustainability of Pools in Gravel-bed Rivers (final, PDF, 1.4MB)
Keywords: pool-riffle, gravel-bed

May 14, 2014: Summary of Predation Issue Conversations at Reclamation Facilities and Operations (final, PDF, 99KB)
Keywords: predation fish reclamation

May 13, 2014: Change order closing out #8765 (final, PDF, 68KB)
Keywords: close out

May 13, 2014: Document ID 952 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Allen Skaja to request a copy of this document.

May 13, 2014: Document ID 954 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Allen Skaja to request a copy of this document.

May 13, 2014: Progress Report on Testing of Commonly Used fish screens for their resistance to invasive freshwater mussel fouling (final, PDF, 3.7MB)
Keywords: fish screen quagga mussel

May 12, 2014: Adaptive Water Operations and Planning Decision Support Using Reliability-Based Global Optimization and Integrated-Hydrologic HydroGeoSphere Model (final, PDF, 378KB)
Keywords: water availability, water demand, weather

May 12, 2014: Adaptive Water Operations and Planning Decision Support Using Reliability-Based Global Optimization and Integrated-Hydrologic HydroGeoSphere Model (final, PDF, 378KB)
Keywords: water availability, water demand, weather

May 12, 2014: Document ID 946 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Zak Sutphin to request a copy of this document.

May 9, 2014: Durable Foul Release Coatings (final, PDF, 1.3MB)
Keywords: foul release coatings, zebra and quagga mussels, formulations

May 9, 2014: Integrated Information Management System (IIMS)--an Information and Data Management System for Science Based River Management (final, PDF, 343KB)
Keywords: information mananagement, river restoration, adaptive management, online database

May 9, 2014: Integrated Information Management System, Development of Web Interface, a.k.a. Online Data Portal (ODP) (final, PDF, 4.2MB)
Keywords: information mananagement, river restoration, adaptive management, online database, data stewardship

May 9, 2014: Quantitative Modeling Tools of Scour and Morphological Impact due to Large Wood Debris and Other In-Stream Structures (final, PDF, 992KB)
Keywords: 3d cfd; large woody debris; computaer models

May 6, 2014: The Status of Razorback Suckers between Davis and Parker Dams (Lake Havasu), 2003-2005 (interim, PDF, 553KB)
Keywords: none

May 2, 2014: Evaluation of Protective Coatings (final, PDF, 31KB)
Keywords: evaluation of protective coatings

May 2, 2014: Natural Biocides for Zebra and Quagga Mussel Control (final, PDF, 336KB)
Keywords: naturally occuring biocides, freshwater mussels, prevention or detering attachment

May 2, 2014: Pipeline Coatings (final, PDF, 33KB)
Keywords: pipeline coatings

April 30, 2014: A Deterministic Spatially- Distributed Ecohydraulic Model for Improved Riverine System Management (interim, PDF, 1.5MB)
Keywords: hydraulic simulation, riparian vegetation, flow-vegetation interaction

April 30, 2014: Monitoring invasive quagga mussels, Dreissena rostriformis bugensis (Bivalvia: (final, PDF, 2.3MB)
Keywords: aqueduct; canal; dreissena rostriformis bugensis; filtering-collector; freshwater sponge; quagga mussel; smicridea fasciatella

April 28, 2014: Understanding Incentives and Disincentives for Conflict Prevention and Mitigation: A Case Study Examination of the Bureau of Reclamation’s Response to the Endangered Silvery Minnow in the Middle Rio Grande Basin (final, PDF, 482KB)
Keywords: water conflict, water conflict prevention, incentives, disincentives

April 26, 2014: An Investigation of Incentives and Disincentives for Conflict Prevention and Mitigation in the Bureau of Reclamation’s Water Management (final, PDF, 356KB)
Keywords: water conflict, conflict management, incentives

April 26, 2014: Sharing Water, Building Relations: Managing and Transforming Water Conflict in the US West Instructor's Manual (final, PDF, 1.7MB)
Keywords: water conflict, conflict management, transformation

April 26, 2014: Sharing Water, Building Relations: Managing and Transforming Water Conflict in the US West (Participant Workbook) (final, PDF, 12.3MB)
Keywords: water conflict, conflict management, transformation

April 25, 2014: Renewable Energy Powered Desalination Systems for Potable Water Production in Rural Communities (interim, PDF, 1.6MB)
Keywords: renewable energy, desalination, photovoltaic-powered reverse osmosis

April 25, 2014: Renewable Energy Powered Desalination Systems for Potable Water Production in Rural Communities (interim, PDF, 1.6MB)
Keywords: renewable energy, desalination, photovoltaic-powered reverse osmosis

April 21, 2014: Discounting for Long-Lived Water Resource Investments (final, PDF, 1.2MB)
Keywords: long-lived investments, discounting, declining discount rate (ddr) methods

March 28, 2014: Summary of Initial Efforts to Begin Fish Screen Quagga Mussel Tests (final, PDF, 546KB)
Keywords: fish screen, quagga mussel

March 25, 2014: Summary of Initial Efforts to Research Vertical PIT-Tag Scanners for Deep Rivers (final, PDF, 713KB)
Keywords: vertical pit tag antenna

March 24, 2014: Guidance to Evaluate Water Use and Production in the Oil and Gas Industry (final, PDF, 859KB)
Keywords: hydraulic fracturing, oil and gas, produced water, water treatment

March 10, 2014: ISI Cone Screen Riverine Performance_ External Baffle Design_PAP-1081 (final, PDF, 771KB)
Keywords: fish screen, cone screen, baffle

March 4, 2014: Groundwater Banking and Conjunctive Mangement of Groundwater and Surface Water in the Upper Snake River basin of Idaho (final, PDF, 8.9MB)
Keywords: groundwater, surface water, upper snake river basin, groundwater banking

March 4, 2014: Hydro-Economic Modeling of Boise Basin Water mangement Responses to Climate Change (final, PDF, 1.4MB)
Keywords: hydro-economic, economic, modeling, hydrosense, climate change

February 26, 2014: Bedload Adaptation Length in Gravel-bed Rivers Final Report (final, PDF, 359KB)
Keywords: bedload, sediment transport, adaptation length

