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Andrew Hynes

Logan Professor and Department Chair


Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences
3450 University St.
Montreal, Quebec
Canada H3A 2A7

Email: andrew [dot] hynes [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Tel: 514.398.5884

 

 


Courses

EPSC 203 Structural Geology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

EPSC 231 Field School 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

EPSC 551 Selected Topics 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

EPSC 710 Course not available

Research

Tectonic evolution of the Grenville Province in Eastern Quebec. Mechanisms for the emplacement of eclogites at continental edges. Relationships between structure and paleomagnetism in the Canadian Cordillera. Petrogenesis of tholeiitic magmas during continental rifting. Flexure of continental lithosphere and its gravity signature.

Recent Publications

Keppie, D.F., Hynes, A.J., Lee, J.K.W., and Norman, M., (2012). Oligocene-Miocene back-thrusting in southern Mexico linked to the rapid subduction erosion of a large forearc block. Tectonics, 31(2), doi: 10.1029/2011TC002976.

Hynes, A. and Rivers, T., (2010). Protracted Continental Collision – Evidence from the Grenville Orogen. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences v. 47, pp. 591-620.

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