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Stable Isotope Geochemistry

Chinese 穩定同位素地球化學
Credit 3
Goals
  • Principles of stable isotopes and related calculation
  • Analysis and application of stable C, H, O, N, S isotopes

Syllabus

2016/02/22

Course introduction

 

2016/02/29

National holiday

 

2016/03/07

Stable isotope fractionation and related calculation (I) (Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Section 1.3; Mariotti et al., 1981, Plant and Soil)

 

2016/03/14

Stable isotope fractionation and related calculation (II) (Hayes, 2002)

 

2016/03/21

Stable isotopic analysis (I): Gas source isotope ratio mass spectrometry (I) (Brand, 2004, Handbook of Stable Isotope Analytical Techniques)

 

2016/03/28

Stable isotopic analysis (II): Gas source isotope ratio mass spectrometry (Sessions, 2006, J. Sep. Sci.)

 

2016/04/04

National holiday

 

2016/04/11

Stable isotopic analysis (III): Other methods (He et al., 2005, Rapid Commun. Mass SpecAmrani et al., 2009, Anal. Chem.;  Orphan et al., 2001, Science Zare et al., 2009, PNAS)

 

2016/04/18

Isotope mixing and related calculation (Stable Isotope Ecology, Ch. 5)

 

2016/04/25

Stable isotope labeling and related calculation (Stable Isotope Ecology, Ch. 6)

 

2016/05/02

Contingency

 

2016/05/09

Mid-term exam

 

2016/05/16

Taiwan Geosciences Assembly

 

2016/05/23

Stable carbon isotope (Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Part 3) & paper presentation I

 

2016/05/30

Stable hydrogen isotope (Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Part 3) & paper presentation II

 

2016/06/06

Stable oxygen isotope (Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Part 3) & paper presentation III

 

2016/06/13

Stable nitrogen isotope (Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Part 3) & paper presentation IV

 

2016/06/20

Contingency

Bibliography
  • Fry B. (2006) Stable Isotope Ecology. Berlin: Springer.
  • Hoefs J. (2009) Stable Isotope Geochemistry. Berlin: Springer.
Grading 30% homework, 20% mid-term exam, 50% paper discussion