Craig Rasmussen

Professor
Building/Room: 
Shantz Building, 520
Office Phone: 
(520) 621-7223
Fax: 
(520) 621-1647

UC Davis Environmental and Resource Science, B.S., 1996

UC Davis Soil Science, Ph.D., 2004

2016-present. Professor of Environmental Pedology, University of Arizona

2011-2016. Assoc. Professor of Environmental Pedology, University of Arizona

2007-present. Director of the Center for Environmental Physics and Mineralogy

2005-2011. Asst. Professor of Environmental Pedology, University of Arizona

2000-2004. Research Assistant, Land, Air, and Water Resources Department, UC Davis

1996-2004. Soil Scientist and GIS Specialist, Terra Spase Inc., Napa, CA

Dr. Rasmussen is a Professor of Soil Science in the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science with over 20 years of experience working in ecosystems ranging from Southwestern deserts to alpine and subalpine forest and grasslands. He has performed extensive research on soil formation, soil organic carbon cycling and sequestration, mineral weathering, and predictive soil mapping. 

See full set of publications and presentations at ResearchGate (https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Craig_Rasmussen) or Google Scholar (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=dxea53UAAAAJ&hl=en)

I have taught courses in Soil Genesis, Morphology and Classification, Advanced Soil Genesis, Soil Geomorphology, and Soil and Water Conservation.