Projects by Funding Year

Reclamation's funding is divided into fiscal years that start on October 1st and end on September 30th of the next calendar year. The current fiscal year is 2019. 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 2016

The following 145 research projects were fully or partially funded by the Science and Technology Program in 2016. 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
Adams, Angela Exploring the Feasibility and Versatility of Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Reclamation Mission Work 553 2016 2016
Arias-Paic, Miguel Beneficial Reuse and Waste Minimization of Hexavalent Chrome Ion Exchange Brine 9085 2016 2017
AuBuchon, Jonathan Field deployment of a continuous sediment load surrogate 7839 2016 2018
Balcombe, Collins Identifying Reclamation-wide Water Quality Challenges 5144 2016 2016
Bartojay P.E., Katie Comparative Analysis on Reducing Concrete Shrinkage and Cracking 7644 2016 2018
Bell, Erin Develop GPS/GIS enabled Tablet Applications to Modernize Resources and Monitor Facility Condition 9652 2016 2016
Bender, Merlynn D Open Water Quality Data Initiative 1415 2016 2016
Bender, Merlynn D Review of Top Down Water Storage Mixing Systems 6415 2016 2016
Blair, Timothy Automating Refuge Water Supply Data 3764 2016 2017
Blatchford, Douglas B. A Web-Based Data Assimilation Framework for Improving Operational Decision Making 8730 2015 2017
Blatchford, Douglas B. Evaluation of approaches to determine mixing and assimilation of reuse effluent. 1397 2016 2016
Bradley, D. Nathan Can a numerical model simulate observed patters of gravel dispersion based on river bed morphology and flow hydraulics? 5049 2015 2017
Bradley, D. Nathan Coupling to Reclamation's Surface Water Model to a Groundwater Model 3236 2016 2017
Brown, April Ergonomic Scoping 1604 2016 2018
Brown, April Hearing Protector Fit Project 3810 2016 2018
Bui, Chi Validation of a design equation for bendway weirs to control bank erosion and enhance river environment 2645 2016 2016
Camp, Susan Exploring Techniques to Reduce Lamprey and Salmonid Entrainment into Canals 2621 2016 2018
Clark, Douglas Developing and Maintaining a Community of Interest Dedicated to the Potential Uses of Near Remote Sensing and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Technologies within the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) to Reduce Costs and Add Technical Capacity 3823 2015 2017
Clark, Douglas Fostering Data Stewardship Best Practices in Reclamation 3840 2015 2017
Cuhaciyan, Christopher Safety benchmarking study 7252 2015 2017
Cuhaciyan, Jennifer Animated Tea-Cup Diagram Tool for Visualization of System-wide Conditions Over Time 631 2016 2016
Cunningham, Amber Evaluation and Preliminary Testing of Project Management Software for use in Reclamation 1619 2015 2017
Daniels, Christine Alternative Reinforcement for Concrete in Corrosive Environments 620 2016 2016
Daniels, Christine Evaluation of Field Repairable Materials and Techniques for Cavitation Damage 8452 2016 2018
Daniels, Christine Self-Healing Coatings to Mitigate Corrosion and Impact Damage 1623 2016 2016
Danner, Allison Developing a Sustainable Framework to Support Open Data for Reclamations Colorado River Basin Decision Support Systems 5541 2016 2018
DeHaan, Jim Non-dispatchable Renewable Integration 2533 2016 2018
DeHaan, Jim Plant Condition Monitoring 2879 2014 2016
DeHaan, Jim Power System Safety 613 2015 2017
DeHaan, Jim Protection System Testing Improvements 2446 2014 2016
Delagah, Saied Concentrate Management Toolbox and Selected Case Studies 5239 2015 2017
Delagah, Saied Contaminant of Concern (CEC) in Potable Reuse Concentrate 4243 2016 2017
Delange, Kelly Sandblasting Noise Project New Nozzle 5 2016 2016
Dombroski, Daniel Remote Sensing of Vegetation Characteristics for Estimation of Roughness in Hydraulic Modeling Applications 6034 2016 2017
