Geochemistry

A.Y. 2018/2019
6
Max ECTS
42
Overall hours
SSD
GEO/08
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Knowledge and understanding: the course will give the basic principles of in geochemistry.
Applying knowledge and understanding: the course will give the tools necessary to apply the basic principles of geochemistry to applied and basic science.
Expected learning outcomes
Making judgements: the course aims to increase the ability of independent judgements in the field of geochemistry.
Communication skills: the course aims to increase the ability of the students to transfer the basic principles of geochemistry to specialist and not specialist persons.
Learning skills: the course will give the basic geochemical knowledge necessary to start higher level studies.
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: 36 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