Land

Detection and classification of buried or sub-surface UXO is a significant technical challenge for remediation of UXO on land.  SERDP and ESTCP investments focus on developing rigorous, effective, and transparent methods to overcome this challenge.

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Crab-like legged robot for accessing and classifying munitions in surf zones

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Project ID: MR19-1369
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kathryn Daltorio, Case Western Reserve University
SERDP Jan 2019

Robust Prediction of Ordnance Depth of Burial in Soils Using Field Calibrated Phenomenological Model & Probabilistic Simulations

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Project ID: MR19-1277
Principal Investigator: Dr. Stephan Bless, New York University
SERDP Jan 2019

Meshfree Modeling of Munitions Penetration in Soils

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Project ID: MR-2628
Principal Investigator: Dr. Sheng-Wei Chi, University of Illinois at Chicago
SERDP Jan 2018

Demonstration and Validation of the Seismic-Acoustic Impact Monitoring and Assessment (SAIMA) System for Automatic Location of Low-Order Ordnance Detonation Impacts

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Project ID: MR-201419
Principal Investigator: Mr. Ray Conner, Quantum Technology Sciences, Inc.
ESTCP Jan 2014

Practical UXO Classification: Enhanced Data Processing Strategies for Technology Transition

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Project ID: MR-201421
Principal Investigator: Mr. Kevin Kingdon, Black Tusk Geophysics
ESTCP Jan 2014

Improved Reliability and Usability of the MetalMapper System

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Project ID: MR-201309
Principal Investigator: Mr. Bart Hoekstra, Geometrics, Inc.
ESTCP Jan 2013

GPS Based Positioning System for Geophysical Surveys in Heavy Foliage Areas

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Project ID: MR-201311
Principal Investigator: Mr. David Hodo, Integrated Solutions for Systems (IS4S)
ESTCP Jan 2013

UXO Classification Demonstrations at Live Sites Using UX-Analyze

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Project ID: MR-201312
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dean Keiswetter, Acorn SI
ESTCP Jan 2013

Strategies and Methods for Effective UXO Classification

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Project ID: MR-2318
Principal Investigator: Dr. Leonard Pasion, Black Tusk Geophysics
SERDP Jan 2013

Support for Live Site Demonstrations

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Project ID: MR-201365
Principal Investigator: Dr. Shawn Mulvaney, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
ESTCP Jan 2013

Dipole Discrimination Techniques Applied to Live Sites

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Project ID: MR-201226
Principal Investigator: Dr. Leonard Pasion, Black Tusk Geophysics
ESTCP Mar 2012

Perform MetalMapper Classification Treatability Investigations as Part of Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Studies

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Project ID: MR-201232
Principal Investigator: Mr. Craig Murray, Parsons, Inc.
ESTCP Mar 2012

Continued MetalMapper Demonstrations

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Project ID: MR-201162
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mark Prouty, Geometrics
ESTCP Mar 2011

Demonstration of Advanced EMI Classification Technologies - Man-Portable TEM and MetalMapper

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Project ID: MR-201163
Principal Investigator: Mr. Tamir Klaff, CH2M HILL
ESTCP Mar 2011

Advanced EMI Models for Live-Site UXO Discrimination

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Project ID: MR-201101
Principal Investigator: Dr. Fridon Shubitidze, Dartmouth College/White River Technologies
ESTCP Mar 2011

Practical Strategies for UXO Discrimination

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Project ID: MR-201004
Principal Investigator: Dr. Leonard Pasion, Black Tusk Geophysics
ESTCP Apr 2010

Analysis of Next Generation Sensor Data

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Project ID: MR-1662
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dean Keiswetter, Acorn SI
SERDP Jan 2009

Selecting Optimal Models for Inverting Electromagnetic Induction Data

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Project ID: MR-1637
Principal Investigator: Dr. Leonard Pasion, Black Tusk Geophysics
SERDP Jul 2008

FY 2020 New Start Project Selections

FY 2020 New Start Project Selections for the Environmental Solicitation – SERDP; ESTCP

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