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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)
From Field to Watershed: Enhancing Water Quality and Management in Agroecosystems through Remote Sensing, Ground Measurements, and Integrative Modeling
(In-House Appropriated)
Root-Zone Soil Moisture Using P-band Observations
(Cooperative Agreement)
A Long Term Consistent Multi-Satellite Multi-Depth Soil Moisture ESDR with Uncertainty Information
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Application of Remote Sensing and Land Data Assimilation for High-Resolution, Root-Zone Soil Moisture Monitoring within Almond Orchards...
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Assessment of NRCS Wetland Easement Program Effects
(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 Wetlands Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain Regional Study
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CEAP/Harmful Algal Blooms Buffer Evaluation and Legacy Nutrients
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Contribution of Legacy P to Watershed Outcomes - Phase 1 (Beltsville)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2020 Conservation Effects Assessment Project - Choptank River Watershed Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on croplands
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2021 Conservation Effects Assessment Project Choptank River Watershed Beltsville Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on Croplands - Beltsville
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2022 Conservation Effects Assessment Project - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on Croplands - Choptank River Watershed (Beltsville)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Improving, Evaluating and Extending High Resolution Cropland Carbon Monitoring System (CCMS)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Monitoring Changes in Carbon Budgets: Chesapeake Bay Watershed Caused by Agricultural Conservation through Integrating Remote Sensing Data/Modeling
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Pollinator Ecosystem Services Assessment Project Project
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
The Mid-Atlantic Wetland Conservation Effects Assessment Project
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Using SMAP Soil Moisture Products to Improve Streamflow Forecasting in Ungauged Basins
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Watershed Legacy N – Source Determination and Influencing Factor Assessment
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Advances in Remote Sensing of Evapotranspiration for Agronomic Mgmt and Irrigation Scheduling for Mitigating the Impacts of Droughts and Heat Waves
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Umbrella Agreement Between USGS (LMG) and ARS (HRSL) to Cooperate on Conservation Practice Research
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Grapewine Quality in Arid Regions by Water Stress Monitoring using Ground, Aerial, and Satellite Information
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Metrics, Management, and Monitoring: An Investigation of Rangeland and Pasture Soil Health and its Drivers
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Accurate Estimation of Crop Transpiration in Orchards and Vineyards using UAV and Satellite Technologies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing Legacy P Fate on the Delmarva
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Calibration and Validation of In Situ Soil Moisture Sensors at Marena Oklahoma
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing the SWAT Model for Evapotranspiration Simulation
(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)
Evaluating Potential Miscanthus x Giganteas Spread on the Delmarva Peninsula
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Examining Cold-Season Processes Over Agricultural Lands Using Radar Data
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Functional Assessments for Wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic Region
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Measurement of Methane Emissions Across a Wetlands Alteration Gradient
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Measuring and Modeling Pollutants in Agricultural Systems and Landscapes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Measuring, Modeling, and Mitigating Pollutants in Agroecosystems and Surrounding Landscapes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Watershed Processes for Assessing Ecosystem Services Provided by Restored Wetlands
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Watershed Processes for Assessing Ecosystem Services Provided by Restored Wetlands
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quantifying Life Cycle Impacts of Agricultural Systems with Winter Cover Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Detection and Functional Assessments for Wetlands
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Detection and Functional Assessments for Wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic Region
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Strategies for Controlling Miscanthus x Giganteas and Evaluating Potential Spread on the Delmarva Peninsula
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using MESA as a Tool to Elucidate Wetland N Fluxes in Agricultural Landscapes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS)
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Ground-based Evapotranspiration Observations in Support of Remote Sensing-based ET toolkit for Improved Irrigation Management in Vineyards
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Enhancing Agricultural Management and Conservation Practices by Advancing Measurement Techniques and Improving Modeling Across Scales
(In-House Appropriated)
Utilizing Sustainable Remediation Technologies to Reduce Bioavailability and Transport of Chlorinated Organic Compounds
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Research (NP #216)
Enhancing Agricultural Management and Conservation Practices by Advancing Measurement Techniques and Improving Modeling Across Scales
(In-House Appropriated)
From Field to Watershed: Enhancing Water Quality and Management in Agroecosystems through Remote Sensing, Ground Measurements, and Integrative Modeling
(In-House Appropriated)
Root-Zone Soil Moisture Using P-band Observations
(Cooperative Agreement)
Application of Remote Sensing and Land Data Assimilation for High-Resolution, Root-Zone Soil Moisture Monitoring within Almond Orchards...
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Assessment of NRCS Wetland Easement Program Effects
(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 Wetlands Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain Regional Study
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CEAP/Harmful Algal Blooms Buffer Evaluation and Legacy Nutrients
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Contribution of Legacy P to Watershed Outcomes - Phase 1 (Beltsville)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2020 Conservation Effects Assessment Project - Choptank River Watershed Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on croplands
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2021 Conservation Effects Assessment Project Choptank River Watershed Beltsville Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on Croplands - Beltsville
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FY 2022 Conservation Effects Assessment Project - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on Croplands - Choptank River Watershed (Beltsville)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Improving, Evaluating and Extending High Resolution Cropland Carbon Monitoring System (CCMS)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Monitoring Changes in Carbon Budgets: Chesapeake Bay Watershed Caused by Agricultural Conservation through Integrating Remote Sensing Data/Modeling
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Pollinator Ecosystem Services Assessment Project Project
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
The Mid-Atlantic Wetland Conservation Effects Assessment Project
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Using SMAP Soil Moisture Products to Improve Streamflow Forecasting in Ungauged Basins
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Watershed Legacy N – Source Determination and Influencing Factor Assessment
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Advances in Remote Sensing of Evapotranspiration for Agronomic Mgmt and Irrigation Scheduling for Mitigating the Impacts of Droughts and Heat Waves
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Grapewine Quality in Arid Regions by Water Stress Monitoring using Ground, Aerial, and Satellite Information
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Metrics, Management, and Monitoring: An Investigation of Rangeland and Pasture Soil Health and its Drivers
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Accurate Estimation of Crop Transpiration in Orchards and Vineyards using UAV and Satellite Technologies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing Legacy P Fate on the Delmarva
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Calibration and Validation of In Situ Soil Moisture Sensors at Marena Oklahoma
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing the SWAT Model for Evapotranspiration Simulation
(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)
Evaluating Potential Miscanthus x Giganteas Spread on the Delmarva Peninsula
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Examining Cold-Season Processes Over Agricultural Lands Using Radar Data
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Functional Assessments for Wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic Region
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Measurement of Methane Emissions Across a Wetlands Alteration Gradient
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Measuring, Modeling, and Mitigating Pollutants in Agroecosystems and Surrounding Landscapes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Watershed Processes for Assessing Ecosystem Services Provided by Restored Wetlands
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Watershed Processes for Assessing Ecosystem Services Provided by Restored Wetlands
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quantifying Life Cycle Impacts of Agricultural Systems with Winter Cover Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Detection and Functional Assessments for Wetlands
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Detection and Functional Assessments for Wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic Region
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Strategies for Controlling Miscanthus x Giganteas and Evaluating Potential Spread on the Delmarva Peninsula
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using MESA as a Tool to Elucidate Wetland N Fluxes in Agricultural Landscapes
(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)
Ground-based Evapotranspiration Observations in Support of Remote Sensing-based ET toolkit for Improved Irrigation Management in Vineyards
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)