The course will teach the participants the basic knowledge about the APEX model structure, and hands on training to setup scenarios that evaluate the impacts of different nutrient management practices, tillage operations, conservation practices, alternative cropping systems, and other management practices, on surface runoff and losses of sediment, and nutrients.
John J. Ramírez-Avila
John J. Ramírez-Avila is an Agricultural Engineer holding a Master’s degree in Soil Sciences and a Ph D in Engineering with emphasis in Water Resources Engineering. He is an Assistant Research Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Mississippi State University performing investigation designed to test, validate and improve analytic tools used to predict runoff, sediment and nutrient loads from fields and watersheds. He has also researched on the determination of sediment sources focusing on streambank erosion and sediment transport monitoring and modeling at reach and watershed scales. View public CV