Geochemistry, 7.5 ECTS

First level

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Study pace 25%
Study time Daytime/evening time
Study form IT-distance
Language English
Special eligibility requirements
Swedish Upper Secondary School courses Physics B/Physics 2, Chemistry B/Chemistry 2 and Mathematics D/Mathematics 4 or equivalent. Or Tellus I - Geology, 15 ECTS credits (GG2008) and Tellus II - Geology, 12,5 ECTS credits(GG4039).

Description

The course is an introduction to geochemistry where chemistry is used to understand and explain geological processes. It can be seen as ‘chemistry for geologists’. The course covers chemical fundamentals, basic concepts of thermodynamics, acid-ba…

The course is an introduction to geochemistry where chemistry is used to understand and explain geological processes. It can be seen as ‘chemistry for geologists’. The course covers chemical fundamentals, basic concepts of thermodynamics, acid-base equilibrium, redox processes, and introduction to isotopic geochemistry. The focus will be on Earth-Surface low-temperature processes. Re-exams may be held on campus.

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Area of interests: Science and Mathematics

Science and mathematics help us understand how the world around us is connected – from the origin and structure of the universe, to the development and function of humanity and all other organisms on earth. Scientific knowledge makes it possible …

Science and mathematics help us understand how the world around us is connected – from the origin and structure of the universe, to the development and function of humanity and all other organisms on earth. Scientific knowledge makes it possible to critically examine the credibility of information in different areas of everyday life, society, and the media. As a scientist or mathematician, you will be attractive on a large job market that covers all parts of society and includes everything from pure technology companies to environment and healthcare, as well as research.

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Subject

Geological Sciences

Geological Sciences