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Rudolph Hon

earth and environmental sciences

Rudolph Hon

Rudolph Hon, Associate Professor

Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1976)
M.S. Charles U., Prague

Phone: 617-552-3656
E-mail: hon@bc.edu

Interests

Solid Earth and Environmental Chemistry, GIS


Courses

EESC4484: Aqueous Geochemistry (Fall 2016)
EESC2204: ES: The Critical Zone (Spring 2017)
EESC4480: Applications of GIS (Spring 2017)


M.S. Alumni and Projects

Bianca Bello
A High Frequency Specific Conductance Study of Dissolved Road Salt Transport in an Unconfined Massachusetts Aquifer. (2015)

David Beutel
Groundwater Monitoring in an Aquifer Contaminated by Road Salt. (2015)

Shakib Ahmed
Stable Isotopic Study of Groundwater Arsenic Contaminated Plume at Shepley’s Hill Landfill. (2014)

Jacob Anderson
Geochemical Tracers of Surface Water and Ground Water Contamination from Road Salt. (2013)

Brendan Hildum
Arsenic Speciation and Groundwater Chemistry at a Landfill Site: A Case Study of Shepley’s Hill Landfill. (2013)

Yu Xie
Spatial Distribution and Pathways of Arsenic in the Shepley’s Hill Landfill, Ayer, Massachusetts. (2013)

Qing Xian
Statistical Assessment of Hydrochemical Characteristics of Stream Waters in Eastern New England. (2009)

Matthew Mayo
Arsenic Pathways at Landfills: A Case Study of the Shepleys Hill Landfill. (2006)

Newton Tedder
A Study of Saline Water Transport Pathways Using High Resolution Specific Conductance Records in Two Watersheds in Urban and Rural Massachusetts. (2005)

David Kammer
Hydrochemical Characterization of Old Pond Meadows Aquifer, Norwell, Massachusetts. (2005)

Kevin MacKinnon
Equilibria and Transport of Fe and Mn in a Naturally Contaminated Aquifer, Norwell, Massachusetts. (2005)

Thomas Davidson
Arsenic Pathways in Leachate Plums at Five Landfill Sites in Central Massachusetts. (2004)

Alisa-Marie King
Hydrochemical Characterization of Groundwater in a Wetland-upland Transitional Zone, Norwell, Eastern, Massachusetts. (1999)

Keith Gallinelli
Geochemistry of Biologically Assisted Tetrachloroethene Degradation in the Septic Groundwater Environment. (1997)

Yuqin Zhou
Groundwater Modeling and Nitrogen Particle Tracking in the Monomoy Lens Aquifer, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. (1996)

Kim Kutawski
The Natural in Situ Biotransformation of Tetrachloroethene. (1995)

Peter Dillon
Geochemistry and Petrogenesis of the Late Precambrian Plutonic Series South of Boston, Eastern Massachusetts. (1994)

Rebecca Markus
The Geochemistry of the Dedham Granite Suite, North of Boston, Massachusetts. (1993)

Vasiliki Philippopoulou
Geochemical Study of the Siluro-devonian Sedimentary Rocks of North and North-central Maine. (1993)

Catherine Gabis
The Geochemistry and Petrogenesis of a Cordierite-hypersthene Dike Suite in Greenville, North-central Maine. (1992)

Matthew Paige
The Petrology, Geochemistry and Tectonic Setting of the Cape Ann Complex, Eastern Massachusetts. (1991)

Carroll Brown
Geochemistry of the Horserace Quartz Diorite, North-central Maine. (1989)

Ronald Resmini
The Thermal Structure of the Continental Crust: Computer Modeling Experiments in Heat Conduction. (1989)

Nancy Davis
Gamma-ray Spectroscopy Analysis of Radon Emanation. (1988)

Amy Sheridan
Geochemistry of the Milford Plutonic Suite. (1988)


Selected Publications and Abstracts

Rice, M., Hon, R. Schaudt, B., and Andronache, C., 2015, Percolation and Infiltration Rates of Dissolved Deicer Solutions; Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.325

Hon, R., Dillon, P., Rice, M., Bello, B., Beutel, D., and Besancon, J., 2015, De-Icer Pathways from Impervious Surfaces to Streams and Public Water Supplies; Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.198

Besancon, J. and Hon, R., 2015, Environmental Chemistry of a Snow Disposal Site, Boston, Massachusetts; Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.199

Hon, R., Tedder N., Sege J.E., and Coefer J., 2009, Seasonal and Long-Term Patterns of Dissolved Chlorides in Stream Waters from Deicing Chemicals, Massachusetts; Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 41, No. 7, p. 557

Hon R., Q. Xian, C. Andronache, Statistical Analysis of Road Salt Impact on Water Quality in New England Watersheds, presented at the 2009 AGU Joint Assembly, The Meeting of the Americas, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 24 - 27 May 2009.

