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 2017

The following 183 research projects were fully or partially funded by the Science and Technology Program in 2017. 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
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 Research Opportunities to Treat Impaired Water Sources Associated with Reclamation Projects: A Case Study in the Great Plains Region 1715 2017 2017
Bark, Raymond Charles Nonnative game fish escapement from Reclamation reservoirs 1775 2017 2017
Bartojay P.E., Katie Cavitation Resistence of Concrete with Varying Compressive Strengths - Scoping 1786 2017 2017
Bartojay P.E., Katie Comparative Analysis on Reducing Concrete Shrinkage and Cracking 7644 2016 2018
Bender, Merlynn D Improving water quality with water storage mixing systems 6988 2015 2017
Blair, Timothy Automating Refuge Water Supply Data 3764 2016 2017
Blatchford, Douglas B. Evaluation of Approaches to Determine Mixing and Assimilation of Reuse Effluent 7100 2017 2019
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
Bradley, D. Nathan Integrating the Sedimentation and River Hydraulics model (SRH-2D) into the International River Interface Cooperative (iRIC) river simulation framework 1762 2017 2017
Brown, April Ergonomic Scoping 1604 2016 2018
Brown, April Hearing Protector Fit Project 3810 2016 2018
Bruninga, William Scoping and Research and Development of an Unmanned Remote Controlled or autonomous Watercarft (ROV) to Collect Water Samples in the River 1753 2017 2017
Bruninga, William Scoping for Water Quality Import Software for Filed and Lab Data 1742 2017 2017
Camp, Susan Exploring Techniques to Reduce Lamprey and Salmonid Entrainment into Canals 2621 2016 2018
Claggett, Benjamin GP Environmental Compliance Database 7115 2016 2017
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
Cunningham, Amber Evaluation and Preliminary Testing of Project Management Software for use in Reclamation 1619 2015 2017
Daniels, Christine Evaluation of Field Repairable Materials and Techniques for Cavitation Damage 8452 2016 2018
Danner, Allison Developing a Sustainable Framework to Support Open Data for Reclamations Colorado River Basin Decision Support Systems 5541 2016 2018
Danner, Allison Expanding to New Data Domains in the Reclamation Information Sharing Environment (RISE) 7127 2017 2018
DeHaan, Jim Machine Condition Monitoring 1719 2017 2019
DeHaan, Jim Non-dispatchable Renewable Integration 2533 2016 2018
DeHaan, Jim Power System Safety 613 2015 2017
DeHaan, Jim Protection System Testing Improvements 1728 2017 2019
DeHaan, Jim Wireless Instrumentation Capability 1738 2017 2019
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
Dombroski, Daniel Development of Software Tools for Efficient Processing of Bathymetry and Discharge Data 1779 2017 2017
Dombroski, Daniel Investigating feasibility of acoustic Doppler methods for monitoring suspended sediment 1777 2017 2017
Dombroski, Daniel Modeling of complex sediment processes using experimental data and laboratory measurements 1778 2017 2018
Dombroski, Daniel Remote Sensing of Vegetation Characteristics for Estimation of Roughness in Hydraulic Modeling Applications 6034 2016 2017
Dundorf, Steve Quantifying the Cost of Water Treatment 1757 2017 2017
Eastment, Eric Power System Diagnostics 1776 2016 2018
Ellis, Chris Demonstration of Synthestic Sheet Piles to Improvement Canal Safety 1700 2017 2018
Ferguson, Ian Michael Dynamic Simulation of Reclamation's Surface-Water Operations in MODFLOW-Based Hydrologic Models 6672 2016 2017
Few, Benjamin Use of Natural Ester Oil as a Dielectric for Power Transformers 1606 2015 2018
Foster, Melissa Using beryllium-10 derived erosion rates as a proxy for reservoir sedimentation 1792 2017 2019
Gallagher, Theresa 3D Laser Ear Scanning 8479 2016 2017
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: Implication for Climate Changes 1736 2017 2018
Godaire, Jeanne Paleoflood Hydrology of the Colorado River System: Implications for Climate Change 5874 2016 2017
Greimann, Blair Prediction of Reservoir Sediment Pressure Flushing 1754 2017 2019
Greimann, Blair Reservoir Sediment Prediction over the Western U.S. 1752 2017 2017