February 20, 2014: Design, Development, and Pilot Testing of a Laboratory-Type Fish Jumping Box (final, PDF, 742KB)
Keywords: adjustable waterfall, fish jumping

February 20, 2014: Physiological Tolerances of Fishes of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California (final, PDF, 144KB)
Keywords: physiology, sacramento-san joaquin delta

February 14, 2014: PIT Tag Monitoring for Emigrating Juvenile Chinook Salmon at Three Flow Conditions (final, PDF, 985KB)
Keywords: passive integrated transponder, pit tag, san joaquin river, telemetry, fish movements

February 1, 2014: Science and Economic Aspects of Impact of and Adaptation to Climate Change Induced Water Scarcity in Western US Agriculture (final, PDF, 566KB)
Keywords: climate change, water scarcity, impact, adaptation, agriculture, economics, simulation, production function, california, southwestern united states

January 30, 2014: Variable Salinity Desalination (final, PDF, 2.9MB)
Keywords: brackish water, seawater, desalination, flexible treatment systems

January 13, 2014: Re-Evaluating Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy for the Field Inspector's Toolbox: A First Approach (interim, PDF, 366KB)
Keywords: electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, field eis, coating assessment, service life prediction

January 6, 2014: Hydrological, Chemical, and Biological Monitoring Plan An Innovative Constructed Wetland Design for Attenuating Endocrine Disrupting Compounds from Reclaimed Wastewater (interim, PDF, 1.6MB)
Keywords: constructed wetland, endocrine disrupting compounds, wastewater treatment

December 18, 2013: Integration of High Pressure Jets & Automated Trash Rack Cleaner for Mussel Removal PAP-1080 (final, PDF, 2.0MB)
Keywords: trashrack, pressure wash, jets, cleaner

December 12, 2013: Phase 2-- Advanced Algorithms for Hydropower Dispatch (final, PDF, 2.0MB)
Keywords: hydropower dispatch, heuristic algorithms, optimization

November 15, 2013: Flexible Desalination Systems for Variable Salinity Sources (final, PDF, 1.2MB)
Keywords: variable salinity, desalination, brackish, seawater

November 14, 2013: Concrete Sealers Scoping Study Science and Technology Project ID: 8262 (final, PDF, 3.6MB)
Keywords: concrete sealers, concrete crack repair, concrete healer-sealer

November 14, 2013: Survey of River Restoration Programs Concerning Data Stewardship Successes and Challenges (interim, PDF, 648KB)
Keywords: data stewardship, river restoration, collaboration, technology

November 14, 2013: Survey of the Reclamation Research Community Concerning Data Stewardship Practices (final, PDF, 473KB)
Keywords: data stewardship, data stewardship practices

November 12, 2013: Aerial Missions with Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems to Monitor Sediment Flow and Changing Topography Resulting from the Removal of Dams on the Elwha River (final, PDF, 1.9MB)
Keywords: unmanned aerial systems, topography, mapping, photogrammetry

November 12, 2013: Determinining how Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) can help meet Reclamation's Remote Sensing Data Needs (interim, PDF, 1.9MB)
Keywords: unmanned aerial systems, topography, mapping, photogrammetry

November 12, 2013: Implementation of the Endangered Species Act on the Platte River Basin: Summary of an Interview with Dr. Curtis Brown, Platte River Study Manager (final, PDF, 275KB)
Keywords: water conflict resolution, external peer review, adaptive management, platte river

October 18, 2013: Document ID 1228 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Jim DeHaan to request a copy of this document.

October 18, 2013: RESERVOIR SEDIMENT ACCUMULATION MODELING REPORT SEPTEMBER 30 2013 (interim, PDF, 190KB)
Keywords: sediment modeling reservoir model software gis pload basins41 basins

October 1, 2013: Development of Software Tools for Efficient Processing of Bathymetry and Discharge Data (final, PDF, 542KB)
Keywords: adcp, discharge, bathymetry, gis, gps

October 1, 2013: Hydro Model Data Project (final, PDF, 1.1MB)
Keywords: hydro model renewable integration

October 1, 2013: Summary of Project ID 450 (final, PDF, 72KB)
Keywords: large wood

September 30, 2013: Effect of Chlorine vs. Chloramine Treatment Techniques on Materials Degradation in Reclamation Infrastructure (final, PDF, 594KB)
Keywords: corrosion, chlorine, chloramine

September 30, 2013: Ephemeral Tributary Sediment Loads (final, PDF, 189KB)
Keywords: ephemeral, sediment transport, data collection

September 30, 2013: Improving Public Safety of Large Wood Installations: Scoping Proposal Report of Findings (final, PDF, 91KB)
Keywords: large wood, large woody debris, engineered logjams, public safety, stability, risk, liability

September 30, 2013: Preliminary Chemical Shrinkage Analysis of Nano Silica Cementitious Binders (interim, PDF, 713KB)
Keywords: nano-silica, cement

September 30, 2013: Review of Mussel Adhesion Mechanism and Scoping Study (final, PDF, 956KB)
Keywords: zebra mussel, quagga mussel, mussel foot protein, mussel adhesion

August 26, 2013: Butterfly Assemblages Associated with Invasive Tamarisk (Tamarix spp.) Sites: Comparisons with Tamarisk Control and Native Vegetation Reference Sites (final, PDF, 1.5MB)
Keywords: impacts to riparian butterfly assemblages in 5 watersheds in the southwestern us from tamarisk control activities.

