Karletta Chief, PhD

Investigator & Extension Specialist
Appointments and Affiliations: 

Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist, Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science / College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Phone: 
(520) 626-5598
Research Interests: 

The goal of her research is to improve our understanding, tools, and predictions of watershed hydrology, unsaturated flow in arid environments, and how natural and human disturbances affect soil hydrology through the use of physically based methods. As an extension specialist, she works to bring relevant science to Native American communities in a culturally sensitive manner by providing hydrology expertise, transferring knowledge, assessing information needs, and developing applied science projects.