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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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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: Cross-listed as ERTH 2140. Students cannot receive credit for both this course and ERTH 2140.

Credit Hours: 4

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