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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
Agave
Air
Alfalfa
Animal research, general
Apple
Arboreta and botanical gardens
Atmosphere, general/other
Bacteria
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Berries and cane fruits, other
Blueberry
Broadleaf forests of the North
Carrot
Cheese
Chemurgic Crops
Cherry
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cocoa
Coffee
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Conifer forests of the West
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cotton, other
Cranberry
Cross-commodity research--multiple animal species
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucumber
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
Eggplant
Eggs
Florist crops, other
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)
Grain sorghum
Grapefruit
Grapes, other
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)
Insects
Leguminous vegetables, other
Lemon
Mango
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Milk
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Narcotic plants
Nectarine
Nematodes
Noncrop plant research
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
Orange
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other animals, general
Other beef cattle products
Other cultured finfish
Other cultured shellfish
Other dairy cattle products
Other poultry products
Other swine products
Oysters
Parks and urban green space
Pasture
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peach
Pear
Peas (dry)
Peppers
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Plum
Potato
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Raisin grapes
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Rangelands, other
Raspberry
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Rice
Salmon
Seeds and other plant propagules
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soil
Soil and land, general
Solanaceous and related crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Soybean
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Strawberry
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Sunflower
Sweet potato
Swine, general/other
Swine, live animal
Table grapes
Tomato
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Trout
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
Turkey, live animal
Vegetables, general/other
Viroids, mycoplasmas, spiroplasmas, etc.
Viruses
Water resources
Watersheds
Watersheds and river basins, general
Weather
Weeds
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wildlife and natural fisheries, general/other
Wine grapes
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Research Projects within Watersheds
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 Agricultural Burning and Black Carbon Emissions in Russia Using Remote Sensing Approaches
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 Buffers for Environmental Stewardship on Poultry and Livestock Farms
item CEAP Wetland Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2012/2013)
item CEAP-Wetlands Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2013/2014)
item CIG GYPSUM CURTAIN PROJECT
item Climate Projections in Support of USDA Analyses
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2013 - Agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2013 - Agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2014 - 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 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 Continuation of AMSR-E Climate Records with JAXA AMSR2
item Cornell Northeast Climate Hub Risk Assessment and Capacity Building
item Determining the Thermal Sensor Revisit Interval for Remotely Monitoring Evapotranspiration at Field Scales
item Developing Decision Support Systems for Nutrient Management
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 INTERGRATED AIR POLLUTANT SAMPLING APPROACHES AND AN AGRICULTURAL AIR QUALITY DATABASE
item DISCERNING THE FATE OF ATMOSPHERIC AGRICULTURAL EMISSIONS IN THE CHESAPEAKE BAY REGION
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 Environmental Assessment of U.S. Beef Production Systems
item Estimating Soil Moisture Content with WindSat and Remotely Sensed Vegetation Water Content
item EVALUATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE AQUA/AMSR-E SOIL MOISTURE ALGORITHM
item Fusing MODIS, Landsat, and Geostationary Data for Daily Monitoring of Crop Condition and Water Use at Field Scales
item IMPACTS OF BIOFUEL DEVELOPMENT ON CARBON MANAGEMENT AND AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATION PRACTICES
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 Improve the Accuracy and Detail of Wetland Maps to Support Enhanced Assessment of Wetland Ecosystem Services
item Innovative Approaches to Capture Air Pollutant Emissions from Poultry Operations
item Integrating Microwave and Thermal Remote Sensing for Continuous Dual Source Surface Energy Balance Modeling
item Investigating the Environmental Fate and Transport of Agriculturally Related Pollutant Emissions
item Leveraging Remote Sensing, Land Surface Modeling and Ground-based Observations ... Variables within Heterogeneous Agricultural Landscapes
item MANAGING FARMS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP AND PROFIT
item MAPPING AND MONITORING OF WETLAND DYNAMICS FOR IMPROVED RESILIENCE AND DELIVERY OF ECOSYSTEM SERVICES IN THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION
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 MEASURING AIR QUALITY IN THE CHESAPEAKE BAY REGION AT THE AGRICULTURE-URBAN INTERFACE
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 Mid-Atlantic Regional Wetland Conservation Effects Assessment Project: Plant Biodiversity Support
item MODELING SILAGE EMISSIONS FOR IMPROVED AIR QUALITY
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 Nitrogen (N) Use Efficiency of N-Fix Inoculated Grasses under Field Conditions
item Pedological Processes Linking Wetland Restoration Practices to Ecosystem Services
item Penn State Northeast Climate Hub Risk Assessment and Capacity Building
item Quantification of the Emission Reduction Benefits of Mitigation Strategies for Dairy Silage
item QUANTIFYING AND MONITORING NUTRIENT CYCLING, CARBON DYNAMICS AND SOIL PRODUCTIVITY AT FIELD, WATERSHED AND REGIONAL SCALES
item REMOTE SENSING OF WETLAND RESTORATION HYDROLOGY IN MARYLAND
item ROUTINE MAPPING OF LAND-SURFACE CARBON, WATER AND ENERGY FLUXES AT FIELD TO REGIONAL SCALES BY FUSING MULTI-SCALE AND MULTI-SENSOR IMAGERY
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 Spectral Properties of Diverse Winter and Summer Crops to Support Crop Identification and Confition Assessment Research
item STATE PHOSPHORUS (P) INDEX REFINEMENTS
item USDA Black Carbon Initiative: A Portfolio of Proposed Activities
item USDA/USGS Collaborative Watershed Research to Improve Conservation Practice Implementation in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
item Use of Evaporative Stress Index For Assessing Drought
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 Utilizing Sustainable Remediation Technologies to Reduce Bioavailability and Transport of Chlorinated Organic Compounds
item VALIDATION OF SATELLITE-BASED SOIL MOISTURE PRODUCTS USING IN SITU DATA
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 WE38 LAND USE DATABASE RESEARCH ASSET DEVELOPMENT
item Wetland-Stream Hydrologic Connectivity and Ecosystem Services
Last Modified: 10/19/2011
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