Academic Catalog

GEOE418 GEOCHEMISTRY

Course Code: 5640418
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Geological Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. NLGN TRKAN GLE
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5640318
The course set above should be completed before taking GEOE418 GEOCHEMISTRY.

Course Content

Crystal chemistry-principles and rules for atomic substitution. Composition of universe (sun, planets, meteorites). Composition and evolution of Earth and its reservoirs (core, mantle, crust, hydrosphere, biosphere, atmosphere). Major and trace element behaviour in magmatic processes-melting and crystallization models. Products of magmatic processes-volcanics and granitoids. Geochemistry in sedimentary and metamorphic processes.