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STATE PROJECT TITLE PDF
AK
Short- and Long-term As-Aluminium Oxyhydroxide Sorption Interactions in Aquatic and Soil Environments PDF
AK
Monitoring Thermokarst Evolution at Caribou-Poker Creeks Research Watershed PDF
AK
Development of Crab Shell Based Biosorbents for Removing Anionic Metal Complexes From Contaminated Water PDF
AK
Infiltration in Coarse Soil and Formation of Infiltration Ice PDF
AL
Nitrogen Cycling in Alabama Rivers: Effects of Nutrient Addition on the Composition of Functional Microbial Communities PDF
AL
Development and Characterization of a New Class of High-Capacity Ion Exchangers and and Environmentally Benign Process for Removal of Perchlorate in Water PDF
AL
The Evaluation of an Approach to Estimate Regional Scale Surface Moisture as an Indicator of Drought for Alabama Using NASA's MODIS Data
PDF
AR
Otolith Microchemistry of Fresh Water Fish PDF
AR
Vadose-zone losses of soluble heavy metals from pasture soil amended with varying rates of poultry litter PDF
AR
Oxide-Catalyzed Oxidation of 17b-Estradiol to Estrone PDF
AR
Nutrient losses in runoff and leaching from poultry litter applications to loblolly pine stands and pastures PDF
AR
Hydrodynamics of a Karst Soil Catena in the Ozark Plateau, USA PDF
AZ
Permeable Reactive Biobarriers for the Containment and Remediation of Acid Mine Drainage PDF
AZ
Impact of drought on management of salt sensitive plants with reclaimed water PDF
AZ
Measurement of estrogenic activity in sludges and biosolids PDF
AZ
Controlling Salt Accumulation to Enhance Sustainability of Subsurface Drip Irrigation PDF
AZ
Estimation of acute upper lethal water temperature tolerances of native Arizona fishes PDF
CA
Hydrological regimes, pond morphology, habitat use: predicting the impact of an emerging aquatic pathogen PDF
CA
Using Marine Derived Nitrogen in Tree Rings to Assess Nutrient Flux and Salmon Escapement PDF
CA
Feasibility of Snowpack Characterization Using Remote Sensing and Advanced Data Assimilation Techniques PDF
CA
Modeling and Optimization of Seawater Intrusion Barriers in Southern California Coastal Plain PDF
CA
Development of a Quantitative Detection Method for Enumerating Host-Specific Fecal Bacteria Based on Real-Time, Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction PDF
CO
Enhancements to the South Platte Mapping and Analysis Program (SPMAP) PDF
CO
Evaluating Strategies to Mitigate Waterlogging and Salinization in Colorado's Lower Arkansas River Valley, Phase 3 PDF
CO
Urban Landscape Irrigation with Reclaimed Wastewater, Phase 2: Current Knowledge and Community Experience PDF
CO
Salt Chemistry Effects on Indirect Field Salinity Assessment in the Arkansas River Valley, Colorado PDF
CO
Determination of Ecosystem Response Thresholds to Nutrient of Flowing Waters in Montane Colorado PDF
CT
Chaotic Advection Enhanced Remediation PDF
CT
The dual influence of Alewife, Alosa pseudoharengus, on inland water quality PDF
CT
Investigating the Influence of Purging on Long-Term Remediation Compliance Monitoring PDF
DC
Effect of Pelletized Poultry Manure and Vegetable Production on Vadose Zone Water Quality PDF
DC
The Development of a MEMS-based Integrated Wireless Remote Biosensors PDF
DC
District of Columbia Drinking Water Blind Taste Testing Project PDF
DC
DC H2O: What’s On Tap? PDF
DC
Identification of PCB and Chlordane sources in the Anacostia RIver Watershed PDF
DE
Removal and Inactivation of Water-Borne Viruses Using Permeable Iron Barriers PDF
DE
Fate and Transport of Arsenic in Poultry Litter Amended Delaware Soils: Impacts on Water Quality PDF
DE
Assisting Small and Underserved Farmers in Meeting Water Quality Objective PDF
DE
Monitoring and Assessing the Water Quality Status and Overall Health of Freshwater Wetlands PDF
