Sep 29, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEO 431 - Environmental Geochemistry

4 Credit(s)
Students will examine and learn about the chemical and geological principles and reactions in natural systems: aquatic, marine, terrestrial, and atmospheric, and the effect and fate of contaminants in the environment. This is a field and laboratory-oriented class, with computer analysis of data. Students successfully completing the class will demonstrate their knowledge of geochemical sampling and analysis techniques in one or more research projects. Students will evaluate their own and/or published data according to concepts studied in the class and present their research in papers and oral reports. Includes exams and teamwork. A field based research project will require extended class hours during the second and/or third week of class. May have a service learning component. $120 Course Fee.

Prerequisite(s): (GEO 101 ; or  GEO 103 ; or  GEO 107  ; or ENSC 121  ) and ENST 274  and GEO 210  and GEO 226  and (CHMY 121 ; or  CHMY 141 ; or  CHMY 143 )
(spring/odd-numbered years)



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