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.


Studying Phosphorus Response in Pecans

Phosphorus injection system. Photo by Dr. James Walworth

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Arizona Laboratory for Emerging Contaminants

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

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Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Water

Jean McLain and Channah Rock assay water from Gilbert Riparian Preserve

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UA Campus Olive Harvesting Program

Photo by Ann Posegate

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Spotlight People

Mark Brusseau

I have been with the University of Arizona since 1989, with my home appointment in the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science and a joint appointment in the Hydrology and Water Resources Department. I received a

B.S. degree in...