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.

Completed Projects List
Project Title Completed

Initial Evaluation for Assessing Military Training and Testing Impacts on Natural and Cultural Resources

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1048
Principal Investigator: Dr. Keturah Reinbold, USA CERL
SERDP Oct 1996

The Effects of Aircraft Overflights on Birds of Prey

Project Information
Project ID: RC-89
SERDP Oct 1997

Land Management Systems

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1088
SERDP Oct 1997

Ecological Biomarkers: Monitoring Wildlife Fauna at DoD Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-244
SERDP Oct 1997

Genetic Diversity Monitoring in Plants and Wildlife

Project Information
Project ID: RC-246
SERDP Oct 1997

Integration of Radiotelemetry, Remote Sensing, and GIS

Project Information
Project ID: RC-363
SERDP Oct 1997

Whale Monitoring Using the United States Navy Integrated Undersea Surveillance System (IUSS)

Project Information
Project ID: RC-48
SERDP Oct 1998

Marine Mammal Responses to Low Frequency Sound

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Project ID: RC-1069
SERDP Oct 1998

Ecological Modeling for Military Land Use Decision Support

Project Information
Project ID: RC-758
Principal Investigator: Dr. Virginia Dale, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
SERDP Dec 1998

Lead-Based Paint Hazard Mitigation

Project Information
Project ID: RC-521
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ashok Kumar, U. S. Army Engineer Research & Development Center
SERDP Apr 1999

Thermal Spray Removal of Lead-Based Paint

Project Information
Project ID: RC-199607
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ashok Kumar, U. S. Army Engineer Research & Development Center
ESTCP Jun 1999

Improved Units of Measure for Training and Testing Area Carrying Capacity Estimation

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1102
Principal Investigator: Mr. Alan Anderson, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
SERDP Jul 1999

Strategic Natural Resource Management Methodology

Project Information
Project ID: RC-373
Principal Investigator: Ms. Pamela Sydelko, Argonne National Lab
SERDP Jul 1999

Threatened, Endangered, and Sensitive Resources

Project Information
Project ID: RC-507
Principal Investigator: Dr. Keturah Reinbold, USA CERL
SERDP Oct 1999

Advanced Biotelemetry for Resource Management

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Project ID: RC-759
Principal Investigator: Dr. William Seegar, Center for Conservation Research & Technology
SERDP Oct 1999

Pesticide Reduction through Precision Targeting

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1053
Principal Investigator: Dr. Richard Brenner, USDA-ARS-CMAVE-IFA & HI
SERDP Oct 1999

Phased Array Acoustic Detection of Artifacts

Project Information
Project ID: RC-753
Principal Investigator: Dr. Charles Marsh, US Army CERL
SERDP Feb 2000

Direct Detection of Archeological Sites Using Remote Sensing

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1142
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Buck, Desert Research Institute
SERDP Apr 2000

Feasibility Study: Lab-on-a-Chip and In-Situ Bioassay Technology for Rapid Resolution of Ion Signatures for Disturbances of Biological Significance in Streams

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1161
Principal Investigator: Dr. Arthur Stewart, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
SERDP Oct 2000

Potential Effects of Military Noise on Marine Mammals

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1082
Principal Investigator: Dr. David Helweg, SPAWARSYSCEN San Diego
SERDP Oct 2000

Digital Terrain Modeling and Distributed Soil Erosion Simulation/Measurement

Project Information
Project ID: RC-752
Principal Investigator: Mr. Dick Gebhart, USA CERL
SERDP Oct 2000

Demonstration of a Risk Assessment Framework for Natural Resources on Military Training and Testing Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1054
Principal Investigator: Dr. Keturah Reinbold, USA CERL
SERDP Dec 2000

Dynamic Modeling of Military Training Impacts and Archaeological Site Distributions in Evolving Landscapes

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1130
Principal Investigator: Dr. James Zeidler, Colorado State University
SERDP Mar 2001

Using Remote Sensing to Detect and Monitor Change on Military Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1098
Principal Investigator: Mr. Randall Karalus, U.S. Army Topographic Engineering Center
SERDP Oct 2001

Error and Uncertainty Analysis for Ecological Modeling and Simulation

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1096
Principal Investigator: Dr. George Gertner, University of Illinois
SERDP Dec 2001

Ecological Modeling and Simulation Using Error and Uncertainty Analysis Methods

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1097
Principal Investigator: Dr. Anthony King, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
SERDP Dec 2001

Assessment of Training Noise Impacts on the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1083
Principal Investigator: Dr. Larry Pater, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
SERDP Feb 2002

