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Marine Isotope Chemistry

The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of principles of marine isotope geochemistry, its systematics, and its application to the study of the behavior and history of the oceans within the earth system. The emphasis is on developing the underlying concepts and theory as well as proficiency in working with practical isotope systems. The course is divided into four sections: nuclear systematics, Earth formation and evolution, stable isotopes, and applications to the ocean sy...

Start Date: Sep 01, 2012 Topics: General History, Chemistry
Cost: Free

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The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of principles of marine isotope geochemistry, its systematics, and its application to the study of the behavior and history of the oceans within the earth system. The emphasis is on developing the underlying concepts and theory as well as proficiency in working with practical isotope systems. The course is divided into four sections: nuclear systematics, Earth formation and evolution, stable isotopes, and applications to the ocean system.

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  • Dates: Sep 01, 2012 to Dec 20, 2012
  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructors: Kyrstin Fornace, Dr. Bill Jenkins, Dr. Bernhard Peucker-Ehrenbrink
  • Cost: Free
  • Institution: MIT OCW
  • Topics: General History, Chemistry

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