ESS252 - Marine Chemistry

Introduction to the interdisciplinary knowledge and skills required to critically evaluate problems in marine chemistry and related disciplines. Physical, chemical, and biological processes that determine the chemical composition of seawater. Air-sea gas exchange, carbonate chemistry, and chemical equilibria, nutrient and trace element cycling, particle reactivity, sediment chemistry, and diagenesis. Examination of chemical tracers of mixing and circulation and feedbacks of ocean processes on atmospheric chemistry and climate. Designed to be taken concurrently with Biological Oceanography (ESS/EARTHSYS 151/251)
Career
Graduate
Grading Basis
ROP - Letter or Credit/No Credit
Min
3
Max
4
Course Repeatable for Degree Credit?
No

Course Component
Discussion
Enrollment Optional?
No
Course Component
Lecture
Enrollment Optional?
No