CHEM 305 Aquatic Chemistry
Content: Principles of chemistry applied to processes governing the composition of natural waters. Focus on the solubility equilibria that control the concentration of inorganic compounds (e.g. carbonate and silicates), kinetics of mineral growth and dissolution, the role of acid-base reactions and redox equilibria.
Prerequisites: CHEM 210. CHEM 220 (may be taken concurrently).
Restrictions: Sophomore standing required.
Usually offered: Every third year, fall semester.
Semester credits: 2.