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.


Taking Students To New Places

SWES Summer Study Abroad Class

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SWES Faculty Position Available

The department is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice

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Karletta Chief & Janene Yazzie Win Grant

Photo: Ernesto Trejo/UA News

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A Citizen Science Garden Project

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Spotlight People

Christopher Shepard

Christopher Shepard is currently a Ph.D. Candidate working in the Catalina-Jemez Critical Zone Observatory (CZO). He was recently awarded a SWES Travel Award to attend the International Soil Modeling Consortium Meeting in Austin, TX. He is also...