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.

 

Arizona Laboratory for Emerging Contaminants

Undergraduate scientist Vicki Chu (left) and KEYS high school intern Venecia Yazzie

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Lydia Jennings's at SWESx

Evaluating waste rock materials for biogeochemical indicators of soil formation in AZ

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Study Abroad - Ecuador, Namibia and Australia

SWES 495F/595F

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Nitrate and Perchlorate Distribution in Soil

Photo Courtesy of Rebecca Lybrand

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Spotlight People

Krystalle Diaz is an Environmental Science student working on her undergraduate Honors College thesis in Dr. Jean McLain’s lab in the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science (SWES), in collaboration with Dr. Virginia Rich....