Assessing Potential Ecological Impacts

SERDP and ESTCP research and demonstrations are under way to assess potential ecological impacts of military-unique munitions constituents used on testing and training ranges.

Completed Projects List
Project Title Completed

Validation of Passive Sampling Devices for Monitoring of Munitions Constituents in Underwater Environments

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201433
Principal Investigator: Mr. Gunther Rosen, SPAWAR
ESTCP Aug 2018

Field Demonstration and Validation of the Training Range Environmental Evaluation and Characterization System (TREECS) and Contaminant Transformation Simulator (CTS) for the Risk Assessment of Contaminants on DoD Ranges

Project Information
Project ID: ER-201435
Principal Investigator: Dr. Billy Johnson, USACE-ERDC
ESTCP Jun 2017

Improvement, Verification, and Refinement of Spatially Explicit Exposure Models in Risk Assessment

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200917
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mark Johnson, U.S. Army Public Health Command
ESTCP Aug 2015

Ecological Risk Assessment of Munitions Compounds on Coral and Coral Reef Health

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2125
Principal Investigator: Dr. Cheryl Woodley, NOAA National Ocean Service
SERDP Jan 2014

Development of Toxicity Benchmarks and Bioaccumulation Data for N-Based Organic Explosives for Terrestrial Plants and Soil Invertebrates

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1416
Principal Investigator: Dr. Geoffrey Sunahara, National Research Council of Canada
SERDP Nov 2012

Development of Toxicity Data for Munition Compounds to Support Toxicity Reference Value Derivations for Wildlife

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1420
Principal Investigator:

SERDP Nov 2010

Validation of a Rapid and Low-Cost Method for Prediction of the Oral Bioavailability of Lead from Small Arms Range Soils

Project Information
Project ID: ER-200222
Principal Investigator: Dr. Desmond Bannon, U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine (USACHPPM)
ESTCP Sep 2007

Decreasing Toxic Metal Bioavailability with Novel Soil Amendment Strategies

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1350
Principal Investigator: Mr. Philip Jardine, University of Tennessee
SERDP Jul 2007

Environmental Fate and Transport of a New Energetic Material, CL-20

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1254
Principal Investigator: Dr. Roman Kuperman, U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command - Chemical Biological Center
SERDP Feb 2006

Development of Extraction Tests for Determining the Bioavailability of Metals in Soil

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1165
Principal Investigator: Mr. Michael Ruby, Integral Consulting
SERDP Apr 2005

Development of Ecological Toxicity and Biomagnification Data for Explosives Contaminants in Soil

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1221
Principal Investigator: Dr. Roman Kuperman, U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command - Chemical Biological Center
SERDP Jul 2003

Quantifying the Bioavailability of Toxic Metals in Soils

Project Information
Project ID: ER-1166
Principal Investigator: Mr. Philip Jardine, University of Tennessee
SERDP Jun 2003

Development of Military IRIS System for the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment/ Characterization of Defense Related Pollutants

Project Information
Project ID: ER-770
SERDP Oct 1997
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