Infrastructure Resiliency

SERDP and ESTCP’s investments are developing the understanding and tools necessary to identify vulnerable assets, assess impacts, and determine appropriate adaptive responses to climate change.

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Material Fluxes through Small River Systems on the Alaskan North Slope

Project Information
Project ID: RC19-1382
Principal Investigator: Dr. Shawn Gallaher, United States Naval Academy
SERDP Jan 2019

Hydrologic Risk Forecaster (Hydro RF): Demonstration and Validation of Forecasting Model for Flooding and Infrastructure Risk on Military Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC19-5082
Principal Investigator: Dr. Daniel Gambill, Engineering Research and Development Center-Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (ERDC-CERL)
ESTCP Jan 2019

Weather Effects on the Lifecycle of DoD Equipment Replacement (WELDER): A Plug-in for the BUILDER Sustainment Management System

Project Information
Project ID: RC19-5264
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Larsen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
ESTCP Jan 2019

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

Value and Resiliency of Ecosystem Services on Department of Defense (DoD) Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1605
Principal Investigator: Nate McDowell, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SERDP Mar 2018

Research on the Efficacy of Applying a Supply Chain Paradigm and Economic Valuation Tools to Optimize Management Decision-Making and Enable Quantification of DoD Stewardship Value

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1615
Principal Investigator: Stephen Petron, CH2M HILL, Inc.
SERDP Mar 2018

Use of sUAS/UAS to Cost Effectively Monitor Eagle Nesting

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-5046
Principal Investigator: Samantha Phillips, Select Engineering Services
ESTCP Mar 2018

Windshield to Joystick: Demonstration and Validation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Monitoring Methodologies Used for Natural Resource Assessment on Military Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-5091
Principal Investigator: Ms. Heidi Howard, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - ERDC-CERL
ESTCP Mar 2018

Use of the “Data Mule” Unmanned Aircraft System to Remotely Download Ground Based Sensor Data on Military Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-5101
Principal Investigator: David Delaney, U.S. Army CERL
ESTCP Mar 2018

Enhancing the Capability and Efficiency of DoD Land Management by Using Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Assess the Impacts of Fires and Coastal Storms

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-5187
Principal Investigator: David Johnston, Duke University
ESTCP Mar 2018

A Multidisciplinary Assessment of Cross-Boundary Mitigation

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1209
Principal Investigator: Liba Pejchar, Colorado State University
SERDP Jan 2018

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

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2709
Principal Investigator: Dr. Shih-Yu Wang, Utah State University
SERDP Jan 2017

Incorporating Photoperiodism in Insect Phenology Models with Application for Biological Control of Weeds on Department of Defense Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2701
Principal Investigator: Dr. Fritzi Grevstad, Oregon State University
SERDP Jan 2017

Variation in Phenological Shifts: How do Annual Cycles and Genetic Diversity Constrain or Enable Responses to Climate Change?

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2702
Principal Investigator: Dr. Julie Heath, Boise State University
SERDP Jan 2017

Predicting the Persistence of Salamanders: Consequences of Phenological Shifts for Species of Management Concern on DoD Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2703
Principal Investigator: Dr. Katherine O'Donnell, United States Geological Survey
SERDP Jan 2017

Evaluating the Long-Term Ecological Responses to Riparian Ecosystem Restoration at the Fort Benning, Georgia Military Installation

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2704
Principal Investigator: Dr. Natalie Griffiths, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2017

Will Climate-Mediated Phenological Shifts Affect Population Viability? A test with Butterflies on Department of Defense Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2700
Principal Investigator: Dr. Elizabeth Crone, Tufts University
SERDP Jan 2017

Exploring the Basis for Skillful Projections of Decision-Relevant Climate Normals

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2710
Principal Investigator: Dr. Russell Vose, National Centers for Environmental Information
SERDP Jan 2017

FY 2019 New Start Project Selections

FY 2019 New Start Project Selections for the Environmental Solicitation – SERDP; ESTCP

SERDP Report:
The Impact of Sea-Level Rise and Climate Change on DoD Installations on Atolls in the Pacific Ocean

DoD Report:
Regional Sea Level Scenarios for Coastal Risk Management: Managing the Uncertainty of Future Sea Level Change and Extreme Water Levels for Department of Defense Coastal Sites Worldwide (2016)

SERDP Report:
Climate-Sensitive Decision-Making in the Department of Defense: Synthesis of Ongoing Research and Current Recommendations (2016)

SERDP Report:
Use of Climate Information for Decision-Making and Impacts Research: State of our Understanding (2016)

SERDP Report:
SERDP Climate Change Program Review and NOAA Partnership Meeting Summary Report (2015)

DoD FY 2014 Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap with Foreword

Third National Climate Assessment

Quadrennial Defense Review

SERDP Report:
Infrastructure Damage/Fragility Models and Data Quality Issues Associated with Department of Defense Climate Vulnerability and Impact Assessment (2015)

SERDP Report:
Assessing Impacts of Climate Change on Coastal Military Installations: Policy Implications (2013)

NOAA Technical Report:
Global Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States National Climate Assessment (2012)

Workshop Report:
DoD Workshop on Coordinating Climate Change Research and Policy Implications (2011)

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