Hon, R., C. Andronache, Q. Xian, N. Tedder, and C. Murphy, Evaluation of environmental impacts of deicing chemicals on groundwater, presented at the GSA Northeastern Section - 44th Annual Meeting, in Portland, Maine, 22-24 March 2009.

Hon, Rudolph, Newton Tedder, Constantin Andronache, Peter Dillon, John R. McInnis, and Barry Schaudt, Chloride Contamination of New England Rivers by De-Icing Chemicals, presented at The 35th Northeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM), Burlington, VT, June 29 - July 2, 2008.

Andronache, Constantin, Rudolph Hon, Qing Xian, Newton Tedder, and Barry Schaudt, Distinct Transport Mechanisms of Road Salt In New England Watersheds - Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Dissolved Constituents, presented at The 35th Northeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM), Burlington, VT, June 29 - July 2, 2008.

Andronache, C., Rudolph Hon, Newton Tedder, Qing Xian, and Barry Schaudt, Statistical Analysis of Surface Water Quality Data of Eastern Massachusetts, AGU Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, May 27 - 30, 2008, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract H31B-06, 2008.

Andronache, Constantin, Rudolph Hon, Qing Xian, Barry Schaudt, Optimization method applied to analysis of surface water quality in eastern Massachusetts, SIAM Conference on Optimization (OP08), Boston, Massachusetts, May 10-13, 2008.

Andronache, C., R. Hon, N. Tedder, Q. Xian, and B. Schaudt, Analysis of possible anthropogenic impact in surface water quality in eastern Massachusetts, presented at the GSA meeting, Buffalo, New York, 27-29 March 2008, 2008.

Hon, R., C. Andronache, Q. Xian, P. Richard, and B. Schaudt, Salinization of stream waters and aquifers in New England, presented at the GSA Denver Annual Meeting, 28-31 October, 2007, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 6, p. 479, 2007.

Andronache, C., R. Hon, and B. Mento, Climatology of Atlantic Tropical Storms and Impact in Coastal Regions, presented at the ESRI International User Conference (Published in the Conference Proceedings), San Diego, CA, June 18-22, 2007

Andronache, C., R. Hon, B. Schaudt, and Q. Xian, Statistical characteristics of surface water quality in Eastern Massachusetts, GSA Northeastern Section - 42nd Annual Meeting, Durham, NH, USA, March 12 - 14, 2007, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 1, p. 84, 2007

Andronache C., Hon, R. and Mento, B., 2007, Climatology of Atlantic Tropical Storms and Impact in Coastal Regions, presented at the ESRI International User Conference (Published in the Conference Proceedings), San Diego, CA

Hon, R. and Paul, R., 2007, Inversion of Continuous Specific Conductance Data: Evidence For Road Salt Contamination of Aquifers in Eastern Massachusetts; 42nd Annual Meeting, Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 1, p. 85

Paul, R. and Hon, R., 2007, Water Quality at the Cambridge, Massachusetts Drinking Water Supply System; 42nd Annual Meeting, Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 1, p. 105

Andronache, C.R., Hon, R., Schaudt B., Xian Q., 2007, Statistical Characteristics of Surface Water Quality in Eastern Massachusetts; 42nd Annual Meeting, Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 1, p. 84

Tedder N., Coeffer, J., and Hon, R., 2007, Chloride Patterns in Two Rivers Located in Urban And Rural Areas in Eastern And Central Massachusetts; 42nd Annual Meeting, Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 1, p. 104

Coefer J. and Hon, R., 2006, Road Salt Contamination of Urban Spring and River Water in Boston; 41st Annual Meeting, Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 38, No. 2, p. 81.

Hon, R., Dillon P., and Grady, S.R., 2006, Salt Contamination of Drinking Water Supplies and Stream Habitats in Eastern Massachusetts; 41st Annual Meeting, Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 38, No. 2, p. 63.

Hon R., Andronache C.R., Xian, Q., 2006, Statistical Analysis of Surface Water Data of Eastern Massachusetts; Annual Meeting of Geological Society of America, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 38, No. 2, p. 63.

