Key Research Areas

The Soil and Water Sciences Department organizes its activities/programs into five main Research Areas, which each integrate research, teaching, and extension activities. The department commits expertise and resources so that it may make scientific and educational advances in each of these areas.  More>>

Laboratory Services

IFAS Analytical Service Laboratories and the department's core diagnostic laboratories provide researchers with analytical tests, equipment and expertise. More>>

Research and Education Centers

Soil and Water Sciences faculty are located both on the main campus in Gainesville and in UF/IFAS Research and Education Center facilities throughout the state. More>>

Research Forum

The department hosts a research forum each September for faculty and students to present their current research in the soil, water and environmental sciences. More>>


Soil and Water Sciences faculty list their individual Google Scholar profiles on their faculty pages. For a compilation of the department's publications, see the departmental Google Scholar profile.


View the current seminar schedule and listen to recordings of previous departmental seminars. More>>