Geochemistry, 7.5 credits

Geochemistry (distance course)

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.

Course structure

Assessment

See Syllabus.

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
christophe.dupraz[at]geo.su.se
+46 (0)8 16 47 61 | Room: R323

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