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Graduate Catalog 2014-15 
Graduate Catalog 2014-15 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOS 5140 - Isotope Hydrology

Principles of isotope fractionation. Experimental techniques in isotope mass spectrometry. Carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen isotope systematics in the hydrologic cycle. Application of stable isotope techniques to study ground water – surface water interaction. Use of nitrogen isotope measurements in understanding round water nitrogen cycling and fate of nitrate load. Introduction to developments in the application of chlorine isotopes in hydrology. The course will include a seminar style approach requiring summarizing of recent research papers.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: Instructor approval.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to Upperclass and Graduate Students.

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