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Fall 2010-2011
GEO 523 / CEE 572  


Tullis C. Onstott

Course focuses on microbial interactions with a wide range of terrestrial environments and the bioenergetics of microbial respiration coupled to mineral diagenesis and hydrocarbon degradation. Students learn how to use Geochemist Workbench and PhreeqC to model their own experimental or field data and how to construct thermodynamic data sets using SUPCRT92. Course is part lecture and part seminar, and contains a computer lab. Undergraduates who have taken GEO363 or GEO417/428, or who convince the instructor that they have adequate geochemical and microbiological training are welcome.

Sample reading list:
Nealson and Barfield, Geomicrobiology
G. Gottschalk, Bacterial Metabolism

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22063 S01 9:30 am - 10:50 am T Th        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled