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.


Lydia Jennings's at SWESx

Lydia was recipient of the 2015 National Science Foundation Research Fellowship

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SWES Faculty Position Available

The department is currently seeking an Assistantor Associate Professor of Practice

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The University of Arizona Water Network

UA Online Hub for Water Information

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Mathew C. Buster in the Biosphere 2 Ocean

Photograph by John de Dios

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Spotlight People

Shana Sandhaus

Shana Sandhaus is an Environmental Science major in the Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP). She is a senior, and as a student in the AMP, is taking graduate-level courses for graduate credit. Shana’s masters work will be in...