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 Campus Olive Harvesting Program

Photo by Ann Posegate

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ENVS 454/554 Water Harvesting Class

Students prepare catchment basins for planting fruit trees

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SWES Class in Africa Captured in Video

Click "Read More" to view video made by Kristen Lane, UA undergraduate

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SWESx is April 9th

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Spotlight People

Dr. Meixner is currently Professor of Hydrology and Water Resources at the University of Arizona. He graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with a BS in Soil and Water Conservation.  He obtained his PhD in Hydrology and...