Guido Andres Yactayo
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Guido Andres Yactayo
Watershed Data Modeling Specialist
Chesapeake Bay Program Office
410 Severn Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21403
Phone: (410) 295-1317
Cell: (540) 257-3485
Fax: (410) 267-5777
|Name||Guido Andres Yactayo|
|2009||M.S. Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA|
Thesis: "A Modeling Framework to Evaluate the Fate of Nitrogen in a Karst-influenced Watershed"
|2003||B.Sc. Environmental and Natural Resource Engineering, Universidad Nacional del Callao, Perú|
Specialization: environmental and natural resource engineering
GIS software: ArcView 3.2, Arc GIS 9.2, ARC/INFO, GPS systems
Remote Sensing software: ERDAS image, ENVI
Statistical software: MINITAB, R
Computer languages: Fortran
Models: SWAT, GWLF, HEC-RAS, HSPF
Watershed Data Modeling Specialist, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science – Chesapeake Bay Program Office.
Annapolis, MD, September 2009 – present
- Update Scenario Builder subroutines and databases.
- Develop Chesapeake Bay Watershed model subroutines to post-process input and outputs.
- Perform GIS and statistical analysis of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed model input and output.
- Conduct literature reviews and model documentation.
Research Assistant, Biological Systems Engineering Department, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA, September 2007 – August 2009
- Develop and evaluate a model for the karst-influenced Opequon Creek watershed
- Develop data for characterizing nutrient loads from Opequon Creek watershed
- Develop GIS database for Opequon Creek project and watershed modeling studies for watersheds in Ecuador
Research Assistant, International Potato Center, Natural Resource Management Division
Lima-Peru, October 2004 – June 2007
- Assessed the environmental sustainability of using different crops in different zones using geospatial analysis and watershed modeling in Chiriqui Viejo watershed, Panama
- Evaluated the spectral response of Vicia faba, potato, and sweet potato crops to calculate leaf area index and biomass production
- Participated in the Natural Resources Management in the Sierra South Project (MARENASS) evaluating the impact of soil conservation and water management in the department of Apurimac, Perú
- Participated as facilitator in the workshop Methods and Instruments of Analysis for Management of Natural Resources in the framework of the Regional Project of Andean Watersheds GTZS/ CONDESAN
- Traveled to field sites and collected primary and secondary data and information
Internship, International Potato Center, Natural Resource Management Division
Lima Peru, February 2002 – May 2003
- Performed the analysis of sediment samples of runoff plots
- Examined the spectral response of ten tropical pasture varieties using remote sensing to calculate leaf area and biomass production
- Digitized maps and used geographical information systems