Dr. Christopher Martinez

Assistant Professor Dr. Christopher Martinez

Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department
279 Rogers Hall
PO Box 110570
Gainesville, FL 32611-0570
Phone: (352) 392-1864 x279
Fax: (352) 392-4092
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Dr. Martinez is an assistant professor in water resources management. His research and Extension appointments focus on urban water resources and water quality, the effects of climate variability on water resources, and other topics. Dr. Martinez received ME and PhD degrees in Environmental Engineering Sciences from the University of Florida.

Current Grants

"Use of Short- and Medium Range Weather Forecasts in Regional Public Water Supply Management"
Funding Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Award Amount: $297,924
Principal Investigator: Chris Martinez

"A Tool for Slow-Rate Land Application System Storage Determination"
Funding Agency: Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Award Amount: $48,556
Principal Investigator: Chris Martinez

“Use of Seasonal Climate Forecasts to Reduce Risk in Regional Water Supply Management”
Funding agency: Tampa Bay Water
Award amount: $125,000
Principal Investigator: Wendy Graham, Water Institute

"Linking Terrestrial Nutrients to Red Tide Incidences in the Tampa Bay: A Preliminary Investigation"
Funding Agency: UF/IFAS Office of the Dean, Research Innovation Fund
Award amount: $49,912
Principal Investigator: Gurpal Toor

Other Research

Recent Publications

Martinez, C.J., Baigorria, G.A., and J.W. Jones. 2009. "Use of climate indices to predict corn yields in southeast USA." International Journal of Climatology, 29(11): 1680-1691.

Martinez, C.J., Campbell, K.L., Annable, M.D., and G.A. Kiker. 2008. "An object-oriented hydrologic model for humid, shallow water-table environments." Journal of Hydrology, 351(3–4): 368-381.

Kiker, G.A., Clark, D.J., Martinez, C.J., and R.E. Schulze. 2006. "A Java-based, object-oriented modeling system for southern African hydrology." Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 49(5): 1419-1433.

Wang, H., Jawitz, J.W., White, J.R., Martinez, C.J., and M.D. Sees. 2006. "Rejuvenating the largest municipal treatment wetland in Florida." Ecological Engineering, 26(2): 132-146.