Blackland scientists are developing new technologies and management strategies to improve water, soil, and other natural resources on agricultural, urban, and military lands in central Texas and around the world. The EPIC (Erosion Productivity Impact Calculator, APEX (Agricultural Policy Environment Extender), SWAT (Soil and Water Assessment Tool), and PHYGROW (for a forage production-run-off) models are deployed world-wide as people seek to: increase agriculture production and water supply; improve the environment and the economic well-being of people; and increase the sustainability of land.
Theresa has interest in application programming in Visual Basic®, MS Access Database design and maintenance, Data maintenance for I_EPIC. She has specialized training in hardware/software installation and setup as well as in application development. She has experience in developing application to manipulate data for I_EPIC model using Visual Basic®; team participation in the development of a Windows 95/98 user interface for the EPIC model; and MS Access database, VB Helpwriter®, and Install Shield Express.