EESC 3650 Environmental Geochemistry
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as GEOL 32.5.
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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: Earth and environmental sciences 1101 or 1201. Prerequisite or corequisite: Chemistry 1040 or 1100.