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.

Active Projects List
Project Title Start Date

Forecasting Dryland Ecosystem Vulnerability to Change: A Cross-System Assessment of Vegetation and Process Responses to Disturbance and Climate Variability on DoD Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1322
Principal Investigator: Scott Ferrenberg, U.S. Geological Survey
SERDP Apr 2018

The Impacts of Land Use and Climate Change on Mojave Desert Tortoise Gene Flow Dynamics and Corridor Functionality

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1207
Principal Investigator: Jill Heaton, University of Nevada, Reno
SERDP Apr 2018

Resiliency and Vulnerability of Boreal Forest Habitat to the Interaction of Climate and Fire Disturbance across DoD Lands of Interior Alaska

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1183
Principal Investigator: Scott Goetz, Northern Arizona University
SERDP Apr 2018

Interior Alaska DoD Training Land Wildlife Habitat Vulnerability to Permafrost Thaw, an Altered Fire Regime, and Hydrologic Change

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1170
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas Douglas, U.S. Army ERDC-CRREL
SERDP Apr 2018

Aquatic Ecosystem Vulnerability to Fire and Climate Change in Alaskan Boreal Forests

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1108
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Falke, U.S. Geological Survey
SERDP Apr 2018

Critical Habitat Breadth for Gopherus Tortoises: A New Paradigm for Managing Threatened and Endangered Species in a Non-Stationary World

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1103
Principal Investigator: Kevin Shoemaker, University of Nevada, Reno
SERDP Apr 2018

Managing Metapopulations of Threatened Species Across Jurisdictional Boundaries: Quantifying Effects of Climate Change, Environmental Synchrony, Dispersal, and Corridors

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1065
Principal Investigator: William Morris, Duke University
SERDP Apr 2018

Understanding and Assessing Riparian Habitat Vulnerability to Drought-Prone Climate Regimes on Department of Defense Bases in the Southwestern USA

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1006
Principal Investigator: Michael Singer, University of California, Santa Barbara
SERDP Apr 2018

Using Remotely-Sensed Data and Light-Level Geolocator Technology to Inform Off-Post Landscape-Scale Conservation Planning for a Migratory Species

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1358
Principal Investigator: Ashley Long, Louisiana State University
SERDP Apr 2018

Engaging a Crowd-Sourced eDNA Database to Enhance DoD-Relevant Conservation Goals

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1348
Principal Investigator: Michael Schwartz, U.S. Department of Agriculture
SERDP Apr 2018

Climate-Driven Landscape Disturbance Assessment

Project Information
Project ID: RC18-1346
Principal Investigator: Adam Atchley, Los Alamos National Laboratory
SERDP Apr 2018

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 Johnson, Duke University
ESTCP Mar 2018

FY 2017 New Start Project Selections

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

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