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Technical Completion Reports

The Technical Completion Reports of supported projects, dating back to 1956, are deposited in the Water Resources Center Archives (WRCA) and are searchable by author, title, and keywords. Reports of projects completed 1998-2010 are available full-text online via the eScholarship repository. From 2011 forward, final project reports are available as pdfs.

2010

 
 
 
2009
 
 
 
 
Control of mercury methylation in wetlands through iron addition
David L. Sedlak and Patrick D. Ulrich, WR-1012
 
 
 
 
 
 

Monitoring and Modeling Non-Point Source Contributions of Host-Specific Fecal Contaminationin San Pablo Bay
Stefan Wuertz, Fabián A. Bombardelli, Kwanrawee Sirikanchana, et al., WR-1015
 
2007
 
 
 
Ecohydrologic Effects of Stream Restoration
Jeffrey F. Mount and Christopher T. Hammersmark, W-995
 
 
2006
 
 
 
Development of Biosensors for Real Time Analysis of Perchlorate in Water
William T. Frankenberger, Jr., Benedict C. Okeke, and Quan Jason Cheng, W-985 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2005
 
 
Nature of Flow and Gas Dynamics Below Spreading Pond
Jordan F. Clark, Dror Avisar, and G. Bryant Hudson, W-962
 
Cryptosporidium in Bivalves as Indicators of Fecal Pollution in the California Coastal Ecosystem
Patricia A. Conrad, Edward R. Atwill, Ian A. Gardner, Melissa Miller, Christian Leutenegger, Kristen D. Arkush, David Jessup, and Woutrina Miller, W-963
 
 
 
2004
 
 
 
Long-term nitrate leaching below the root zone in California tree fruit orchards
Thomas Harter, William R. Horwath, Jan W. Hopmans, Michelle Denton, and Yuksel S. Onsoy. W-919
 
Emplacement and release of brines from subsurface
James R. Hunt and Tracey C. Flowers, W-957 
 
 
 

The Speciation and reactivity of wastewater-derived organic nitrogen
David L. Sedlak and Elif Pehlivanoglu, W-972 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2002
 
 
 
A stochastic sediment supply model for a semi-arid landscape
Thomas Dunne and Emmanuel J. Gabet, W-917 
 
 
 
 

Hydrodynamic design in coastal wetland restoration
Brett F. Sanders and Feleke Arega, W-942
 
 
 
 
 
Hydrogeological study and modeling of the Kern Water Bank
Laurent M. Meillier, Jordan F. Clark, and Hugo Loaiciga, W-915 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1999
 
 
 
 
 
Numerical Simulation of Land Subsidence in the Los Banos-Kettleman City Area, California
Keith J. Larson, Hakan Basagaoglu and Miguel A. Mariño, W-892
 
 
Pharmaceutically-Active Compounds in Alternative Water Supplies
David L. Sedlak, David Cwiertny, James Gray, Ching-Hua Huang, Karen Pinkston, W-882
 
Corbicula fluminea as an Environmental Assay for Cryptosporidium parvum Oocysts in Surface Waters
Edward R. Atwill, Allen W. Knight, George Tchobanoglous, James Harp, and Tamara L. Rose, W-864 

Stochastic Conjunctive Management of Water Resources in Yolo County
Hakan Basagaoglu, Miguel A. Marino, and Robert H. Shumway, W-874 
 
 
 
 
 
Selenium Removal by Constructed Wetlands: Role of Biological Volatilization
Drew Hansen, Peter J. Duda, Adel Zayed, and Norman Terry, W-848
 
Effects of Herbaceous Riparian Vegetation on Streambank Stability
James W. Kirchner, Lisa Micheli, and John D. Farrington, W-872 
 

Microbial utilization of particulate organic carbon in northern San Francisco Bay and links to higher trophic levels
Michael C. Murrell, James T. Hollibaugh, Mary W. Silver, and Pat S. Wong, W-875 
 
Effects of Perennial Grass Buffer Strips on Movement of NPS Pollutants from Cropland to Wetland
Felicia A. Rein, Marc Los Huertos, Robert C. Curry, and Margaret Fitzsimmons, W-866 
 
