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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Projects Subjects of Investigation at this Location
Each ARS research project has related subjects of investigation. Listed below are the subjects of investigation currently conducted at this location.

Clicking on a subject of investigation will list the research projects within that subject of investigation.

Subjects of Investigation
Arboreta and botanical gardens
Atmosphere, general/other
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Berries and cane fruits, other
Chemurgic Crops
Citrus, general/other
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Conifer forests of the West
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cross-commodity research--multiple animal species
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
Cultured aquatic animals, general/other
Cut flowers, foliage, and greens
Dairy cattle, general/other
Dairy cattle, live animal
Deciduous and small fruits, general/other
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Durum wheat
Edible tree nuts, general/other
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Food (not readily associated with specific plant and animal products)
Fungi (includes yeast)
General Commodity
General technology
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Herbaceous perennials and decorative greens
Honey bees
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Narcotic plants
Noncrop plant research
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other animals, general
Other cultured shellfish
Parks and urban green space
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soil and land, general
Solanaceous and related crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Sweet potato
Swine, general/other
Swine, live animal
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
Turkey, live animal
Vegetables, general/other
Viroids, mycoplasmas, spiroplasmas, etc.
Water resources
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Research Projects within Water resources
item A New-Generation Flood Forecasting System Using Observations from Space
item A Unified and Coherent Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity (Lst&e) Earth System Data Record (Esdr) for Earth Science
item Airborne Microwave Observatory of Subcanopy and Subsurface (Airmoss)
item Albedo Trends Related to Land Cover Change and Disturbance: a Multi-Sensor Approach
item Albedo Trends Related to Land Cover Change and Disturbance: a Multi-Sensor Approach
item Application for Soil Moisture Active/passive (Smap) Science Definition Team
item Application of the Auto-Tuned Land Assimilation System (Atlas) Algorithm to Ascat Soil Moisture Evaluation
item Assessing the Effects and Effectiveness of Conservation Practices Through Advanced Geospatial Techniques
item Assessing the Effects and Effectiveness of Winter Cover Crops Using Remote Sensing and Other Advanced Geospatial Techniques
item Ceap-Wetlands Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2013/2014)
item Characterization of Anacostia Watershed Microbial Water Quality
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project (Ceap) 2013 - Agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (On Croplands)
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project Croplands Watersheds Studies - Chesapeake Bay/atlantic Coastal Plain Watersheds (2012)
item Continuation of Amsr-E Climate Records with Jaxa Amsr2
item Determining the Thermal Sensor Revisit Interval for Remotely Monitoring Evapotranspiration at Field Scales
item Development of a Multi-Scale Remote-Sensing Based Framework for Mapping Drought over North America
item Development of a Snow Model for Tseb/alexi
item Development of a Soil Moisture Product Using Aquarius/sac-D Observations
item Development of Continuous Multi-Satellite Land Surface Temperature Products
item Development of Prototype Automated Aquatic Sampling Platform to Assess Microbial Water Quality
item Dual Assimilation of Microwave and Thermal-Infrared Satellite Observations of Soil Moisture into Nldas for Improved Drought Monitoring
item Ecological and Agricultural Productivity Forecasting Using Root-Zone Soil Moisture Products Derived from the Nasa Smap Mission
item Enhancing the USDA Global Crop Production Decision Support System with Nasa Land Information System and Water Cycle Satellite Observations
item Evaluation and Improvement of the Aqua/amsr-E Soil Moisture Algorithm
item Food Safety Control Improvement for Fresh Produce in Retail Display Cases
item Food Safety Risk for Leafy Greens and Tomatoes from Small Farm Environments Exposed to Manure Dust, Soil Amendments, Insects and Creek Water
item Glucosinolates-Derived Compounds As a Green Manure for Controlling Escherichia Coli O157:h7 and Salmonella in Soil
item Implementing Statewide Adaptive Cover Crop Management Tools in the State of Maryland and Piloting Support for Adjacent States
item Implementing the Two Source Energy Balance Model Modified for Snow (Tsebs) Within the Operational Alexi Modeling System
item Leveraging Remote Sensing, Land Surface Modeling and Ground-Based Observations ... Variables Within Heterogeneous Agricultural Landscapes
item Mapping and Monitoring of Wetland Dynamics for Improved Resilience and Delivery of Ecosystem Services in the Mid-Atlantic Region
item Mapping Evapotranspiration and Stress over Vineyards Using High Resolution Thermal Remote Sensing 1 Iop
item Mapping Evapotranspiration and Stress over Vineyards Using High Resolution Thermal Remote Sensing Data 2 Iop
item Memorandum of Understanding Between the California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion LABORATORY...AGRICULTURAL Research Service
item Memorandum of Understanding Between USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station and USDA ARS Ba
item Microbial Ecology and Safety of Fresh Produce
item Mid-Atlantic Regional Wetland Conservation Effects Assessment Project: Plant Biodiversity Support
item Modeling Nearsore Bacterial Fate and Transport in the Manitowoc River Plume in Lake Michigan
item Multi-Agency Collaboration on Geographic Information System (Gis) Based Methods for Assessing Watershed Connectivity
item Nasa's Project Nile: Distributed Hydrological Information for Basin-Wide Water Management
item Novel Sanitizing Treatment of Fresh Produce to Inactivate Food-Borne Pathogens
item Pathogen Fate and Transport in Irrigation Waters
item Pedological Processes Linking Wetland Restoration Practices to Ecosystem Services
item Plant Responses to Food-Borne Bacteria and Viruses and Mechanisms Used by Pathogens to Survive
item Produce Safety Research Collaboration with New Leaf Food Safety Solutions
item Reducing Pathogen Presence in Fresh-Cut Produce
item Reducing Pathogen Presence in Fresh-Cut Produce with Sanitizers
item Remote Sensing of Wetland Restoration Hydrology in Maryland
item Role of Bacterial Surface Appendages in Attachment and Internalization of Escherichia Coli O157:h7 on Organic Leafy Greens
item Single Channel Soil Moisture Algorithm and Validation in the U.S.
item Soil Moisture Active Passive (Smap) in Situ Sensor Testbed
item Soil Moisture Active/passive (Smap) Funding
item Soil Moisture Validation in the U.S. and a Land Temperature Product
item Survival of Fecal Organisms and Indicators in Agricultural Soils Amended with Raw Manure
item Transport/fate/exposure of Manure-Borne Indicators/pathogens at Plot/field/watershed Scales
item Use of Evaporative Stress Index for Assessing Drought
item Using Modeling to Develop Monitoring Strategy and Scheduling for Microbial Quality of Irrigation Water Sources.
item Using Triple Collocation to Leverage Sparse Ground-Based Observations for Smap Calibration/validation Activities
item Utility of Evapotranspiration and Plant Stress Mapping over Vineyards Using Uas High Resolution Remote Data
item Utility of Thermal-Based Two-Source Model for Routine Evapotranspiration Estimation of Vineyards
item Validation of Satellite-Based Soil Moisture Products Using in Situ Data
item Validation of Smap Soil Moisture Products with in Situ and Satellite Observations
item Wetland-Stream Hydrologic Connectivity and Ecosystem Services
Last Modified: 8/27/2014
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