Eastment, Eric Power System Diagnostics 1776 2016 2018
Ferguson, Ian Michael Dynamic Simulation of Reclamation's Surface-Water Operations in MODFLOW-Based Hydrologic Models 6672 2016 2017
Ferguson, Ian Michael Evaluating the Relevance, Credibility, and Applicability of CMIP5 Climate Projections for Water Resources and Environmental Planning 1005 2012 2016
Ferguson, Ian Michael Field Measurement of Riparian ET, Lower Colorado River Basin -- Decommissioning and Final Data Report 3854 2016 2016
Gallagher, Theresa 3D Laser Ear Scanning 8479 2016 2017
Gangopadhyay, Subhrendu Importance of Temporal and Spatial Scale on Basin-Scale Groundwater Recharge Estimates in Historical and Projected Climate Change Conditions 9037 2016 2017
Gangopadhyay, Subhrendu Soil-Water-Balance Recharge Estimates for the Upper Colorado River Basin under Climate Change 2005 2015 2016
Gaston, Todd Improved Hydro Modeling with DOE NREL 200 2016 2017
Germann, John Cavitation Detection Technology for Optimizing Hydraulic Turbine Operation and Maintenance 2944 2015 2017
Godaire, Jeanne Paleoflood Hydrology of the Colorado River System: Implications for Climate Change 5874 2016 2017
Good, Darryl Viability of Computer/Robotic Controlled Penstock Coating Removal and Application 4047 2016 2016
Greimann, Blair Effects of Climate Change and Reservoir Operations on Riparian Vegetation 1596 2014 2016
Guerra, Katherine Development and Commercialization of Chlorine Resistant Membranes 6789 2015 2017
Guerra, Katherine Updated Summary on Produced Water Treatment Research Funded by Reclamation 1601 2016 2016
Halper, Eve A comparison of precipitation downscaling procedures to guide flooding and water resources studies 9039 2016 2017
Hamel, Jama Case Studies and Outreach using Irrigation Scheduler Mobile and Android Development 2000 2016 2016
Hedrick, Ryan Switching Block for Diving 4 2016 2016
Heiner, Bryan Cyclone Separators to Mitigate Mussel Shell Debris 8169 2016 2017
Heiner, Bryan Field Evaluation of Low-cost Ultrasonic Flow Meters 8632 2014 2016
Heiner, Bryan Field Performance Evaluation of Water Level Sensors 7833 2015 2017
Hernandez, Miguel Effects of Self-Healing Concrete on Aging Concrete Structures 7064 2016 2016
Hilldale, Robert C. Elwha Impact Plate System - accelerometers 6209 2016 2017
Hilldale, Robert C. Measuring bed load with hydrophones 7906 2016 2017
Hilldale, Robert C. Pilot Studies of Reservoir Sustainability Options - Large Reservoirs 9344 2016 2018
Holdren, Chris Investigating an Innovative Constructed Wetland Design for Removing Endocrine Disrupting Compounds from Reclaimed Wastewater 9589 2015 2017
Holman, Kathleen Application Potential in Flood Hydrology and Meteorology Group Work Processes 390 2013 2016
Holste, Nathan Can Low-Flow Ecosystem Features be Sustainable in High Energy Urban Flood Channels 1582 2016 2016
Hosler, Denise Evaluation of an Innovative Constructed Wetland Designed to Remove Endocrine Disrupting Compounds from Reclaimed Wastewater 8896 2016 2018
Huggins, Richard Oxnard Saline Demonstration Wetland 7138 2015 2018
Jackson, Bethany Refining Interpretation Techniques for Determining Brackish Aquifer Water Quality 2924 2016 2016
Jackson, Bethany Using Heat as a Tracer to Better Understand Unlined Conveyance Seepage in an Arid Climate 8001 2016 2016
Johnson, Jennifer Evaluating Future Agricultural Water Needs using Integrated Modeling Methods 1588 2015 2017
Karp, Cathy Evaluation of a new PIT tag antenna for large, deep, flashy river/canal systems 6448 2015 2017
Keele, Jacque Biologic Control Tests for Mussel Control 1625 2016 2017
Keele, Jacque Development of Standard Operating Procedures for the Detection of Invasive Species of Emerging Concern 1248 2016 2016
Keele, Jacque Examination advanced DNA technologies to Benefit Reclamation Projects 6600 2016 2016