 
1997
 
Multidimenstional Models for Macroscopic Virus Transport in Porous Media
Constantinos V. Chrysikopoulos and Youn Sim, W-854
 
Arsenic Geochemistry in Source Waters of the Los Angeles Aqueduct
Janet G. Hering, Jennifer A. Wilkie, and Van Q. Chiu, W-829 
 
Developments in vadose zone soil solution extraction
Jan W. Hopmans, Graham E. Fogg, and R.F. Denison, W-850 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1996
 
 
Optimization of groundwater remediation strategies in aquifers affected by slow desorption processes
Thomas C. Harmon, William W-G. Yeh, Dung Kong, José A. Saez and Yung-Hsin Sun, W-815
 
Modeling and Stochastic Analysis of Contaminant Transport in Soils and Aquifers
Mohamed M. Hantush, Miguel A. Marino, and Robert H. Shumway, W-832 
 
 
 
Microbial Denitrification of Groundwater using Microporous Membranes
Andrew R. Reising, Phillip R. McCleaf, Bruce O. Mansell, Asher Brenner, and Edward D. Schroeder, W-837 

Mass transfer and kinetics study of the ozonation of refractory organics in waste waters
Edward B. Rinker, Sami S. Ashour, Robert G. Rinker, and Orville C. Sandall, W-838 
 
1995
 
Extending the Model of Residential Water Conservation Nature and Scope
Leonardo Corral, Anthony Fisher and Nile W. Hatch, W-775 

Modelling runoff and erosion effects of wildland fires
William E. Dietrich and Frederick A. Booker, W-823
 
 
Hydrogeologic response of small watersheds to wildfire
Edward A. Keller, David W. Valentine, and Dennis R. Gibbs, W-781 
 
 
 
 
Gold Mining Impacts on Food Chain Mercury in Northwestern Sierra Nevada Streams
Darell G. Slotton, Shaun M. Ayers, John E. Reuter, and Charles R. Goldman, W-816 
 
 
 
Expression of in situ biomarkers in striped bass
H.J. Segall, David E. Hinton, and M. Torten, W-796 
 
1994
 
Development of an Ecological Model Incorporating Benthic Processes in an Unsteady Framework
Stephen A. Breithaupt, Ian P. King, and Gerald T. Orlob, W-792 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geophysical Imaging For Contaminated Site Characterization
Yoram Rubin, Nadim Copty, and Sibyl Leigh, W-782 
 
 
Accumulation of Toxic Trace Elements in Evaporites in Agricultural Evaporation Ponds
Kenneth K. Tanji, Randy A. Dahlgren, Colin Ong, Mitchell Herbel, Ann Quek, and Suduan Gao, W-742 
 
Water Use of Tall and Dwarf Crop Plants
J. Giles Waines and Bahman Ehdaie, W-788

1990
 
 
 

Elements of Tidal Marsh Circulation
Ian P. King and Lisa C. Roig, W-763 
 
1989

Solution Methodology and Validation of Physics-based Stochastic Subsurface Solute Transport Equations
M.L. Kavvas, R.S. Govindaraju, D. Rolston, D. Or, A. Karakas, S. Jones, T. Koos, and J. Biggar, W-750

Furrow Irrigation Model Development and Evaluation
W. W. Wallender, W-658 
 
1987
 
1984
 
Developing the Resource Potential of a Shallow Water Table
D.W. Grimes and D.W. Henderson, W-587 
 
Channel and flow relationships in tidal salt marsh wetlands
Luna B. Leopold, Laurel Collins, and Moshe Inbar, W-629 

Temperature requirements of Pacific coastal fishes
Peter B. Moyle and Ned K. Knight, W-641 

1983

 
 
 
 
 
Optimal Operation of a Multiple Reservoir System
Miguel A. Marino and Hugo A. Loaiciga, W-617 
 
 
 
Salinity and Boron Control Under High-Frequency Low-Volume Irrigation
R.J. Miller, D.E. Rolston, J.W. Biggar, and R.S. Raushkolb, W-545 
 
