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The Terrestrial Environment
This site provides an illustrated lecture from a geochemistry course offered by Dr. Scott Wood at the University of Idaho. Topics include crystal chemistry, ionic substitutions in crystals, weathering (dissolution, redox reactions, acid hydrolysis, and kinetics), the solid products of weathering, and the chemistry of continental waters. The lecture presentation may be downloaded as a PDF document or a PowerPoint presentation. Reading and homework assignments, with answers, are also provided.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Problem set
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geochemistry
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003 University of Idaho. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-732
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Scott A. Wood
University of Idaho