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Fall 2016-2017
* GEO 363 / CHM 331 / ENV 331 (STN)   No Pass/D/Fail

Environmental Geochemistry: Chemistry of the Natural Systems

Satish C. Myneni

Covers topics including origin of elements; formation of the Earth; evolution of the atmosphere and oceans; atomic theory and chemical bonding; crystal chemistry and ionic substitution in crystals; reaction equilibria and kinetics in aqueous and biological systems; chemistry of high-temperature melts and crystallization process; and chemistry of the atmosphere, soil, marine and riverine environments. The biogeochemistry of contaminants and their influence on the environment will also be discussed.

Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
There will be regular classroom teaching on the topics mentioned, there will be at least 3 field trips, 5-6 problem sets, 5-6 quizzes, and group presentations during the reading period. Field trips are optional.

Mid Term Exam - 25%
Other Exam - 30%
Quizzes - 10%
Problem set(s) - 25%
Other (See Instructor) - 10%

Other Requirements:
Course is required for concentrators

United States Travel Required

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Introductory chemistry (CHM 201 or AP chemistry).

Reserved Seats:
Sophomores Only 2

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21071 L01 11:00:00 am - 12:20:00 pm M W   Guyot Hall   220   Enrolled:17 Limit:20