Definition of geochemist in English:

geochemist

noun

  • See geochemistry

    • ‘In the 1970s geochemists realized that such a record might be found in the sediments deposited at the bottom of the oceans.’
    • ‘Will collaboration with other geologists, such as sedimentary isotope geochemists or paleoceanographers, provide the necessary insight and data?’
    • ‘From extensive databases of solubility constants and their dependence on bulk solution chemistry, geochemists can determine which minerals are dissolving or precipitating.’
    • ‘Environmental management companies need geochemists to help them decide how to best dispose of toxic materials or clean up hazardous waste sites.’
    • ‘In a similar vein, geochemists have investigated the chemistry of petroleum and its precursors in an attempt to understand its formation.’

Pronunciation

geochemist

/ˌdʒiːəʊˈkɛmɪst/