Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

CE 587 Aquatic Chemistry

Aqueous chemistry in natural water systems: simple-to-complex acid/base chemistry; titration curves; buffer strength; acid/base chemistry of carbon dioxide in open and closed systems; alkalinity as system variable (blood); mineral dissolution/precipitation (metal carbonates); redox chemistry: pe-pH, redox succession/organic loading/dissolved oxygen loss, nitrate reduction, iron oxide dissolution, hydrogen sulfide production, methane formation. This is the same course as Ch 587 and can be taken oly once for credit.



Cross Listed Courses

Ch 587


Ch 223 with a C- or better.
  • Up one level
  • 500