Projects


On-Going and Recently Completed Research Projects Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez Campus

1. For information on the following projects contact Eric Harmsen at eric.harmsen@upr.edu

> Use of satellite remote sensing for estimating the water and energy budgets for Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Haiti.
> Evaluation of factors related to drought tolerance in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
> Development of a real-time flash flood model for western Puerto Rico.
> Crop coefficients for two common beans genotypes (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) under water-limited and no-limited
> Validation of the Hydro-Estimator algorithm in Puerto Rico
> Assessment of Coastal Water Resources and Watershed Conditions in and adjacent to Selected National Parks
> Development of an integrated hydrologic model for the Mayagüez Bay drainage basin.

2. Regional Water Quality Coordination—Region 2
The objective of this project, funded by USDA, is to improve coordination in Water Quality issues between the Universities that make up Region 2 of the EPA: Cornell, Rutgers, University of Virgin Islands and the UPR. The project is in its 3rd (and last) year. For more information contact: Dr. Rafael Davila, UPR Agricultural Experiment Station. 787-7678282

3. Estudio Sobre el Uso Agua Agricolo en Puerto Rico
Este proyecto tiene como objetivo generar parte de la informacion necesaria para la actualizacion del Plan Integral de Conservacion, Desarrollo y Uso de los Recursos de Agua en Puerto Rico. Se trabaja directamente con el componente agricola de este Plan. El trabajo se realiza con el Instituto de Investigaciones sobre Recursos de Agua y el Ambiente de Puerto Rico. For more information contact: Dr. Rafael Davila, UPR Agricultural Experiment Station. 787-7678282

4. The following project proposal has recently been submitted to the Department of Natural and Evironmental Resources of Puerto Rico: Adapting a Computer Assisted Non Point Source Polluction Education Program in Puerto Rico. For more information contact: Dr. Rafael Davila, UPR Agricultural Experiment Station. 787-7678282

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