EARTH 580 - Isotopes in Earth and Environmental Sciences
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
Requirements & Distribution:
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing or permission of instructor.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course explains from first principles the main radioactive and stable isotopic techniques used in geochemistry and geology. The course also demonstrates the manner in which isotope geochemistry has been utilized to solve some of the major problems in the earth sciences: bulk Earth geochemistry, dating of a wide variety of rock types and common geological processes, the age and origin of the Moon and meteorites, crustal evolution, mantle reservoirs, the origins of igneous rocks, crustal thermal histories, sedimentary diagenesis, sedimentary provenance, palaeotemperatures, ore petrology and water-rock interaction.

EARTH 580 - Isotopes in Earth and Environmental Sciences
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
W 3:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (DIS)
F 10:00AM - 12:00PM
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