|RP1:Morphodynamics of the Madeira River: An Amazonian Anabranching Mega-River Facing Imminent Disruption|
Dr. Edgardo Latrubesse (Univ. of Texas at Austin), Dr. Fillizola and Dr. Stevaux (Brazil)
Funding: NSF, Geomorphology & Land Use Dynamics
|RP2:RCN-SEES: The Marcellus Shale Research Network|
Dr. Vidic (Univ. of Pittsurgh), Sue Brantley, Kathryn Jo Brasier (PSU), Rick Hooper (CUAHSI), Candie Wilderman (Dickinson College)
Funding: NSF, BCS-Geography and Spatial Sciences
|RP3:Dynamics of meandering and anabranching rivers in the lowland Peruvian Amazonian Basin|
Commander Hugo Montoro, Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation, Peruvian Navy
Funding: Center for Latin American Studies, Univ. of Pittsburgh
RP4: Morphodynamics of Complex Meander Bends on Large Rivers.
Collaborators: Jim Best, Bruce Rhoads, Marcelo H Garcia
Funding: NSF, Geomorphology & Land Use Dynamics, Hydrologic
RP5: Enhancement of the
channel evolution model CONCEPTS for predicting water quality benefits of
retention of riverine sediment by floodplains.
Collaborators: Dr. Eddy Langendoen.
Funding: United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service, National Sedimentarion
RP6: Marcellus Shale baseline
study: monitoring bathymetric and flow field characteristics to develop
predictive hydrodynamics and bed morphodynamics models in a reach scale.
Collaborators: Dr. Dan Bain (PI), Dr. C. Volz, ....
Funding: The Heinz Endownment
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RP7: A Gis-based model coupling
watershed- and reach-scale transport models for toxic metals/elements associated
with Marcellus Shale flowback and produced water; it's application to human
exposure and risk assessment.
Collaborators: Dr.Xu Liang (PI), Dr. Volz, Dr. F. Wu
Funding:Pittsburgh Toxic Metals Program, Univ. of Pittsburgh