U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
The Corps of Engineers is responsible for the United States' nation building/reconstruction efforts oversees when it comes to actual physical projects. Insight into how the USACE operates, protocols, and important tips can be found through their website at www.usace.army.mil.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Research and Development Center
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center (ERDC) is an organization that works to assist the Armed Forces and Government agencies in developing and implementing engineering solutions to real world problems. This website provides the opportunity for users to contact specific engineering subject matter experts, to gain access to training, and to research the variety of projects and programs that the ERDC is currently working on.
http://www.erdc.usace.army.mil/pls/erdcpub/www_fact_sheet.CAPABILITY_PAGEps_capability_numb=52027=tmp Main Topic=page=All
Keywords: Reachback, Engineering Advice, U.S. Military Engineering, Engineering Assistance, Engineering Expertise
USACE Reachback Operations Center (UROC)
UROC's mission is to: "Provide rapid, reliable, and relevant solutions to Warfighters and Civilians across the full operational and natural disaster spectrum in support of the Armed Forces and the Nation." This website is designed to provide a reachback capability resource that allows DOD personnel deployed worldwide to talk to experts in the U.S. Probably the best way to contact UROC would be to utilize the contact information listed on the bottom of their homepage.
***Note: A DOD Common Access Card (CAC) is required in order to gain access to this website. Also, first time users must request permission to have access to the site using their CAC card.
Keywords: US Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering Expertise, DOD Engineering, Engineering Experts, Engineering Advice
USACE: Military Hydrology Program
This department of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) researches and provides information on the characteristics of surface and subsurface water features as they affect the planning and execution of military operations.
http://www.erdc.usace.army.mil/pls/erdcpub/www_fact_sheet.capability_pageps_capability_numb=59030tmp Main Topic=page=EXPERTISEpage=TECHNOLOGYpage=SUCCESSpage=BENEFITSpage=TEAM#SUCCESS Keywords: Water Treatment, Army Engineer, Water Technology, Water Planning
USACE Water Detection Response Team
The Water Detection Response Team (WDRT) was established to assist the military in locating adequate ground water supplies before drilling and to improve overall military well-drilling success.
http://www.erdc.usace.army.mil/pls/erdcpub/WWW_WELCOME.NAVIGATION_PAGE?tmp next page=49807&tmp Main Topic=51403
Keywords: Water, Well Planning, U.S. Military, Drilling
USACE: Wetlands Research Technology Center
The Wetlands Research and Technology Center (WRTC) consolidates administrative, technological, and research skills in the area of wetland science and engineering.
Keywords: Environment, Environmental Development, Wetland Protection, Wetland Sustainment, Wetland Management, Wetland Regeneration
USACE: Technology and Research
The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Office of Technology Transfer and Outreach can assist in identifying opportunities for joint research technology commercialization.
Keywords: Technology Assistance, Funding, Technology Research, Technology Development
USACE: Health and Safety Contacts (also see our page on Health Care)
The ERDC Environmental Laboratory
The ERDC Environmental Laboratory can assess areas/locations believed to be infected with microbial infectious agents.
http://www.erdc.usace.army.mil/pls/erdcpub/www_fact_sheet.capability_pageps capability numb=114171&tmp Main Topic=&page=TEAM#TEAM Keywords: Treatment, Transmittable Disease, Disease Detection