EESC W4888. Isotope Geology, II. 3 pts.
Prerequisites: EESC W4887.
Application of stable and radioisotopes to topics in terrestrial, ocean, and environmental sciences and advanced principles of mass spectrometry: course covers radiometric dating techniques with an emphasis on radiocarbon and the uranium-series, production of cosmogenic radionuclides, study of stable isotopes in the hydrosphere, atmosphere, and lithosphere. Mass spectrometry operation and hands on isotope laboratory experiments. Clean lab techniques and Th/U dating project.