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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
Agave
Air
Alfalfa
Almond
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
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)
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 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
Laboratory animals
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
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 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 and wool, general/other
Sheep, live animal
Shellfish
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
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
Sugar crops, general/other
Sunflower
Sweet potato
Swine, live animal
Table grapes
Tea
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
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds
Watersheds and river basins, general
Weeds
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wine grapes
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Wool fiber
Research Projects within Water resources
item A National Fertility Database to Increase the Productivity of U.S. Agriculture
item A Novel Manure Phosphorus Extraction System (MAPHEX)
item A Unified and Coherent Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity (LST&E) Earth System Data Record (ESDR) for Earth Science
item Age-dating Stream Waters for Selected CEAP NIFA Competitive Watershed Studies using Chiral Metolachlor Ethane Sulfonic Acid (MESA)
item Agricultural Remote Sensing using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)
item Agricultural Research Service Technical Support to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
item An Examination of the Autochthonous Sources of Urea in Watersheds and Potential Role of Microbial Activity
item Application of a Thermal-Based Two-Source Energy Balance Model Output of Evapotranspiration.....Scheduling and Enhance Water Resource Conservation
item Application, Validation and Testing of SWAT Model to Assess Impacts of Wetlands on Water Quality at the Choptank
item Balancing Soil Health and Food Safety for Organic Fresh Produce Production in Maryland
item Calibration and Validation of In Situ Soil Moisture Sensors at Marena Oklahoma
item CEAP 2018 - Evaluating Agricultural Planning Framework in CEAP Watersheds
item CEAP Wetland Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2012/2013)
item CEAP Wetland Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2012/2013)
item Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
item Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
item Characterizing Field-Scale Water Use, Stress and Productivity in Agricultural Landscapes using Multi-Sensor Data Fusion
item Characterizing Hydrological Processes Linking Agricultural Phosphorus Sources with Surface and Ground Waters Using Near-Surface Geophysics
item Climate Change Baseline Assessment Using Merged, Root-Zone Soil Moisture Product (Soil MERGE, SMERGE)
item Comparing and Refining Models of Wetland-Stream Hydrologic Connectivity
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2017 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2017 - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
item Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Buffer Effectiveness in Chesapeake Bay Watershed - 2016
item Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Buffer Effectiveness in Chesapeake Bay Watershed - 2017
item Continuation of AMSR-E Climate Records with JAXA AMSR2
item Design and Implementation of Monitoring and Modeling Methods to Evaluate Microbial Quality of Surface Water Sources Used for Irrigation
item Development of a Global Evaporative Stress Index Based on Thermal and Microwave... Monitoring of Agricultural Water and Vegetation Stress
item Development of Prototype Automated Aquatic Sampling Platform to Assess Microbial Water Quality
item ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS)
item Effectiveness of Conservation Reserve Program Buffers in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
item Effectiveness of Conservation Reserve Program Buffers in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed - 2016
item Effectiveness of Conservation Reserve Program Buffers in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed - 2017
item Enhancing the USDA Global Crop Production Decision Support System with NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Satellite Observations
item Fluid Dynamics of Impact and Mixing for Improved Washing of Fresh and Fresh-cut Produce
item Fusing MODIS, Landsat, and Geostationary Data for Daily Monitoring of Crop Condition and Water Use at Field Scales
item FY 2018 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on Croplands)
item FY2018 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies on (croplands)
item Growth Potential and Kinetics of L. Monocytogenes on Vegetables and Fruits and Characterization of Factors Affecting the Persistence
item Growth Potential of Listeria Monocytogenes on a Broad Range of Fresh Produce
item Improved Remote Sensing-based Modeling of Evapotranspiration and Stress of Highly Structured Vineyard Canopies
item Improving Satellite Soil Moisture Spatial Resolution
item Integrating Multi-Platform Soil Moisture and Evapotranspiration Retrievals to Constrain Land Surface Water and Energy Balance Coupling
item Integrating Remote Sensing, Measurements and Modeling for Multi-Scale Assessment of Water Availability, Use, and Quality in Agroecosystems
item Integrating Satellite-Based Surface Soil Moisture and Rainfall Accumulation Products for Improved Hydrologic Modeling
item Intercalibration of Low Frequency Brightness Temperature Measurements for Long-Term Soil Moisture Record
item Long Term Agroecosystem Research Network (LTAR) Croplands Common Experiment
item Long Term Agroecosystem Research Network (LTAR) Upper Chesapeake Bay Conewago Watershed Monitoring Project
item Mapping Water Use, Stress and Productivity in Agricultural Landscapes by Fusing Multi-Sensor Data Products
item Measuring and Modeling Pollutants in Agricultural Systems and Landscapes
item Mechanisms of Pathogen Contamination of Organic Leafy Greens at the Farm Level and Interventions to Control Pathogens during Processing
item Microbial Control While Maintaining Quality of Fresh-cut Produce through A Pre-treatment with Silver Dihydrogen Citrate and SmartWash Organic
item Modeling Watershed Processes for Assessing Ecosystem Services Provided by Restored Wetlands
item Monitoring Vineyard Water Use and Vine Water Status with......Improved and Sustainable Water Management from Field to Regional Scales
item Multi-Agency Collaboration on Geographic Information System (GIS) Based Methods for Assessing Watershed Connectivity
item Nitrogen Management at the Watershed Scale: The Role of Cranberry Agriculture
item Pennsylvania’s Dairy Agriculture Working Group
item Plant Scale Characterization using Unmanned Aerial Systems Point Cloud and Reflectance Maps for Modeling Vine and Soil/Cover Crop Water Use
item Remote Detection and Functional Assessments for Wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic Region
item Research and Development on the MAPHEX (MAnure PHosphorus EXtraction) System
item Soil Moisture Active/Passive Calibration/Validation Team
item Soil Moisture Mapping of the South Fork Iowa Soil Moisture Network with Proximal COSMOS Rovers
item Supporting the Soil Moisture Validation and Applications Workshop 2018
item Sustainable Turf Grass Management Under The Long Term Agro-ecosystem Research Network
item Sustaining Agroecosystems and Water Resources in the Northeastern U.S.
item Tactical and Systemic Management of Nutrients to Balance Water Quality and Agricultural Production Priorities
item The Mid-Atlantic Wetland Conservation Effects Assessment Project
item Transport/Fate/Exposure of Manure-Borne Indicators/Pathogens at Plot/Field/Watershed Scales
item University of Maryland Eastern Shore Chesapeake Water Quality Center
item Using Invertebrate Ecology and Isotope Tracers to Inform Wetland-Stream Connectivity on the Delmarva Peninsula
item Using Modeling to Develop Monitoring Strategy and Scheduling for Microbial Quality of Irrigation Water Sources.
item Utility of Evapotranspiration and Plant Stress Mapping over Vineyards Using UAS Remote Sensing Data at Finer and Coarser Pixel Resolutions
item Validation of SMAP Soil Moisture Products with In Situ and Satellite Observations