Geochemistry

A.Y. 2016/2017
6
Max ECTS
50
Overall hours
SSD
GEO/08
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course is intended to give a practical and theoretical overview of the different branches of geochemistry and of their interaction with the other geo-sciences.
Expected learning outcomes
Students will acquire geochemical tools to better understand low and high temperature geological processes.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
GEOCHEMISTRY
1. Basics of nucleosynthesis and cosmochemistry
2. The periodic properties of the elements
3. The geochemical classification of the elements
4. Trace elements in minerals
5. Trace elements distribution in high temperature processes
6. Radiogenic isotopes and geochronology (Rb-Sr, Sm-Nd, U-Pb, Lu-Hf)
7. Trace element and radiogenic isotopes as petrogentic tracers
8. Geochemistry of stable isotopes (C-O-H)
9. Low temperature geochemistry and water-rock interaction
10. Basics of analytical chemistry
11. Laboratory activity
GEO/08 - GEOCHEMISTRY AND VOLCANOLOGY - University credits: 6
Practicals: 6 hours
Lessons: 44 hours
Professor: Tiepolo Massimo
Shifts:
Professor: Tiepolo Massimo
I turno
Professor: Tiepolo Massimo
II turno
Professor: Tiepolo Massimo
III turno
Professor: Tiepolo Massimo
Professor(s)
Reception:
Monday 12.30-13.30
via Boticelli 23