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Dr. William Hinze

Professor Emeritus Dr. William Hinze

Curriculum Vitae

Professor Emeritus of Geophysics

Professional Interests :

Applied geophysics, gravity and magnetic fields and their application to study of the continental crust, mapping and tectonics of the midcontinent, structure, tectonics, and origin of the Midcontinent Rift System, North American gravity and magnetic data sets, siting of nuclear waste and reactor sites, satellite magnetic anomaly interpretation.

Professional Publications since 2000 :

*Hinze, W.J., 2003, Bouguer reduction density, why 2.67?, Geophysics, 68 , 1,559-1,560.

*Hinze, W.J. and 20 others, 2005, New standards for reducing gravity observations: The revised North American gravity database, Geophysics , 70 (4), J25-J52.

*Sunwoo, Don, Hinze, W.J.,and Kim, Jeong Woo, 2005, Geophysical investigations of the Grenville Front in Ohio, USA, Economic and Environmental Geology, 38(3), 285-297.

*Keller, G.R., Hinze, W.J., et al., 2006, A community effort to construct a gravity database for the United States and associated web portal, Special Paper 397, Geological Society of America, 21-34.

*Hinze, W.J., Marsh, B.D., Coleman, N.M., and Weiner, R., 2008, Evaluating igneous activity at Yucca Mountain Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NUREG., Nevada, EOS , January 21, 2008.

*Hinze, W.J., Marsh, B.D., Coleman, N.M., and Weiner, R., 2008, Igneous Activity at Yucca Mountain, U.S. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NUREG.

*Boerboom T.J.⁠ , Bornhorst T.J.⁠ , Cannon W.F.⁠ , Hinze W.J. , Jirsa M.A. ⁠ , Runkel A.C.⁠ , Schulz K.J.⁠ , Steenberg J.R.⁠ ,  and Woodruff L.G., 2018, Comment on “Paleozoic reactivation structures in the Appalachian-Ouachita-Marathon foreland: Far-field deformation across Pangea,” by J. Craddock, D. Malone, R. Porter, J. Compton, J. Luczaj, A. Konstantinou, J. Day, and S. Johnston [Earth Science Reviews 169 (2017), 1–34], Earth Science Reviews, 181, 144-152.

Hinze, W.J., von Frese, R.R.B., and Saad, A.H., 2013, Gravity and Magnetic Exploration: Principles, Practices, and Applications, Cambridge University Press, 512 p.

Hinze, William J. and Chandler, V.W., 2020, Reviewing the configuration and extent of the Midcontinent Rift System, Precambrian Research, 342 (Paper 105688) , 18 p.

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