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Aqueous Geochemistry

Term
Course Number
EESC 5200 690
Course Code
EESC5200690
Course Key
77113
Day(s)
Thursday
Time
5:15pm-8:15pm
Course Note
MSAG Required Course/MES Foundation Env Chemistry
Course Description
This course is designed to provide the graduate student with an understanding of the fundamentals of aqueous geochemistry.The chemistry of water,air and soil will be studied from an environmental perspective.The nature, composition, structure, and properties of pollutants coupled with the major chemical mechanisms controlling the occurrence and mobility of chemicals in the environment will also be studied.Upon completion of this course, students should expect to have attained a broad understanding of and familiarity with aqueous geochemistry concepts applicable to the environmental field. Environmental issues that will becovered include acid deposition, toxic metal contamination, deforestation,and anthropogenic perturbed aspects of the earth's hydrosphere.