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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 Watershed Management (NP #211)
Integrating Remote Sensing, Measurements and Modeling for Multi-Scale Assessment of Water Availability, Use, and Quality in Agroecosystems
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrating Remote Sensing, Measurements and Modeling for Multi-Scale Assessment of Water Availability, Use, and Quality in Agroecosystems (Project for Sibling Agreements from 8042-13610-029-00D)
(In-House Appropriated)
Root-Zone Soil Moisture Using P-band Observations
(Cooperative Agreement)
Supporting the Soil Moisture Validation and Applications Workshop 2018
(Grant)
A Long Term Consistent Multi-Satellite Multi-Depth Soil Moisture ESDR with Uncertainty Information
(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)
Assessment of NRCS Wetland Easement Program Effects
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CEAP Wetland Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2012/2013)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CEAP Wetlands Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain Regional Study
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CEAP Wetlands Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain Regional Study
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CEAP/Harmful Algal Blooms Buffer Evaluation and Legacy Nutrients
(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)
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)
FY 2019 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) Agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2020 Conservation Effects Assessment Project - Choptank River Watershed Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on croplands
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY2018 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on (croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
High-Resolution Soil Moisture Monitoring for Improved Vinyard Water Resource Management
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Integrating Multi-Platform Soil Moisture and Evapotranspiration Retrievals to Constrain Land Surface Water and Energy Balance Coupling
(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)
Operational Production of Long-Term Enhanced Soil Moisture Information for USDA-FAS using Hydrology Modeling and Remote Sensing
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Root-Zone Soil Moisture Using P-band Observations
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Soil Moisture Active/Passive Calibration/Validation Team
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
The Mid-Atlantic Wetland Conservation Effects Assessment Project
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Umbrella Agreement Between USGS (LMG) and ARS (HRSL) to Cooperate on Conservation Practice Research
(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)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies for 2020
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Innovative Remote Sensing Approaches for Updating the National Wetlands Inventory
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Environmental Risks and Benefits of Grass Buffer Strips Grown for Nutrient Conservation and Poultry Bedding Production on the Delmarva Peninsula
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Environmental Risks and Benefits of Grass Buffer Strips to Mitigate Nutrient Losses
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Potential Miscanthus x Giganteas Spread on the Delmarva Peninsula
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Functional Assessments for Wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic Region
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Remote Sensing-based Modeling of Evapotranspiration and Stress of Highly Structured Vineyard Canopies
(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)
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)
Strategies for Controlling Miscanthus x Giganteas and Evaluating Potential Spread on the Delmarva Peninsula
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Models for Assessing Ecosystem Services Provided by Restored Wetlands
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Watershed Lag Time Project
(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)
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)
Spectral and Spatial Properties of Selected Crops to Support Remote Sensing Research
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Spectral and Spatial Properties of Selected Crops to Support Remote Sensing Research
(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)
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Research (NP #216)
Improving Agroecosystem Services by Measuring, Modeling, and Assessing Conservation Practices
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrating Remote Sensing, Measurements and Modeling for Multi-Scale Assessment of Water Availability, Use, and Quality in Agroecosystems
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrating Remote Sensing, Measurements and Modeling for Multi-Scale Assessment of Water Availability, Use, and Quality in Agroecosystems (Project for Sibling Agreements from 8042-13610-029-00D)
(In-House Appropriated)
Root-Zone Soil Moisture Using P-band Observations
(Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of NRCS Wetland Easement Program Effects
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CEAP Wetlands Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain Regional Study
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CEAP/Harmful Algal Blooms Buffer Evaluation and Legacy Nutrients
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2020 Conservation Effects Assessment Project - Choptank River Watershed Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on croplands
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Integrating Field Experiments, Remote Sensing, and Modeling toward Improved Understanding and Quantification of Watershed Scale Carbon Cycling
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Spectral and Spatial Properties of Selected Crops to Support Remote Sensing Research
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Spectral and Spatial Properties of Selected Crops to Support Remote Sensing Research
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies for 2020
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Environmental Risks and Benefits of Grass Buffer Strips Grown for Nutrient Conservation and Poultry Bedding Production on the Delmarva Peninsula
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Environmental Risks and Benefits of Grass Buffer Strips to Mitigate Nutrient Losses
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Potential Miscanthus x Giganteas Spread on the Delmarva Peninsula
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Functional Assessments for Wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic Region
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Measurement of Biogeochemistry Parameters affecting Carbon Storage in Wetlands within Agricultural Landscapes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Strategies for Controlling Miscanthus x Giganteas and Evaluating Potential Spread on the Delmarva Peninsula
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Models for Assessing Ecosystem Services Provided by Restored Wetlands
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Sustainable Remediation Technologies to Reduce Bioavailability and Transport of Chlorinated Organic Compounds
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS)
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Integrating Field Experiments, Remote Sensing, and Modeling toward Improved Understanding and Quantification of Watershed Scale Carbon Cycling
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Spectral and Spatial Properties of Selected Crops to Support Remote Sensing Research
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Measurement of Biogeochemistry Parameters affecting Carbon Storage in Wetlands within Agricultural Landscapes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)