Hon, R., 2006, Arsenic and Landfills: Old Landfills and Waste Sites; National Institute of Environmental Health and Safety, Arsenic Workshop No. 3, Boston, MA

Andronache, C., Hon R., Mento B., and R. Dalgin, 2006, Mapping Hurricane Katrina with GIS; ESRI International User Conference, 2006 User Conference Proceedings, Paper 2320, San Diego, CA

Chillrud S., Hon R., and Bostick B., 2006, Case Studies of Arsenic Mobilization Related to Landfills and Superfund Sites; National Institute of Environmental Health and Safety, Arsenic Workshop No. 2, Tucson, AZ

Brandon, W.C., Stein, C.L., McTigue, D.F., Hoskins, B., and Hon, R., 2005, Preliminary Conceptual Model for Arsenic Occurrence and Transport in Ground Water, Surface Water, and Pond Bottom Sediments, Red Cove, Plow Shop Pond, Central Massachusetts; Annual Meeting of Geological Society of America, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 37, No. 7, p. 171.

Hon, R. and Brandon, W.C., 2005, Arsenic and Pathways of Selected Trace Elements in Central Massachusetts; Annual Meeting of Geological Society of America, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 37, No. 7, p. 171.

Andronache C.R., Mento B., Gaiser T., Hon R., Schreiner A., and Dalgin R., 2005, Increasing GIS Resources for Teaching and Research; Annual ESRI Education User Conference, 2005 ESRI Education User Conference Proceedings, Paper 1329, San Diego, CA

Hon, R. and Brandon, W.C., 2005, Arsenic in Pond Botton Sediments as Indicator of Elevated Arsenic in Ground Water, Central Massachusetts; 40th Annual Meeting, Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, 2005 Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 37, No. 1, p. 75.

Dreher, M.G. and Hon, R., 2005, Geochemical Study of Arsenic Speciation in Overburden Soils, Central Massachusetts; 40th Annual Meeting, Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, 2005 Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 37, No. 1, p. 80.

Brandon, W.C. and Hon, R., 2004, Fate of Arsenic at a Landfill Plume Discharge Point Into Surface Water, Central Massachusetts; Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract H33H-03, Vol. 85, No. 47.

Hon, R., Dillon, P., and Merritt, N., 2004, Influence of De-Icing Chemicals on Water Quality and Nutrient Balance Within Two Small Catchment Basins in the Northeastern U.S.A.; Annual Meeting of Geological Society of America, GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 36, No. 6.

Hon, R., and Hanson, L., 2004, The Geology and Geomorphology of the North Shore: Lynn Woods Area; 96th (2004) Guidebook to Field Trips: Guidebook To Field Trips From Boston, MA To Saco Bay, ME, Pages 311-320.

Hanson, L. and Hon, R., 2004, The Geology of the North Shore: Salem Area; 96th (2004) Guidebook to Field Trips: Guidebook To Field Trips From Boston, MA To Saco Bay, ME, Pages 159-170.

Hon, R., and Hanson, L., 2004, The Geology of the North Shore: A New View Using Digital Terrain Analysis; 96th (2004) Guidebook to Field Trips: Guidebook To Field Trips From Boston, MA To Saco Bay, ME, Pages 143-158.

Hon, R., Dillon, P., Merritt, N., and Ivas, J., 2004, Hydrochemical Linkage of Groundwater and Surface Water in a Small Catchment Basin, SE Massachusetts; Eos. Trans. AGU, Joint Assembly Suppl., Vol. 85, No. 17, p. JA 243.

Tedder, N., Hon, R., Frisch, J., Mayo, M., and Billings, J., 2004, Arsenic in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills Leachate Plumes in Central Massachusetts; Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 36, No. 2, p. 125.

Hon, R., Ford, R.G., and Brandon, W.C., 2003, Role of Dissolved Inorganic Carbon on Arsenic Mobilization at Landfill Sites in Central Massachusetts, U.S.A.; Northeast Meeting of Geological Society of America, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Mayo, M.J., Hon, R., Brandon, W.C., and Germansderfer, I., 2003, Elevated Arsenic in Groundwater at a Landfill Site in Ayer, Massachusetts; Northeast Meeting of Geological Society of America, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Doherty, K.A. and Hon, R., 2003, Migration Pathways of Arsenic in High Arsenic Zones in Central Massachusetts; Northeast Meeting of Geological Society of America, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Hon, R., Brandon, W.C., and Ford, R.G., 2003, Role of Dissolved Inorganic Carbon on Arsenic Mobilization at Landfill Sites in Central Massachusetts, U.S.A.; Sixth International Symposium & Exhibition on Environmental Contamination in Central & Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Prague, Czech Republic.

