Academic Calendar - 2020 ARCHIVE

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020ARCHIVE
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Earth Sciences 2230A/B


Effects of temperature, pressure and bulk composition on stabilities of minerals in natural geological settings are evaluated using thermodynamic principles. Reaction rates among minerals and fluids, including the effects of natural catalysts and inhibitors, and biotic mediation are addressed. Introduction to the principles of radioisotope and stable isotope geochemistry.

Prerequisite(s): Chemistry 1301A/B and Earth Sciences 2200A/B or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: EARTHSCI

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