ESS425H1: Advanced Methods in the Geosciences

Hours: 
24L/36P

This course provides an in-depth exploration of methods which are commonly used in the Geosciences. The course content will vary from year to year; students should inquire with the Department about course topics and pre-requisites before the beginning of the Fall term. Topics taught in this course include, but are not limited to, laboratory analytical techniques (such as X-ray diffraction, X-ray fluorescence, stable isotopes, light and scanning electron microscopy and Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry), core logging, computational techniques including modeling, statistical methods, or spatial analysis tools for geological mapping applications such as plotting cross sections or correlating biostratigraphies.

Prerequisite: 

8 FCEs of Earth Sciences courses

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)