earth and environmental sciences
Rudolph Hon, Associate Professor
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1976)
M.S. Charles U., Prague
Current Graduate Students and Projects
Analysis of the parameters of streamflow in Massachusetts watersheds.
Water quality at the Cambridge, Massachusetts drinking-water supply system.
A study of saline water transport pathways using high resolution specific conductance records in two watersheds in urban and rural Massachusetts.
Statistical assessment of hydrochemical characteristics of stream waters in eastern New England.
M.S. Alumni and Projects
Arsenic pathways at landfills: a case study of the shepleys hill landfill. (2006)
Hydrochemical characterization of Old Pond Meadows Aquifer, Norwell, Massachusetts. (2005)
Equilibria and transport of Fe and Mn in a naturally contaminated aquifer, Norwell, Massachusetts. (2005)
Arsenic pathways in leachate plums at five landfill sites in central Massachusetts. (2004)
Hydrochemical characterization of groundwater in a wetland-upland transitional zone, Norwell, Eastern, Massachusetts. (1999)
Geochemistry of biologically assisted tetrachloroethene degradation in the septic groundwater environment. (1997)
Groundwater modeling and nitrogen particle tracking in the Monomoy Lens aquifer, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. (1996)
The natural in situ biotransformation of tetrachloroethene. (1995)
Geochemistry and petrogenesis of the late precambrian plutonic series south of Boston, eastern Massachusetts. (1994)
The geochemistry of the Dedham granite suite, north of Boston, Massachusetts. (1993)
Geochemical study of the siluro-devonian sedimentary rocks of north and north-central Maine. (1993)
The geochemistry and petrogenesis of a cordierite-hypersthene dike suite in Greenville, north-central Maine. (1992)
The petrology, geochemistry and tectonic setting of the Cape Ann complex, eastern Massachusetts. (1991)
Geochemistry of the horserace quartz diorite, north central Maine. (1989)
The thermal structure of the continental crust: computer modeling experiments in heat conduction. (1989)
Gamma-ray spectroscopy analysis of radon emanation. (1988)
Geochemistry of the Milford plutonic suite. (1988)
Hepburn, J.C., Dunning, G.R. and Hon, R. (1997) Geochronology and Regional Tectonic Implications of Silurian Deformation in the Nashoba Terrane, Southeastern New England, Current Perspectives in the Appalachian-Caledonian Orogen: Geologcial Association of Canada, Hibbard, J.P., van Staal, C.R. and Cawood, P.A. (editors), Special Paper 41, pp. 349-366.
Hon, R., Paige, J.S. and Loftenius, C.J. (1993) Petrogenesis of Two Diverse Mid-Paleozoic Complexes of Eastern Massachusetts: A-type Cape Ann Granite and I-type Sharpners Pond Quartz Diorite, in Cheney, J.T. and Hepburn, J.C. (editors) Field Trip Guidebook for the Northeastern United States, 1993 Boston, GSA: Dept. of Geology & Geography, Univ. of Mass, Amherst, MA v. 2, pp. Q1-Q28.
Hon, R.,O'Brien, S.J., Hepburn, J.C. and G.R. Dunning (1991) Assesment of Mafic Magmatism in the Avalon Terranes of Newfoundland and Southeastern New England, Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, vol. 23, #1, p. 46.
Hon, R., Hepburn, J.C., Bothner, W.A., Olszewski, W.J., Gaudette, H.E., Dennen, W.H. and Loftenius, C. (1986) Mid-paleozoic Calc-alkaline Igneous Rocks of the Nashoba Block and Merrimack Trough, In Newburg, D.W. (editor), Guidebook for Field Trips in Southwestern Maine, 78th New England Intercollegiate Geologic Conference, Lewiston, ME, p.37-52.