University of FloridaDepartment of Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Hydrology & Water Quality Program

This program, led by Dr. Rafael Muñoz-Carpena at the Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, is to conduct Research and Teaching that focus on integrated environmental systems modelling, including interactions between hydrological, ecological and human components, and global sensitivity and uncertainty analysis of these integrated systems.

Research emphasis is on hydrologic processes and includes water management and hydrologic field and modeling studies of contaminant transport, transformation and fate processes, and of water-related agricultural production practices, which could improve the compatibility of agriculture with the surrounding natural ecosystem and quickly expanding urban population in Florida and elsewhere.

Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate course instruction and development, and graduate student advising in the area of hydrology, water resources, and integrated modeling in the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department.


Rafael Muñoz-Carpena