DE
Delaware and Beyond: A Water Resource Threat Analysis PDF
DE
Evaluation of Land Application of Wastewater as a Nutrient Reduction Control Strategy for the Chesapeake Bay PDF
DE
Biological Control of an Invasive Plant (Purple Loosestrife) Affecting Freshwater Wildlife Habitats in the Mid-Atlantic U.S.A. PDF
DE
Design and Field Testing of Advanced Surveillance Systems for Delaware’s Shallow Depth Estuaries PDF
DE
Analysis of the Christina Water Basin's Protection and Restoration Policies PDF
DE 
Fish communities as indicators of water quality: quantifying the response of aquatic systems to pollutant inputs in Delaware headwaters  PDF
FL
Sensitivity of the Hydroperiod of Forested Wetlands to Alterations in Topographic Attributes and Land Use PDF
FL
Ground Water Vulnerability Delineation Using Integrated GIS and Neuro-Fuzzy Methods PDF
GA 
Seismic imaging of fracture systems in crystalline rock PDF
GA
Decision Support for Georgia Water Resources Planning and Management  PDF
GA
Biogeochemical Cycling of Arsenic at the Sediment-Water Interface of the Chattahoochee River PDF
GA
Reductive Biotransformation of Polychloro-Nitrobenzenes Under Iron-Reducing Conditions PDF
GU
Presence and Survival of Fecal Indicator Bacteria in Soil from the Banks of Major Rivers and Streams on Guam PDF
GU
Speciation studies of arsenic in Guam Waters Phase II. PDF
GU
Hydrology of the Sabana Watershed and Water Cave, Rota, CNM PDF
GU
Persistent Contaminant Assessment of Food Fish from Tanapag Lagoon, Saipan  PDF
GU
Refining the R-factor and Developing Rainfall Distribution Maps for the Island of Pohnpei  PDF
GU
Groundwater Development and Utilization for Emergency Drinking Water Supply on Fais, Yap State, FSM PDF
GU
Qualitative examination of groundwater from Yap and some of its neighboring islands PDF
GU
A water quality study of river and ground water resources in Kosrae, FSM. PDF
HI
Prevention of Colloidal Fouling in Crossflow Membrane Filtration: Searching for Optimal Operation Conditions: Year 2 PDF
HI
Development of a New Technique for the use of Dissolved Helium as an Environmental Groundwater Tracer PDF
HI
The Dynamic Effects of Native versus Non-Native Vegetation on the Ecohydrology of a Hawaiian Stream Valley PDF
HI
Application of Innovative Methods and Strategies to Differentiate Sewage from Non-Point Source Pollution in Hawaii PDF
IA
Fate of Veterinary Antibiotics in Manure Lagoons PDF
IA
Sequestration of phosphorus with iron mine tailings PDF
IA
Identification of Relationships Between Soil Phosphorus and Phosphorus Loss Through Tile Drainage to Improve the Subsurface Drainage Component of the Iowa Phosphorus Index PDF
IA
Vegetative Filter Education and Assessment in the State of Iowa PDF
IA
Hydrologic Modeling of Subsurface Drainage for Predicting Drainage Outflow PDF
IA
Tracing Sediment Sources in Eastern Iowa by Using Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopes: An Exploratory Research PDF
 ID
Validating Meta(loid) Flux Predicitons from Lake Coeur d'Alene Sediments Using Contaminated Ponds as Mesocosms PDF
 ID
Advanced Cone Penetrometer Technology for In-Situ Measurement of Unsaturated Soil Hydraulic Properties PDF
 ID
Improved Short-term Operational Streamflow Forecasting for Snow-melt Dominated Basins (Request for Year 2 funding) PDF
 ID
Ground water/surface water interactions in the Idaho batholith  PDF
IL
Rapid Solar Transformation of Nutrients in Natural Waters  PDF
IN
Water Quality Management and Improvement in the Urban Setting  PDF
IN
Minimizing Runoff and Nonpoint Source Pollution Due to Urbanization  PDF
IN
Soil and Mineralogical Processes Involved in Septic System Failure  PDF
IN
Hydrologic and land use control on the nature and cycling of allochthonous of organic carbon in mixed land use water sheds within Central Indiana PDF
