University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

GEOLOGY 2505 - Geochemistry II

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 4 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: GEOLOGY 1100 or GEOLOGY 1005, & GEOLOGY 1103
Assumed Knowledge: CHEM 1100 & CHEM 1200 or CHEM 1101 & CHEM 1201
Assessment: Tests, problem sets, projects
Syllabus:

This course focuses on the chemistry of the natural world and the chemical evolution of the Earth over geological time. We will discuss practical and theoretical geochemistry, with an emphasis on how chemical principles are used to study Earth Sciences. The course is composed of three modules: (a) geochemical fundamentals; (b) natural and anthropogenically perturbed aspects of the Earth's hydrosphere and atmosphere and their interactions with rocks, sediments, soils and the biosphere; and (c) the origin and evolution of Earth (crust-mantle-core) through nuclear and high temperature chemical processes.

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Undergraduate
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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 09/08/2021 Wed 18/08/2021 Fri 17/09/2021 Fri 29/10/2021


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23213 LE01 70 38 28 Jul - 15 Sep Wednesday 12pm - 1pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
29 Jul - 16 Sep Thursday 12pm - 1pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
6 Oct - 27 Oct Wednesday 12pm - 1pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
7 Oct - 28 Oct Thursday 12pm - 1pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: OFFSHORE or INTERSTATE STUDENTS impacted by border restrictions are able to enrol in this course and study remotely, however alternative practical activities will need to be completed in consultation with the Course Coordinator.
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23214 WR01 40 21 28 Jul - 15 Sep Wednesday 9am - 11am Mawson, 122, Madigan Room
28 Jul - 15 Sep Wednesday 9am - 11am Mawson, G12, Computer Suite
6 Oct - 27 Oct Wednesday 9am - 11am Mawson, 122, Madigan Room
6 Oct - 27 Oct Wednesday 9am - 11am Mawson, G12, Computer Suite
23215 WR02 40 27 29 Jul - 16 Sep Thursday 9am - 11am Mawson, 122, Madigan Room
29 Jul - 16 Sep Thursday 9am - 11am Mawson, G12, Computer Suite
7 Oct - 28 Oct Thursday 9am - 11am Mawson, 122, Madigan Room
7 Oct - 28 Oct Thursday 9am - 11am Mawson, G12, Computer Suite