Unit

School Of Science And Health

Environmental GeochemistryWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300857.1

Discipline: EARTH SCIENCES

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Jason Reynolds


Equivalent Units
300614 - Environmental Geochemistry

Prerequisite
300808 Introductory Chemistry OR 300800 Essential Chemistry 1 AND 300803 Essential Chemistry 2

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
In 2019 this unit replaced by 301212 Science of the Anthropocene.The unit deals with how how the lithosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and atmosphere are interconnected through global biogeochemical processes. Topics include-the composition of ocean, ground and surface waters and their interactions with the atmosphere, rocks, soils, sediments and man-made pollutants; transfer of dissolved material between environments, and detection and control of toxic waste materials; environmental quality criteria, field sampling and modelling of selected environmental systems. These topics will be brought to life in a two-day field trip to Sunny Corner undertaken in the mid-session break.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Safety glasses and laboratory coat, laboratory book, enclosed footwear


Courses
2743.10Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.3Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.4Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.5Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.7Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.8Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.9Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
3562.9Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science)CONTINUING
3658.6Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
3660.6Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International StudiesCONTINUING
3675.1Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3675.2Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3675.3Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3675.4Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3680.3Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)CONTINUING
3681.2Bachelor of Science (Zoology)CONTINUING
6004.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING


Specialisations

KP3026.1General ProgramCONTINUING
KP3027.1General ProgramCONTINUING
KT3148.1Environmental ScienceCONTINUING
M3048.1Climate ChangeCONTINUING
M3053.1GeochemistryCONTINUING
M3078.1Climate ChangeCONTINUING
SM3043.1GeochemistryCONTINUING
SM3064.1Environmental ForensicsCONTINUING




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