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.

 

Influence of soil microbes on global climate

Abisko National Park, just north of the Arctic Circle, is a UA research site

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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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Experimental planning in ALEC

Abrell outlines a mass spectrometry experiment for students in ALEC

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Spotlight People

Christopher Shepard

Chris Shepard, a PhD student in the Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science, has been selected as a 2014-2015 University Fellow. Chris was selected for the inaugural year of the...