Resource Conservation and Resiliency

SERDP and ESTCP’s Resource Conservation and Resiliency program area supports the development of the science, technologies, and methods needed to sustainably manage DoD’s installation infrastructure.

Active Projects List
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Is There a Least-cost Path to Recovery? Comparing Alternative Management Strategies to Address Multiple Interacting Stressors on Least Bell’s Vireo Populations

Project Information
Project ID: RC22-3216
Principal Investigator: Dr. Richard Fischer, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
SERDP Jan 2022

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improving Military and Multi-Jurisdictional Landscape Management of the Mojave Desert Tortoise Across its Range

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Project ID: RC22-3182
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brett Dickson, Conservation Science Partners
SERDP Jan 2022

Synergistic Impacts of Widespread Stressors on Threatened, Endangered, and At-risk Species on Department of Defense Lands of the Southeastern US

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Project ID: RC22-3411
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joshua King, University of Central Florida
SERDP Jan 2022

Dynamic Aquifer-Ocean Model for Coastal DoD Facilities: Vulnerability Categorization Based on Geophysical Setting and Changes in Climate and Sea Level

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Project ID: RC22-3230
Principal Investigator: Dr. James Jawitz, University of Florida
SERDP Jan 2022

Automated Scenario Assessment of Groundwater Table & Salinity Response to Sea-level Rise

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Project ID: RC22-3278
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dipankar Dwivedi, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2022

Technologies Supporting Design, Maintenance, and Operation of Linear Infrastructure on Seasonally Frozen Terrains

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Project ID: RC22-7408
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas Douglas, U.S. Army ERDC-CRREL
ESTCP Jan 2022

Forecasting Multiple Stressor Impacts on Terrestrial Species Using Scenario-based Modeling

Project Information
Project ID: RC22-3437
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joshua Lawler, University of Washington
SERDP Jan 2022

Demonstration of Metabarcoding for Monitoring Bird Species Habitat Quality on DoD Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC22-7440
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jeffrey Foster, Northern Arizona University
ESTCP Jan 2022

Development of a Decision Support Aid System Connecting Climate Model Downscaling and DoD Infrastructure

Project Information
Project ID: RC22-7335
Principal Investigator: Dr. Gabriele Villarini, University of Iowa
ESTCP Jan 2022

Deployable Satellite-Based Model for Assessing Saltwater Intrusion Impacts Under Future Sea-Level Rise Scenarios

Project Information
Project ID: RC22-3190
Principal Investigator: Mr. Benjamin Hamlington, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2022

Broad-scale Detection of Floral-associated Arthropods Using Terrestrial Environmental DNA Techniques

Project Information
Project ID: RC22-7373
Principal Investigator: Dr. Rodney Richardson, Appalachian Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
ESTCP Jan 2022

Development of a Practical Modeling Platform for Assessing Saltwater Intrusion Impacts Under Future Sea-level Change Scenarios

Project Information
Project ID: RC22-3250
Principal Investigator: Mr. Christopher Patterson, NAVFAC EXWC
SERDP Jan 2022

Multi-Agency Demonstration and Evaluation of Fuel Treatment Effectiveness in Discontinuous Fuels Using a Next Generation Physics-based Model to Support DoD Wildfire Management

Project Information
Project ID: RC22-7572
Principal Investigator: Nathan Long, U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground (DPG)
ESTCP Jan 2022

A Terrestrial Environmental DNA Survey for Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle Surveillance and Mitigation

Project Information
Project ID: RC21-1137
Principal Investigator: Dr. Julie Lockwood, Rutgers University
SERDP Jan 2021

Next Generation Biosecurity Monitoring of Invasive Alien Arthropod Species

Project Information
Project ID: RC21-1034
Principal Investigator: Dr. George Roderick, The Regents of the University of California
SERDP Jan 2021

Useful Prediction of Climate Extreme Risk for Texas-Oklahoma at 4-6 Years

Project Information
Project ID: RC20-3056
Principal Investigator: Dr. Simon S.-Y. Wang, Utah State University
SERDP Jan 2021

Validation and Implementation of an Aquatic Invasive Species Biochip

Project Information
Project ID: RC21-5121
Principal Investigator: Dr. Taylor Wilcox, National Genomics Center for Wildlife and Fish Conservation
ESTCP Jan 2021

RNAi Development for Invasive Ant Eradication

Project Information
Project ID: RC21-1028
Principal Investigator: Prof. Neil Tsutsui, UC Berkeley
SERDP Jan 2021

Comparative Assessment of Total Water Levels for Coastal Military Facility Readiness and Resilience Using Numerical Models

Project Information
Project ID: RC21-5028
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jack Puleo, University of Delaware
ESTCP Jan 2021

Advancing Resilience Theory and Tools to Combat Environmental Surprise

Project Information
Project ID: RC21-1233
Principal Investigator: Dr. David Alderson, Naval Postgraduate School
SERDP Jan 2021

FY 2020 New Start Project Selections

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

Resource Conservation and Resilience Research Plan 2021-2025

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