August 13, 2013: Development of Automated Methods to Improve Surface Modeling of River Channel Geometry and Features (interim, PDF, 901KB)
Keywords: gis,bathymetry,interpolation,survey

August 1, 2013: Scoping Paper: Investigation of Fish Refugia Concepts at Hydraulic Structures (final, PDF, 550KB)
Keywords: fish refugia, fish refuges, predation, fish screens

July 31, 2013: Butterfly assemblages associated with invasive tamarisk (Tamarix spp) Sites: Comparisons with Tamarisk Control and Native Vegetation Reference Sites (final, PDF, 1.5MB)
Keywords: tamarisk control, saltcedar control impacts on wildlife, saltcedar control impacts to butterflies

July 18, 2013: Prediction of Total Dissolved Gas (TDG) at Columbia River Basin dams (interim, PDF, 517KB)
Keywords: total dissolved gas, hydropower, fish habitat, mid-columbia river, grand coulee dam, dworshak dam

July 1, 2013: Assessing and Reducing the Uncertainty of Predictions from Hydraulic and Hydrologic Models - Progress Report (interim, PDF, 130KB)
Keywords: uncertainty analysis, sediment transport

June 23, 2013: EUCI_Produced Water Management in the West_Produced Water Reuse Case Studies_BOR (interim, PDF, 2.0MB)
Keywords: produced water, hydraulic fracturing, water management, water treatment, case studies

June 23, 2013: EUCI_Produced Water Management in the West_Water Management Planning Guidelines_BOR (interim, PDF, 2.6MB)
Keywords: produced water, hydraulic fracturing, water management, water treatment

June 18, 2013: Large Wood Research Workshop Summary Report, February 2012, Seattle, WA (final, PDF, 4.1MB)
Keywords: large wood, research, workshop, reach scale, local scale, monitoring, implementation

May 29, 2013: DESALINATION BY FORWARD OSMOSIS - Paper presented at AMTA 2007 (interim, PDF, 396KB)
Keywords: forward osmosis, desalination

May 16, 2013: Effects of the Biological Control Agent Diorhabda elongata deserticola on Resprouted Saltcedar (interim, PDF, 3.7MB)
Keywords: saltcedar, biocontrol, resprout

May 16, 2013: Saltcedar Biocontrol at Pueblo, Colorado: Vegetation Monitoring Final Report (interim, PDF, 9.7MB)
Keywords: saltcedar, biocontrol, vegetation impacts, diorhabda

May 13, 2013: Document ID 716 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Josh Mortensen to request a copy of this document.

May 13, 2013: Document ID 718 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Josh Mortensen to request a copy of this document.

May 7, 2013: Guidance for the evaluation of produced water as an alternative water supply (interim, PDF, 2.3MB)
Keywords: produced water, hydraulic fracturing, water sourcing, energy-water nexus

May 7, 2013: Survey Form for Collecting Reverse Osmosis Plant Operation Data (interim, PDF, 72KB)
Keywords: survey, water quality, membrane data, cleaning procedures

May 6, 2013: Electro-Osmotic Pulse Leak Repair Method: Evaluation in Trinity Dam Bonnet Chamber - Central Valley Project, Trinity River Division – California (final, PDF, 3.2MB)
Keywords: eop, electro-osmotic pulse, concrete repair

April 30, 2013: Presentation: Reclamation Research at the Oxnard Saline Demonstration Wetland (interim, PDF, 2.4MB)
Keywords: saline wetlands, advance water treatment, oxnard california, research workshop, collaboration

April 15, 2013: Construction and Testing of a Soil Temperature Modification Unit for Climate Change Studies in Remote Areas (interim, PDF, 189KB)
Keywords: climate change, soil warming

April 15, 2013: Floral ecology and insect visitation in riparian Tamarix sp. (saltcedar) (interim, PDF, 642KB)
Keywords: coniatus splendidulus, desert riparian, flowers, ground water depth, nectar, pollination, saltcedar

April 15, 2013: Vulnerability of riparian ecosystems to elevated CO2 and (final, PDF, 642KB)
Keywords: biotic interactions, climate change, dehydration, heat stress, phenology, soil processes, streamflow, water management

March 25, 2013: Document ID 686 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Jennifer Johnson to request a copy of this document.

March 25, 2013: Model Analysis of the Hydrologic Response to Climate Change in the Upper Deschutes (final, PDF, 7.5MB)
Keywords: deschutes, oregon, climate change, groundwater, deep percolation model

March 25, 2013: Document ID 688 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Jennifer Johnson to request a copy of this document.

March 11, 2013: Bedload Adaptation Length for Modeling Bed Evolution in Gravel-Bed Rivers (Interim Report) (interim, PDF, 2.6MB)
Keywords: morphodynamic, modeling, sediment transport, bedload, adaptation length

March 6, 2013: Monitoring invasive quagga mussels, Dreissena rostriformis bugensis (Bivalvia:Dreissenidae), and other benthic organisms in a western US aqueduct (interim, PDF, 2.3MB)
Keywords: aqueduct; canal; dreissena rostriformis bugensis; filtering-collector; freshwater sponge; quagga mussel; smicridea fasciatella

March 1, 2013: Potential Reclamation Applications of the T-Hawk - A gasoline Micro Air Vehicle: A Guide for Potential Reclamation UAS Users (final, PDF, 4.7MB)
Keywords: unmanned aerial vehicles, t-hawk, uas, unmanned aicraft systems

February 28, 2013: Resistance of Protective Coatings to High Pressure Water Jets for Invasive Mussel Removal (final, PDF, 1.1MB)
Keywords: water jet, mussel, coating

January 15, 2013: Monitoring the Effectiveness of Gravel Augmentations for Salmonid Habitat Improvement Downstream from Dams (final, PDF, 1.5MB)
Keywords: gravel augmentation, sediment transport, geomorphology, bedload

January 8, 2013: Summary of Elwha Science Symposium Event (final, PDF, 474KB)
Keywords: elwha, dam removal, symposium

December 12, 2012: Large Wood Research Roadmap (interim, PDF, 148KB)
Keywords: large wood, roadmap, research, river restoration

November 30, 2012: Identifying Well Contamination through the use of 3-D Fluorescence Spectroscopy to Classify Coalbed Methane Produced Water (final, PDF, 1.4MB)
Keywords: produced water, coalbed methane, hydraulic fracturing

November 29, 2012: Reclamation Annual UAS Report: Fiscal Year 2012 (interim, PDF, 689KB)
Keywords: unmanned aerial systems, community of interest, elwha river, digitial elevation model, orthophotography

November 12, 2012: MACROINVERTEBRATE COMMUNITY CONDITION ASSOCIATED WITH THESEVERITY OF STREAMFLOW ALTERATION (interim, PDF, 400KB)
Keywords: hydrologic alteration; macroinvertebrates; biological integrity; predictive models

November 6, 2012: Annotated Bibliography of Literature Review of Selective Filtering of LiDAR Data (interim, PDF, 150KB)
Keywords: lidar, river geomorphology, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling

November 6, 2012: Literature Review Of Selective Filtering of LiDAR Data Processing Techniques (final, PDF, 155KB)
Keywords: lidar, river geomorphology, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling

November 1, 2012: International Petroleum Environment Conference Presentation (final, PDF, 1.5MB)
Keywords: produced water, water treatment, beneficial use

October 22, 2012: Machine Condition/Vibration Monitoring (final, PDF, 2.7MB)
Keywords: hydro power plant machine condition monitoring

October 17, 2012: Investigation of low pressure membrane performance, cleaning, and economics using a techno-economic model (interim, PDF, 2.1MB)
Keywords: advanced water treatment, membrane characterization, fouling, cleaning, economics

October 17, 2012: Investigation of low pressure membrane performance, cleaning, and economics using a techno-economic model (final, PDF, 2.1MB)
Keywords: ultrafiltration, ceramic membranes, cost, fouling

October 11, 2012: Document ID 600 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Kyle Clair to request a copy of this document.

