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The course is an introduction to geochemistry where chemistry is used to understand and explain geological processes.

It can be seen as ‘chemistry for geologists’. The course covers chemical fundamentals, basic concepts of thermodynamics, acid-base equilibrium, redox processes, and introduction to isotopic geochemistry. The focus will be on Earth-Surface low-temperature processes.

Link to the Geochemistry course page

  • Course structure


    See Course syllabus in the information column to the right.

  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    Francis Albarede, 2009
    Geochemistry, An introduction, 2nd edition
    Cambridge University Press
    ISBN10: 0521706939
    ISBN13: 9780521706933

  • Contact

    Christophe Dupraz Senior lecturer, Geomicrobiology
    Christophe Dupraz
    +46 (0)8 16 47 61 | Room: R323