Jon Chorover

Co-Director, Omics Facility Core
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Professor, Environmental Science

Shantz, room 429
1177 E. 4th St., Tucson, AZ 85721


  • Postdoctoral, Environmental Chemistry, University of Geneva, 1994
  • Ph.D., Soil Chemistry, University of California, 1993
  • M.S., Forest Science, University of California, 1988
  • B.S., Environmental Science, University of Michigan, 1983

Biogeochemical processes occurring in soil, sediment, and water.  Components and processes that influence the form and mobility of metals and organics in the Earth's near-surface environment; interactions between biotic and abiotic components, such as aqueous solutions, gases, mineral particles, and microorganisms and how these various components interact at the scale of molecules and particles to influence environmental quality.

Environmental research interests - Arid lands, Climate variability, Geological processes, Microclimate, Risk management, Water quality, Energy, Biofilms, Public Health, Soil contaminants, Sustainable mining, Water contaminants, Water, Biogeochemical processes, Bioremediation, Contaminants, Hydrology, Public Health, Water reuse, Watershed hydrology