Courses

Introduction to Geochemistry  G&G 301/502b

Covers basic principles of geochemistry and its use in Earth Science.

Paleoclimates G&G 602

This seminar course for graduate/upper-level undergraduate students focuses on the dynamics of past climates. Emphasis is placed on understanding specific aspects of geochemical proxies and model results. Students summarize concepts and papers in short presentations with active participation among class participants and visiting faculty.

Principles of Organic Geochemistry  G&G 280/735b

This course for undergraduate and graduate students builds on fundamental concepts in organic geochemistry and paleo-environmental reconstruction. Topics cover biochemical composition, diagenesis, isotope geochemistry, compound-specfic carbon and hydrogen isotope compositions, temperature and CO2 reconstruction, and others.