2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 465 - Geomicrobiology

3 Credit Hours
Introduction to interactions between microbes and earth materials (rock, soil, water). Course will identify and evaluate key biogeochemical and genetic evidence used to determine biotic from abiotic processes in modern and ancient systems. Topics include microbial ecology and diversity, community structure, biogeochemistry, molecular biology, major environmental habitats, astrobiology, and geomicrobiological applications for geology, engineering, and mining.

Recommended Background: Two 100-level geology courses, one lab course in geology and one lab course in chemistry, or consent of instructor.



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