Vulnerability and Impact Assessment

SERDP and ESTCP efforts are developing region-specific tools and models to better predict climate change impacts, both to the natural features that protect coastal areas and to the built infrastructure.

Completed Projects List
Project Title Completed

Impacts of Changing Climate on Pacific Island-Based Defense Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2336
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jeffrey Donnelly, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
SERDP Jan 1970

Assessing White-nose Syndrome And Non-Stationary Changes On Bat Populations On And Near DoD Installations In The West

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2633
Principal Investigator: Dr. Sarah Olson, Wildlife Conservation Society
SERDP Jan 1970

Climate Changes Impacts on Fire Regimes, Plant Invasions, and Tick-Borne Diseases

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2636
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brian Allan, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
SERDP Jan 1970

Understanding Climatic Controls of Blacklegged Ticks and Lyme Disease: Experiments and Models to Quantify Risk in a Changing Climate

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2637
Principal Investigator: Mr. Richard Ostfeld, Cary Institute of Ecoystem Studies
SERDP Jan 1970

Effects of Climate on Host-pathogen Interactions in Chytridiomycosis

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2638
Principal Investigator: Dr. Corrine Richards-Zawacki, University of Pittsburgh
SERDP Jan 1970

Understanding Species Persistence in Complex Landscapes with a Long-Term Metapopulation Study of Rare Flora

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2707
Principal Investigator: Dr. William Hoffmann, North Carolina State University
SERDP Jan 1970

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 Jan 1970

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)
 

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