Laboratory Techniques in Geology

GEOL346 (Liberal Arts) Laboratory Techniques in Geology 3 hrs. 2 crs. Introduction to instrumental techniques used in mineral and rock analysis and identification; water analysis, optical spectroscopy, atomic absorption spectroscopy, flame photometry, differential thermal analysis, x-ray diffraction powder methods, and radiometric techniques. Geologic evaluation and presentation of data. Preq: GEOL 110 or GEOL 140 and GEOL 225. 1 hour lecture, 2 hours laboratory.