October 9, 2012: An Adaptive Management Workshop Manual to Assist in the Prevention, Management, and Resolution of Water Resource Conflicts (final, PDF, 1.1MB)
Keywords: adaptive management, adaptive management workshops, water conflict, water conflict management

October 3, 2012: GRIP - Evaluation of a high recovery NF-RO integrated treatment system (final report) (final, PDF, 4.5MB)
Keywords: nanofiltration reverse osmosis effluent ipr recovery

October 3, 2012: Underwater Curtain Technology for Enhancing Downstream Fish Passage in Storage Reservoirs (final, PDF, 554KB)
Keywords: underwater curtain, fish passage

October 2, 2012: Linking Extreme Precipitation and Floods: Implications for Climate Change Scenarios (final, PDF, 2.3MB)
Keywords: climate change, hydrology, floods, rainfall

October 1, 2012: Leaching Lithium Scoping Study (final, PDF, 102KB)
Keywords: leaching lithium

October 1, 2012: Linking Extreme Precipitation and Floods: Implications for Climate Change Scenarios (final, PDF, 983KB)
Keywords: climate change, floods, hydrology, rainfall

September 28, 2012: Demonstration Project Alternatives Analysis (final, PDF, 1.3MB)
Keywords: constructed wetland, endocrine disrupting compounds, site evaluation

September 28, 2012: Hydrological, Chemical, and Biological Monitoring Plan (final, PDF, 1.5MB)
Keywords: constructed wetland, endocrine disrupting compounds, monitoring plan

September 27, 2012: Oxnard Saline Treatment Wetlands: Monitoring Plan, Baseline Monitoring Results, and Supplemental Research Topics (final, PDF, 1.6MB)
Keywords: wetland, concentrate management, monitoring plan

September 26, 2012: Change Detection Methodology for 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 (final, PDF, 2.6MB)
Keywords: lidar, change detection, archaeological sites

September 12, 2012: MACROINVERTEBRATE COMMUNITY CONDITION ASSOCIATED WITH THE SEVERITY OF STREAMFLOW ALTERATION (final, PDF, 400KB)
Keywords: hydrologic alteration; macroinvertebrates; biological integrity; predictive models

September 10, 2012: Measurement Device Calibration with Light detection and Ranging and CFD - Scoping Summary Reserach Project #5505 (final, PDF, 169KB)
Keywords: lidar, cfd

August 30, 2012: Optimizing Seawater Reverse Osmosis for Affordable Desalination - CA Proposition 50 DWR Final Report (final, PDF, 17.8MB)
Keywords: desalination, seawater, energy recovery, energy use, affordable desalination collaboration, adc, reverse osmosis

August 22, 2012: Assessment of Equations for Predicting Flow Velocities Associated with Transverse Features using field data from the Bernalillo Site on the Middle Rio Grande (final, PDF, 2.3MB)
Keywords: field velocity measurements, prototype comparison to laboratory, transverse structures

August 22, 2012: Native-Topography Dataset Evaluation Summary (interim, PDF, 2.8MB)
Keywords: physical model, velocity, shear stress, transverse structures

August 13, 2012: Transverse instream structure analysis: Maximum and average velocity ratios within the prismatic channel (interim, PDF, 1.5MB)
Keywords: physical modeling, spur-dikes, vanes, bank line velocity reduction

August 7, 2012: Implementation Manual (interim, PDF, 342KB)
Keywords: sharepoint, document linking, web map

August 7, 2012: Prototype (interim, PDF, 41KB)
Keywords: web map demo

July 23, 2012: Laboratory Evaluation of Open Channel Area-Velocity Flow Meters (final, PDF, 522KB)
Keywords: flow meter, ultrasonic, area-velocity, doppler

July 9, 2012: Quantification of Shear Stress in a Meandering Native Topographic Channel Using A Physical Hydraulic Model (interim, PDF, 2.7MB)
Keywords: native bed topography shear stress, physical models, preston tube, adv

June 29, 2012: Slideshow of simualtion modeling results using Mike-SHE and Mike-11 (interim, PDF, 1.5MB)
Keywords: selenium, realtime monitoring and control, mike-she, mike-11

June 28, 2012: Concentrate Management Wetlands (interim, PDF, 10.5MB)
Keywords: wetlands, concentrate management, water re-use, brine management

June 26, 2012: On a Two-Dimensional Temperature Model: Development and Verification (final, PDF, 149KB)
Keywords: temperature model; 2d-depth averaged; numerical model

June 22, 2012: Discussion of Earth pressure measurements on buried HDPE pipe (interim, PDF, 549KB)
Keywords: pipe, soil, interaction, soil pressure

June 20, 2012: Research Bulletin (interim, PDF, 88KB)
Keywords: bed load, acoustic sediment measurement, surrogate sediment measurement

June 15, 2012: Evaluation of LiDAR-Acquired Bathymetric and Topographic Data Accuracy in Various Hydrogeomorphic Settings in the Deadwood and South Fork Boise Rivers, West-Central Idaho, 2007Scientific (interim, PDF, 4.7MB)
Keywords: experimental advanced airborne research lidar

June 15, 2012: Evaluation of LiDAR-Acquired Bathymetric and Topographic Data Accuracy in Various Hydrogeomorphic Settings in the Lower Boise River, Southwestern Idaho, 2007Scientific (final, PDF, 795KB)
Keywords: experimental advanced airborne research lidar

