Earth and Planetary Sciences 189 - Analytical and Field Methods in Geobiology

Catalog number: 

26288

Faculty: 

David T. Johnston and Ann Pearson

Semester: 

Sep to Dec 2013 (Fall Term)

Meeting time: 

Tuesday 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Department ID: 

Earth and Planetary Sciences

Term: 

Fall 2013-2014

Description: 

Introduction to geobiological research methods: We will learn low temperature geochemical techniques, light stable isotope mass-spectrometry, and other microbiology methods commonly used in geobiological research. The focus will be on the cycling of biogeochemical elements (O, C, S, and Fe) in marine sediments throughout Earth history. This is a lab-based course that will be complemented with lectures.

School name: 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Building: 

Hoffman Lab G-9

Cross registration: 

Eligible for cross-registration

Prerequisites: 

EPS 186 and EPS 187 (or equivalent) recommended.

Credits: 

Half course
See also: 100-Level