IN
Characterizing Errors in Distributed Hydrologic Modeling PDF
IN
Potential of Controlled Drainage to Reduce Nitrate Contamination at the Watershed Scale  PDF
IN
Norms, public opinion, and preservation of “non-charismatic” aquatic and riparian species  PDF
IN
Phosphorus Deposition in an Agricultural Drainage Ditch and Constructed Wetlands System PDF
IN
Septic System Permit Database PDF
KS
High Plains Aquifer Information Network PDF
KS
Reduced Irrigation Allocations in Kansas from Grain Yield -- ET Relationships and Decision Support Model PDF
KS
A Field Assessment of a Method for Estimation of Ground-Water Consumption By Phreatophytes PDF
KS
Water Quality in Surface Water  PDF
KY
Linking chemical tolerance to reproductive resilience: CYP1A as a metric for predicting fish species distributions in chemically impacted habitats PDF
 KY
Fine sediment source areas and in-channel sediment storage in the Upper Green River Basin, KY PDF
 KY
Assessing groundwater age, regional flowpaths, and hydrochemical evolution of the Knox Group Aquifer in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky PDF
KY
Characterizing pollution impacts to urban karst aquifers from artificial and enhanced recharge  PDF
 LA
Use of Synchrotron Microtomography and X-Ray Fluorescence to Better Understand Contaminant Diffusion in Reactive Barrier Systems  PDF
 LA
Metal Speciation in Particulates in the Mississippi River in Louisiana  PDF
 LA
Quantifying Hydrologic Impacts on Spatio-Temporal Variability of Stream Water Quality in Coastal Louisiana  PDF
 MA
Copper Removal by Biofilms  PDF
 MA
Potential Movement of Pesticides Related to Dissolved Organic Matter from Organic Fertilizer Application on Turf  PDF
 MA
Acid Rain Monitoring Project - Phase IV  PDF
MD
Fate of Alkylphenolic Compounds in Wastewater Treatment PDF
MD
Leaf-scale hyperspectral reflectance models for determining the nitrogen status of freshwater wetlands  PDF
MD
Beneficial reuse of Baltimore Harbor dredgings and coal fly ash in engineering applications and effects on the Chesapeake Bay  PDF
MD
Using Bioaugmentation to Improve the Biodegradation of Chlorinated Compounds in Wetlands -- Summer Fellowship  PDF
ME
Evaluating scope and trends for decreasing base cations (and increasing diluteness)  PDF
ME
Integrating Biological and Streams Data into PEARL PDF
ME
Metal mobilization from municipal biosolids stockpiles: The role of dissolved organic matter.  PDF
ME
Field Guide to Aquatic Phenomena PDF
ME
Native and Invasive Aquatic Plant "Virtual Herbarium" PDF
ME
Nutrient cycling within the Meduxnekeag River and the use of periphytic algae as an indicator of nutrient loading   PDF
MI
Natural Resources Integrated Information System  PDF
MI
Studying the Quantative Water Withdrawal Effects on Michigan's Water Supply and Distributing the Conclusions  PDF
MI
Use of Spatial Data and GIS in Evaluating Manure Application Risk Index (MARI)  PDF
MI
Sediment transport modeling using high resolution LIDAR-derived DEMs  PDF
MN
Characterization of Nitrifying Bacterial Populations in Wastewater Treatment Bioreactors  PDF
MN
Effects of riparian forest harvest on instream habitat and fish and invertebrate communities PDF
MN
Paleohydrologic response of the Mississippi Headwaters watershed to Holocene climate change  PDF
MN
Biodiversity in Urban Ponds and Lakes: Human Effects on Plankton Populations  PDF
MN
Fluorochemicals in Minnesota Waters: An Emerging Environmental Issue  PDF
MN
Arsenic in Minnesota Groundwater and its Impact on the Drinking Water Supply  PDF
MN
Phyto-enhanced remediation: A wetland treatment system for surface water protection  PDF
MN
Development of a Rapid Bioassessment Technique for Integrating Biological Data into TMDL Assessments in Urban Streams  PDF
MN
