Kenneth Nowak

Reclamation Office: Research and Development Office
Contact Information: (303) 492-0892, knowak@usbr.gov

Research Funded by the Science and Technology Program

Kenneth Nowak began doing research for the Science and Technology Program in the 2015 fiscal year, with funding provided by the program as recently as the 2017 fiscal year. Projects were funded under the Science and Technology Program research topics Water Resource Data Analysis, Water Operation Models and Decision Support Systems, Managing Hydrologic Events, Water Supply Forecasting and Condition Assessment.

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

Building capacity for addressing future uncertainty in Reclamation's long-term planning and decisionmaking process

Project ID: 1771
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2017 - 2018
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Climate Science and Water Resources Distance Learning Efforts and Customized Courses

Project ID: 1506
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2015 - 2017
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

LOCA

Project ID: 7131
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2017 - 2018
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

National Water Model Assessment for Reclamation's Water Management Needs

Project ID: 1774
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2017 - 2019
Research Results: contact Kenneth Nowak

Seasonal and extended-range predictability of atmospheric rivers and their associated precipitation

Project ID: 1501
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2015 - 2017
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.

Development of an Ensemble National-Domain Dataset of Gridded Meteorological Fields (UCAR NCAR, Clark)

Project ID: 1620
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2016 - 2017
Research Results: New Tools and Datasets for Understanding Observational Uncertainty (final, PDF, 878KB)

Improve parameter estimates in national-domain hydrologic models (UCAR NCAR, Clark)

Project ID: 1614
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2016 - 2017
Research Results: Removing Artificial Barriers in Nationwide Hydrologic Simulations (final, PDF, 933KB)

NCAR Agreement PWP4: Over-the-Loop Streamflow Forecasting

Project ID: 10
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2016 - 2017
Research Results: The OverTheLoop Streamflow Forecast Demonstration Project (final, PDF, 504KB)

Optimal selection of climate projections from large ensembles (UCAR NCAR, Clark)

Project ID: 1615
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2016 - 2017
Research Results: Using Quantitative Hydrologic Storylines to Assess Climate Impacts (final, PDF, 615KB)

Develop GPS/GIS-enabled Tablet Applications to Modernize Resources and Facility Condition Monitoring

Project ID: 8617
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2015
Research Results: Please contact research@usbr.gov about research products related to this project.


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Last Updated: 4/4/17