12.759 Marine Chemistry Seminar

Spring 2006

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.)

Course Highlights

This course features an extensive reading list as well as sample student projects.

Course Description

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.
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Prof. Benjamin Van Mooy
Prof. Daniel Repeta

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
1.5 hours / session