Diagnostic Tools and Reclamation Technology for Mitigating Impacts of DoD/DOE Activities on Arid Areas

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1131
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kent Ostler, Bechtel Nevada
SERDP Feb 2003

Developing Biological Control of Garlic Mustard

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1146
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bernd Blossey, Cornell University
SERDP Feb 2003

Alternative Future Scenarios: Phase 1 Development of a Modeling System

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1258
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mary Cablk, Desert Research Institute
SERDP Apr 2003

Identify Resilient Characteristics and Develop Wear Resistant Plant Cultivars for Use on Military Training Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1103
Principal Investigator: Mr Antonio Palazzo, USACE ERDC-CRREL
SERDP Oct 2003

Predicting the Effects of Ecosystem Fragmentation and Restoration: Management Models for Animal Populations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1100
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas Sisk, Northern Arizona University
SERDP Dec 2003

Automated Image Processing/Image Understanding Coupled with Artificial Neural Network Classifier for Quantifying Biological Fouling on Ship Hulls

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1252
Principal Investigator: Dr. Stephen Lieberman, SPAWAR Systems Center - San Diego
SERDP Jan 2004

Adaptive Grid Modeling and Direct Sensitivity Analysis for Predicting the Air Quality Impacts of DoD Activities

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1249
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mehmet Talat Odman, Georgia Institute of Technology
SERDP Feb 2004

Developing Molecular Methods to Identify and Quantify Ballast Water Organisms: A Test Case with Cnidarians

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1251
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brian Kreiser, University of Southern Mississippi
SERDP Apr 2004

Analysis and Assessment of Military and Non-Military Impacts on Biodiversity - Mojave Desert Case Study

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1055
Principal Investigator: Dr. David Mouat, Desert Research Institute
SERDP Jul 2004

Exotic Annual Grasses in Western Rangelands: Predicting Resistance and Resilience of Native Ecosystems Invasion

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1144
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jayne Belnap, USGS/Canyonlands Field Station
SERDP Oct 2004

Characterizing and Quantifying Local and Regional Particulate Matter Emissions from DoD Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1191
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Gillies, Desert Research Institute
SERDP Dec 2004

Acoustic and Visual Monitoring for Marine Mammals at the Navy's Southern California Off-Shore Range

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1189
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Hildebrand, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
SERDP Feb 2005

Characterization of Aquatic Non-Indigenous Species for Department of Defense Vessels

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1245
Principal Investigator: Dr. Eric Holm, Naval Surface Warfare Center - Carderock Division
SERDP Jul 2005

Harmful Algae, Bacteria, and Fauna Transported by DoD Vessels

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1244
Principal Investigator: Dr. JoAnn Burkholder, North Carolina State University
SERDP Jul 2005

Development of Bioacoustic Tools for Long-Term, Non-Invasive Monitoring of Threatened and Endangered Birds

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1392
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brenda McCowan, University of California, Davis
SERDP Jul 2006

Developing an Efficient and Cost-Effective Ground-Penetrating Radar Field Methodology for Subsurface Exploration and Mapping of Cultural Resources on Public Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1261
Principal Investigator: Dr. Lawrence Conyers, University of Denver
SERDP Jul 2006

Development and Validation of a Predictive Model to Assess the Impact of Coastal Operations on Urban Scale Air Quality

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1253
Principal Investigator: Dr. Alan Gertler, Desert Research Institute
SERDP Sep 2006

Acoustic Response and Detection of Marine Mammals Using an Advanced Digital Acoustic Recording Tag

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1188
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Tyack, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
SERDP Oct 2006

Detection and Identification of Archaeological Sites and Features Using Radar Data

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1260
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ronald Blom, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
SERDP Nov 2006

New Approaches to the Use and Integration of Multi-Sensor Remote Sensing for Historic Resources Identification and Evaluation

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1263
Principal Investigator: Dr. Fredrick Limp, Center for Advanced Spatial Technology
SERDP Nov 2006

The Evolving Urban Community and Military Installations: A Dynamic Spatial Decision Support System for Sustainable Military Communities

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1257
Principal Investigator: Dr. James Westervelt, U.S. Army ERDC-CERL
SERDP Jan 2007

RSim - A Regional Simulation to Explore Impacts of Resource Use and Constraints

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1259
Principal Investigator: Dr. Virginia Dale, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
SERDP Mar 2007

Methods for Assessing the Impact of Fog Oil on Availability, Palatability, and Food Quality of Relevant Life Stages of Insect Food Sources for Threatened and Endangered Species

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1262
Principal Investigator: Mr. Dennis Strenge, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SERDP Apr 2007

