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These four students tackle environmental challenges every day. We asked them what they enjoy about their environmental research and their major.
Nearly fifty graduate and undergraduate students presented their research during poster and oral presentations, highlight topics from microbes in soil to environmental issues with mining and tracking contamination in irrigation water.
Dr. Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta was recognized for her work involving communities impacted by pollution, poor water quality, and food insecurity at the the 185th American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Washington, D.C.
A small yet dynamic group, the SWES club combines the excitement of gaining knowledge about environmental science with seeing it applied (in many ways) in the real world.
Environmental Science faculty members Jim Walworth and Leif Abrell assist in a research project on the production of dates in Oman. The goal is to develop and equip three new laboratories in Oman to properly train employees in date palm production.
Five University of Arizona colleges are studying human and environmental risks and developing efficient solutions when it comes to the mining industry and mining industry hazards. This issue of metal mining waste is the focus of a $3.27 million research project.
The Arizona Pure Water Brew Challenge is showing how reclaimed wastewater can be drank without fear. Channah Rock, Ian Pepper and Charles Gerba from the UA Department of Environmental Science are experts participating in the challenge.
A newly-designed application partially developed by the University of Arizona called 'Ag Water' is being used to aid growers on food safety issues. This app gives the user an idea of whether or not a water source is safe to use to grow produce. Environmental Science water quality specialist Channah Rock was a major contributor in this project
James Walworth is finding out more about pecan trees and the fertilizers that would benefit these plants - Arizona growers are also benefiting from the newly found information and research. His studies are focused on the zinc levels in pecan trees.
Three grants equaling $400,000 will be given to UA researchers, including Kelly Bright, to study E. Coli strains found in irrigation water used for food crops.