The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Barron Orr

Professor and Geospatial Extension Specialist
PhD, Arid Lands Resource Sciences, 2000, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Master of International Affairs, 1988, Columbia University, New York City, New York, USA
Bachelor of Arts in French and Political Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Mailing Address: 
1064 E. Lowell St.
Tucson, AZ 85721
520-626-8063
Program: 
Arid Lands
Research: 
Land degradation processes; social dimensions of natural resource management; resilience and environmental change, diffusion of innovation; knowledge transfer; technology adoption and the integration of local and scientific knowledge.
Research Topics: 
Arid Lands
Climate Adaptation and Sustainability
Ecology Management and Restoration of Rangelands
Remote Sensing
Social Dimensions of Natural Resource Management