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Research Programs and Projects at this Location

ARS research is organized into National Programs. Within each National Program are research projects. Listed below are  the National Programs and research projects currently conducted at this location.

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Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Integrating Remote Sensing, Measurements and Modeling for Multi-Scale Assessment of Water Availability, Use, and Quality in Agroecosystems
(In-House Appropriated)
A Unified and Coherent Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity (LST&E) Earth System Data Record (ESDR) for Earth Science
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Age-dating Stream Waters for Selected CEAP NIFA Competitive Watershed Studies using Chiral Metolachlor Ethane Sulfonic Acid (MESA)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Agricultural Research Service Technical Support to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CEAP Wetland Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2012/2013)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CEAP Wetland Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2012/2013)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Characterizing Field-Scale Water Use, Stress and Productivity in Agricultural Landscapes using Multi-Sensor Data Fusion
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Climate Change Baseline Assessment Using Merged, Root-Zone Soil Moisture Product (Soil MERGE, SMERGE)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2017 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Continuation of AMSR-E Climate Records with JAXA AMSR2
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of a Global Evaporative Stress Index Based on Thermal and Microwave... Monitoring of Agricultural Water and Vegetation Stress
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Enhancing the USDA Global Crop Production Decision Support System with NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Satellite Observations
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Fusing MODIS, Landsat, and Geostationary Data for Daily Monitoring of Crop Condition and Water Use at Field Scales
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY2018 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on (croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Integrating Satellite-Based Surface Soil Moisture and Rainfall Accumulation Products for Improved Hydrologic Modeling
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Intercalibration of Low Frequency Brightness Temperature Measurements for Long-Term Soil Moisture Record
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Mapping Water Use, Stress and Productivity in Agricultural Landscapes by Fusing Multi-Sensor Data Products
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Monitoring Vineyard Water Use and Vine Water Status with......Improved and Sustainable Water Management from Field to Regional Scales
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Multi-Agency Collaboration on Geographic Information System (GIS) Based Methods for Assessing Watershed Connectivity
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Soil Moisture Active/Passive Calibration/Validation Team
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
The Mid-Atlantic Wetland Conservation Effects Assessment Project
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Using Triple Collocation to Leverage Sparse Ground-Based Observations for SMAP Calibration/Validation Activities
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Validation of SMAP Soil Moisture Products with In Situ and Satellite Observations
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
USDA/USGS Collaborative Watershed Research to Improve Conservation Practice Implementation in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural Remote Sensing using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Application, Validation and Testing of SWAT Model to Assess Impacts of Wetlands on Water Quality at the Choptank
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Calibration and Validation of In Situ Soil Moisture Sensors at Marena Oklahoma
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Comparing and Refining Models of Wetland-Stream Hydrologic Connectivity
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Remote Sensing-based Modeling of Evapotranspiration and Stress of Highly Structured Vineyard Canopies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Satellite Soil Moisture Spatial Resolution
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Measuring and Modeling Pollutants in Agricultural Systems and Landscapes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Soil Moisture at the Watershed Scale using In Situ Networks
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Watershed Processes for Assessing Ecosystem Services Provided by Restored Wetlands
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Scale Characterization using Unmanned Aerial Systems Point Cloud and Reflectance Maps for Modeling Vine and Soil/Cover Crop Water Use
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Detection and Functional Assessments for Wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic Region
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Soil Moisture Mapping of the South Fork Iowa Soil Moisture Network with Proximal COSMOS Rovers
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Invertebrate Ecology and Isotope Tracers to Inform Wetland-Stream Connectivity on the Delmarva Peninsula
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utility of Evapotranspiration and Plant Stress Mapping over Vineyards Using UAS High Resolution Remote Data
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utility of Evapotranspiration and Plant Stress Mapping over Vineyards Using UAS Remote Sensing Data at Finer and Coarser Pixel Resolutions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Application of a Thermal-Based Two-Source Energy Balance Model Output of Evapotranspiration.....Scheduling and Enhance Water Resource Conservation
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS)
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Improving Agroecosystem Services by Measuring, Modeling, and Assessing Conservation Practices
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrating Field Experiments, Remote Sensing, and Modeling toward Improved Understanding and Quantification of Watershed Scale Carbon Cycling
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Measurement of Biogeochemistry Parameters affecting Carbon Storage in Wetlands within Agricultural Landscapes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Sustainable Remediation Technologies to Reduce Bioavailability and Transport of Chlorinated Organic Compounds
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Improving Agroecosystem Services by Measuring, Modeling, and Assessing Conservation Practices
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrating Field Experiments, Remote Sensing, and Modeling toward Improved Understanding and Quantification of Watershed Scale Carbon Cycling
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Measurement of Biogeochemistry Parameters affecting Carbon Storage in Wetlands within Agricultural Landscapes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Improving Agroecosystem Services by Measuring, Modeling, and Assessing Conservation Practices
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrating Field Experiments, Remote Sensing, and Modeling toward Improved Understanding and Quantification of Watershed Scale Carbon Cycling
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Measurement of Biogeochemistry Parameters affecting Carbon Storage in Wetlands within Agricultural Landscapes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)