Oct 04, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2018-19 
Graduate Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOS 5140 - Isotope Hydrology

Principles of isotope fractionation.  Experimental techniques in isotope ratio measurements: mass spectrometry and laser spectroscopy. 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 ground water nitrogen cycling and fate of nitrate load. Introduction to developments in the application of radioactive dating techniques in hydrology.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: Instructor approval.

Notes: Open to upperclass and graduate students.

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