Characterization of PM2.5 Dust Emissions From Training/Testing Range Operations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1190
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Veranth, University of Utah
SERDP Apr 2007

Application of MALDI-MS to Identification of Phytoplankton in Ballast Water

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1248
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dana Woodruff, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SERDP Apr 2007

Development of a GIS-Based Complex Terrain Model for Atmospheric Dust Dispersion

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1195
Principal Investigator: Dr. K. Jerry Allwine, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SERDP May 2007

Analysis of Biophysical, Optical and Genetic Diversity of DoD Coral Reef Communities Using Advanced Fluorescence and Molecular Biology Techniques

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1334
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Falkowski, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
SERDP May 2007

Trading Habitat Patches for the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker: Incorporating the Role of Landscape Structure and Uncertainty in Decision Making

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1469
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Jones, Michigan State University
SERDP Jun 2007

Miniature and Low-Cost Wireless Sensor Platform for Environmental Monitoring

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1466
Principal Investigator: Dr. Yordan Kostov, University of Maryland Baltimore County
SERDP Oct 2007

Development of an Adaptive Framework for Management of Military Operations in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions to Minimize Watershed and Instream Impacts from Non-Point Source Pollution

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1340
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mark Wigmosta, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SERDP Dec 2007

Application of Hyperspectral Techniques to Monitoring and Management of Invasive Weed Infestation

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1143
Principal Investigator: Dr. Susan Ustin, University of California
SERDP Jan 2008

Integrated Control and Assessment of Knapweed and Cheatgrass on DoD Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1145
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mark Paschke, Colorado State University
SERDP Feb 2008

Bioavailability of Allelochemicals in Soil

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1468
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Grossl, Utah State University
SERDP Feb 2008

Sequestering Lead in Paint by Utilizing Deconstructed Masonry Materials as Recycled Aggregate in Concrete

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1548
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kejin Wang, Iowa State University
SERDP May 2008

A Novel Approach to Managing Invasive Termite Species Using Genetically Engineered Bacteria

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1467
Principal Investigator: Dr. Claudia Husseneder, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center
SERDP Jul 2008

Optical Remote Sensing Method to Determine Strength of Nonpoint Sources

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200214
Principal Investigator: Dr. Patrick Sullivan, U.S. Air Force
ESTCP Sep 2008

Maximizing Sampling Efficiency and Minimizing Uncertainty in Presence/Absence Classification of Rare Salamander Populations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1393
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mark Bevelhimer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
SERDP Oct 2008

Spatially-Explicit Assessments of Genetic Biodiversity and Dispersal in Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) for Evaluation of Habitat Fragmentation at DoD Sites

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1470
Principal Investigator: Dr. Christopher Theodorakis, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
SERDP Oct 2008

An Integrated Approach to Understand Relationships between Shallow Water Benthic Community Structure and Ecosystem Function

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1335
Principal Investigator: Dr. Linda Schaffner, Virginia Institute of Marine Science
SERDP Nov 2008

Toxicological Effects of Smokes and Obscurants on Aquatic Threatened and Endangered Species

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1332
Principal Investigator: Dr. Donald Cropek, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
SERDP Nov 2008

Assessing the Impact of Maneuver Training on NPS Pollution and Water Quality

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1339
Principal Investigator: Dr. James Steichen, Kansas State University
SERDP Dec 2008

Low Impact Technologies to Reduce Pollution from Storm Water Runoff

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200405
Principal Investigator: Mr. Gary Anguiano, Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC)
ESTCP Jan 2009

Development and Application of a Physiological-Based Framework for Assessing the Biological Significance of Military Activities on Threatened and Endangered Animal Species

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1395
Principal Investigator: Dr. S. Marshall Adams, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
SERDP Mar 2009

Reclamation of Wood Materials Coated with Lead-Based Paints

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200309
Principal Investigator: Mr. Richard Lampo, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
ESTCP Mar 2009

Measures of Ecological Integrity for Salmonid Streams in the Pacific Northwest

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1154
Principal Investigator: Dr. Christopher May, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SERDP Mar 2009

Analysis of Desert Shrubs Along First-Order Channels on the Desert Piedmonts: Possible Indicators of Ecosystem Health and Historic Variation

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1153
Principal Investigator: Dr. Eric McDonald, Desert Research Institute
SERDP Mar 2009

SERDP Ecosystem Management Project (SEMP)

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1114
Principal Investigator: Mr. Lee Mulkey, Mulkey Consultants
SERDP Apr 2009

Structural Integrity Assessment Using Laser-Measured Surface Vibration

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1655
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joseph Bucaro, Naval Research Lab
SERDP Apr 2009

