Earth Sciences

ESCI3631Geochemistry of Natural Waters4 ch (3C 3L) (W)

The principles of chemical equilibria, reaction kinetics and transport applied to natural water systems. Chemical weathering and diagenesis. Chemistry of surface waters, ground water and the oceans. Geochemical cycles. Applications to environmental problems. Labs include chemical analysis of water, carbonate equilibria and geochemic modeling. One Saturday field trip. 

Prerequisite: ESCI 2602 or permission of instructor.