June 14, 2012: Coatings for Mussel Control - Three Years of Laboratory and Field Testing (interim, PDF, 1.3MB)
Keywords: quagga and zebra mussel, foul release coatings, field testing

June 12, 2012: Using Ultrasound as a Tool for Fish Research and Management (interim, PDF, 587KB)
Keywords: ultrasound fish habitat restoration juvenile salmonid predation, electrofishing injuries

June 4, 2012: Coupling a Two-Dimensional Model with a Deterministic Bank Stability Model (final, PDF, 307KB)
Keywords: sediment transport, bank erosion

May 31, 2012: Laboratory Evaluation of Metalized Coatings for Use on Reclamation Infrastructure (final, PDF, 4.6MB)
Keywords: metalizing, cathodic protection, thermal spray coatings

May 29, 2012: Best Practices for Preparing Concrete Surfaces Prior to Repairs and Overlays (final, PDF, 562KB)
Keywords: concrete repair, bonded overlays, repair materal bond, surface preparation, guide specification

May 23, 2012: Long-term testing near Tucson, Arizona for concentrate management using halophyte irrigation; with associated slowsand filtration (SSF) and reverse osmosis (RO) treatment (final, PDF, 4.4MB)
Keywords: reverse osmosis, salinity, concentrate management

May 22, 2012: Laboratory Evaluation of Metalized Coatings for Use on Reclamation Infrastructure (interim, PDF, 4.6MB)
Keywords: metalizing, cathodic protection, thermal spray coatings

May 4, 2012: Stability assessment of a circular earth dam (interim, PDF, 1.9MB)
Keywords: key words: circular dams; circular reservoirs; curved embankments; cracks; slope stability; two- and three-dimensional analysis.

May 1, 2012: Performance of Type III Stilling Basins – Stepped Spillway Studies (final, PDF, 1.6MB)
Keywords: stepped spillways, type iii stilling basin, supercavitating baffle block, jet box

April 30, 2012: SmeltCam: Underwater Video Technology for Identifying and Measuring Abundance of Pelagic Fishes (final, PDF, 2.1MB)
Keywords: smeltcam, delta smelt, video imaging, fish identification,

April 27, 2012: Appendix A: Phases in the Reclamation Data Lifecycle to be Addressed in the Data Acquisition and Management Plan (DAMP) (interim, PDF, 42KB)
Keywords: data lifecycle, decision-making, define, acquire, evaluate, maintain, access, analyze, data product, archive

April 27, 2012: FAQs for the Data Stewardship Policy (final, PDF, 62KB)
Keywords: data stewardship, decision-making, data lifecycle, define, acquire, evaluate, maintain, access, data product, archive

April 27, 2012: Stewardship of Bureau of Reclamation Mission-Critical Resources Data (interim, PDF, 90KB)
Keywords: mission critical data, data stewardship, resources information classes

April 26, 2012: An Exploration of Bureau of Reclamation Approaches for Managing Conflict over Diverging Science (final, PDF, 5.1MB)
Keywords: conflict management, water conflict, conflict over science

April 26, 2012: EVALUATION OF SLOWSAND FILTRATION FOR REDUCING COSTS OF DESALINATION BY REVERSE OSMOSIS - Paper presented at AMTA 2007 (final, PDF, 316KB)
Keywords: slowsand filtration, slow sand filtration, reverse osmosis, roughing filter

April 26, 2012: EVALUATION OF SLOWSAND FILTRATION FOR REDUCING COSTS OF DESALINATION BY REVERSE OSMOSIS - Poster presented at AMTA 2007 (final, PDF, 1.3MB)
Keywords: slowsand filtration, slow sand filtration, reverse osmosis, roughing filter

April 26, 2012: Resolving Disputes over Science in Natural Resource Agency Decionmaking (final, PDF, 229KB)
Keywords: disputes over science, conflict resolution, natural resources, adaptive management, collaboration

April 16, 2012: OHRC Testing of Swim-Thru Fishway (final, PDF, 31KB)
Keywords: fish passage

April 3, 2012: Bendway Weir Design-Rio Grande Physical Model (interim, PDF, 392KB)
Keywords: bendway weir design, physical models

April 2, 2012: Evaluation of New Concrete Shrinkage Reducing Additive for Glen Elder Dam Spillway Inlet Slab Repair (final, PDF, 4.8MB)
Keywords: concrete shinkage, concrete repair, curing shrinkage, concrete cracking

March 31, 2012: Wetland flow and salinity budgets and elements of a decision support system (final, PDF, 12.0MB)
Keywords: salinity, wetlands, real-time, drainage, assimilative capacity

March 27, 2012: Thermal Profiles for Selected River Reaches of the Methow and Chewuch Rivers, Washington, August 2011 (interim, PDF, 601KB)
Keywords: water temperature, methow

March 21, 2012: Advanced Algorithms for Hydropower Optimization (Phase 1 Report) (final, PDF, 3.5MB)
Keywords: dynamic constrained economic dispatch, evolutionary algorithms

March 1, 2012: Discussion of Three-dimensional Slope Stability Analysis of Embankment Dams (interim, PDF, 1.5MB)
Keywords: three-dimensional slope stability; stress-based slope stability; poisson's ratio

January 17, 2012: A METHOD FOR ASSESSING IMPACTS OF PARAMETER UNCERTAINTY IN SEDIMENT TRANSPORT MODELING APPLICATIONS (final, PDF, 1.3MB)
Keywords: model uncertainty, sediment transport

January 17, 2012: EVALUATION OF PARAMETER AND MODEL UNCERTAINTY IN SIMPLE APPLICATIONS OF A 1D SEDIMENT TRANSPORT MODEL (interim, PDF, 1.5MB)
Keywords: model uncertainty, sediment transport

November 30, 2011: An Adaptive Management Workshop Manual to Assist in the Prevention, Management, and Resolution of Water Resource Conflicts, Version I (final, PDF, 934KB)
Keywords: adaptive management, workshops, conflict management, water conflict

November 15, 2011: Scoping Report-- New Algorithms for Hydropower Optimization (final, PDF, 477KB)
Keywords: heuristic method, evolutionary algorithm, optimal economic dispatch problem

