University of California, Riverside

Environmental Sciences

Graduate Studies in Soil and Water Sciences


The Soil and Water Science area offers comprehensive training in the chemistry, physics, biology, and ecology of soils, surface waters and wetlands. Students can specialize in a variety of areas, including soil and aquatic chemistry, hydrology, limnology, soil-plant relations, biogeochemistry, bioremediation, geomicrobiology, contaminant fate and transport, water resources management, hillslope processes, soil genesis, soil mineralogy and geomorphology, and related areas.


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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Environmental Sciences
Geology 2460

Tel: (951) 827-5116
Fax: (951) 827-4652