Fall 2006 not offered
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
|Certificates: Environmental Studies|
|Course Cluster: Service-Learning|
A qualitative and quantitative treatment of chemical equilibria in natural systems such as lakes, rivers, the oceans and ambient air is studied. The magnitude of anthropogenic perturbations of natural equilibria will be assessed, and specific topics like heavy metal pollution in water, acid rain, asbestos pollution and nuclear contamination will be discussed.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CIS)(E&ES)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(IDEA-MN)(SISP)
Required: Eby, PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMISTRY
Supplement: Berner & Berner, GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Two exams, one paper, problem sets.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
There are no prerequisites, but a chemistry background (CHM 141, CHM 143, or equivalent) and an Earth and Environmental Science background (E&ES 101 and or E&ES 199) is recommended. E&ES 281 Environmental Geochemistry Laboratory must be taken concurrently.
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