GEOL-304   Geochemistry

This course studies Earth?s major geochemical systems with particular attention to water and rock systems. Topics include fresh and marine water, including groundwater, mineral crystallization and weathering, organic geochemistry, and the application of geochemistry to forensic pollution studies. Stable and radiogenic isotope systematics are reviewed and applied to geological problems and issues. Prerequisites: Chemistry 104 and Geology 215 or 151, or permission of the instructor. Not offered in 2015?2016.