Advanced Technologies for Acoustic Monitoring of Bird Populations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1461
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kurt Fristrup, National Parks Service
SERDP Apr 2009

Predictive Modeling of Marine Mammal Density from Existing Survey Data and Model Validation Using Upcoming Surveys

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1391
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jay Barlow, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC)
SERDP May 2009

Impacts of Military Training and Land Management on Threatened and Endangered Species in the Southeastern Fall Line/Sandhills Community

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1302
Principal Investigator: Dr. Rebecca Sharitz, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
SERDP May 2009

Regenerating Longleaf Pine on Hydric Soils: Short- and Long-Term Effects on Native Ground-Layer Vegetation

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1303
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joan Walker, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station
SERDP Jun 2009

Riparian Ecosystem Management at Military Installations: Determination of Impacts and Restoration and Enhancement Strategies

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1186
Principal Investigator: Dr. Patrick Mulholland, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
SERDP Jun 2009

Acoustic Monitoring of Threatened and Endangered Species in Inaccessible Areas

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1185
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kurt Fristrup, National Parks Service
SERDP Sep 2009

Implementation and Commercialization of New Germplasms for Use on Military Ranges

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200401
Principal Investigator: Mr. Antonio Palazzo, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC CRREL)
ESTCP Dec 2009

Physiological Response and Habituation of Endangered Species to Military Training Operations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1396
Principal Investigator: Mr. Tim Hayden, US Army CERL
SERDP Dec 2009

Predictive Spatial Analysis of Marine Mammal Habitats

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1390
Principal Investigator: Dr. Andrew Read, Duke University Marine Lab
SERDP Jan 2010

System Chemistry to Control Potential Environmental and Safety Hazards of Recycled Concrete Aggregate with Lead-Based Paint (SEED Project)

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1549
Principal Investigator: Mr. Stephen Cosper, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC/CERL)
SERDP Jan 2010

Particulate Matter Emissions Factors for Dust from Unique Military Activities

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1399
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Gillies, Desert Research Institute
SERDP Mar 2010

Understanding the Role of Typhoons, Fire, and Climate on the Vegetation Dynamics of Tropical Dry Forests: Looking to the Past to Develop Future Management Solutions

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1644
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jeffrey Donnelly, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
SERDP Apr 2010

Assessment of Historic Masonry and Concrete Structures by Broadband Vibration Testing

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1653
Principal Investigator: Mr. Thomas Boothby, Penn State University
SERDP Aug 2010

Developing a Spatially Distributed Terrestrial Biogeochemical Cycle Modeling System to Support the Management of Fort Benning and its Surrounding Areas

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1462
Principal Investigator: Dr. Shuguang Liu, USGS
SERDP Sep 2010

Development of Emission Factors for Dust Generated by Unique Military Activities

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1400
Principal Investigator: Dr. Byung Kim, U.S. Army ERDC-CERL
SERDP Sep 2010

Application of Landscape Mosaic Technology to Complement Coral Reef Resource Mapping and Monitoring

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1333
Principal Investigator: Dr. Pamela Reid, University of Miami
SERDP Sep 2010

Realizing the Potential of the Effective Area Model: Refining the Software and Incorporating Recent Advances to Maximize Usefulness on Military Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1597
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas Sisk, Northern Arizona University
SERDP Sep 2010

Advanced Monitoring of Migratory Birds on Military Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1438
Principal Investigator: Dr. Anna Pidgeon, University of Wisconsin-Madison
SERDP Jan 2011

A Decision Support System for Identifying and Ranking Critical Habitat Parcels On and In the Vicinity of Department of Defense Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1472
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jeffrey Walters, Virginia Tech
SERDP Jan 2011

Allelochemical Control of Non-Indigenous Invasive Plant Species Affecting Military Testing and Training Activities

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1388
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jorge Vivanco, Colorado State University
SERDP Jan 2011

Examination of Habitat Fragmentation and Effects on Species Persistence in the Vicinity of Naval Base Point Loma and Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, California

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1473
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dawn Lawson, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific
SERDP Feb 2011

Acoustic Response and Detection of Marine Mammals on Navy Ranges Using a Digital Acoustic Recording Tag

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1539
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Tyack, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
SERDP Feb 2011

Performance-Based Non-Destructive Load Assessment Tools for Historic DoD Buildings and Structures

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1654
Principal Investigator: Mr. Chris Inaba, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
SERDP Apr 2011

Mapping Habitat Connectivity for Multiple Rare, Threatened, and Endangered Species On and Around Military Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1471
Principal Investigator: Dr. Aaron Moody, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
SERDP May 2011

A Risk Assessment Framework for Defining Scientifically Defensible Recovery Goals for Listed Species