Keele, Jacque The Use of eDNA to Test for Invasive and Endangered Species 2447 2016 2016
Keele, Jacque Using Microbiome Analysis to Assess the Impact of the Dreissenid Mussel Populations on the Ecology of Lake Mead 5385 2016 2016
Keele, Jacque Using eDNA to test for pathogens in reused water 9719 2016 2016
Keele, Jacque Water Reuse and Agriculture: Impacts on Land and Plants 4605 2016 2016
Keim, Jeffery Effects of Alkali Migration through Water Retaining Structures 4839 2016 2016
Keim, Jeffery Mechanical Properties of Self Consolidating Concrete 3587 2016 2017
Keim, Jeffery Service Life Prediction Model for AAR Affected Concrete 4884 2016 2016
Kelly, Kevin L. Nuisance Aquatic Vegetation Control in Water Delivery Systems: Low-Dose Metered Herbicide Application 3968 2016 2016
Kimbrel, Sean Pilot Studies of Reservoir Sustainability Options - Flushing and Sluicing 8235 2016 2018
Kimbrel, Sean Reservoir Debris Management 4781 2016 2016
Kimbrel, Sean Reservoir Sedimentation Information Database Stewardship 8988 2016 2017
Kimbrel, Sean Time-Based Estimation of Reservoir Sedimentation Impacts 9072 2016 2017
Klein, Matthew Elephant Butte/Trinity UAV/ROV Photogrammetric Processing 7738 2016 2016
Klein, Matthew Inaccessible Features Inspection at Glen Canyon Dam 2415 2016 2016
Klein, Matthew Photogrammetric Tools for Condition Assessment of Reclamation Structures 9384 2016 2016
Klein, Matthew Photogrammetry Users Group 4549 2016 2016
Korak, Julie Monitoring strategies for direct reuse of reclaimed water 365 2016 2016
Kubitschek, Joseph Impacts and costs study at LCDO facilities 1608 2016 2016
Lai, Yong An Integrated Modeling Tool to Assess Mercury Transport and Transformation Processes at Reservoirs 3425 2015 2017
Lai, Yong Quantitative Modeling Tools of Scour and Morphological Impact due to Large Wood Debris Structures 4495 2014 2016
Lindeman, Dale Communication strategies for Reclamation Scientists 1603 2016 2017
Lindeman, Dale Nuisance Aquatic Vegetation Control in Water Delivery Systems: mapping and monitoring vegetation biomass 1725 2015 2017
Lindenbach, Evan Improving Reclamations Geologic and Geotechnical Investigations with Drill Parameter Recorder Technology 9019 2016 2016
Little, Daryl Composite Structures for Immersion Applications 4182 2016 2016
Little, Daryl Demonstration Project to Implement Electro-Osmotic Pulse (EOP) Technology to Stop Water Leaks Through Concrete 4553 2016 2018
Llewellyn, Dagmar Modeling Extreme Precipitation Events and Impacts in a Changing Climate to Support Western Water Management 5597 2016 2016
Lounsbury, Bob Evaluating the integration of water operations models with groundwater models 3895 2016 2017
McKinstry, Mark Evaluation of Hogback Diversion Canal Fish Weir on Adult and Larval Fish 1618 2015 2017
Mclean, Rory Large Synchronous Generators Computer Models 2417 2016 2018
Meeks, Leah Evaluation of Grout Performance for Concrete Repair at Reclamation 9625 2016 2018
Mench, Diane RDLES Dressinid Mussel Monitoring and Detection Laboratory 2617 2016 2018
Merten, Bobbi Jo Coal Tar Enamel & Coal Tar Epoxy Materials Analysis and Performance History 1546 2015 2017
Merten, Bobbi Jo Cost of Corrosion Control for Reclamation Penstocks and Gates 4724 2016 2018
Mortensen, Josh Penstock Airvent Analysis 1607 2016 2017
Murray, Joel Glenn River Sedimentation Information Database Stewardship 8961 2016 2016
Nagode, James Opening Reclamation Water Data Through a Multi Region Web Portal 1627 2016 2017
NgoziBullock, Khadija Reclamation-Wide Site Investigation Data on Tessel 9895 2016 2016
Nowak, Kenneth Development of an Ensemble National-Domain Dataset of Gridded Meteorological Fields (UCAR NCAR, Clark) 1620 2016 2017
Nowak, Kenneth Improve parameter estimates in national-domain hydrologic models (UCAR NCAR, Clark) 1614 2016 2017
