Sedimentary Geochemistry

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
Geosciences
Course Number: 
517
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
With lab, field trip. Applications of geochemistry to the study of modern sedimentary environments and sedimentary rocks. Geochemistry of carbonates and evaporites. Use of stable isotopes in paleoenvironmental analysis. Oxidation-reduction processes and their significance for iron formations. Geochemical transformations during burial of sedimentary sequences and the formation of petroleum. Prerequisite: GEO-SCI 445 or equivalent; college chemistry recommended.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
28248

Course Sections

Sedimentary Geochemistry
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Steven Petsch spetsch@geo.umass.edu M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM Morrill Sci. Ctr. (IV) rm S159