Minerals venting from the seafloor provide chemosynthetic sustenance for bacteria, some of Earth's earliest life. (Image courtesy of P. Rona, OAR/National Undersea Research Program (NURP), and NOAA.)
This course features an extensive reading list
as well as sample student projects.
The structure of the course is designed to have students acquire a broad understanding of the field of Marine Chemistry; to get a feel for experimental methodologies, the results that they have generated and the theoretical insights they have yielded to date.