Nowak, Kenneth NCAR Agreement PWP4: Over-the-Loop Streamflow Forecasting 10 2016 2017
Nowak, Kenneth Optimal selection of climate projections from large ensembles (UCAR NCAR, Clark) 1615 2016 2017
OMeara, Scott San Justo Mussel Eradication Project 1610 2016 2016
Passamaneck, Yale Literature Review/Synthesis 1609 2016 2017
Pucherelli, Sherri Impacts of mussels and hydroids in the LCR 1626 2016 2017
Pucherelli, Sherri Microsatellite Analysis of Quagga Mussel Genetic Variability in the Colorado River System 6712 2016 2016
Rager, Audrey Studying the Morphology of Invasive Mussel Veligers Using 3D Models Created With a Scanning Electron Microscope 4176 2016 2017
Reed, Shaun Anchoring to Vehicles to Enhance Rope Access Team Safety 6 2016 2017
Ricks, Adam WaterSMART Data Visualization 97 2016 2018
Rinehart, Robert Liquefaction Triggering of Gravelly Soils 712 2016 2016
Rittgers, Justin Evaluation and Development of Rapid Geophysical Profiling for Canal Embankment and Levee Health Assessment and Seepage Detection. 9918 2016 2017
Robertson, John Leaching Lithium 1938 2014 2016
Rothwell, Eric Application of a Physically-Based Distributed Snowmelt Model in Support of Reservoir Operations and Water Management - Phase 2 2157 2016 2016
Rothwell, Eric Enhancing Predictions of Climate Change Impacts on Snow Distribution and Melt Patterns in the Mountain West 8106 2014 2016
Rothwell, Eric Intermediate-range Climate Forecasting to Support Water Supply and Flood Control with a Regionally Focused Mesoscale Model 9682 2015 2017
Skaja, Allen Continuation of Field Research on Advanced Coatings for Mussel Control 7089 2016 2018
Skaja, Allen Durable Silicone Foul-release Coatings Formulations CRADA 809 2014 2016
Skinner, Norris David Evaluating Methods to Apply Cellular Concrete on Reclamation Operation and Maintenance Projects 2584 2016 2017
Starbuck, David Evaluating Methods to Seal Leaking Contraction Joints in Dams 7688 2015 2016
Starbuck, David Investigating Techniques for Sealing Small Leaking Cracks in Thick Concrete Sections 2965 2016 2017
Svoboda, Connie Improving Data Collection Methods for Hydraulic Evaluations of Fish Screens 6504 2016 2016
Svoboda, Connie Public Safety of Reclamation Low-Head Dams 1799 2016 2016
Swihart, Jay Durability Testing of Composite Materials for Reclamation Pipelines 9777 2016 2018
Tordonato, David Finding a Green Alternative to Vinyl Resin Coatings 8835 2015 2017
Torrey, Jessica Corrosion Mitigation System Monitoring 4108 2015 2017
Torrey, Jessica Novel Methods for the Detection of Corrosion on Rebar in Concrete 1943 2015 2017
Torrey, Jessica Safe Underwater Corrosion Condition Assessment of Structures 4279 2016 2018
Tosline, Deborah Goodyear Pilot Wetlands: Developing Hydraulic Loading Rates, Hazardous Waste Disposal Requirements, and Optimum Operations for an Inland Concentrate Management Alternative 2922 2016 2018
Tosline, Deborah Installing Erosion Control Structures across a Landscape as a Restoration Treatment and Adaptive Watershed Management Alternative for Climate Change 720 2016 2016
Tosline, Deborah Mapping the Indirect Economic Impacts of Climate Change and Water Supply Shortages: Supplementing the Colorado River Basin Study with Innovative Information 5222 2016 2016
Varyu, David Ephemeral Tributary Sediment Transport Measurement 9781 2015 2017
Visser, Richard Innovative Adult Fish Transport System For Dam Passage 1662 2016 2017
Wahl, Tony Improving Coanda-Effect Screen Technology 6295 2015 2017
Walker, Kent Intake Vortex Formation and Suppression at Hydropower Facilities 6359 2016 2016
Wille, Kurt Visualization of climate risk and surface water projection data. 1622 2016 2016
Winslow, David Facility Management of Reclamation's Dams - The Unified Intelligent Model 9748 2016 2018
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