The Effects of Long-Term Low-Level Antibiotic Exposure on the Development of Antibiotic Resistance  PDF
MN
Assessing the Ecotoxicology of 4-Nonylphenol, a Ubiquitous Environmental Estrogen, In Two Organismal Bioassays  PDF
MO
Use of Excitation/Emission Matrix Fluorescence  PDF
MO
The Leaching Behavior of Arsenic and Selenium from Fly Ash and Their Potential Impact on Water Quality  PDF
MO
Experimental Analysis of Nutrient Uptake in Streams   PDF
MS
Improved Estimation of Nutrient and Pesticide Runoff Losses from Golf Courses and Residential Lawns in the South Atlantic-Gulf Region  PDF
MS
Chemical Mixtures: Consequences of WNV Eradication on Water Quality  PDF
MS
Evaluation of Wetland Floristic Quality Indices as Indicators of Ecological Integrity in North Mississippi Wetlands  PDF
MS
Water Quality Standards: Establishing Nutrient Criteria for Mississippi's Coastal Waters  PDF
MT
Amphibian habitat distribution and the population structure of Columbia spotted frogs, Rana luteiventris, in western Montana watersheds  PDF
MT
Evaluation of various methods to assess condition of perennial stream ecosystems  PDF
MT
Defining river recharge and three-dimensional areas of contribution to production wells adjacent to a losing river, Western Montana  PDF
MT
Quantitative assessment of the effectivenes of post-fire erosion control techniques  PDF
MT
Investigation of microbial ecology, structure, and function in coalbed aquifers: Powder River Basin, Montana  PDF
NC
Is There a Relationship Between Phosphorus and Fecal Microbes in Aquatic Sediments?  PDF
NC
Arsenic and Heavy Metal Leaching Potential from Broiler Litter Stockpiled on Bare Soil PDF
NC
Integration of High Resolution Imagery in Cost-effective Assessment of Land Use Practices Influencing Erosion and Sediment Yield  PDF
ND
Comparative Study of Fossil and Extant Fish Growth: Including Analyses of Mean Annual Temperature in the Geologic Record  PDF
ND
Modeling Groundwater Denitrification by Ferrous Iron Using PHREEQC PDF
ND
A Study of Microbial Regrowth Potential of Water in Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota PDF
ND
Effects of West Nile Virus Infection, Immune Function, and Age on Female Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) Reproduction.  PDF
ND
Analysis and Model Simulation of Stormwater Runoff -- A Study of Land Use and System Design on Discharge Flow Rates and Water Quality  PDF
ND
Reliable and Continuous Measurement of Flow Rate in the Red River of The North by means of an Acoustic Doppler Velocity Meter  PDF
ND
Sample Analysis, Kinetic Studies, and Modeling of a Full-Scale Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor for Ammonia Removal  PDF
ND
Study of Denitrification in the Karlsruhe Aquifer Using Stable Isotopes of N and O in Nitrate PDF
NE
Remediation of PCB-Contaminated Soils and Sediment using Zerovalent Iron and Surfactants  PDF
NE
Investigation of Groundwater Interactions with Surface Hydrologic Systems in River Valleys -- Using Modeling and Field Approaches  PDF
NE
Low-Cost Flow Estimation for Storm Water Quality BMP Monitoring  PDF
NE
Hydrogeological Controls of Salinity Patterns in the Sand Hills Lakes, NE  PDF
NH
Effects of Land Use on Water Quality in a Changing Landscape  PDF
NH
Water Quality and the Landscape: Long-term monitoring of rapidly developing suburban watersheds  PDF
NH
Use of Male Specific Bacteriophage as an Indicator For the Presence of Hepatitis A
Virus in Alkaline Stabilized Biosolids Intended for Land Application
 
PDF
NJ
The investigation of bacterially-mediated dechlorination of dioxins by dehalorespiring bacterial cultures and in dioxin-contaminated sediments from the Passaic River, New Jersey PDF
NJ
An Evaluation of Bioretention System Best Management Practices (BMPs) to Reduce Pollutant Concentrations of Stormwater and Their Potential to Contribute to Groundwater Pollution through Infiltration  PDF
