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CHEM 327 - Environmental Geochemistry

Prerequisite, CHEM 230 . The field of environmental geochemistry involves the study of the sources, reactions, transport, effects, and fates of chemical species in the near-surface, low-temperature environment. Students will study a wide range of interactions between minerals, rocks, and water at the earths surface that have implications on a number of environmental issues including acid mine drainage, groundwater and surface water contamination, hazardous waste management, and natural resource exploration/use. Lecture. (Offered spring semester, alternate years.) 3 credits