Department  of Geosciences

 Scanning Electron Microscopy Facility 



Graduate Courses

GEOS 5407 INSTRUMENTAL TECHNIQUES IN
GEOSCIENCES

(4 semester hours) Modern instrumental techniques including inductively coupled plasma
spectrophotometry, atomic absorption spectrophotometry, scanning electron microscopy, x-ray
diffraction, and sample preparation. Laboratory course. (2-6) R

GEOS 6435 TECHNIQUES AND METHODS IN
MICROPALEONTOLOGY

(4 semester hours) Techniques used in sample processing, scanning electron microscopy,
photography of microfossils, and the preparation of scientific reports. Students will be expected to
carry a microfossil-bearing sample(s) from the processing state to the preparation of a formal
scientific report. Laboratory course. Prerequisite: GEOS 5432 or permission of instructor. (3-3)

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