The WRRC promotes understanding of critical state and regional water management and policy issues through research, community outreach, and public education.
The WEST Center is a world renowned venue focused on advanced treatment and detection of emerging microbial and chemical contaminants in municipal wastes and reclaimed water, alternative energy and related technologies.
The SW CASC provides objective scientific information, tools, and techniques that land, water, wildlife, and cultural resource managers and other interested parties can apply to anticipate, monitor, and adapt to climate change impacts in the southwestern U.S.
The School of Sustainable Engineered Systems will be a leader in the improved design of linkages between our natural and engineered systems to sustainably provide material resources, water, energy, infrastructure, and manufactured products through innovative education, research, and outreach.
The UA RAFT testbed contains three 600-L open raceway growth systems and two larger scale raceway cultivation systems for small- and large-scale algae cultivation experiments, which include capabilities for low-heat solar-powered pumping, sumps to store cultures at night to conserve heat and increase winter productivity, and for harvesting biomass and recycling media.
The Dean Carter Binational Center supports binational research in the environmental sciences aimed at improving public health in Mexico and the U.S.-Mexico Border, particularly by solving problems at contaminated sites and developing assessment and remediation methodologies that are broadly applicable.
The Desert Research Unit performs basic and applied research to evaluate and promote methods for reclamation of water and land in arid and semiarid environments.
ESRAC provides expertise to industry, the community, and researchers in the areas of human exposure science and risk assessment of environmental hazards to workers and communities (chemical, biological and physical), with an emphasis on healthcare-acquired infections.
The Climate Dynamics and Hydrometeorology Center coordinates interdisciplinary research on hydrometeorology and climate among eleven academic units on campus and assists the transfer of hydrometeorology and climate knowledge to the local community, Arizona, the nation, and the world.
The UA-led Santa Catalina Mountains and Jemez River Basin Critical Zone Observatory aims to improve understanding of the function, structure, and co-evolution of biota, soils, and landforms that comprise the critical zone by examining and measuring geomorphic, hydrologic, and biogeochemical interactions within it.