EESC 4335 Environmental Geochemistry

2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory; 3 credits

Low-temperature geochemistry and applications to environmental problems; geochemical cycling of nutrients, trace elements and toxic metals; evaluation of geochemical reservoirs; urban geochemical signatures and dynamics; hydraulic fracturing water cycles. Laboratory exercises in geochemical sample collection of waters; sample preparation and instrumental analysis; geochemical interpretation of water analyses. Survey of environmental laws regulating chemical pollutants

Prerequisite: EESC 1101 or EESC 1201 or EESC 2500. Prerequisite or corequisite: CHEM 1040 or CHEM 1100; or permission of the instructor.


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