November 1, 2011: Real Deal Reports and Publications. Includes 2 published papers and a Masters study (interim, PDF, 6.1MB)
Keywords: conservation, gis, remote sensing, landscape, software, billing,

October 24, 2011: Reclamation’s Seepage Barrier Experience - A Cursory Scoping Study (final, PDF, 170KB)
Keywords: seepage barriers, cutoff walls, cut off wall perfromance

October 18, 2011: Observations on the Hyporheic Environment along the San Joaquin River below Friant Dam (final, PDF, 851KB)
Keywords: hyporheic, salmon, san joaquin river

October 18, 2011: Restoring habitat for riparian birds in the lower Colorado River watershed: An Example from the Las Vegas Wash, Nevada (final, PDF, 595KB)
Keywords: conservation, invertebrates, tamarix

October 14, 2011: Bond Quality of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Concrete Strengthening Systems (final, PDF, 25.6MB)
Keywords: fiber reinforced polymer, frp, concrete repair

October 14, 2011: Composite Geochemical Database for Coalbed Methane Produced Water Quality in the Rocky Mountain Region (interim, PDF, 3.3MB)
Keywords: produced water, coal bed methane, beneficial use, geochemic

October 14, 2011: Oil and Gas Produced Water Management in the Western United States (final, PDF, 6.6MB)
Keywords: produced water, coal bed methane, beneficial use, geochemical database, treatment technologies, desalination

October 1, 2011: Investigation of Molybdenum Disulfide and Tungsten Disulfide as Additives to Coatings for Foul Release Systems (final, PDF, 391KB)
Keywords: molybdenum disulfide, tungsten disulfide, graphite, disulfide, foul release coatings, zebra mussel, quagga mussel

October 1, 2011: Investigation of Overcoating Coal Tar Enamel with Foul Release Coatings (final, PDF, 1.0MB)
Keywords: coal tar enamel, overcoating, foul release coatings, zebra mussel, quagga mussel

September 29, 2011: Scoping Study on New Technologies to Halt Concrete Shrinkage and Cracking (final, PDF, 85KB)
Keywords: concrete, shrinkage, cracking, shrinkage reducing admixtures, magnesium oxide, super absorbing polymers, internal curing

September 28, 2011: Enhanced Snowmelt Runoff Model Scoping and Literature Progress Report 2011 (final, PDF, 105KB)
Keywords: snowmelt runoff model, srm, streamflow foreacasting

September 9, 2011: Energy Optimization of Brackish Groundwater Reverse Osmosis Desalination (final, PDF, 3.0MB)
Keywords: desalination, brackish, water, energy recovery, energy use, affordable desalination collaboration, adc, reverse osmosis

September 6, 2011: Discussion of “Three-dimensional slope stability based on stresses from a stress-deformation (final, PDF, 2.3MB)
Keywords: 3-d slope stability; continuum mechanics; limit equilibrium; flow rule; numerical model

August 31, 2011: Summary Report: Western Water Information Network Project (final, PDF, 1.6MB)
Keywords: enterprise gis, dataspace, water conflict,

August 29, 2011: Evaluation of New Concrete Shrinkage Reducing Additive for Glen Elder Dam Spillway Inlet Slab Repair (final, PDF, 4.8MB)
Keywords: concrete repair, concrete shrinkage, concrete cracking, sconcrete hrinakge reducing additive

August 17, 2011: Floating PIT tag Antenna powerpoint file (final, PDF, 8.0MB)
Keywords: pit tags, floating antenna

August 17, 2011: Floating PIT-tag Interrogation System for use in rivers (final, PDF, 8.0MB)
Keywords: pit tag, floating antenna

August 3, 2011: Land Atmosphere Water Simulator (LAWS) Version 1.5 (final, PDF, 3.1MB)
Keywords: water resource management, decision support, modeling

August 3, 2011: Land Atmosphere Water Simulator Version 2.0 (final, PDF, 2.2MB)
Keywords: water resource management, decision support, modeling

August 3, 2011: Riparian Habitat Establishent Model (final, PDF, 803KB)
Keywords: cottonwood seedling growth and survival, hydro-biological modeling

August 2, 2011: Resolving Disputes over Science in Natural Resource Agency Decisionmaking (final, PDF, 237KB)
Keywords: disputes over science, adaptive management, joint fact-finding, multi-attribute tradeoff analysis, collaborative modeling

July 25, 2011: Equilbrium Scour Downstream of Three-Dimensional Grade-Control Structures (final, PDF, 1.0MB)
Keywords: scour downstream of 3-d cross channel structures, hydraulic structures, weirs, rivers, grade-control structrues

July 7, 2011: Field Evaluation of a Pool Sustainability Predictor in Gravel Bed Rivers (interim, PDF, 576KB)
Keywords: river, restoration, pool, riffle, velocity reversal

July 1, 2011: Numerical Analysis of River Spanning Rock U-Weirs: Evaluating Effects of Structure Geometry on Local Hydraulics (interim, PDF, 1.6MB)
Keywords: 3d numerical modeling of u-weir, cross channel structure hydraulics, shear stress, velocity

June 29, 2011: Velocity Corrections for Froude-scaled Physical Models of Stilling Basins (final, PDF, 1.9MB)
Keywords: stilling basins, energy dissipation, terminal structure, choke canyon dam, mason dam, velocity correction, flow deflector, froude scale, physical model, erosion, abrasion

June 29, 2011: Velocity Corrections for Froude-scaled Physical Models of Stilling Basins (final, PDF, 1.9MB)
Keywords: stilling basin, energy dissipation, terminal structure, choke canyon dam, mason dam, velocity correction, flow deflector, froude scale, physical model, erosion, abrasion

June 28, 2011: A methodology that would be used by all Reclamation groundwater modelers to quantify the uncertainty in groundwater model outputs. (final, PDF, 373KB)
Keywords: uncertainty, groundwater, models

June 27, 2011: Predicting contraction scour with a two-dimensional depth-averaged model (interim, PDF, 265KB)
Keywords: two-dimensional model, scour

June 27, 2011: SRH Model Applications and Progress Report on Bank Erosion and Turbidity Current Models (interim, PDF, 8.9MB)
Keywords: bank erosion, sediment transport, two-dimensional model

