Graduate Programs at the University of California Riverside

Department of Environmental Sciences

The Environmental Sciences Graduate Program of the University of California Riverside (the Department of Environmental Sciences) offers graduate training in Environmental Sciences, with a specialized track 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. The graduate program offers both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Admission to the program is internationally competitive. Financial support through research or teaching assistantships and a variety of fellowships and scholarships is available to qualified students. [envisci.ucr.edu/graduate/] [envisci.ucr.edu/graduate/tracksoil.html]

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