Program Areas of Study

The Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science research activities are focused around three areas:

Environmental science, with emphasis on contaminant transport and fate, water quality, waste management/reuse, soil/groundwater remediation, and ecosystem restoration

Subsurface science, with emphasis on physical, chemical, and microbiological processes

Soil, plant, atmosphere systems, with emphasis on remote sensing, climate science, soil-water-plant relations, soil genesis, morphology and pedology, and aquaculture

See the Specific Areas and Advisors sub section for more information on specific areas of study and faculty advisor contact information