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
Project Title Start Date

Detection and Identification of Environmental DNA from Beaked Whales on the Navy’s Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Centre (AUTEC) Range Using Droplet Digital PCR

Project Information
Project ID: RC19-1038
Principal Investigator: Dr. Charles Baker, Oregon State University
SERDP Jan 2019

Assessing Pollinator Communities via Environmental DNA (eDNA) Metacommunity Assay

Project Information
Project ID: RC19-1102
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mark Davis, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
SERDP Jan 2019

Physics-Based Modeling of Fire Behavior and Smoke Plume Development, How Much is Enough?

Project Information
Project ID: RC19-1132
Principal Investigator: Mr. William Mell, U.S. Forest Service
SERDP Jan 2019

Impacts on High-Latitude DoD Infrastructure and Operations from Melt Events Driven by Large-Scale Low-Frequency Atmospheric Circulations

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1658
Principal Investigator: Gina Henderson, United States Naval Academy
SERDP Jun 2018

A Data-Driven Decision Support System to Identify Optimal Land Use Alternatives for Protecting Species of Concern on DoD and Surrounding Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1034
Principal Investigator: Charles Hawkins, Utah State University
SERDP Jun 2018

Using Unmanned Serial Systems to Model Spatially-Mediated Heterogeneity in 3D Microclimate Landscapes

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1021
Principal Investigator: Anna Carter, Iowa State University
SERDP May 2018

Using Remotely-Sensed Data and Light-Level Geolocator Technology to Inform Off-Post Landscape-Scale Conservation Planning for a Migratory Species

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1358
Principal Investigator: Ashley Long, Louisiana State University
SERDP Apr 2018

Engaging a Crowd-Sourced eDNA Database to Enhance DoD-Relevant Conservation Goals

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1348
Principal Investigator: Michael Schwartz, U.S. Department of Agriculture
SERDP Apr 2018

Climate-Driven Landscape Disturbance Assessment

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1346
Principal Investigator: Adam Atchley, Los Alamos National Laboratory
SERDP Apr 2018

Forecasting Dryland Ecosystem Vulnerability to Change: A Cross-System Assessment of Vegetation and Process Responses to Disturbance and Climate Variability on DoD Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1322
Principal Investigator: Scott Ferrenberg, U.S. Geological Survey
SERDP Apr 2018

The Impacts of Land Use and Climate Change on Mojave Desert Tortoise Gene Flow Dynamics and Corridor Functionality

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1207
Principal Investigator: Jill Heaton, University of Nevada, Reno
SERDP Apr 2018

Resiliency and Vulnerability of Boreal Forest Habitat to the Interaction of Climate and Fire Disturbance across DoD Lands of Interior Alaska

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1183
Principal Investigator: Scott Goetz, Northern Arizona University
SERDP Apr 2018

Interior Alaska DoD Training Land Wildlife Habitat Vulnerability to Permafrost Thaw, an Altered Fire Regime, and Hydrologic Change

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1170
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas Douglas, U.S. Army ERDC-CRREL
SERDP Apr 2018

Aquatic Ecosystem Vulnerability to Fire and Climate Change in Alaskan Boreal Forests

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1108
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Falke, U.S. Geological Survey
SERDP Apr 2018

Critical Habitat Breadth for Gopherus Tortoises: A New Paradigm for Managing Threatened and Endangered Species in a Non-Stationary World

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1103
Principal Investigator: Kevin Shoemaker, University of Nevada, Reno
SERDP Apr 2018

Managing Metapopulations of Threatened Species Across Jurisdictional Boundaries: Quantifying Effects of Climate Change, Environmental Synchrony, Dispersal, and Corridors

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1065
Principal Investigator: William Morris, Duke University
SERDP Apr 2018

Understanding and Assessing Riparian Habitat Vulnerability to Drought-Prone Climate Regimes on Department of Defense Bases in the Southwestern USA

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1006
Principal Investigator: Michael Singer, University of California, Santa Barbara
SERDP Apr 2018

Integrating Remote Sensing and Field Measurements to Identify Environmental Nonstationarity on Interior Alaska DoD Training Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1486
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Watts, The Woods Hole Research Center
SERDP Mar 2018

Next-Generation Rainfall IDF Curves for the Virginian Drainage Area of Chesapeake Bay

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1569
Principal Investigator: Xixi Wang, Old Dominion University
SERDP Mar 2018

Determining the Temporal and Spatial Scales of Nonstationarity in Temperature and Precipitation across the Continental United States for a Given Emissions Scenario

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1577
Principal Investigator: Daniel Feldman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
SERDP Mar 2018

FY 2017 New Start Project Selections

FY 2018 New Start Project Selections for the Environmental Solicitation – SERDP; ESTCP

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