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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 12.119 (Spring 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Analytical Techniques for Studying Environmental and Geologic Samples 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Samuel Bowring
    Prof. Edward Boyle
    Prof. Frederick Frey
    Prof. Timothy Grove 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 12.119 Analytical Techniques for Studying Environmental and Geologic Samples

    Spring 2006

    Course Highlights

    This course features homework assignments and a selection of lecture notes.

    Course Description

    This is a laboratory course supplemented by lectures that focus on selected analytical facilities that are commonly used to determine the mineralogy, elemental abundance and isotopic ratios of Sr and Pb in rocks, soils, sediments and water.

    Technical Requirements

    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .xls.


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