The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

David D. Breshears

Regents Professor
BS (1985) Agriculture (Wildlife Science), New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
MS (1987) Radiology and Radiation Biology (Radioecology), Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
PhD (1993) Radiological Health Sciences (Radioecology with Program in Ecological Studies), Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Office Location: 
ENR2 N227
Mailing Address: 
1064 E. Lowell St.
Tucson, AZ 85721
Watershed Management and Ecohydrology
Our research focuses on ecology-hydrology interrelationships, gradients from grassland to forest, transport and erosion of sediment by water and wind, and drought-induced tree die-off, all to aide in addressing climate change, land use, and pollution
Classes taught include Dryland Ecohydrology & Vegetation Dynamics (WSM/RNR/EEB/HWRS 452/552), Leadership & Communication Skills for Environmental Scientists (RNR 596L), & National Climate Assessment (RNR 496G/596G) as well as frequent guest lectures.
Research Topics: 
Climate Adaptation and Sustainability
Ecohydrology and Biogeochemistry
Ecosystem Services
Plant and Soil Ecology
Watershed Management