Five College Consortium

Organic & Biogeochm

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Geosciences
Course Number: 
615
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
The cycling and distribution of "life elements" (C, O, N, S, P) and compounds in modern and ancient marine and terrestrial settings. Emphasis on the transfer of compounds from the biota to their surroundings. Topics include: anthropogenic influence on biogeochemical cycles, imporance of microbes in geochemistry, utility of bio-markers in reconstructing paleoecosy-stems and paleoenvironments. Prerequisite: one year of college chemistry, or Geo-Sci 415 or consent or instructor. Organic Chemistry highly recommended.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
75003

Course Sections

Organic & Biogeochm
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Steven Petsch spetsch@geo.umass.edu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM Morrill Sci. Ctr. (IV) rm S159