Marine Chemistry Seminar

Minerals venting from the seafloor.

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.)


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Spring 2006



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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.

Benjamin Van Mooy, and Daniel Repeta. 12.759 Marine Chemistry Seminar, Spring 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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