GO 506/CH506

Environmental Geochemistry/Environmental Chemistry

Dr. Marcia K. Schulmeister & Dr. Qiyang Zhang

Earth Science and Chemistry Departments,

Emporia State University, Kansas, U.S.A.


Welcome to Environmental Geochemistry/Environmental Chemistry: A comprehensive look at sources, transport, reactions, and effects of chemical species in the hydrosphere, the lithosphere, and the atmosphere. This course may be taken for either Earth Science or Chemistry credit.

The course is taught via the internet using ESU's Canvas learning management system, and is available to students enrolled in both on-campus and off-campus programs at ESU. On-campus students should use the BUZZ IN method to enroll in the course, following traditional on-campus enrollment procedures. Off-campus students should enroll through ESU's Distance Education program. On-campus students should enroll in ES 567 or CH 506. Off-campus students should enroll in ES 567XA or CH 506XA for graduate credit, or ES 567ZA or CH 506ZA for undergraduate credit. To receive university credit for the course students must be officially enrolled. Enrolled students will receive instructions for accessing course materials on the first day of class from the instructors.

  • Prerequisite

  • CH 126 and CH 127 or consent of instructor.

  • Textbook

  • Girard, J.E., 2014, Principles of Environmental Chemistry, 3th Edition, Jones and Barlett Learning.

  • (Distance-learning students may order textbooks online at the The Memorial Union Bookstore or by calling 620-341-6214)