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1477
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Scott, University of Idaho
SERDP May 2011

Developing Functional Parameters for a Science-Based Vehicle Cleaning Program to Reduce Transport of Non-Native Invasive Plant Species

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1545
Principal Investigator: Dr. Lisa Rew, Montana State University
SERDP Jun 2011

Physical and Geophysical Measurement of Replicated Military Training Impacts to Archaeological Sites

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1697
Principal Investigator: Mr. Bradley Fritz, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
SERDP Jul 2011

Validation and Integration of Networked Avian Radars

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200723
Principal Investigator: Mrs. Marissa Brand, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)
ESTCP Aug 2011

Forecasting the Relative and Cumulative Effects of Multiple Stressors on At-Risk Populations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1541
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joshua Lawler, University of Washington
SERDP Aug 2011

Validation and Development of a Certification Program for Using K9s to Survey Desert Tortoises

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200609
Principal Investigator: Dr. Russell Harmon, US Army Research Office
ESTCP Aug 2011

Effectiveness of Selected Native Plants as Competitors with Non-Indigenous and Invasive Knapweed and Thistle Species

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1389
Principal Investigator: Mr. Thomas Smith, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
SERDP Sep 2011

Automated Acoustic Identification of Bats

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1394
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joseph Szewczak Ph.D., Humboldt State University
SERDP Oct 2011

Fugitive Dust Emissions: Development of a Real-Time Monitor

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1728
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas Holsen, Clarkson University
SERDP Oct 2011

Application of a Solvent Emulsion Technology for PCB Removal from Older Structures on DoD Facilities

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200610
Principal Investigator: Dr. Nancy Ruiz, Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center
ESTCP Nov 2011

Population Viability Analysis of the Endangered Shortnose Sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum)

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1543
Principal Investigator: Dr. Henriette Jager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
SERDP Dec 2011

Identifying Military Impacts on Archaeological Deposits Based on Differences in Soil Properties at Soil Horizon Interfaces

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1698
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dick Gebhart, US Army ERDC-CERL-CM-C
SERDP Mar 2012

Purifying and Testing Gecko Skin Compounds, a Promising Attractant for Small Brown Treesnakes

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1731
Principal Investigator: Dr. Julie Savidge, Colorado State University
SERDP Mar 2012

Development of Non-Prey Baits for Delivery of Acetaminophen to Brown Treesnakes (Boiga irregularis) on Guam

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1732
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Savarie, USDA-APHIS-WS-NWRC Field Station
SERDP Mar 2012

A Phylogenetic Strategy for Identifying a Biological Control Agent for Non-Native Populations of the Brown Treesnake (Boiga irregularis)

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1733
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jonathan Richmond, United States Geological Survey
SERDP Mar 2012

Vehicle Dynamics Monitoring and Tracking System: Monitoring Mission Impacts in Support of Installation Land Management

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200815
Principal Investigator: Mr. Daniel Koch, U.S. Army ERDC-CERL
ESTCP May 2012

Behavioral Ecology of Cetaceans: The Relationship of Body Condition with Behavior and Reproductive Success

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2113
Principal Investigator: Dr. Patrick Miller, University of Saint Andrews
SERDP May 2012

The Identification of Military Installations as Important Migratory Bird Stopover Sites and the Development of Bird Migration Forecast Models: A Radar Ornithology Approach

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1439
Principal Investigator: Dr. Richard Fischer, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
SERDP Aug 2012

Streamlined Archaeo-Geophysical Data Processing and Integration for DoD Field Use

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200611
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Hargrave, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
ESTCP Sep 2012

Odontocete Cetaceans: Quantifying Behavioral Ecology and Response to Predators Using a Multi-Species Approach

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2154
Principal Investigator: Dr. Andrew Read, Duke University Marine Lab
SERDP Sep 2012

Characterization of Emissions and Air Quality Modeling for Predicting the Impacts of Prescribed Burns at DoD Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1647
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mehmet Talat Odman, Georgia Institute of Technology
SERDP Oct 2012

Integrating Predictive Modeling in DoD Cultural Resource Compliance

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200720
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Green, USAF, HQ Air Combat Command
ESTCP Oct 2012

Development of a Watershed Modeling System for Fort Benning Using the USEPA BASINS Framework

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1547
Principal Investigator: Mr. Anthony Donigian, AQUA TERRA Consultants
SERDP Jan 2013

Integrated Climate Change and Threatened Bird Population Modeling to Mitigate Operations Risks on Florida Military Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1699
Principal Investigator: Dr. Igor Linkov, US Army ERDC
SERDP Jan 2013

