California Levee Vegetation Research Program - CLVRP

Final Research Reports

The Influence of Vegetation on Levee Past Performance - A Review of Historic Data Based on the Levee Evaluation Program Database
S. Punyamurthula et al.     Report - 2012 Symposium: Presentation & Audio

Tree Root Architecture - How and where do tree roots grow on and in levees?
A.M. Berry & Shih-Ming Chung      Report - 2012 Symposium: Presentation & Audio

Investigation of Tree Root Penetration into a Levee Soil-Cement-Bentonite Slurry Cutoff Wall
L.F. Harder et al.      Report: Part 1 & Report: Part 2 - 2012 Symposium: Presentation & Audio

Windthrow Potential on Levees: Stability of Two Species of Central Valley Trees on River Levees, Evaluated by Static Winching Tests
C.J. Peterson & Vic Claassen     Report - 2012 Symposium: Presentation & Audio

Habitat Associations of Burrowing Mammals along Levees in the Sacramento Valley, California
Dirk H. Van Vuren & Miguel A. Ordeñana
     Report - 2012 Symposium: Presentation & Audio

Influence of Adjacent Crop Type on Occurence of California Ground Squirrels along Levees in the Sacramento Valley, California -
Dirk H. Van Vuren, Michael C. McGrann, & Miguel A. Ordeñana
     Report

Burrow Dimensions of Ground Squirrels, with Special Reference to the California Ground Squirrel
Dirk H. Van Vuren & Miguel A. Ordeñana
     Report

Influence of Tree Roots and Mammal Burrowing Activity on Levee Performance:
Volume 1:    Review of Literature and Case Histories
  Diego Cobos-Roa, Michelle Shriro, Nicholas Sitar and Jonathan D. Bray - Report
Volume 2:    Parallel Trench Wetting Front Test, North Levee of the American River at Cal Expo, Sacramento, California -
  Michelle Shriro, Diego Cobos-Roa, Jonathan D. Bray, Nicholas Sitar - Report - 2012 Symposium: Presentation & Audio
Volume 3:   Crown Trench Seepage Test, Northern Levee of Twitchell Island in Rio Vista, California
   Michelle Shriro, Jonathan D. Bray, Nicholas Sitar, & Diego Cobos-Roa - Report
Volume 4:   Field Evaluation of Burrowing Animal Impacts and Effectiveness of Remedial Measures
   Diego Cobos-Roa, Michelle Shriro, Nicholas Sitar, & Jonathan D.Bray - Report - 2012 Symposium: Presentation & Audio
Volume 5:   Slope Stability, Modeling and Analysis -  
   M. Shriro et al. -
   Report - 2012 Symposium: Presentation & Audio

Three-Dimensional Imaging, Change Detection, and Stability Assessment during the Centerline Trench Levee Seepage Experiment Using Terrestrial Light Detection and Ranging Technology, Twitchell Island, California, 2012 -
G. Bawden et al. - Report - 2012 Symposium: Audio

Research Reports Coming Soon

Influence of Tree Roots on Mammal Burrowing Activity on Levee Performance:
Volume 6: Final Conclusions - M. Shriro et al.


Sponsoring Agencies of the California Levee Vegetation Research Program

CA DWR SAFCA CVFPB USFWS NOAA CDFW CCVFCA