Soil Chemistry (SLSC 813.3)

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SLSC 813 01 January 2019 John Peak
SLSC 813 01 January 2018 John Peak


A general graduate course that discusses chemical reactions in the soil solution and at the soil/water interface. Fundamentals of surface charge, solution speciation, absorption, precipitation, and redox chemistry are covered. Case studies and current research projects are used to reinforce fundamental concepts and show their relevance to environmental issues.


One of the following an undergraduate degree in chemistry, an undergraduate course in soil chemistry, an undergraduate course in aqueous geochemistry, or permission of the instructor.

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