EESC W4926. Principles of Chemical Oceanography. 3 pts.
Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: a solid background in mathematics, physics, and chemistry.
Factors controlling the concentration and distribution of dissolved chemical species within the sea. Application of tracer and natural radioisotope methods to large-scale mixing of the ocean, the geological record preserved in marine sediments, the role of ocean processes in the global carbon cycle, and biogeochemical processes influencing the distribution and fate of elements in the ocean.