Watershed Processes and Management

SERDP and ESTCP efforts are developing and demonstrating the science, tools, and techniques for understanding and managing land and water resources within a watershed context, sustaining the use of military training and testing lands while minimizing impact to receiving water bodies.

Completed Projects List
Project Title Completed

Pulverized Paper as a Soil Carbon Source for Degraded Training Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-201416
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ryan Busby, U.S. Army ERDC-CERL
ESTCP Sep 2019

High-Frequency Analysis of Stream Chemistry to Establish Elemental Cycling Regimes of High-Latitude Catchments

Project Information
Project ID: RC-2507
Principal Investigator: Dr. Tamara Harms, University of Alaska Fairbanks
SERDP Nov 2016

Measuring Hydrologic and Ecological Functioning of Vernal Pool Wetlands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200923
Principal Investigator: Ms. Kirsten Christopherson, Travis Installation Support Team Lead Environmental Center of Excellence (ECOE)
ESTCP Aug 2016

Regulating Services as Measures of Ecological Resilience on DoD Lands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-201114
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Angermeier, Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
ESTCP Oct 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

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

Enlisting Ecosystem Services: Quantification and Valuation of Ecosystem Services to Inform Base Management

Project Information
Project ID: RC-201113
Principal Investigator: Dr. Gretchen Daily, Stanford University
ESTCP Apr 2015

Development of Ecological Reference Models and an Assessment Framework for Streams on the Atlantic Coastal Plain

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1694
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Paller, Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL)
SERDP Oct 2014

Implementation of a Multi-Objective Decision Support Tool for Ecosystem Services at Department of Defense Installations

Project Information
Project ID: RC-201115
Principal Investigator: Mr. Pieter Booth, Exponent
ESTCP Sep 2014

Continuous, Wireless Monitoring of Sediment Flux at Multiple Low-Water Stream Crossings on Tank Trails

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200817
Principal Investigator: Mr. Scott Hill, US Army Aberdeen Test Center (ATC)
ESTCP May 2014

Development and Use of Genetic Methods for Assessing Aquatic Environmental Condition and Recruitment Dynamics of Native Stream Fishes on Pacific Islands

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1646
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Blum, Tulane University
SERDP Apr 2014

Validating the Kinematic Wave Approach for Rapid Soil Erosion Assessment and Improved Best Management Practice Site Selection to Enhance Training Land Sustainability

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200820
Principal Investigator: Dr. Stacey Hutchinson, Kansas State University
ESTCP Jan 2014

Development of a Watershed Modeling System for Fort Benning Using the USEPA BASINS Framework

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1547
Principal Investigator: Mr. Anthony Donigian, AQUA TERRA Consultants
SERDP Jan 2013

Vehicle Dynamics Monitoring and Tracking System: Monitoring Mission Impacts in Support of Installation Land Management

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200815
Principal Investigator: Mr. Daniel Koch, U.S. Army ERDC-CERL
ESTCP May 2012

Developing a Spatially Distributed Terrestrial Biogeochemical Cycle Modeling System to Support the Management of Fort Benning and its Surrounding Areas

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1462
Principal Investigator: Dr. Shuguang Liu, USGS
SERDP Sep 2010

Implementation and Commercialization of New Germplasms for Use on Military Ranges

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200401
Principal Investigator: Mr. Antonio Palazzo, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC CRREL)
ESTCP Dec 2009

Riparian Ecosystem Management at Military Installations: Determination of Impacts and Restoration and Enhancement Strategies

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1186
Principal Investigator: Dr. Patrick Mulholland, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
SERDP Jun 2009

SERDP Ecosystem Management Project (SEMP)

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1114
Principal Investigator: Mr. Lee Mulkey, Mulkey Consultants
SERDP Apr 2009

Measures of Ecological Integrity for Salmonid Streams in the Pacific Northwest

Project Information
Project ID: RC-1154
Principal Investigator: Dr. Christopher May, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SERDP Mar 2009

Low Impact Technologies to Reduce Pollution from Storm Water Runoff

Project Information
Project ID: RC-200405
Principal Investigator: Mr. Gary Anguiano, Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC)
ESTCP Jan 2009