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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Experimental planning in ALEC

Abrell outlines a mass spectrometry experiment for students in ALEC

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Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Water

Jean McLain and Channah Rock assay water from Gilbert Riparian Preserve

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Spotlight People

Brunno Cerozi

Brunno Cerozi is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science. He represents the Science without Borders program of Brazil and is a 2014 Institute of the Environment Carson Scholar.  Brunno received his B.S. degree in agronomy and his master's degree in animal science from the University of São Paulo. His research area, both past and...