Center for Water and the Environment

Garrett Liles

Associate Professor of Agriculture

Research Interests 

Dr. Liles’ research focuses on the importance of the soil’s organic matter and quality for ecosystem function and plant-soil water relations. He works from the eco-physiological scale of plants up through the watershed scale to understand the flux and storage of carbon, nutrients and water in natural and managed ecosystems.

Research Areas

Agriculture, Climate, Ecology, Biodiversity