G7371 Principles of geochemical modells

Faculty of Science
autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
doc. RNDr. Josef Zeman, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Josef Zeman, CSc.
Department of Geological Sciences - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Martin Ivanov, Dr.
Supplier department: Department of Geological Sciences - Earth Sciences Section - Faculty of Science
Wed 10:00–11:50 Gl,02011, Wed 12:00–12:50 Gl,02011
Principles of geochemistry
Course Enrolment Limitations
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Course objectives
The aim of the subject is to teach students to apply chemical calculations to geological processes.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, the student will be able to quantitatively model geological processes from a geochemical point of view.
  • 1. Basic principles 2. Aquatic environment 3. Solubility of solids 4. Soluble gases 5. Advanced geochemical modeling 6. Full model 7. Kinetics 8. Evaluation of real data 8. Derivation of the reaction rate
    recommended literature
  • Bethke C. M., Farrell B., Sharifi M. (2021): GWB Essentials Guide. The Geochemist’s Workbench®. Release 15. Aqueous Solutions, LLC, Champaign, Illinois. 215 str.
  • RYAN, Peter Crowley. Environmental and low temperature geochemistry. First published. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley Blackwell, 2014. xi, 402. ISBN 9781405186124. info
  • WHITE, William M. Geochemistry. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. vii, 660. ISBN 9780470656686. info
  • ALBARÈDE, Francis. Geochemistry : an introduction. 1st pub. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xiii, 248. ISBN 0521814685. info
  • Frontiers in geochemistry : contribution of geochemistry to the study of the earth. Edited by R. S. Harmon - A. Parker. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. xii, 263. ISBN 9781405193375. info
  • GILL, Robin. Modern Analytical Geochemistry (Longman Geochemistry Series) (Paperback). Addison Wesley Longman; 1st edition, 2000. ISBN-13: 978-0582099. info
  • LANGMUIR, Donald. Aqueous environmental geochemistry. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1997. viii, 600. ISBN 0023674121. info
Teaching methods
lectures, excercises - theoretical preparation, practical calculations
Assessment methods
Construction of a geochemical model of the specified process.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught once in two years.
Information on the per-term frequency of the course: Bude otevřeno v podzimním semestru 2021/2022.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2015, autumn 2017, Autumn 2019.
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