Guerra, Katherine Development and Commercialization of Chlorine Resistant Membranes 6789 2015 2017
Guerra, Katherine Research to identify how to improve existing desalination approaches to reduce primary energy use 1769 2017 2019
Halper, Eve A comparison of precipitation downscaling procedures to guide flooding and water resources studies 9039 2016 2017
Harrel, Shannon Development of Practical Guidelines to Achieve Compatibility in Concrete Repairs and Overlays 7103 2017 2017
Harrel, Shannon Evaluation of Packaged Concrete Repair Material to Measure Variability between Batches and Packaging Facilities 1796 2017 2017
Heiner, Bryan Cyclone Separators to Mitigate Mussel Shell Debris 8169 2016 2017
Heiner, Bryan Field Performance Evaluation of Water Level Sensors 7833 2015 2017
Heiner, Bryan Photogrammetric Water Surface and Velocity Mapping Near Complex Water Infrastructure 1721 2017 2017
Heiner, Bryan River restoration freeboard design requirements 1798 2017 2019
Henderson, Christine Finite Element Modeling of Corrosion of Reclamation Dam, Pipeline, and Water Storage Infrastructure 1720 2017 2017
Herbst, George Environmental Resources Data Mapping Pilot to support Reservoir Operations Planning 1758 2017 2018
Hernandez, Miguel Effects of Self-Healing Concrete on Aging Concrete Structures 1791 2017 2018
Hilldale, Robert C. Elwha Impact Plate System - accelerometers 6209 2016 2017
Hilldale, Robert C. FISP 1709 2017 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 Development of Web-based Stochastic Storm Transposition Toolkit for Physically-based Rainfall and Flood Hazard Analysis 1735 2017 2019
Holser, Denise Compendium of Close Pipe Control Technologies and Options 7136 2017 2018
Holser, Denise Ranking and Categorizing Aquatic Invasive Species Threatening Western US Waters 7135 2017 2018
Holste, Nathan Design of Low-Flow Ecosystem Features for Urban Flood Control Structures 1726 2017 2019
Hosler, Denise Determining ts of Long Term Use of RO Concentrate on Atriplex Species, Soil characteristics and Microbial Habitats 1780 2017 2019
Hosler, Denise Evaluation of an Innovative Constructed Wetland Designed to Remove Endocrine Disrupting Compounds from Reclaimed Wastewater 8896 2016 2018
Huang, Jianchun Victor Development of a new 2D structured and unstructured mesh generator for flow, sediment, temperature, groundwater, and vegetation modeling 1724 2017 2019
Huang, Jianchun Victor Improvement in the accuracy and speed of riparinan vegetation simulation 1781 2017 2019
Huggins, Richard Oxnard Saline Demonstration Wetland 7138 2015 2018
Johnson, Jennifer Assessing the relative contributions of hydrologic models to bias corrected future projected climate flows. 1797 2017 2018
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 Antibiotic Resistance Bacteria in Reused Water 1744 2017 2019
Keele, Jacque Biologic Control Tests for Mussel Control 1625 2016 2017
Keele, Jacque Development of Methods for the Spectrophotometric Analysis of Water Supplies 1747 2017 2018
Keele, Jacque Molecular Methods for the Reclamation Detection Laboratory for Exotic Species (RDLES) 1748 2017 2019
Keele, Jacque Using Genetic Manipulation to Control Invasive Species 1746 2017 2017
Keim, Jeffery Evaluating Fiber Reinforced Concrete for Use in Canal Construction and Canal Repairs 1795 2017 2017
Keim, Jeffery Evaluating TRANSCEND ERC as a Viable Alternative for Carbon Nuetral Cementation and Digital Fabrication 1784 2017 2017
Keim, Jeffery Mechanical Properties of Self Consolidating Concrete 3587 2016 2017
Kelly, Kevin L. Effective and Safe Decontamination for Underwater Inspection Equipment Exposed to Quagga and Zebra Mussels 1755 2017 2018
Kennedy, Anthony Identifying the formation and reduction of nitrosamines in the Mni Wiconi Water Treatment Plant 8154 2015 2017
Kennedy, Anthony Investigating Biochar as a Water Treatment Filtration Media for Adsorption and Biological Reduction of Dissolved Metals and Flouride 1785 2017 2019
Kimbrel, Sean Pilot Studies of Reservoir Sustainability Options - Flushing and Sluicing 8235 2016 2018
Kimbrel, Sean Reservoir Sedimentation Information Database Stewardship 8988 2016 2017
Kimbrel, Sean Time-Based Estimation of Reservoir Sedimentation Impacts 9072 2016 2017