New Tools for Estimating and Managing Local/Regional Air Quality Impacts of Prescribed Burns

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1648
Principal Investigator: Dr. Wayne Miller, University of California, Riverside
SERDP Feb 2013

Effects of Near-Term Sea-Level Rise on Coastal Infrastructure

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1700
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joseph Donoghue, Oklahoma State University
SERDP Mar 2013

An Ecoinformatic Approach to Developing Recovery Goals and Objectives

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1475
Principal Investigator: Dr. William Fagan, University of Maryland, College Park
SERDP Mar 2013

Identification and Management of Multiple Threats to Rare and Endangered Plant Species

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1542
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bernd Blossey, Cornell University
SERDP Jul 2013

SERDP's Defense Coastal/Estuarine Research Program (DCERP)

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1413
Principal Investigator: Dr. Patricia Cunningham, RTI International
SERDP Aug 2013

Development of a Windbreak Dust Predictive Model and Mitigation Planning Tool

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1730
Principal Investigator: Dr. Eric Pardyjak, University of Utah
SERDP Dec 2013

Validating the Kinematic Wave Approach for Rapid Soil Erosion Assessment and Improved Best Management Practice Site Selection to Enhance Training Land Sustainability

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200820
Principal Investigator: Dr. Stacey Hutchinson, Kansas State University
ESTCP Jan 2014

Development of Adaptive Management Tools to Guide Habitat Allocation for At-Risk Species

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1656
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Jones, Michigan State University
SERDP Jan 2014

Managing Declining Pine Stands for the Restoration of Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Habitat

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1474
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joan Walker, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station
SERDP Mar 2014

A Methodology for Assessing the Impact of Sea Level Rise on Representative Military Installations in the Southwestern United States

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1703
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bart Chadwick, SPAWAR Systems Center
SERDP Mar 2014

Development and Use of Genetic Methods for Assessing Aquatic Environmental Condition and Recruitment Dynamics of Native Stream Fishes on Pacific Islands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1646
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Blum, Tulane University
SERDP Apr 2014

Advanced Chemical Measurements of Smoke from DoD-Prescribed Burns

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1649
Principal Investigator: Dr. Tim Johnson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SERDP Apr 2014

Continuous, Wireless Monitoring of Sediment Flux at Multiple Low-Water Stream Crossings on Tank Trails

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200817
Principal Investigator: Mr. Scott Hill, US Army Aberdeen Test Center (ATC)
ESTCP May 2014

Shoreline Evolution and Coastal Resiliency at Two Military Installations: Investigating the Potential for and Impacts of Loss of Protecting Barriers

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1702
Principal Investigator: Dr. Robert Evans, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
SERDP May 2014

Risk Quantification for Sustaining Coastal Military Installation Assets and Mission Capabilities

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1701
Principal Investigator: Ms. Kelly Burks-Copes, USACE - ERDC - EL
SERDP Jun 2014

Implementation of a Multi-Objective Decision Support Tool for Ecosystem Services at Department of Defense Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-201115
Principal Investigator: Mr. Pieter Booth, Exponent
ESTCP Sep 2014

Development of Ecological Reference Models and an Assessment Framework for Streams on the Atlantic Coastal Plain

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1694
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Paller, Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL)
SERDP Oct 2014

An Ecohydrological Approach to Managing Intermittent and Ephemeral Streams on Department of Defense Lands in the Southwestern United States

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1727
Principal Investigator: Dr. Lainie Levick, University of Arizona
SERDP Jan 2015

Enlisting Ecosystem Services: Quantification and Valuation of Ecosystem Services to Inform Base Management

Project Information
Project ID: RC-201113
Principal Investigator: Dr. Gretchen Daily, Stanford University
ESTCP Apr 2015

Understanding and Combating the Fire-Enhancing Impact of Non-Native Annuals in Desert Scrub through the Tools of Population and Landscape Ecology

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1721
Principal Investigator: Dr. Claus Holzapfel, Rutgers University Newark
SERDP May 2015

Developing and Testing a Robust, Multi-Scale Framework for the Recovery of Longleaf Pine Understory Communities

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1695
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Orrock, University of Wisconsin
SERDP May 2015

Improved Understanding of Permafrost Controls on Hydrology in Interior Alaska by Integration of Ground-Based Geophysical Permafrost Characterization and Numerical Modeling

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2111
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michelle Walvoord, U.S. Geological Survey
SERDP May 2015

Developing Dynamic Reference Models and a Decision Support Framework for Southeastern Ecosystems: An Integrated Approach

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1696
Principal Investigator: Mr. J. Kevin Hiers, Tall Timbers Research Station
SERDP Jun 2015

Hydroecology of Intermittent and Ephemeral Streams: Will Landscape Connectivity Sustain Aquatic Organisms in a Changing Climate?