Mayo, M.J., Hon, R., Brandon, W.C., and Ford, R., 2003, Arsenic in Groundwater at Landfill Sites in Northern Central Massachusetts; 226th ACS National Meeting, New York, NY.

Doherty, K.A. and Hon, R., 2003, Redistribution of Arsenic in Soils By Natural Hydrogeologic Processes; 226th ACS National Meeting, New York, NY.

Hon, R., Mayo, M.J., and Brandon, W.C., 2003, Arsenic Equilibria in Ground Water at Landfills, Central Massachusetts; Annual Meeting of Geological Society of America, GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 35, No. 6.

Smith, L.G., and Hon, R., 2003, Anthropogenic Influences on Water Quality in a Small Coastal Catchment Basin in The Northeastern U.S.A.; Annual Meeting of Geological Society of America, GSA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 35, No. 6.

Hon, R. and Brandon, W., 2002, Arsenic in Bedrock and Groundwater, Central Massachusetts; Boston Bay Group, Boston, Massachusetts

Hon, R., Brandon, W., McTigue, D., Stein, C., 2002, Geochemical Correlations of Arsenic in Overburden, Bedrock, and Ground Water, Central Massachusetts; Conference on Arsenic in New England, Manchester, New Hampshire.

Doherty, K. and Hon, R., 2002, Naturally Occurring Arsenic in Overburden in Central Massachusetts; The 18th Annual International Conference on Contaminated Soils, Sediments and Water, Amherst, Massachusetts.

Hon, R., Brandon, W., Stein. C., McTigue, D., and Davidson, T., 2002, Arsenic in Landfill Environments; The 18th Annual International Conference on Contaminated Soils, Sediments and Water, Amherst, Massachusetts. 

Hon, R., Mento, B., Gaiser, T., Andronache, C., and Schreiner, A., 2002, Geographical information Systems at Boston College Massachusetts; University of New Hampshire GIS Day (poster presentation), Durham, New Hampshire.

Hon, R., Brandon, W., Doherty, K., McTigue, D., Stein, Bishop, M., Lyons, J., and Davidson, T., 2001, Geochemical Correlations of Arsenic in Overburden, Bedrock, and Ground Water: Central Massachusetts; Spring Meeting American Geophysical Union, Boston, Massachusetts.

Hon, R., Brandon, W., Doherty, K., McTigue, D., Stein, C., and Davidson, T., 2001, Arsenic Occurrence in Regional Soils and Public Water Supplies, Central Massachusetts; Ground Water Forum: Arsenic in Drinking Water; November 6-7, Devens, Massachusetts.

Hon, R., Brandon, W., Doherty, K., McTigue, D., Stein, C. and Davidson, T., 2001, Arsenic in Ground Water, Overburden and Bedrock, Central Massachusetts; International Conference: Arsenic in Drinking Water; Columbia University, November 26-27, New York City.

Segal, M., McCeney, J. D., Martinova, L. G., Hon, R., and Reid, J. B., 2001, Evaluation of The Effect of a Gabbro-Granite Terrain on The Chemical Composition of Surface Waters in a Pristine Environment, Central Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 36th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.33, No.1, Page 71.

Martinova, L. G., Hon, R., Segal, M., McCeney, J. D., Reid, J. B., Reed, D. E., and McInnis, J. R., 2001, Factors Controlling Surface Water Chemistry in a Small Catchment Basin, South Coastal Watershed, SE Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 36th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.33, No.1, Page 71.

Hon, R., McTigue, D. F., Stein, C. L., and Brandon, W. C., 2001, Arsenic in Bedrock and Bedrock Ground Water in North Central Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 36th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.33, No.1, Page 61.

Doherty, K., Hon, R., Bishop, M., and Lyons, J., 2001, Occurrence of Arsenic and Lead in Unconsolidated Soils in Central Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 36th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.33, No.1, Page 61.

Sijgers, R. L. and Hon, R., 2001, Plant Cover Communities in a Hydrochemically Diverse aquifer System, North River Watershed, SE Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 36th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.33, No.1, Page 21.

Doherty, K. A., Hon, R., Stein, C. L., and McTigue, D. F., 2001, Naturally Occurring Arsenic in Overburden in Central Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, 2001 Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.33, No.6, Page 187.

Martinova, L. G., Hon, R., Reed, D. E., and McInnis, J. R., 2001, Factors influencing Water Quality Parameters in a Linear Cluster of Three Public Water Wells Within a Small aquifer, Eastern Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, 2001 Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.33, No.6, Page 181.

Stein, C. L., McTigue, D. F., Brandon, W. C., and Hon, R., 2001, Arsenic Mobility in an Overburden aquifer in Central Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, 2001 Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.33, No.6, Page 53.

