UA SRP Co-Hosts Sustainable Mining Conference in Peru

UA SRP Co-Hosts conference on environmentally and socially compatible mining practices in Lima, Peru. 


New Outdoor Dust Sheet Ready for Viewing and Download

Outdoor Dust Sheet is Out!


SRP on NPR's Arizona Science - Earth Microbiome Explained by Dr. Raina Maier

UA SRP Explains History, Importance, and Challenges facing Earth Microbiome in NPR's Arizona Science Interview


UA SRP Supports Science Education

Monica Ramirez-Andreotta talks Gardenroots at Biosphere II and fascinates Vail kindergartenders with a liquid nitrogen demo.


Welcome to the University of Arizona Superfund Research Program

Hazardous Waste Risk and Remediation in the Southwest

The Superfund Research Program at the University of Arizona uses an interdisciplinary approach to study hazardous waste issues in the U.S. Southwest (and Mexico border). We focus on arsenic and mine tailings. Our biomedical and environmental scientists collaborate to investigate risks, develop remediation strategies, and translate research findings to government stakeholders and the affected community. Our mission is to advance science and to use the research conducted by our program for the improvement of human health and the environment.