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Undergraduate Course Details
Number GLS 253
Title Geochemistry
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites GLS201 or permission of Department Chairperson
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 3614 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 TR 9:25am - 10:40am MH-237 Douglas E Allen


This course covers the origin of the elements and their geological significance. Processes affecting the evolution of the Earth's crust and the distribution of the elements in rocks, sediments, soils and waters; geochemical cycles. Students produce computer-generated graphs in regularly assigned projects throughout the semester. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for GLS353.