Hon, R., 2000, Trace Metals in The Environment in Massachusetts; New England Water Environment Association, 2000 Hazardous Waste Symposium, September 26.

Brandon, W. C., Hon, R., McTigue, D. F., and Stein, C. L., 2000, Vertical Geochemical Profiling For Arsenic in Groundwater; Geological Society of America, 2000 Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.32, No.7, Pages 521 -522.

Bhark, E. W., Reimer, A. L., and Hon, R., 2000, GIS Assessment of Water Resources Within The North and South River Coastal Basin of SE Mass; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 35th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.32, No.1, Page 5.

Smith, S., Hon, R., and Zhou, Y., 1999, Nitrogen Loading Map and Modeling of The Monomoy Lens aquifer, SE Cape Cod; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 34rd Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.31, No.2, Page 69.

Hon, R. and Smith, S., 1999, Digital Geological Map of Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 34rd Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.31, No.2, Page 24.

Hon, R., King, A., MacKinnon, K., Reed, D. E., and McInnis, J. R., 1999, Discrete Redox Domains and Fe/ Mn Contamination of Ground Water; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 34rd Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.31, No.2, Page 24.

Hon, R., Frisch, J., and Herwitz, S., 1998, Geochemistry of Bermudan Paleosols; Are Glacial-Interglacial Cycles Recurrent Climatic Events? Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 33rd Annual Meeting; abstracts, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.30, No.1, Page 26.

Herbstzuber, R., Hon, R., and Dillon, P., and St.Ours, F., 1998, Compilation of GIS Compatible Surficial Geologic Data For The Assessment of Impacts From Septic System; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 33rd Annual Meeting; abstracts, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.30, No.1, Page 25.

Davidson, T. A., Hon, R., and Sutton, P. G., 1998, Role of Redox Potentials Along The Ground and Surface Water Interface Adjacent to a Municipal Incinerator / Solid Waste Landfill; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 33rd Annual Meeting; abstracts, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.30, No.1, Page 12.

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.

Kutawski, K. S., Hon, R., and Doherty, K. A., 1995, Biological Transformations of Tetrachloroethene in Ground Water; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 30th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.27, No.1, Page 62.

Hon, R., Dunning, G. R., and Hepburn, J. C., 1995, Geochronology, Geochemistry, and Tectonic Significance of Mafic Magmatism Within The Avalon Terrane, SE New England; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 30th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.27, No.1, Page 55.

Hepburn, J. C., Dunning, G. R., and Hon, R., 1995, The Nashoba Terrane in Eastern Massachusetts; Geochronology, Geochemistry and Tectonic Implications; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 30th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.27, No.1, Page 53.

Ebel, J. E. and Hon, R., 1994, The Upper Mantle Boundary Between Grenville and Avalon in New England; Seismic Evidence and Petrologic Implications; 89th Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America, Seismological Research Letters, Vol.65, No.1, Page 16..

Hepburn, J. C., Dunning, G. R., and Hon, R., 1994, Silurian Onset of The "Acadian" Orogeny; Tectonic Implications From The Nashoba Terrane, SE New England; Geological Society of America, 1994 Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.26, No.7, Page 137.

Came, R., Hon, R., and O'Brien, S. J., 1994, Geochemistry of Sedimentary Rocks From The Late Precambrian Connecting Point Group-Eastport Basin, Newfoundland; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 29th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.26, No.3, Page 10.

Zeman, C. and Hon, R., 1994, Ionizing Radiation and Radon Emanation Hazards From Glazed Ceramics; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 29th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.26, No.3, Page 82.

Hepburn, J. C., Hon, R., Dunning, G. R., Bailey, R. H., and Galli, K., 1993, The Avalon and Nashoba Terranes (Eastern Margin of The Appalachian Orogen in Southeastern New England); In: Field Trip Guidebook for the Northeastern United States, 1993 Boston GSA, Cheney, J. T. and Hepburn, J.C. (editors).

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.

Ebel, J. E. and Hon, R., 1993, The Upper Mantle Boundary Between Grenville and Avalon in New England, Seismic Evidence and Petrologic Implications; Geological Society of America, 1993 Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.25, No.6, Pages 178 -179.

McKenna, J. M., Hepburn, J. C., and Hon, R., 1993, Geochemistry of The Newbury Volcanic Complex, Northeastern Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 28th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.25, No.2, Page 63.

Markus, R., Dunning, G. R., and Hon, R., 1993, Geochemistry and Zircon Geochronology of Late Proterozoic Leucogranites North of Boston, Eastern Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 28th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.25, No.2, Page 61.