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1724
Principal Investigator: Dr. Julian Olden, University of Washington
SERDP Jul 2015

Structure and Function of Ephemeral Streams in the Arid and Semiarid Southwest: Implications for Conservation and Management

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1726
Principal Investigator: Dr. Juliet Stromberg, Arizona State University
SERDP Jul 2015

Watershed to Local Scale Characteristics and Function of Intermittent and Ephemeral Streams on Military Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1725
Principal Investigator: Dr. David Cooper, Colorado State University
SERDP Jul 2015

Advancing Best Practices for the Formulation of Localized Sea Level Rise/Coastal Inundation ‘Extremes’ Scenarios for Military Installations in the Pacific Islands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2335
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Marra, NOAA National Climatic Data Center
SERDP Jul 2015

Modeling the Carbon Implications of Ecologically Based Forest Management

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2118
Principal Investigator: Dr. Matthew Hurteau, School of Forest Resources, Pennsylvania State University
SERDP Aug 2015

Characterizing and Quantifying Emissions and Transport of Fugitive Dust Emissions Due to Department of Defense Activities

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1729
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Gillies, Desert Research Institute
SERDP Sep 2015

Regulating Services as Measures of Ecological Resilience on DoD Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-201114
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Angermeier, Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
ESTCP Oct 2015

Behavioral Ecology of Deep-Diving Odontocetes in the Bahamas

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2114
Principal Investigator: Ms. Diane Claridge, Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation
SERDP Oct 2015

Multi-Scale Approach to Understanding Source-Sink Dynamics of Amphibians

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2155
Principal Investigator: Dr. Lori Eggert, University of Missouri
SERDP Dec 2015

Integrated Spatial Models of Non-Native Plant Invasion, Fire Risk, and Wildlife Habitat to Support Conservation on Military Lands in the Arid Southwest

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1722
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brett Dickson, Northern Arizona University
SERDP Jun 2016

Understanding Data Needs for Vulnerability Assessment and Decision Making to Manage Vulnerability of DoD Installations to Climate Change

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2206
Principal Investigator: Dr. Richard Moss, Battelle, Pacific Northwest Division
SERDP Jul 2016

Identifying Indicators of State Change and Forecasting Future Vulnerability in Alaskan Boreal Ecosystems

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2109
Principal Investigator: Dr. Edward Schuur, University of Florida
SERDP Aug 2016

Decision Scaling: A Decision Framework for DoD Climate Risk Assessment and Adaptation Planning

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2204
Principal Investigator: Dr. Casey Brown, University of Massachusetts
SERDP Aug 2016

Developing Tools for Ecological Forestry and Carbon Management in Longleaf Pine

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2115
Principal Investigator: Dr. Lisa Samuelson, Auburn University
SERDP Aug 2016

Measuring Hydrologic and Ecological Functioning of Vernal Pool Wetlands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200923
Principal Investigator: Ms. Kirsten Christopherson, Travis Installation Support Team Lead Environmental Center of Excellence (ECOE)
ESTCP Aug 2016

Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change on U.S. Army Alaska with Decision Support Tools Developed through Field Work and Modeling

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2110
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas Douglas, U.S. Army ERDC-CRREL
SERDP Aug 2016

Aerial Application of Acetaminophen-Treated Baits for Control of Brown Treesnakes

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200925
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brian Dorr, USDA National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC)
ESTCP Aug 2016

Deep Mapping Teuthivorous Whales and Their Prey Fields

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2112
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kelly Benoit-Bird, Oregon State University
SERDP Aug 2016

Assisted Migration as a Management Tool in Coastal Ecosystems Threatened by Sea Level Rise

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1692
Principal Investigator: Dr. Loretta Battaglia, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
SERDP Aug 2016

Developing Novel Ecosystems that Enhance Carbon Storage, Native Biodiversity, and Human Mobility in Lowland Hawaiian Forests

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2117
Principal Investigator: Dr. Rebecca Ostertag, University of Hawaii at Hilo
SERDP Sep 2016

The Potential for Restoration to Break the Grass/Fire Cycle in Dryland Ecosystems in Hawaii

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1645
Principal Investigator: Dr. Susan Cordell, USDA Forest Service (FS)
SERDP Nov 2016

Effect of Arctic Amplification on Design Snow Loads in Alaska

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2435
Principal Investigator: Ms. Kathleen Jones, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
SERDP Nov 2016

Monitoring Species of Concern Using Noninvasive Genetic Sampling and Capture-Recapture Methods