June 21, 2011: Fontenelle Dam Flow Deflectors for Mitigating Abrasion Damage (final, PDF, 572KB)
Keywords: abrasion, erosion, stilling basins, energy dissipation, terminal structure, fontenelle dam

June 15, 2011: Swimming Performance of Larval Pacific Lamprey (Lampetra tridentata) (final, PDF, 445KB)
Keywords: swimming performance, pacific lamprey

June 10, 2011: Continuous Surrogate Bedload Measurement on the Elwha River Following Dam Removal (final, PDF, 373KB)
Keywords: bed load impact plate, elwha river

June 10, 2011: Development of a Continuous Bed Load Transport Technique (final, PDF, 8KB)
Keywords: bed load measurement, bed load impact sensor, bed load impact plate

June 10, 2011: Laboratory Research and Development of Bedload Impact-Plate Sensors (final, PDF, 459KB)
Keywords: bed load impact plate

June 9, 2011: Research Report: Federal Interagency Sedimetnation Project (final, PDF, 35KB)
Keywords: fisp, surrogate sediment methods, sediment measurement, sediment sampler

June 9, 2011: Research Report: Federal Interagency Sedimetnation Project (final, PDF, 35KB)
Keywords: fisp, surrogate sediment measurement, sediment measurement, sediment sampler

June 1, 2011: Method for Assessing Impacts of Parameter Uncertainty in sediment transport models (interim, PDF, 1.4MB)
Keywords: sediment transport, uncertainty

May 20, 2011: Institutional Solutions for Water Resources Conflicts, A Forum for Reclamation Managers, Workshop Survey Summary (final, PDF, 130KB)
Keywords: institutional capacity, water conflict, causes of water conflict

May 11, 2011: Response of stream macroinvertebrate assemblages to erosion control structures in a wastewater dominated urban stream in the southwestern U.S. (final, PDF, 572KB)
Keywords:

May 5, 2011: Document ID 118 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Allen Skaja to request a copy of this document.

April 27, 2011: Briefing for CSU Research Collaborators 4-27-2011 (interim, PDF, 346KB)
Keywords: progress briefing power point

March 31, 2011: Optimizing Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis for Affordable Desalination (final, PDF, 684KB)
Keywords: desalination, brackish, water, energy recovery, energy use, affordable desalination collaboration, adc, reverse osmosis

March 27, 2011: Calibration of Numerical Models for the Simulation of Sediment Transport, River Migration, and Vegetation Growth on the Sacramento River, California (interim, PDF, 6.0MB)
Keywords: cottonwood, river meandering, sediment transport

February 1, 2011: Stage-Discharge Relationships For U-A-, and W-Weirs in Un-Submerged Flow Conditions (interim, PDF, 446KB)
Keywords: rock weirs, stage-discharge ratings, streamflow measurements, stream restoration structures

January 20, 2011: Hydroclimatic Index-MBDI Final Report Haws-Ellis.pdf (final, PDF, 818KB)
Keywords: hyroclimatic index, moisture balance drought index, colorodo river basin, drought, prism, palmer drought severity index, standardized precipitation index

January 20, 2011: Hydroclimatic Index-MBDI Final Report Haws-Ellis.pdf (final, PDF, 818KB)
Keywords: hyroclimatic index, moisture balance drought index, colorodo river basin, drought, prism, palmer drought severity index, standardized precipitation index

November 17, 2010: Report on Reclamation Workshop to Review Current Operations Practices - Focus on Communicating Risk, Uncertainty and Incorporating Climate Information (final, PDF, 279KB)
Keywords:

October 7, 2010: Conceptual Model Report (final, PDF, 186KB)
Keywords: sharepoint, document linking, web map

October 7, 2010: Recommedations, Best Practces, and Guidelnes for Link Documents in SharePoint (final, PDF, 84KB)
Keywords: sharepoint, document linking, web map

October 5, 2010: Methodology for Calculating Shear Stress in a Meandering Channel (interim, PDF, 7.5MB)
Keywords: meandering channel shear stress, preston tube, adv measurements

September 30, 2010: Working Document - User's Manual for ArcTim: a GIS based interface for TimML (final, PDF, 213KB)
Keywords: timml, groundwater, analytic element model, arcgis

July 9, 2010: Methodology for Predicting Maximum Velocity and Shear Stress in a Sinuous Channel with Bendway Weirs using 1-D HEC-RAS (interim, PDF, 3.6MB)
Keywords: transverse features, velocity, shear stress, physical models

June 27, 2010: A comparison of the hole erosion test and jet erosion test (final, PDF, 488KB)
Keywords: erodibility testing

June 27, 2010: Relating HET and JET test results to internal erosion field tests (final, PDF, 509KB)
Keywords: internal erosion, erodibility testing

May 31, 2010: Flow Deflectors for Mitigation of Stilling Basin Abrasion Damage (final, PDF, 2.8MB)
Keywords: stilling basin, abrasion, flow deflector, hydraulic modeling, hydraulic structure, outlet works

March 1, 2010: Urban Conservation Opportunity Efficient Turf irrigation (final, PDF, 248KB)
Keywords: turf, turfgrasses, conservation, landscape, irrigation, cities, towns

February 18, 2010: Bighorn River side channel investigation: geomorphic analysis (final, PDF, 5.2MB)
Keywords: side channel, geomorphology, bighorn river, montana, habitat

December 29, 2009: Quantitative Investigation of the Field Performance of Rock Weirs (interim, PDF, 1.4MB)
Keywords: river spanning loose rock structures, u, w, and a weirs, scour

October 31, 2009: Sediment Considerations for Potential Dam Removal Projects (interim, PDF, 2.1MB)
Keywords: dam removal, sediment analysis

October 30, 2009: Report of Findings, Laboratory Evaluation of Concrete Thin Repair Materials (interim, PDF, 1.3MB)
Keywords: concrete repair, thin concrete repair

September 15, 2009: Development of an Adaptive Management Workshop Manual to Assist in the Prevention and Management of Water Resource Conflicts (final, PDF, 418KB)
Keywords: adaptive management, water conflict, negotiation

May 28, 2009: Development of Test Methods to Evaluate Cracking Tendency of Repair Materials—Field Study Phase II (final, PDF, 1.7MB)
Keywords: concrete repair, thin concrete repair, concrete shrinkage,

April 30, 2009: Document ID 136 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Contact Katherine Guerra to request a copy of this document.