Klein, Matthew Inaccessible Penstock Features 7118 2016 2017
Klein, Matthew UAS Data Collection at Reclamation Sites 7104 2017 2019
Korak, Julie Literature Review and Sampling Plan Development for San Juan River Water Quality Study 1790 2017 2019
Kubitschek, Joseph Underwater Imaging for Intake Trashracks at Glen Canyon to Assess of Mussel-Related Impacts 1733 2017 2019
Lai, Yong An Integrated Modeling Tool to Assess Mercury Transport and Transformation Processes at Reservoirs 3425 2015 2017
Lai, Yong Robust Eco-Hydraulic 3D Modeling Tools for Rivers with Complex In-Stream Strcutures 1734 2017 2019
Lapenna, Jacob Feasibility of Rotor Installed Machine Corona Mapping with Patch Antennas 1711 2017 2017
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 Truckee Canal Seepage Study 1765 2017 2019
Little, Daryl Demonstration Project to Implement Electro-Osmotic Pulse (EOP) Technology to Stop Water Leaks Through Concrete 4553 2016 2018
Little, Daryl Determining Critical Crack Size and Water Pressure for Sealing Water Leaks using Electro-Osmotic Pulse 1764 2017 2019
Little, Daryl Long Term Durability of Mechanical Joint Restraiints used on Non-Metallic Pipe 1793 2017 2017
Llewellyn, Dagmar Detecting, Interpreting, and Modeling Hydrologic Extremes to Support Flexible Water Management and Planning 1782 2017 2018
Llewellyn, Dagmar Runoff Efficiency and Seasonal Streamflow Predictability in the U.S. Southwest 8730 2015 2017
Lounsbury, Bob Evaluating the integration of water operations models with groundwater models 3895 2016 2017
Lucero, Catherine Investigating the Use of Sustainable Alternative Cementitious Materials for Reclamation Concrete Sttructures 1788 2017 2017
Lucero, Catherine Recycled Concrete as Aggregate for Use in New Concrete Construction 1787 2017 2017
Lucero, Catherine Ultra-High Performance Concrete for Concrete Repair and Canal Linings 1789 2017 2019
Lynn, Jeffrey Study the use of alternative battery chemistry solutions as a replacement for currently installed lead acid batteries within power generation facilities 1727 2017 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
Meeks, Leah Literature Review of Secondary Effects to Ecosystems and Water Supply of Canal Lining 1723 2017 2017
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 Cavitation Detection - Method Development for determining Damaging vs Non-damaging Cavitation 1708 2017 2017
Mortensen, Josh Hydraulic Impacts from Hydrokintic Installations 1707 2017 2018
Mortensen, Josh Penstock Airvent Analysis 1607 2016 2017
Nagode, James Opening Reclamation Water Data Through a Multi Region Web Portal 1627 2016 2017
Nelson, Kirk Evaluation of Land Subsidence Impacts Due to Groundwater Pumping 3117 2015 2017
Nguyen-DeCorse, Hong Understanding sinusoidal flcutuations in the salinity in the Colorado River below Glen Canyon Dam, 1970-2016 1767 2017 2018
Nowak, Kenneth Building capacity for addressing future uncertainty in Reclamation's long-term planning and decisionmaking process 1771 2017 2018
Nowak, Kenneth Climate Science and Water Resources Distance Learning Efforts and Customized Courses 1506 2015 2017
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 LOCA 7131 2017 2018
Nowak, Kenneth NCAR Agreement PWP4: Over-the-Loop Streamflow Forecasting 10 2016 2017
Nowak, Kenneth National Water Model Assessment for Reclamation's Water Management Needs 1774 2017 2019
Nowak, Kenneth Optimal selection of climate projections from large ensembles (UCAR NCAR, Clark) 1615 2016 2017
Nowak, Kenneth Seasonal and extended-range predictability of atmospheric rivers and their associated precipitation 1501 2015 2017
Olbert, Nohemi Quantitative Assessment of Water and Salt Balance for Cropping Systems in Lower Colorado River irrigation Districts 7107 2017 2019
Passamaneck, Yale Analysis of Microbial Communities in Constructed Wetlands 7134 2017 2018
Passamaneck, Yale Literature Review/Synthesis 1609 2016 2017
Passamaneck, Yale Open access web-based database of invasive aquatic research and water quality data 7105 2017 2019
Plaseied, Atousa Condition Assessment of Composite Pipelines 1701 2017 2017
Plaseied, Atousa Effect of Electric Fish Barriers on Corrosion and Cathodic Protection 1722 2017 2019
