Doppler Radar Wildlife Detection System Reliability and Effectiveness Analysis

This project will verify the reliability of the Doppler Radar Wildlife Detection System in detecting large mammals (deer size or larger) on or adjacent to the roadway. The primary objective of this research is to determine the effectiveness of the system in reducing the number of wildlife/vehicle collision and vehicle speed in the area of wildlife passage across a highway.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $91,250.00
    • Contract Numbers:

      RP 247

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Idaho Transportation Department

      P.O. Box 7129, 3311 West State Street
      Boise, ID  United States  83707-1129
    • Project Managers:

      Davis, Don

    • Performing Organizations:

      Western Transportation Institute

      Montana State University, Bozeman
      P.O. Box 174250
      Bozeman, MT  United States  59717-4250
    • Principal Investigators:

      Huijser, Marcel

    • Start Date: 20150401
    • Expected Completion Date: 20161231
    • Actual Completion Date: 0
    • Source Data: RiP Project 39586

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01560819
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Idaho Transportation Department
    • Contract Numbers: RP 247
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Apr 23 2015 1:00AM