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Rene DeHon

rene dehon

Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., Geology/Geochemistry, Texas Tech University, 1970
Office:  ELA 371
Phone:  512.245.7461
Vita    HB2504 information
Research Interests:   Mineralogy, Petrology, Planetary  Geology


De Hon, R.A., P.A. Washington, L.N. Glawe, L.M. Young, and E.A. Morehead (2001) Formation of northern Louisiana ironstones: Gulf Coast Assoc. Geological Societies Transactions, v. 51, 55-61.

Earl F. Emery, Thomas Junk, Ray E. Ferrell Jr., René De Hon, and Lester G. Butler (2001) Solid-State 2H MAS NMR Studies of TNT Absorption in Soil and Clays: Environmental Science and Technology, 53, 2973-2978.

Chapman, and K.L. Tanaka (2001) Remote observation of the geology and geomorphology of the 1999 Marsokhod test site: J. Geophs. Res..106, 7665-7682.

De Hon, R.A., N.G. Barlow,, M.K. Reagan, V.G. Gulick, L.S. Crumpler, J.C. Aubele, M.G.

De Hon. R.A. and P.J. Mouginis- Mark, 1998, Geologic Map of the Galaxias Quadrangle (MTM 35217), U.S. Geological Survey Misc. Inves. Map I-2579, scale 1:500,000.

Rice, J.W. and R.A. De Hon, 1996, Geologic Map of the Darvel Quadrangle [MTM 20052], Maja

Valles Region of Mars: U.S. Geol. Surv. Misc. Inves. Map I-2432, scale 1:500,000.

M.A. Khan, R.A. De Hon, W.M. Wilber, and S.K. Singh, 1996, Physical stability of beads coated with an experimental latex at exagerated conditions of temperature and humidity.

Pizzolato, W.N. and R.A. De Hon, 1995, Lead-210 derrived sedimentation rates from a paper mill effluent resevoir: Clays and Clay Minerals 43, n.5, 515-524.

Karnachi, A.A., R.A. De Hon, M.A. Khan, 1995, Plackett-Burman screening of micromatrices with polymer mixtures for controlled drug delivery: Pharmazie 50, 550-553.

Karnachi, A.A., R.A. De Hon, and M.A. Khan, 1995, Compression of indomethacin coprecipitates with polymer mixtures: Effect of preparation methodology: Drug Development in Industrial Pharmacy, 21(12), 1473-1483.

Clark, P.E., S. Joerg, and R.A. De Hon, 1994, Searching the Sinus Amoris: Using profiles of geologic units, impact and volcanic features to characterize a major terrane interface of the moon: Earth, Moon, and Planets 64, 165-185.

De Hon, R.A. and E.A. Pani, 1992, Duration and rate of discharge, Maja Valles, Mars: J. Geophys. Res. 98-- Planets, 9129-9138.

De Hon, R.A., A.C. Leith, and W.B. McKinnon, 1992, Geologic Map of the Hathor Region [Jg- 15] South Polar Region of Ganymede: U.S. Geol. Surv. Misc. Inves. Map I-2388,scale 1:5,000,000

De Hon, R.A. and Pani, E.A., 1992, Flood Surge through the Lunae Planum Outflow Complex. Proc. 22nd Lunar and Planet. Conf., 63-71.

De Hon, R.A., 1992, Polygenic Origin of Hard Vallis, Mars. Proc. 22nd Lunar and Planet. Conf., 45-51.

De Hon, R.A., 1991, Geologic Map of the Pompeii Quadrangle (MTM20057), Mars: U.S. Geol. Survey Misc. Inves. Map I-2203, scale 1:500,000.

De Hon, R.A., 1991, Martian Lake Basins and Lacustrine Plains. Earth, Moon, and Planets, 56, 95-122.

De Hon, R.A., 1987, Ring Furrows: Inversion of topography in martian highlands. Icarus 71,287- 297.

Courses Taught:

At Northwestern State Univ. of Louisiana, University of Arkansas at Monticello, University of Louisiana at Monore, Semester at Sea, and Texas State University.

Clay Mineralogy* Crystallography and Mineralogy Economic Geology (Metals) Field Methods
General Geology
Geology Field Camp (Instructor and Director) Geomorphology
Geomorphology/Structural Geology (Taught as a one semester survey)
Groundwater Geology
Historical Geology
Igneous and metamorphic Petrology* Introduction to Weather and Atmosphere Mineralogy Natural Disasters Geomorphology Petrology
Physical Geology
Physical Geology Field Methods Planetary Geology*
Rocks and Minerals (one semester survey course) Sedimentation and Stratigraphy
Structural Geology
X-Ray and Optical Mineralogy* X-Ray Diffraction Techniques*
*Taught at graduate level