April 10, 2009: Biological Indicators Of Conditions Below Dams In The Western United States (final, PDF, 301KB)
Keywords: dam, biological indicators

April 1, 2009: Guidelines for Performing Hydraulic Field Evaluations at Fish Screening Facilities (final, PDF, 1.5MB)
Keywords: fish screen, fish criteria, hydraulic, field evaluation, instrumentation

April 1, 2009: Steelhead Movements in the Upper Yakima River Basin, 2002-2006 (final, PDF, 2.7MB)
Keywords: steelhead yakima river

February 11, 2009: Modeling Spatial Water Allocation and Hydrologic Externalities in the Boise Valley (final, PDF, 1.4MB)
Keywords: hydrologic model partial equilibrium economic model

October 28, 2008: Determining Erosion Indices of Cohesive Soils with the Hole Erosion Test and Jet Erosion Test (final, PDF, 4.1MB)
Keywords: soil erodibility, cohesive

October 17, 2008: Wall Gage Creator software home page (final, PDF, 55KB)
Keywords: flume, weir, staff gage, rating table

September 1, 2008: Generator Power Measurements for Turbine Performance Testing at Bureau of Reclamation Powerplants (interim, PDF, 164KB)
Keywords: generator power measurements turbine performance testing

September 1, 2008: Protection System Coordination, Testing, and Maintenance to Comply with NERC Requirements (interim, PDF, 123KB)
Keywords: relay potential current transformer testing

September 1, 2008: Reclamations Role in Integrating Wind Energy (final, PDF, 39KB)
Keywords: integraing wind energy

August 21, 2008: An Exploration of Bureau of Reclamation Approaches for Managing Conflict over Diverging Science (final, PDF, 1.1MB)
Keywords: conflict management, water conflict, conflict over science

August 12, 2008: The WWIS Network Collaboration: An Analysis of the Social, Economic, and Biophysical Environments Supportive of and the Historic Trends in Conflict and Cooperation in the Bureau of Reclamation’s Upper Colorado Region 1970-2005 (final, PDF, 2.2MB)
Keywords: water conflict, hydropolitical event, time line analysis,

May 16, 2008: Focus Groups on Water Conflict and Collaboration, Upper Colorado Region, September 2006 (final, PDF, 147KB)
Keywords: water conflict, change, institutional culture

May 11, 2008: San Diego River Invertebrate Monitoring Program- Final Report (final, PDF, 1.4MB)
Keywords: benthos, butterflies, riparian

February 27, 2008: Institutional Solutions for Water Resource Conflicts, a Forum for Reclamation Managers: Workshop Summaryu (final, PDF, 166KB)
Keywords: water conflict, cooperation, institutional capacity

January 31, 2008: Produced Water in the Western United States: Geographical Distribution, Occurrence, and Composition (final, PDF, 112KB)
Keywords: produced water, water quality, oil, natural gas, coal bed methane, characterization

November 5, 2007: Geographical Assessment of the Potential for Beneficial Use of Produced Water (final, PDF, 12.2MB)
Keywords: produced water, beneficial use, coal bed methane

October 11, 2007: Fontenelle Dam Outlet Works Flow Deflectors !0-11-07 (final, PDF, 58KB)
Keywords: flow deflector, fontenelle dam, outlet works, erosion, abrasion, stilling basin

September 25, 2007: Affordable Desalination Collaboration, Phase II Progress - IDA 2007 Conference Presentation (interim, PDF, 1.8MB)
Keywords: desalination, seawater, energy recovery, energy use

September 13, 2007: Assessing the ability of airborne LiDAR to map river bathymetry (final, PDF, 389KB)
Keywords: bathymetry, bathymetric lidar, green lidar, channel survey

September 3, 2007: Qualitative Evaluation of Rock Weir Field Performance and Failure Mechanisms (final, PDF, 4.5MB)
Keywords: river spanning loose rock structures, fish passage, rock weirs, rock ramps

October 2, 2006: Alphabet Weirs Physical Modeling (interim, PDF, 5.0MB)
Keywords: in-stream rock structure, u and w weir scour, physical modeling

September 22, 2006: Hungry Horse Selective Withdrawal System Evaluation 2000-2003 (final, PDF, 2.6MB)
Keywords: selective withdrawal system, thermal stratification, head loss, temperature monitoring, hydraulic performance, select model

June 28, 2006: Leaking Crack Repair Using Chemical Grouts (final, PDF, 1.1MB)
Keywords: chemcical grout, polyurethane resin

October 1, 2005: Mason Dam Flow Deflectors for preventing Stilling Basin Abrasion Damage (final, PDF, 1.4MB)
Keywords: mason dam, outlet work, stilling basin, abrasion damage

October 1, 2005: Mason Dam Flow Deflectors for preventing Stilling Basin Abrasion Damage (final, PDF, 1.4MB)
Keywords: mason dam, outlet work, stilling basin, abrasion damage

September 30, 2005: Rehabilitation of Floodplain Mining Pits: Interim Report Detailing Initial Plans and Procedures (final, PDF, 1.2MB)
Keywords: floodplain mining, gravel pits

August 11, 2005: Lake Natoma Temperature Curtain and Channel Modification Study, 2001-2002 (final, PDF, 2.6MB)
Keywords: selective withdrawal, temperature curtains, channel modifications, computational fluid dynamics modeling, reservoir stratification

March 30, 2005: Development of a Test Method to Evaluate Cracking Tendency of Repair Materials, Phase I Report (final, PDF, 2.2MB)
Keywords: test precedure, concrete repair, concrete thin repair

February 16, 2005: Water Conflicts in the Upper Colorado Region - Phase I (final, PDF, 45KB)
Keywords: price river, carbon county, san pete country, water conflict, scofield reservoir, gooseberry creek, narrows project

February 4, 2005: Land Atmosphere Water Simulator ( LAWS ) V1 (final, PDF, 3.9MB)
Keywords: irrigation water management, remote sensing, crop types

October 1, 2004: Hyraulically Cleaning Positive Barrier Screens (final, PDF, 829KB)
Keywords: positive barrier fish screens, debris

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