Plaseied, Atousa Powering Cathodic Protection Systems with Alternative Energy 1718 2017 2017
Pucherelli, Sherri Impact of UV Treatment on Hydroid Biofouling in Generator Cooling Pipes at Parker Dam 1712 2017 2018
Pucherelli, Sherri Impacts of mussels and hydroids in the LCR 1626 2016 2017
Rager, Audrey Airborne Red, Near-IR, and Thermal-IR Multispectral Remore Sensing for Detecting Canal Seepage 7110 2017 2019
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
Rittgers, Justin Evaluation and Development of Rapid Geophysical Profiling for Canal Embankment and Levee Health Assessment and Seepage Detection. 9918 2016 2017
Rothwell, Eric Intermediate-range Climate Forecasting to Support Water Supply and Flood Control with a Regionally Focused Mesoscale Model 9682 2015 2017
Sixta, Mike Representation of Large Wood Structures Using a Two-Dimensional Model 1756 2017 2018
Skaja, Allen Continuation of Field Research on Advanced Coatings for Mussel Control 7089 2016 2018
Skaja, Allen Evaluating Corrosion Protection Methods for Riveted and Bolted Construction 1717 2017 2019
Skinner, Norris David Evaluating Methods to Apply Cellular Concrete on Reclamation Operation and Maintenance Projects 2584 2016 2017
Sottilare, John Feasibility of in Situ, Passive Groundwater Treatment to Reduce Selenium Impacts from Reclamation Projects 7113 2017 2017
Starbuck, David Contraction Joint Leak Repairs - A Multi-Agency Collaboration Effort 7139 2017 2018
Starbuck, David Investigating Techniques for Sealing Small Leaking Cracks in Thick Concrete Sections 2965 2016 2017
Stewart, Robert Development of Predictive Relationships for Sub-Grid Scale Flow Variability Within 2D Hydraulic Models for Improved Fisheries Habitat Quantification 1706 2017 2018
Stone, Amanda Identifying Sources of Uncertainy in Flood Frequency Analysis 1794 2017 2019
Sutphin, Zak Effectiveness of a Delta Cross Channel Graduated Field Electrical Fish Barrier to Reduce Movement of Adult Fall-run Chinook Salmon from the Mokelumne River into the Sacramento River, CA 554 2015 2017
Swihart, Jay Durability Testing of Composite Materials for Reclamation Pipelines 9777 2016 2018
Talbot, Mike Dynamic Cone Penetration Test for Liquefaction Evaluation of Grevelly Soils 7102 2017 2017
Tansey, Michael West-wide Evapotranspiration Forecast Network 1763 2017 2019
Tansey, Michael West-wide Resource Assessment and Management Planning User’s Platform 1783 2017 2017
Tibbs, Kevin Explore the Feasibility of using Unmanned Aircraft Systems in managing Rockfall Hazard Areas 7109 2017 2019
Tordonato, David Finding a Green Alternative to Vinyl Resin Coatings 8835 2015 2017
Tordonato, David Investigation of corrosion inhibitors in protective coastings 1703 2017 2017
Torrey, Jessica Corrosion Mitigation System Monitoring 4108 2015 2017
Torrey, Jessica Critical Review of PCCP at Reclamation 7108 2017 2019
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 Impacts of Grade Control Structure Installations on Hydrology and Sediment Transport as an Adaptive Management Strategy 1751 2017 2019
Varyu, David Ephemeral Tributary Sediment Transport Measurement 9781 2015 2017
Visser, Richard Innovative Adult Fish Transport System For Dam Passage 1662 2016 2017
Von Fay, Kurt Development of Performance Criteria for Surface Preparation of Concrete Substrates Prior to Repair and Overlay 1137 2017 2017
Wahl, Tony Improving Coanda-Effect Screen Technology 6295 2015 2017
Walker, Kent Investigation of fish screen cleaning by air burst and water jet systems 1710 2017 2017
Walsh, Michael Reducing Canal Seepage through Long-Term Performance Linings 1743 2017 2019
Wang, Jun Research and Development of a Watershed-Scale Model/Tool for Simulating the Effects of Wildfires on Mercury Contamination of Land and Water 7112 2017 2019
Weems, James The Holy Grail of Additive Manufacturing - 3D Metal Printing 1737 2017 2017
White, Janet Refining Interpreation Techniques for Determingin Brackish Aquifer Water Quality 7106 2017 2018
Wille, Kurt West-wide Climate Risk Assessments Agricultural Demands data visualization 7123 2017 2017
Winslow, David Facility Management of Reclamation's Dams - The Unified Intelligent Model 9748 2016 2018
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