NJ
Soil Moisture Regimes and Nitrate Leaching in Urban Wetlands  PDF
NJ
Seed Dispersal Dynamics in Restored and Intact Salt Marshes: Implications for Restoration Success  PDF
NJ
Use of stable isotope ratios of mercury to track and differentiate between sources of mercury pollution  PDF
NJ
High resolution geophysical imaging as a novel method for noninvasive characterization of contaminated wetlands: application to Kearny Marsh  PDF
NJ
Fate of Brominated Flame Retardants in New Jersey Wastewater Treatment Facilities  PDF
NV
Quantifying Potential Economic Impacts of Water Quality Modeling Uncertainty for the Lower Truckee River, Nevada  PDF
NV
Small Scale Variability of Soil Ped Hydraulic Properties: Potential Impact on Soil Recharge and Ecosystems  PDF
NV
Development of a Classification System for Natural Impervious Cover in the Lake Tahoe Basin  PDF
NY
Innovative management of stormwater on under-utilized urban surfaces  PDF
NY
Regional water quality tools for identifying high runoff risk areas in watersheds.  PDF
NY
Assessing nitrate-nitrogen in surface and groundwater in eastern Wyoming County, NY  PDF
NY
Measuring the effects of wetland and riparian zones on water quality in the urban Patroon Creek Watershed, Albany County, NY.  PDF
OH
Evaluating the Utility of Fluorescence In Situ Hybridizations as a Regular Process Monitoring Tool to Improve Reliable Wastewater Treatment  PDF
OH
Rapid Characterization of PCB Contaminated Sediments toward Effective Enhanced Remediation  PDF
OH
The Scour and Deposition around River and Estuarine Bridges  PDF
OK
Springs in Time: Comparison of Present and Historical Flows  PDF
OK
Evaluation of Chemical and Biological Loading to the Blue River  PDF
OK
Optimal Selection of Management Practices for Phosphorus Abatement Using GIS and Economic Methodology in the Modeling of a Watershed  PDF
OR
Basin level datasets for anticipating future water scarcity and conflict in Oregon PDF
OR
Satellite Remote Sensing of Wildfire Induced Changes in Hydro-Geomorphological Landscape Patterns and Processes  PDF
OR
Synergetic effects of colloids and organic matter on membrane fouling  PDF
OR
Hydrogeomorphic Analysis of the Luckiamute Watershed, Central Coast Range, Oregon  PDF
OR
Riverine gravel supply in Oregon  PDF
PA
Controls on Nutrient Levels for Spruce Creek and a Major Tributary  PDF
PA
Split-Flow Stormwater Demonstration and Feasibility Study  PDF
PA
Nutrient Removal of a Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) Treating Wastewater with Potential for Water Reclamation  PDF
 PA
Nitrogen dynamics in the Spring Creek watershed (Pennsylvania, USA): Evaluating stream retention of point and non-point source loadings  PDF
PR
Sorption Behavior of Crumb Rubber to Remove Inorganic and Organic Contaminants from Aqueous Solutions  PDF
RI
Stream Stability and Scour Potential for Rhode Island Bridges  PDF
RI
URI Water Reserve Project  PDF
RI
Mitigating Runoff Contamination Due to DeIcing and Anti-Icing Operations at T.F.Green Airport PDF
SC
Modeling the Impact of Reservoir Management Regimes on Important Ecosystems in the Santee River Basin PDF
SC
Application of Emerging Technologies for Water Quality Monitoring and Data Transfer in the Saluda-Reedy Watershed  PDF
SD
Hydraulic Calibration of the Upper Soil Layers in a Glacial Till System  PDF
SD
Evaluating Glomalin and Its Role in the Sorption of Organic Contaminants  PDF
SD
Invertebrate and Aquatic Plant Studies of Two Mesotrophic Lakes in South Dakota  PDF
SD
Coupled Carbon-Nitrogen Geochemistry under Reducing Conditions in a Prairie Pothole  PDF
TN
Removal of Toxic Heavy Metals from Wastewater Effluents  PDF
TN
