Andrew Hynes

Emeritus Professor

Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences
3450 University St.
Montreal, Quebec
Canada H3A 0E8

Email: andrew.hynes [at]

Tel: 514.398.7013






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

Hynes, A., (2014). How feasible was subduction in the Archean?. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51, 286-296.

Gervais, F. and Hynes, A., (2013). Linking metamorphic textures to U-Pb monazite in-situ geochronology to determine the age and nature of aluminosilicate-forming reactions in the northern Monashee Mountains, British-Columbia. Lithos, 160-161, 250-267.

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.

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