Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, Fiscal Year 2007
DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF DEFENSE RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING ARLINGTON VA STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
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The Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program SERDP is the Department of Defenses environmental science and technology program. To fulfill its mission to address environmental problems through innovative research and share that information across federal and private organizations, SERDP executes the program in partnership with the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency. Further, SERDP fully leverages complementary programs within the Department of Defense and solicits participation from other public and private research organizations. This report provides a summary of SERDPs activities and its most significant accomplishments for FY 2007, its plans for FY 2008, and new research activities to be addressed in FY 2009. It responds directly to the requirements as stated in Title 10, U.S.C. section 2902, as modified. The organization and management of SERDP is described in Section I--SERDP Structure. As directed by the SERDP Council, the Executive Director and Program Office Staff implement the Program with the recommendations from the SERDP Scientific Advisory Board SAB and the support of SERDP technical committees STCs to meet high priority, DoD mission-related environmental needs. SERDP conducts and manages basic research through advanced technology development in four technology Focus Areas Environmental Restoration, Munitions Management, Sustainable Installations, and Weapons Systems and Platforms. SERDP establishes clear technical goals and employs key metrics to assess and ensure the quality and success of the Program. Section II--Investment Strategy and Performance describes Program accomplishments during FY 2007 within the two broad investment strategy areas Sustainable Training and Testing Ranges and Reducing Current and Future Liabilities. Lists of specific projects funded in FY 2007 in these areas and those projects planned for funding in FY 2008 are also provided in Section II.
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- Economics and Cost Analysis
- Military Forces and Organizations