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Global Geochemical Cycles

  • 7.5 credits

Global Geochemical Cycles

The course provides knowledge on global geochemical cycles, including the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere and Earth’s interior. It also gives an introduction to the evolution of Earth’s chemistry and provides an overview of geochemical processes, fluxes and feedbacks. Focus will be placed on the interaction between Earth’s different components to explain how global geochemical cycles interact and regulate the composition of the atmosphere and the oceans. The course also discusses the impact of humans on global cycles.

GG4209 Course information and grading (51 Kb)

  • Schedule

    This is a preliminary schedule and is subject to continuous change. For this reason, we do not recommend print-outs. At the start of the course, your institution will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

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

    Schlesinger, W. H., Bernhardt, E. S., 2013
    Biogeochemistry: An Analysis of Global Change, 3rd ed
    Elsevier Science & Technology
    Oxford
    ISBN: 9780123858740

  • Contact

    Rienk SmittenbergSenior lecturer, Isotope organic geochemistry
    Rienk Smittenberg
    rienk.smittenberg[at]geo.su.se
    +46 (0)8 16 47 60 | Room: R305

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