GEO 418 / CHM 418
Environmental Aqueous Geochemistry
Application of quantitative chemical principles to the study of natural waters. Includes equilibrium computations, carbonate system, gas exchange, precipitation/dissolution of minerals, coordination of trace metals, redox reactions in water and sediments.
Sample reading list:
Morel, F.M. & Hering, J.G., 2nd Ed. 1993, Wiley & Sons, Principles & Applications of Aquatic Chemistry
Semi-weekly problem sets.
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Problem set(s) - 30%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
One year of college chemistry required. Previous or concurrent enrollment in Chemistry 306 recommended..
This course is intended for seniors and first year graduate students with interest in environmental chemistry.
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