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  • Chatterjee, Nilanjan; Grove, Timothy L. (2006-01)
    Introduction to the theory of x-ray microanalysis through the electron microprobe including ZAF matrix corrections. Techniques to be discussed are wavelength and energy dispersive spectrometry, scanning backscattered ...
  • Chatterjee, Nilanjan (2010)
    This lab-oriented course introduces the student to the subject of X-ray spectrometry and micro-scale chemical quantitative analysis of solid samples through an intensive series of hands-on laboratory exercises that use the ...
  • Chatterjee, Nilanjan; Grove, Timothy L. (2003-01)
    Introduction to the theory of x-ray microanalysis through the electron microprobe including ZAF matrix corrections. Techniques to be discussed are wavelength and energy dispersive spectrometry, scanning backscattered ...
  • Summons, Roger; Hallmann, Christian; Sepulveda, Julio (2010-12)
    This course covers all aspects of molecular biosignatures, such as their pathways of lipid biosynthesis, the distribution patterns of lipid biosynthetic pathways with regard to phylogeny and physiology, isotopic contents, ...
  • Herring, T. (Thomas) (2002-12)
    Introduces the concepts and applications of navigation techniques using celestial bodies and satellite positioning systems such as the Global Positioning System (GPS). Topics include astronomical observations, radio ...
  • Boyle, Edward A.; Emanuel, Kerry A., 1955-; Wunsch, Carl (2006-12)
    Meets with graduate subject 12.840, but assignments differ. See description under subject 12.840. From the course home page: Course Description This course introduces students to climate studies, including beginnings of ...
  • Wunsch, Carl; Boyle, Edward A.; Plumb, R. Alan, 1948- (2005-12)
    Meets with graduate subject 12.840, but assignments differ. See description under subject 12.840. From the course home page: Course Description This course introduces students to climate studies, including beginnings of ...
  • Summons, Roger (2006-12)
    This course covers all aspects of molecular biosignatures from their pathways of lipid biosynthesis, the distribution patterns of lipid biosynthetic pathways with regard to phylogeny and physiology, isotopic contents, ...
  • Summons, Roger (2009-12)
    This course evaluates and discusses the formation and diagnostic structural properties of organic compounds with particular emphasis on those molecules which form chemical fossils. The course is structured around the ...
  • Frey, Frederick August (2006-12)
    Focuses on element distribution in rocks and minerals using data obtained from natural and experimental systems. Emphasizes models describing trace-element partitioning and applications of trace-element geochemistry to ...
  • Frey, Frederick (2009-06)
    The emphasis of this course is to use Trace Element Geochemistry to understand the origin and evolution of igneous rocks. The approach is to discuss the parameters that control partitioning of trace elements between phases ...
  • Grove, Timothy L. (2004-06)
    Principles of thermodynamics are used to infer the physical conditions of formation and modification of igneous and metamorphic rocks. Includes phase equilibria of homogeneous and heterogeneous systems and thermodynamic ...
  • Hilst, Robert Dirk van der, 1961- (2005-06)
    This graduate level course presents a basic study in seismology and the utilization of seismic waves for the study of Earth's interior. It introduces techniques necessary for understanding of elastic wave propagation in ...
  • Hager, Bradford H. (2002-12)
    Mechanics of deformation of the crust and mantle, with emphasis on the importance of different rheological descriptions: brittle, elastic, linear and nonlinear fluids, and viscoelastic.
  • Hager, Bradford H. (2004-12)
    This course deals with mechanics of deformation of the crust and mantle, with emphasis on the importance of different rheological descriptions: brittle, elastic, linear and nonlinear fluids, and viscoelastic.
  • Hager, Bradford H. (2005-12)
    This course deals with mechanics of deformation of the crust and mantle, with emphasis on the importance of different rheological descriptions: brittle, elastic, linear and nonlinear fluids, and viscoelastic.
  • Herring, Thomas (2008-06)
    The aim of this course is to introduce the principles of the Global Positioning System and to demonstrate its application to various aspects of Earth Sciences. The specific content of the course depends each year on the ...
  • Herring, T. (Thomas) (2003-06)
    The aim of this course is to introduce the principles of the Global Positioning System and to demonstrate its application to various aspects of Earth Sciences. The specific content of the course depends each year on the ...
  • Sussman, Gerald Jay; Wisdom, Jack (2002-12)
    Classical mechanics in a computational framework. Lagrangian formulation. Action, variational principles. Hamilton's principle. Conserved quantities. Hamiltonian formulation. Surfaces of section. Chaos. Liouville's theorem ...
  • Boyle, Edward A. (2002-06)
    This class examines tools, data, and ideas related to past climate changes as seen in marine, ice core, and continental records. The most recent climate changes (mainly the past 500,000 years, ranging up to about 2 million ...
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