Statewide Evaluation of Trace Element Accumulation from Long-Term Disposal of Wastewater
Betty H. Olson, Deborah C. Hill, and Martin G. Rigby, W-568 
 
The Separation of Thermal and Chemical Effects in Evaluating Geothermal Influences on Aquatic Biota
Vincent H. Resh, Gary A. Lamberti, Eric P. McElravy, and John R. Wood, W-612 
 

Integrity of Interconnected Water Systems
Roland Schinzinger, Lemba Davy Nyirenda, Magdy Saeb and Ali Peiravi, W-614 
 
 
The Evolution of California State Water Planning 1850-1928
W. Turrentine Jackson and Donald J. Pisani, W-571 

1982

 
Potential of Drip Irrigation in Row Crops for Agricultural Water Conservation in California
W.O. Pruitt, D.W. Henderseon, E. Fereres, and R.M. Hagan, W-572 
 
 
 
1981

Mechanisms of Transport of Copper, Cadmium, and Chromium in Soils
J.W. Biggar, K.K. Tanji, D.R. Nelson, and R.J. Miller, W-511 
 
1980
 
 
An Empirical Assessment of Conjunctive Use and Water Pricing Policy
B. Delworth Gardner, Richard E. Howitt, Charles V. Moore, and Verne H. Scott, W-526
 
 
An Economic Evaluation of Greenbelt Irrigation with Effluent Water
William W. Wood Jr., Victor B. Youngner, Gary B. Benoit, and Dale R. Hurd,W-532 

1979

Water Quality Effects of Lead from Recreational Boating
James E. Byrd and Michael J. Perona, W-552 

The effect of recreation on water quality
James E. Byrd and Michael J. Perona, W-531 

An Evaluation of the Effects of Geothermal Energy Development on Aquatic Biota in the Geysers Area of California
Vincent H. Resh, Thomas S. Flynn, Gary A. Lamberti, and Eric McElravy, W-519 

1977
 
1976
 
1975
 
1974
 
1970
 
Part I: Potential Usefulness of Antitranspirants for Increasing Water Use Efficiency in Plants
Robert M. Hagan (Project Leader) and David C. Davenport, W-174
 
Part II: Potential Usefulness of Antitranspirants for Increasing Water Use Efficiency in Plants: Applied Investigations with Antitranspirants
David C. Davenport, Paul E. Martin, Robert M. Hagan (Project Leader), and Mary Ann Fisher, W-174

Salinity/Drainage Program Technical Completion Reports

Assessment of Seawater Intrusion Potential From Sea-level Rise in Coastal Aquifers of California
Hugo A. Loáiciga, Thomas J. Pingel, and Elizabeth S. Garcia, SD-017

Impacts of Delayed Drawdown on Aquatic Biota and Water Quality in Seasonally Managed Wetlands of the Grasslands Ecological Area
Nigel W.T. Quinn, Kyle N. Poole, and Tryg J. Lundquist, SD-014

Impact of Climate Change on Irrigation Water Availability, Crop Water Requirements and Soil Salinity in the SJV, CA
Jan W. Hopmans & Edwin P. Maurer, SD-011 

Sustainable Eco-Systems under Land Retirement
Wesley W. Wallender, SD-009

Salt Dynamics in Non-Riparian Freshwater Wetlands
Mark T. Stacey, SD-008 

Bioaccumulation and Biotransformations of Organic Material-Borne Selenium in Mosquitofish (Determination of Dimethylselenoxide in Solution Using HPLC-HG-AAS)
William T. Frankenberger and Yiqiang Q. Zhang, SD-006

Membrane Desalination of Agricultural Drainage Water: Water Recovery Enhancement and Brine Minimization
Yoram Cohen. SD-001

Large-Scale Utilization of Saline Groundwater for Irrigation of Pistachios Interplanted with Cotton
Blake Sanden, Louise Ferguson, Craig E. Kallsen, Brian Marsh, Robert B. Hutmacher, and Dennis Corwin, PRO-010 

Irrigation Management Improvements for San Joaquin Valley Pima Cotton Systems
Daniel S. Munk and Robert B. Hutmacher, PRO-005

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