Dillon, P., Dunning, G. R., and Hon, R., 1993, Geochemical and Geochronological Evidence For Two Distinct Late Avalonian Magmatic Suites, Eastern Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 28th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.25, No.2, Page 12.

Paige, M. L. and Hon, R., 1992, Petrogenesis and Appraisal of The "A-Type" Cape Ann Complex, S.E. New England; American Geophysical Union, 1992 Spring Meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Vol.73, No.14, Page 347..

Hon, R., Paige, M. L., Loftenius, C. J., and Flagel, S. F., 1992, A Tale of Three Plutons in Eastern Massachusetts; Dilemmas of Granite Types; American Geophysical Union, 1992 Spring Meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Vol.73, No.14, Page 355..

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.

Hepburn, J. C. and Hon, R., 1991, The Avalon Terrane Boundary in East-Central New England; Geological Society of America, Northeastern and Southeastern sections, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.23, No.1, Page 44.

Fitzgerald, J. P. and Hon, R., 1990, Tectonomagmatic Discrimination Diagrams; A Case of Transdiscriminant Volcanic Suites; Geological Society of America, 1990 Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.22, No.7, Page 257.

Cardoza, K. D., Hepburn, J. C., and Hon, R., 1990, Geochemical Constraints on The Paleotectonic Settings of Two Late Proterozoic Mafic Volcanic Suites, Boston-Avalon Zone, Eastern Massachusetts; In: Geology of the composite Avalon Terrane of southern New England, Socci, A. D., Skehan, J. W., and Smith, G. W. (editors).

Gabis, C. I. and Hon, R., 1990, Geochemistry of Corsthenes; Intrusive Dikes of an Anomalous Mineral Assemblage; Geological Soceity of America, Northeastern Section, 25th Annual Meeting; abstracts with programs, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.22, No.2, Page 19.

Fitzgerald, J. P. and Hon, R., 1990, Geochemistry of Volcanic Rocks From The Ripogenous Dam Area, North Central Maine; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 25th Annual Meeting; abstracts with programs, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.22, No.2, Page 15.

Resmini, R. G. and Hon, R., 1989, Thermal Gradients in Stable Continental Crusts; American Geophysical Union, 1989 Spring Meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Vol.70, No.15, Page 463..

Osberg, P. H., Tull, J. F., Robinson, P., Hon, R., and Butler, J. R., 1989, The Acadian Orogen; In: The Appalachian-Ouachita Orogen in the United States, Hatcher, R. D. Jr., Thomas W. A., and Viele G. W. (editors).

Fitzgerald, J. P. and Hon, R., 1989, Geology and Geochemistry of The Spider Lake Volcanic Suite, Northcentral Maine; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 24th Annual Meeting; abstracts with programs, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.21, No.2, Page 14.

Paige, M. L. and Hon, R., 1989, Zr / Hf Systematics in Alkaline Granites; Case Study of The Cape Ann Complex, Northeastern Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 24th Annual Meeting; abstracts with programs, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.21, No.2, Pages 56 -57.

Hon, R. and Pique, A. C., 1989, From The Rifting of Paleogondwana To The Assembly of Pangea; The Tectonic Evolution of The Eastern Margin of The Northern Appalachians; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 24th Annual Meeting; abstracts with programs, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.21, No.2, Page 23.

Paige, M. L. and Hon, R., 1988, Use of Granitic Type in Tectonic Analysis; Mid-Paleozoic Magmatism, Eastern Massachusetts; In: Characterization and comparison of ancient and Mesozoic continental margins; Proceedings of the Eighth international conference on Basement tectonics; Bartholomew, M. J., Hyndman, D. W., Mogk, D. W., and Mason, R. (editors).

Paige, M. L. and Hon, R., 1988, Geochemical Study and Tectonic Setting of The Cape Ann Complex, Northeast Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 23rd Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.20, No.1, Page 60.

Loftenius, C. J. and Hon, R., 1988, Petrogenesis of The Sharpners Pond Pluton, NE Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 23rd annaual meeting; abstracts with programs, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.20, No.1, Page 32.

Johannesson, K. H., Skehan, J. W., and Hon, R., 1988, Geochemistry of The Hunting Hill Basaltic Volcanics Within The Blackstone Group, Rhode Island; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 23rd annaual meeting; abstracts with programs, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.20, No.1, Page 29.

Hopeck, J., Ludman, A., and Hon, R., 1988, Ages of Tectonic Fabrics in The Bottle Lake Complex and Surrounding Rocks, Eastern Maine; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 23rd annaual meeting; abstracts with programs, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.20, No.1, Page 28.

