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.


SWES Faculty Position Available

The department is currently seeking an Assistantor Associate Professor of Practice

Read more

The University of Arizona Water Network

UA Online Hub for Water Information

Read more

Matthew C. Buster in the Biosphere 2 Ocean

Photograph by John de Dios

Read more

Dr. Carletta Chief Studies Climate Change

Climate Change Vulnerability of Native Americans in the Southwest

Read more

Spotlight People

Dr. Sharon Megdal

UA Professor Sharon B. Megdal has received the 2016 Women of Influence Lifetime Achievement Award. She received the award for her outstanding achievements and contributions in water policy and water resources management. The...