GEOE 475 Exploration and Environmental Geochemistry
Principles of rock-water interaction and element migration in the near surface environment applied to environmental and exploration geochemistry. Students learn field and analytical techniques, evaluate and interpret geochemical data, and design solutions related to geochemical hazards to human health, environmental impacts of mining, and formulation of strategies for detecting mineral deposits.
(Lec: 2.75, Lab: 1.8, Tut: 0)
The department is located in stately Miller Hall and its modern Bruce Wing. There are excellent study collections, including more than 70,000 volumes and 20,000 maps housed in the university's Douglas Library. We are also proud of our superb mineralogical, petrological, sedimentological and paleontological collections.
...credit units) PREREQUISITE: GEOL/GEOE 463 or GEOL...the instructor EXCLUSION: GEOL 475, GEOL 865 and...