Hon, R. and Hill, M. D., 1988, Mid-Paleozoic Igneous Rocks of Eastern Massachusetts and Comparison With The Coastal Lithotectonic Block of Maine; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 23rd annaual meeting; abstracts with programs, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.20, No.1, Page 28.

Flagel, S. F. and Hon, R., 1988, Petrogenesis of The Peraluminous Chelmsford Granite, Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 23rd Annual Meeting; abstracts, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.20, No.1, Page 18.

Davis, N. M. and Hon, R., 1988, Empirical Predictive Model For Unsupported Radon in Groundwaters; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 23rd Annual Meeting; abstracts, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.20, No.1, Page 14.

Paige, M. L. and Hon, R., 1988, Use of Granitic Type in Tectonic Analysis; Midpaleozoic Magmatism, Eastern Massachusetts, USA; 8th International Conference on Basement Tectonics, Characterization and Comparison of Precambrian through Mesozoic Continental Margins, Proceedings of the International Conference on Basement Tectonics, Vol.8, Page 29..

Hon, R., Schulman, J., and Hanson, L. S., 1987, Corsthenes; An Evidence For Two Stage Partial Melting of Crustal Rocks; Geological Society of America, 1987 Annual Meeting and exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.19, No.7, Page 706.

Sheridan, A. W., Hon, R., and Hepburn, J. C., 1987, The Milford Pluton; Evidence For Crustal Diversity Within The Avalonian Terrane in Eastern Massachusetts; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 22nd Annual Meeting; abstracts, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.19, No.1, Page 56.

Loftenius, C. J. and Hon, R., 1987, Petrology and Geochemistry of The Sharpners Pond Quartz Diorite; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 22nd Annual Meeting; abstracts, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.19, No.1, Page 27.

Davis, N. M., Hon, R., and Dillon, P., 1987, Determination of Bulk Radon Emanation Rates By High Resolution Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy; In: Radon, Radium, and Other Radioactivity in Ground Water, Graves, B. (editor).

Hon, R., Dillon, P., and Davis, N. M., 1987, Emanation Rates of Two Radon Isotopes of The Thorium and Uranium Decay Series Measured on Bulk Rock Samples; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 22nd Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.19, No.1, Pages 19 -20.

Hon, R., Smith, C. J., and Ross, M. E., 1987, Boston Basin; An aborted Late Proterozoic Transcurrent Rift; Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 22nd Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.19, No.1, Page 19.

Hepburn, J. C., Hill, M. D., and Hon, R., 1987, The Avalonian and Nashoba Terranes, Eastern Massachusetts, U.S.A.; An Overview; Maritime Sediments and Atlantic Geology, Vol.23, No.1, Pages 1-12.

Rankin, D. W. and Hon, R., 1987, Traveler Rhyolite and Overlying Trout Valley Formation and The Katahdin Pluton; A Record of Basin Sedimentation and Acadian Magmatism, North-Central Maine; In: Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America, Roy, D. C. (editor).

Cardoza, K. D., Hepburn, J. C., and Hon, R., 1987, Geochemistry of The Brighton Volcanics, Boston Basin, Eastern Massachusetts; The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 22nd Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.19, No.1, Page 12.

Dillon, P. and Hon, R., 1987, High Volume Air Sampling of Radioactive Fallout in Eastern Massachusetts From The Chernobyl Nuclear Accident; The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 22nd Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.19, No.1, Page 11.

Davis, N. M. and Hon, R., 1987, Radon Emanation: A Study of The Mechanisms and Rates of Release; The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 22nd Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.19, No.1, Page 10.

Hon, R., Hill, M. D., and Smith, C. J., 1986, Geochemical Evidence For Magma Mixing and Crystal Fractionation in Dedham Batholith, Eastern Massachusetts; American Geophysical Union, 1986 Spring Meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Vol.67, No.16, Page 385..

Hon, R., 1986, Acadian Magmatism As Indicator of Terranes and Terrane Boundaries in New England; Geological Society of America, 99th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.18, No.6, Page 639.

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.

Hepburn, J. C. and Hon, R., 1986, Tectonic Subdivisions of The Avalon Zone in Southeastern New England, USA; Current Research in the Atlantic Provinces, Maritime Sediments and Atlantic Geology, Vol.22, No.2, Pages 189-190.

Hon, R. and Thirlwall, M. F., 1985, Newbury Volcanics; a Late Silurian Island Arc(?); The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 20th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.17, No.1, Page 25.

