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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.

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Subjects of Investigation
Air
Alfalfa
Almond
Animal research, general
Apple
Atmosphere, general/other
Bacteria
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Bees, honey, and other pollinators, general
Biological Cell Systems
Canola
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cottonseed (for meal, oil, etc.)
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Dairy cattle, live animal
Desert and semidesert shrub land and shinnery
Durum wheat
Economy, general/other
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Endangered species
Fertilizers
Finfish
Forage legumes, other
General Commodity
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grain sorghum
Grasslands, other
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Hard white wheat
Honey bees
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Insects
Laboratory animals
Land
Leguminous vegetables, other
Lentil
Long fiber cotton
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, sheep
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Mountain grasslands, meadow, and alpine
Noncrop plant research
Oats
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Other bees (non-Apis bees)
Other non-bee pollinators, general
Other swine products
Pasture
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peanut
Peas (dry)
Pecan
People and communities, general/other
Perennial grasses, other
Plant research, general
Potato
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Rice
River basins
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil
Soil and land, general
Soybean
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Sugar beet
Summer annual grasses (includes forage sorghums, sudangrass, sorghum)
Sunflower
Sweet sorghum
Swine, live animal
The family and its members
The farm as an enterprise
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Turkey, live animal
Upland cotton
Vegetables, general/other
Viruses
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds
Watersheds and river basins, general
Weather
Weeds
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wildlife habitats
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Research Projects within Desert and semidesert shrub land and shinnery
item Adaptive Management Case Studies
item Application of Assessment and Monitoring Tools for Adaptive Management of Large Ranch Landscapes
item ARS-Las Cruces IAG for NRI, ESD and STM Products and Input
item ARS-Las Cruces IAG for WEMO, NRI, ESD and STM Products and Input
item Assessing the Role of Physical Dust Emission Mechanism on Particle Size Distributions Observed at the USDA ARS Jornada Experimental Range
item Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring Database Enhancements
item CEAP-Grazing Lands ESD & NRI Support for Modeling
item CEAP-Grazing Lands Modeling
item CEAP-Grazing Lands Plant Community & Wind Erosion Support for Modeling
item CEAP-Grazing Lands Wind Erosion, Economics & Modeling Project
item Central Great Plains Ecosystem Service Economics and Index Valuation Project
item Collaboration on Development of State-and-Transition Models to Guide Sustainable Land Management in the Americas
item Collaborative Animal Research between New Mexico State University (NMSU) and ARS
item Collaborative Research in Atmospheric Modeling and Sensing
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Watersheds 2017
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Watersheds 2018
item Conservation Planning and Interpretations: Mobile App Delivery
item Database for Inventory, Monitoring and Assessment Feature Enhancements
item Development and Knowledge of a Land-Potential System (LandPKS)
item Development and Support of Ecological Site Description Research
item Development of a National Dataset of Stream Channel Properties
item Development of a National Modeling Framework to Support the Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP)
item Development of an All-Lands Wind Erosion Model
item Development of an Export Coefficant Based Database to Guide Watershed Scale Conservation Practice Placement
item Development of Provisional Ecological Sites for Southeastern Alaska
item DIMA: Enhancements for MCC Mongolia Implementation
item Disaggregation of Soil Map Units for Improved Ecological Site and Vegetation Mapping: A Soil Systems Approach to Landscape Management in Rangelands
item Ecological Site Development 2017 and 2018
item Enhancement of a Land-Potential Knowledge System (LPKS)
item Establishing the Texas A&M Texas Water Observatory (TWO) and USDA-ARS Partnership at the Riesel Watersheds
item Field and Laboratory Analysis of Soil Samples for the Terrestrial Observation System of NEON
item Implementation and Expansion of the BLM’s Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring Strategy to Support Multiple Resource Management Decision Making
item Installation, Operation, and Maintenance of a National Wind Erosion Research Network Site, South San Luis Lakes TNC Parcel
item Integration of SWAT+/MODFLOW and Inclusion in the Geospatial Modeling Interface
item Land Potential Knowledge Systems (LandPKS) - Phase II
item Livestock Ranching, Rangelands, and Resilience: Ensuring Adaptive Capacity in an Increasingly Variable Climate
item Long-term Abiotic Data Measurements for Jornada Long-term Agricultural Research (LTAR)
item LTER: Long-Term Research at the Jornada Basin
item Management, Habitat, Chihuahuan Desert-Phase III
item MCC Mongolia Rangeland Assessment and Monitoring 2015
item MCC Mongolia Rangeland Assessment and Monitoring 2017
item Monitoring Data and Analysis Technical Support
item Reducing Drought Impact Risk
item Reducing Drought Impact Risk in the Intermountain West via Multiple Pathways
item Regional Dust Emission Responses to Ecosystem Change
item Resilient Management Systems and Decision Support Tools to Optimize Agricultural Production and Watershed Responses from Field to National Scale
item Resource Assessment Framework for Dependable Feedstock Supply to Produce Advanced Biofuels in Hawaii and Western United States (2015)
item Science and Technologies for the Sustainable Management of Western Rangeland Systems
item Science Education Curricula Development and Outreach Programs
item Scientific and Local Knowledge for a Land Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS)
item Scientific Support and Partnership for Renewable Resource Programs in BLM
item Scientific Support and Partnership for Renewable Resources programs in BLM NM
item Selecting and Managing Practices for Agricultural Landscapes
item Southwest Air Quality, Climate and Production Agriculture Science
item Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Arizona, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Hawaii, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Nevada, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Utah, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Supporting Climate Smart Decision-Making in the Southwest, USDA Climate Hub
item Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in Arizona, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in Hawaii, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in Nevada, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Supporting Climate-Smart Decision Making in New Mexico, USDA Southwest Climate Hub
item Understanding Regional Linkages Between Production Agriculture, Air Quality and Climate
item USDA Southwest Climate Hub Decision Making in New Mexico
item Using Land Resource Units to Improve CEAP Analysis and Ecological Site Interpretation
item Validate ARS Wind Erosion Model