Project Information
Project ID: RC-201205
Principal Investigator: Dr. Lisette Waits, University of Idaho
ESTCP Nov 2016

High-Frequency Analysis of Stream Chemistry to Establish Elemental Cycling Regimes of High-Latitude Catchments

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2507
Principal Investigator: Dr. Tamara Harms, University of Alaska Fairbanks
SERDP Nov 2016

Predicting, Measuring, and Monitoring Aquatic Invertebrate Biodiversity on Dryland Military Bases

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2203
Principal Investigator: Dr. David Lytle, Oregon State University
SERDP Dec 2016

Quantifying the Stability of Fish Interaction Networks Along Environmental Disturbance Gradients

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2506
Principal Investigator: Dr. Daniel McGarvey, Virginia Commonwealth University
SERDP Dec 2016

Sources and Sinks: Elucidating Mechanisms, Documenting Patterns, and Forecasting Impacts

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2120
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joshua Lawler, University of Washington
SERDP Feb 2017

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation on Southwestern DoD Facilities

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2232
Principal Investigator: Dr. Gregg Garfin, University of Arizona
SERDP Feb 2017

Using a Hierarchical Approach to Model Regional Source-Sink Dynamics for Neotropical-Nearctic Songbirds to Inform Management Practices on Department of Defense Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2121
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Marra, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
SERDP Mar 2017

Methods for Assessment of Species Richness and Occupancy across Space, Time, Taxonomic Groups, and Ecoregions

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2202
Principal Investigator: Dr. Erica Fleishman, University of California, Davis
SERDP Mar 2017

Climate Change Impacts to Department of Defense Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2242
Principal Investigator: Dr. Veerabhadra Kotamarthi , Argonne National Laboratory
SERDP Jun 2017

Assessing Climate Change Impacts for DoD Installations in the Southwest United States during the Warm Season

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2205
Principal Investigator: Dr. Christopher Castro, University of Arizona
SERDP Jul 2017

Endangered Butterflies as a Model System for Managing Source-Sink Dynamics on Department of Defense Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2119
Principal Investigator: Dr. Elizabeth Crone, Tufts University
SERDP Nov 2017

Measurement and Modeling of Fugitive Dust from Off-Road DoD Activities

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1767
Principal Investigator: Dr. Floyd Dowell, USDA ARS
SERDP Dec 2017

Soil Microbial Communities: Critical Roles in Control of Non-Native Invasive Species and Restoration of Ecosystem Functions

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2330
Principal Investigator: Dr. James Bever, University of Kentucky
SERDP Dec 2017

Defense Coastal / Estuarine Research Program

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2245
Principal Investigator: Ms. Coleen Northeim, Research Triangle Institute
SERDP Jan 2018

The Impact of Sea-Level Rise and Climate Change on Department of Defense Installations on Atolls in the Pacific Ocean

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2334
Principal Investigator: Dr. Curt Storlazzi, U.S. Geological Survey
SERDP Feb 2018

Environmental DNA as a Tool for Inventory and Monitoring of Aquatic Vertebrates

Project Information
Project ID: RC-201204
Principal Investigator: Dr. Alexander Fremier, Washington State University
ESTCP May 2018

Operational-Scale Demonstration of Propagation Protocols and Comparative Demographic Monitoring for (Re-)Introducing Five Southeastern Endangered and At-Risk Plants

Project Information
Project ID: RC-201201
Principal Investigator: Mr. Matthew Hohmann, US Army Corps of Engineers
ESTCP Aug 2018

Integrated Measurement of Naval Sonar Operations and Precise Cetacean Locations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-201304
Principal Investigator: Mr. David Moretti, Naval Undersea Warfare Center
ESTCP Aug 2018

Recovery of Native Plant Communities and Ecological Processes Following Removal of Non-Native, Invasive Ungulates from Pacific Island Forests

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2433
Principal Investigator: Dr. Creighton Litton, University of Hawaii at Manoa
SERDP Oct 2018

Assessing the Impacts of Climate and Land Use/Land Cover Change on Valley Fever Incidence

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2650
Principal Investigator: Dr. Vicken Etyemezian, Desert Research Institute
SERDP Oct 2018

Restoration of Soil Microbial Function Following Degradation on Department of Defense Lands: Mediating Biological Invasions in a Global Change Context

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2326
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kristina Stinson, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
SERDP Dec 2018

Achieving Dryland Restoration Through the Deployment of Enhanced Biocrusts to Improve Soil Stability, Fertility and Native Plant Recruitment

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2329
Principal Investigator: Dr. Nichole Barger, University of Colorado
SERDP Dec 2018

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