EAS540 - STABLEISOTOPEGEOCHEMISTRYThrs., BUS B-5; 6:00 - 9:00 PM Instructor: Karlis Muehlenbachs & Long Li firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Rm. 3-22, PH: 780-492-2827 Lab Phone: 780-492-2668 EAS540 is designed to introduce graduate students to the practice of stable isotope geochemistry. The goals are to learn the basic principles of stable isotope chemistry by examining in detail the relevant literature as well as by limited practical, hands on experience in the stable isotope lab. All students are expected to participate in discussions of the full slate of topics irrespective of the student’s background. Student’s individual research interests will be addressed in their lab exercises and their class room presentations. Recommended textbooks: Principles of Stable Isotope Geochemistry by Zachary Sharp, Prentice Hall. Available from the societies at bargain basement prices: Stable Isotope Geochemistry, vol. 43, reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Mineralogical Society of America, Valley & Cole, Editors - Stable Isotopes in High Temperature Geological Processes, Vol. 16, Reviews in Mineralogy, Mineralogical Society of America. Valley, Taylor & O'Neil, Editors. - Short Course in Stable Isotope Geochemistry of Low Temperature Fluids, Vol. 13, Mineralogical Association of Canada. Kyser, Editor. - - Note there are many other “free” resources available on the Net. Check out: http://www.geo.cornell.edu/geology/classes/Geo656/656notes.html And try your luck with “Google”; More and more sites are up every week, many of which specialize in a given subtopic such as isotopes and climate change, groundwater, ecology etc.