Jun 17, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024
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CHEM 2540 - Introduction to Geochemistry


An introduction to the application of chemistry to the understanding of problems in the earth and environmental sciences. Topics include thermodynamics and phase equilibria as applied to mineral stability, rock evolution, and water chemistry; stable isotope systematics; radiogenic isotope systematics, trace element geochemistry, organic geochemistry, and geochemical cycles.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: ERTH 1100  and/or ERTH 1200  or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Cross Listed: ERTH 2140 . Students cannot receive credit for both this course and ERTH 2140 .

Credit Hours: 4



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