Welcome to the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science.

We are part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Our students, faculty and staff are involved in teaching, research and extension in our community, as well as worldwide.


UA Assists Growers on Food Safety Issues

SWES Researchers Collaborate to develop new "Ag Water" App

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Training Program for Native American Students

SWES Participates in Water Resources Training Program

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SWES Faculty Collaborate on Water Research

Safety and sustainability of alternative sources of water for agriculture

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UA Grant Helps Develop Aquaculture in Myanmar

SWES Professor Kevin Fitzsimmons is principal investigator

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Spotlight People

Joan Curry

Joan Curry recieved this year's David E. Cox Teaching Award. Curry was born and raised near St. Louis. She graduated in the third class that included women at the US Naval Academy in 1982, served as a Naval Officer for 6 years and then went...