Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

Photos from a Class Field Trip to the Coloso Valley


On April 25, 2014, students from the TMAG 4035 Soil and Water Management course at  UPRM visited the farm of Sr. Patiño in the Coloso Valley near Aguada, PR.  This post includes some of the pictures that were taken during … Continue reading

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Cultivo de Arroz en Puerto Rico: El Renacer de una Empresa Agrícola


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PR remains on SpaceX’s launch radar


PR remains on SpaceX’s launch radar Puerto Rico could still land a planned private rocket launchpad that would give a lift to the lagging local economy and make the island a player in a bold new industry that is starting … Continue reading

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Solar Radiation Data Available for Northern Caribbean Region


Solar radiation data can be downloaded for the Northern Caribbean Region.  Daily, monthly and annual data are available.

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Course to be offered in Microirrigation Systems – UPRM


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Graduate Course to be offered in Applied Remote Sensing – UPRM


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The Port to Nowhere: PR’s lost opportunity


Excerpted from The Puerto Rican English Blog:  http://prenglishblog.blogspot.com/2013/09/the-port-to-nowhere.html Monday, September 9, 2013 The Port to Nowhere (AKA “The Island of Disenchantment”) Even though this is a relatively old article, it’s just so depressing to hear, and I had to share … Continue reading

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Courses offered this semester at UPRM: Farm Irrigation and Agroclimatology (TMAG)


I will be offering the following two courses this semester at UPR-Mayaguez. Please click the following links for the course fliers. TMAG 5017 Agroclimatology TMAG 4019 Farm Drainage and Irrigation Systems Please feel free to contact me if you would … Continue reading

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Coffee May Lower Suicide Risk By 50 Percent, Harvard Study Indicates


Coffee May Lower Suicide Risk By 50 Percent, Harvard Study Indicates Read article

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Thursday’s rainfall in Puerto Rico and San Juan


This map comes from NOAA’s Multisensor Precipitation Estimation (MPE) product.  The rainfall map is based on NEXRAD radar, bias corrected with rain gauge data.  Note that the Old San Juan/Condado area of San Juan registered over 200 mm (> 8 … Continue reading

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