GEOL 3650 Environmental Geochemistry

2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory; 3 credits

Low-temperature geochemistry and applications to environmental problems; biogeochemical cycling; evaluation of geochemical reservoirs and trace element movement in natural systems. Laboratory exercises in geochemical sample collection of waters, soils, sediments, and related media; field measurements; maintenance of sample integrity; sample preparation and instrumental analysis; map preparation; environmental impact statements and reports.

Prerequisite: Geology *1100 [1] or 1.53. Prerequisite or corequisite: Chemistry *1100 [1] or 2050 [1.2].


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