Munitions Response

SERDP and ESTCP’s Munitions Response program area supports the development and demonstration of innovative technologies that can characterize, remediate, and scientifically manage sites affected by military munitions.

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Using Laboratory Techniques in the Field to Measure Munitions Mobility in the Underwater Environment

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Project ID: MR18-1180
Principal Investigator: Blake Landry, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2018

Bistatic Target Classification using Low-Cost Unmanned Marine Vehicles in Shallow Water

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Project ID: MR18-1443
Principal Investigator: Erin Fischell, Wood Hole Oceanographic Institution
SERDP Jan 2018

Wide Area Mapping of Munitions Distribution at Underwater Sites

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Project ID: MR18-1453
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joseph Calantoni, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2018

Shallow Water Lidar for Target Morphology: Impacts of Surface Roughness and Turbidity

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Project ID: MR18-1459
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Thayer, Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates, LLC
SERDP Jan 2018

Demonstration of Physics-based Inversions of Multibeam Echosounder for Sediment Properties

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Project ID: MR18-1406
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brian Hefner, University of Washington
SERDP Jan 2018

Meshfree Modeling of Munitions Penetration in Soils

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Project ID: MR-2628
Principal Investigator: Dr. Sheng-Wei Chi, University of Illinois at Chicago
SERDP Jan 2018

Simulation, Signal Extraction, and Augmented Visualization for 3D BOSS Data

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Project ID: MR18-1051
Principal Investigator: Timothy Marston, University of Washington
SERDP Jan 2018

Cubist-Inspired Deep Learning with Sonar for UXO Detection and Classification

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Project ID: MR18-1444
Principal Investigator: David Williams, NATO STO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE)
SERDP Oct 2017

Multimodal Sensor Fusion for UXO Classification and Remediation

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Project ID: MR18-1440
Principal Investigator: Aaron Marburg, University of Washington
SERDP Oct 2017

Resolving the Role of the Dynamic Pressure in the Burial, Exposure, Scour, and Mobility of Underwater Munitions

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Project ID: MR-2731
Principal Investigator: Diane Foster, University of New Hampshire
SERDP Jan 2017

Efficient and Secure Cloud Computing for UXO Classification and Project Management

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Project ID: MR-201713
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dean Keiswetter, Acorn SI
ESTCP Jan 2017

Unexploded Ordnance Characterization and Detection in Muddy Estuarine Environments

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Project ID: MR-2730
Principal Investigator: Arthur Trembanis, University of Delaware
SERDP Jan 2017

Probabilistic Environmental Modeling System for Munitions Mobility

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Project ID: MR-2733
Principal Investigator: Margaret Palmsten, United States Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2017

Enhanced EMI Models and Systems for Underwater UXO Detection and Discrimination

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Project ID: MR-2728
Principal Investigator: Dr. Fridon Shubitidze, Dartmouth College
SERDP Jan 2017

Three-dimensional Computational Modeling of Turbulent Flow Field, Bed Morphodynamics and Liquefaction Adjacent to Munitions

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Project ID: MR-2732
Principal Investigator: Dr. Xiaofeng Liu, Pennsylvania State University
SERDP Jan 2017

Rapid Response Surveys of Mobility, Burial and Re-exposure of Underwater Munitions in Energetic Surf-Zone Environments and Object Monitoring Technology Development

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Project ID: MR-2729
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Traykovski, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
SERDP Jan 2017

Augmented Co-Robotics for Remediation of Military Munitions Underwater

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Project ID: MR-2734
Principal Investigator: Dr. Andrew Stewart, University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2017

A Preliminary Design Study of a Re-Deployable Underwater Test Bed

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Project ID: MR-2736
Principal Investigator: Dr. Nagi Khadr, Parsons
SERDP Jan 2017

Demonstration of AUV-Based Structural Acoustic Look-Down and Side-Look Sonars for Underwater Buried UXO Detection and Classification

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Project ID: MR-201714
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brian Houston, Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
ESTCP Jan 2017

Man-portable Bottom Mobility Platform for UXO Investigations

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Project ID: MR-201712
Principal Investigator: Arnis Mangolds, C-2i, Inc
ESTCP Jan 2017

FY 2017 New Start Project Selections

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

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