Earth Sciences

EART 110B Earth as a Chemical System

The chemical properties of Earth materials and the chemical processes by which the planet has evolved to its present state. Specific topics covered include properties of minerals; the genesis of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks; and the linkage between the solid Earth and the hydrosphere. Enrollment is permitted by permission code with equivalent or exceptional background, or if enrolled concurrently in CHEM 1B.


Prerequisite(s): EART 5 or EART 10 or EART 20; and EART 5L or EART 10L or EART 20L; and CHEM 1B or CHEM 3A or CHEM 4A.