Environmental geochemistry

Undergraduate 3rd year – 15 credits, Course code GG5121
Start Fall term period 1
Language: English

The general goal of the course is the give the student a comprehensive overview of the field of geochemistry, to train the student how to gain further detailed geochemical knowledge in an independent manner, and to communicate effectively about geochemical topics.

The schedule for HT17 (fall term) is now available


Course Director
Rienk SmittenbergRienk Smittenberg
Department of Geological Sciences

Stockholm University
106 91 Stockholm


Admission requirements

Knowledge equivalent to 90 credits, whereof at least 60 credits in Geology or Geoscience, where Geology 30 hp (GG2006) and Chemistry for Geoscientists 15 credits (KZ2003) or equivalent must be included.


Please apply at: www.antagning.se 



Available only in Swedish.

Schedule HT17

Course literature

Heinrich D. Holland and Karl K. Turekian (Editors-in-Chief), 2014
Treatise on Geochemistry (second edition)
ISBN: 978-0-08-095975-7(Set)

Students are NOT expected to buy the book.
You can find it as e-book http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/


1. Summary text "What is geochemistry about"
2. Paper of selected theme
3. Comments on two fellow student's papers
4. Abstract of topics/instruments
5. Coment on abstracts
6. Laboratory experiments

See also Syllabus.






Department of Geological Sciences
Svante Arrhenius väg 8, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden | Phone: +46 (0)8 16 20 00 | Web administrator ines.jakobsson[at]geo.su.se
In case of emergency call (08) 16 22 16 or (08) 16 42 00