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Springs 2019, 2020, 2021:

The Chemistry of the Sea (MSCI 313)

4 credits

Biogeochemical cycling, carbonate chemistry, climate change, hydrothermal vents, stable isotopes, trace metals, radioactive tracers, mass balance, and properties of sea water. Three lecture and three laboratory hours per week.

Prerequisites: MSCI 101, CHEM 111, CHEM 112, MATH 141,

Note: Carolina Core Integrative Course, Marine Science, BS

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Fall 2020:

Oceans and Society (MSCI 210) 

(3 credits)

A nontechnical introduction to human interactions with the marine environment: marine organisms, marine systems, and the physical and chemical characteristics of oceans and estuaries.

Fall 2019:

Stable Isotope Geochemistry (GEOL 715) 

(3 credits)

Introduction to the analysis of stable isotopes of hydrogen, oxygen, carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur using mass spectrometry. Emphasis will be on the use of these isotopes in geological problems.

Prerequisites: GEOL 521

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