An Investigation of Surface-Ground Water Connections at Nonconnah Creek: A Source of Recharge and Potential Contamination for the Memphis Aquifer in Shelby County Tennessee  PDF
TN
In-Field Comparison of Drip Distribution Dosed with Septic Tank Effluent vs. Secondary Quality Effluent  PDF
TX
Removal of Hormones through a Conventional Wastewater Treatment System  PDF
TX
Novel Polymeric Water Treatment for In Situ Removal of Organic Contaminants from Water Bodies  PDF
TX
Estimating Water Availability and Sustainable Yield in a Coastal Semi-Arid Region of South Texas  PDF
TX
Assessment of Four Economic and Managerial Models for Operation of Public Water Systems in Texas  PDF
TX
Development of Optimal Water Conservation and Management Strategies for Industrial Facilities  PDF
TX
Improving Capabilities for Dealing with Key Complexities of Water Availability Modeling  PDF
TX
Near Real-Time Flood Prediction Using Hourly NEXRAD Rainfall Data for the State of Texas  PDF
TX
Effect of Flow Velocity on Biodegradation of Trichloroethene (TCE) and Perchlorethene (PCE) During Restoration of Contaminated Groundwater Aquifers  PDF
TX
Development of Smoke Tracer Instrumentation for Groundwater Recharge Investigations in the Edwards Aquifer Region  PDF
TX
Radar-Based Flood Alert System for Austin, Texas  PDF
UT
Alternative Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Systems for Utah Conditions PDF
UT
Data Fusion for Improved Management of Large Western Water Systems PDF
VI
Hydrology Modeling in Turpentine Run, St. Thomas  PDF
VI
Development of a Water Budget for a Model, Integrated Farm in the U.S. Virgin Islands  PDF
VI
Production, Pricing and Distribution Policies of Public Water in St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands  PDF
VT
Detection of cyanobacterial blooms using remote sensing  PDF
VT
A Comparison of Bacterial Concentrations in Streams: a Paired Watershed Study  PDF
WA
Phosphorus Contamination of Surface Waters  PDF
WA
Three-dimensional Characterization of Riverbed Hydraulic Conductivity and Its Relation to Salmonid Habitat Quality  PDF
WA
Benthic Organisms and Flow Field Interactions: Improving Linkages and Descriptions  PDF
WI
Design and Evaluation of Rain Gardens for Enhancement of Groundwater Recharge  PDF
WI
Fate of Representative Fluoroquinolone, Macrolide, Sulfonamide and Tetracycline Antibiotics in Subsurface Environments  PDF
WV
WRI46-Assessing Extent and Longevity of Degradation Following Coal Mining in West Virginia  PDF
WV
WRI48-Impact of Longwall Mining on Headwater Streams in Northern West Virginia  PDF
WV
WRI47-Establishing Biological and Water Quality Criteria for Water Resource Management in Mining Impacted Watersheds  PDF
WV
WRI55: Hydrologic Connections and Impacts on Water Supply in the Great Valley Karst Aquifer. A Case Study in Martinsburg, West Virginia  PDF
WV
WRI54: Passive Treatment of Cl Contaminated Waters in NW West Virginia Using Passive Absorptive Technologies  PDF
WV
Ecological Impact and Flow Variations of Mine Water used for Small-Scale Trout Production  PDF
WV
Changes to In-Stream Suspended Sediment and Turbidity Following Improvements to a Forest Road in West Virginia   PDF
WV
Stream Chemical Variability in Time and Space with Relation to Monongahela National Forest Geology and Utilization by Brook Trout and Associated Species  PDF
WY
Drought prediction model development and dissemination in Wyoming  PDF
WY
Geochemistry of CBM Retention Ponds Across the Powder River Basin, Wyoming  PDF
WY
Subsurface Drip Irrigation Systems: Assessment and Development of Best Management Practices  PDF
WY
Water Scarcity and Economic Growth in Wyoming  PDF
WY
Conveyance Losses and Travel Times of Reservoir Releases Along the Bear River from Woodruff Narrows Reservoir to Cokeville Wyoming  PDF

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