Geochemistry: Earth and Planetary Materials and Processes

GEOL 0230 S01 [CRN: 25792]

Introduction to the chemical and mineralogical nature of the Earth, Moon, and meteorites, and the role of chemical processes in their evolution. Topics include: composition of rock-forming minerals; origin of crustal and mantle rocks; stable and radiogenic isotopes; models of nucleosynthesis, planet formation and differentiation. Weekly laboratory and two field trips. Intended for science concentrators. Prerequisites: basic chemistry and GEOL 0010 or 0050 or 0220, or instructor permission.

Labs will meet Tuesdays from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Term
Spring 2018
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
30
Primary Instructor
Meetings
13:00 - 14:20 Tue, Thu - from Jan 24, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Exam Group Code
10