Marine Chemistry Seminar OpenCourseWare: A Free MIT Graduate Study Course on Marine Chemistry

Published Jan 12, 2009

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Students looking for an advanced degree in Marine Chemistry should consider the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) free OpenCourseWare earth sciences class 'Marine Chemistry Seminar.' This course is designed for students with some background in chemistry and marine chemistry.

Marine Chemistry Seminar: Course Specifics

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Marine Chemistry Seminar: Course Description

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at MIT in Cambridge, MA, offers this OpenCourseWare for Marine Chemistry majors. The course views the entire ocean as a single system and analyzes sediment geochemistry, reactions and interactions between the ocean and the atmosphere and air-sea gas exchange. Students also study recent marine experiments, research and chemical reactions and processes. This strengthen the student's understanding of experimental methodologies and research techniques, while at the same time underscoring recent research results and theories. Science professors Dr. Benjamin Van Mooy and Dr. Daniel Repeta teach this course. Students should take an introductory marine chemistry course before this seminar.

This OpenCourseWare includes a syllabus and a required readings list. Those interested in this free course should visit the Marine Chemistry Seminar page.

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