Cardoza, K. D., Hon, R., and Hepburn, J. C., 1985, Petrology and Geochemistry of The Precambrian Intermediate and Mafic Volcanic Rocks of The Boston Platform, Eastern Massachusetts; The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 20th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.17, No.1, Pages 16 -17.

Dillon, P., Hon, R., and Hepburn, J. C., 1985, Petrological and Geochemical Assessment of The Granodiorite To Granite Terrane South of Boston, Eastern Massachusetts; The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 20th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.17, No.1, Page 15.

Collins, R. D., Hill, M. D., and Hon, R., Hepburn, J. C., 1985, Petrographic and Geochemical Subdivision of The Andover Granite, Eastern Massachusetts; The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 20th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.17, No.1, Page 12.

Brown, C. and Hon, R., 1985, A Crystal Fractionation Model For The Origin of a Zoned Calc-Alkalic Quartz Diorite-Granodiorite Body; The Horserace Quartz Diorite of North Central Maine; The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 20th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.17, No.1, Page 8.

Brown, C. and Hon, R., 1984, Trace Element Geochemistry of a Strongly Fractionated Quartz Diorite Body; The Horserace Quartz Diorite of North Central Maine; The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 19th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.16, No.1, Page 6.

Smith, C. J. and Hon, R., 1984, Geology, Petrology and Origin of The Precambrian Igneous Rocks Located in The Area North of Boston; In: Geology of the Coastal Lowlands, Boston, MA to Kennebunk, ME, Hanson, L. S. (editor).

Hill, M. D., Hepburn, J. C., Collins, R. D., and Hon, R., 1984, Igneous Rocks of The Nashoba Block, Eastern Massachusetts; In: Geology of the Coastal Lowlands, Boston, MA to Kennebunk, ME, Hanson, L. S. (editor).

Hepburn, J. C., Hon, R., Durfee, K., and Hill, M. D., 1983, Comparison of The Plutonic Rocks of The Boston and Nashoba Blocks, Eastern Massachusetts; Abstracts of the Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 18th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.15, No.3, Page 186.

Schwartz, W. D. and Hon, R., 1983, Trace Element Geochemistry of The Silurian Alkali Basalt Magmatism in Northern Maine; Abstracts of the Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 18th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.15, No.3, Page 172.

Loiselle, M., Hon, R., and Naylor, R. S., 1983, Age of The Katahdin Batholith, Maine; The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 18th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.15, No.3, Page 146.

Hon, R., 1983, Tectonomagmatic Model For The Origin of The Acadian Magmatism in Northern Maine; The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 18th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.15, No.3, Page 119.

Schulman, J. R., and Hon, R., 1983, Crystal Fractionation and Geochemical Trends in a High-Al Gabbro; The Moxie Pluton, Northern Maine; The Geo.logical Society of America, Northeastern Section, 18th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.15, No.3, Page 118.

Song, Y. and Hon, R., 1983, Geochemical Evidence For Mantle Heterogeneity Underneath Northeastern China; American Geophysical Union, 1983 Spring Meeting, Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union  Vol.64, No.18, Page 341..

Hon, R. and Schulman, J. R., 1983, Petrology of The Central Portion of The Moxie Pluton; In: New England Intercollegiate Geologic Conference Guidebook for the Greenville-Millinocket Regions, North Central Maine, Caldwell, D. W. and Hanson, L. S. (editors).

Sargent, S. L., Hon, R., and Roy, D. C., 1981, Dockendorf Group; Early Devonian Calc-Alkaline Volcanism of "Andean Type" in Northeastern Maine; The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 16th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.13, No.3, Page 174.

Hon, R. and Roy, D. C., 1981, Magmatogenic and Stratigrapic Constraints on Acadian Tectonism in Maine; The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 16th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.13, No.3, Page 138.

Hon, R., Acheson, D. III., and Schulman, J. R., 1981, Geochemical and Petrological Correlation of Acadian Magmatic Rocks in Northwest and North-Central Maine; The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 16th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.13, No.3, Page 138.

Hon, R. and Acheson, D. III., 1981, Critical Sample Size and The Reliability of Geochemical Data Used in Petrogenetic Modeling; The Geological Society of America, 94th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.13, No.7, Page 476.

Naylor, R. S., Hon, R., and Fullagar, P. D., 1974, Age of The Katahdin Batholith, Maine; Northeastern Section, 9th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.6, No.1, Page 59.

Hon, R., 1974, New Information on The Geologic Setting and Petrogenesis of The Katahdin Pluton; Northeastern Section, 9th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol.6, No.1, Page 39.