Bobbi Jo Merten

Reclamation Office: Technical Service Center, Materials Engineering and Research Laboratory
Contact Information: (303) 445-2380,

Research Funded by the Science and Technology Program

Bobbi Jo Merten began doing research for the Science and Technology Program in the 2013 fiscal year, with funding provided by the program as recently as the 2022 fiscal year. Projects were funded under the Science and Technology Program research topics Condition Assessment, Repair and Maintenance and Improving Geotechnical Infrastructure Reliability.

The following research projects were funded in whole or in part by the Science and Technology Program. Bobbi Jo Merten is listed as the principal investigator, or primary researcher. Click the project's title to view more information.

Development of Facility Corrosion Inspection Templates & Planning for a Central Database

Project ID: 22048
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2022 (with plans to continue through 2023)
Research Results: contact Bobbi Jo Merten

Gate Design Optimization and Composite Gate Lab Scale Testing

Project ID: 20200
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2020
Research Results: Please contact about research products related to this project.

Econometric Analysis and Forecast Model for Reclamation Corrosion Protection Costs

Project ID: 19155
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2019 - 2021
Research Results: Econometric Analysis and Cost Forecasting for Relining Large Pipes (final, PDF, 4.1MB)

Investigation of Electrochemical Noise Method for Coating Field Assessments

Project ID: 19308
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2019
Research Results: Investigation of Electrochemical Noise Method for Coating Field Assessments (final, PDF, 8.2MB)

Field Validation of Impedance Spectroscopy Coating Assessments

Project ID: 1884
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2018 - 2020
Research Results:

Coal Tar Enamel & Coal Tar Epoxy Materials Analysis and Performance History

Project ID: 1546
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2015 - 2017
Research Results:

Cost of Corrosion Control for Reclamation Penstocks and Gates

Project ID: 4724
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2016 - 2018
Research Results:

Coating Service Lifetime Evaluation by Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS)

Project ID: 7673
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2013 - 2015
Research Results:

Reclamation Infrastructure Sustainability Research Roadmapping

Project ID: 151
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2014 - 2015
Research Results:

Evaluation of Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) Techniques for Reclamation Infrastructures

Project ID: 4022
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2013
Research Results: Research Roadmapping Method Development & Pilot Study (final, PDF, 1.3MB)

Mussel Adhesive as a Corrosion-Resistant Coating

Project ID: 7419
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2013
Research Results:

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Last Updated: 11/17/20