Selected Publications of J. F. Hermance: Old & New
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Recent Conference Presentations

Hermance, J. F. and R. N. Bohidar, Introduction to the GPR Refraction Method, SAGEEP 2002, Las Vegas, Feb 9-13, 2002a.

Hermance, J. F. and R. N. Bohidar, Better Time Picks = Better Traveltimes = Better Velocities; Progress in Developing Public Domain Software, Proceedings of the 9th Symposium on Ground penetrating Radar (GPR 2002), University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), April 29 - May 02, 2002.

Hermance, J. F. and R. N. Bohidar, Predicting Short Term Runoff Efficiency Using Antecedent Soil Moisture Estimates From Ground Penetrating Radar Data, Spring National Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, May, 2002.

Hermance, J. F., R. N. Bohidar and R. W. Jacob, Facilitating the Interpretation of GPR Refraction Data for Stratigraphic Analysis, Society of Exploration Geophysicists Annual Meeting (Extended Abstract), October, 2002.

Jacob, Robert W.,and John F. Hermance, 2003, Precision GPR Velocities: Ultimate Expectations Under Ideal Conditions, (Extended Abstract) SAGEEP 2003 Proceedings.

Representative Refereed Publications (1967 - present)

Hermance, J. F. and Wessel, G. 1965, Ruby as potential material for submillimeter maser: Proc. IEEE, 73, 400.

Hermance, J. F., R. E. Thayer, and A. Bjornsson, 1976, The telluric-magnetotelluric method in the regional assessment of geothermal potential, Proceed. Second U. N. Symposium on the Development and use of Geothermal Resources, 2, 1037-1048, Stock No. UG0-000-00005-1, Supt. Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.

Hermance, J. F., 1983, DC Telluric fields in three-dimensions: A refined finite difference simulation using local integral forms, Geophysics, 48, 331-340.

Hermance, J.F., 1984, Electromagnetic induction by finite wavenumber source fields in 2-D lateral heterogeneities; the transverse electric mode, Geophys. J., 78, 159-179.

Hermance, J.F., Chairman, Thermal Regimes Panel, 1984, A National Drilling Program to Study the Roots of Active Hydrothermal Systems Related to Young Magmatic Intrusions, National Academy Press, Washington, DC.

Hermance, J.F., 1985, Characterizing Thermal Energy and Mass Transport in Volcanic Caldera Complexes; The Role of Scientific Drilling, Observation of the Continental Crust Through Drilling, (ed. by C.B. Raleigh) Springer-Verlag, 68-87.

Hermance, J.F., S. Lusi, W. Slocum, G.A. Neumann, and A.W. Green, Jr., 1989, A high density remote reference magnetic variation profile in the Pacific Northwest of North America, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 53, 305-319.

Hermance, J.F., 1989, The future of geomagnetics research and development in the military and civilian sectors: The impact of new technologies, EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, May 30, 1989, 626.

Hermance, J.F., 1989, The Magnetotelluric Method: Fundamental Considerations, Encyclopedia of Geophysics, David James (ed.), Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York, 746 - 770.

Hermance, J.F. and G.A. Neumann, 1990, Magnetic variations in the reconnaissance of sedimentary basins: Field procedure and generalized inversion of short period data from the Rio Grande Rift, Geophysics, 55, 1567-1576.

Hermance, J.F. and G.A. Neumann, 1990, The Rio Grande Rift: New electromagnetic constraints on the Socorro magma body, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 66, 101-117.

Hermance, J.F., Editor, 1994, The National Geomagnetic Initiative, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences.

Hermance, J.F., 1994, Electrical Conductivity Models of the Crust and Mantle, Handbook of Physical Constants, T. Ahrens (ed.), American Geophysical Union.

Hermance, J.F., 1996, Water Wars, Earth in the Classroom, Astronomical Society of the Pacific.

Hermance, J.F., 1998, A Mathematical Primer on Groundwater Flow, Prentice Hall, Inc., 240 pp.

Hermance, J. F., 2001, Ground Penetrating Radar: Post-Migration Stacking of N-Fold Common Mid Point Profile Data, Geophysics, 66, 379-388.

Bohidar, Rabi N., Jeffrey P. Sullivan, and John F. Hermance, 2001, Delineating Depth to Bedrock beneath Shallow Unconfined Aquifers: A Gravity Transect across the Palmer River Basin, Ground Water, 39, Number 5, September/October, 729-736.

Hermance, J. F. and R. N. Bohidar, 2002a, Introduction to the GPR Refraction Method, Proceedings of SAGEEP 2002, Extended Abstract.

Hermance, J. F. and R. N. Bohidar, 2002b, Better Time Picks = Better Traveltimes = Better Velocities; Progress in Developing Public Domain Software, Proceedings of the 9th Symposium on Ground penetrating Radar (GPR 2002), University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), Extended Abstract.

Bohidar, R. N., and J. F. Hermance, 2002, The GPR Refraction Method, Geophysics, Volume 67, Issue 5, September-October, pp. 1474-1485.

Jacob, R.W. and Hermance, J.F. (2004) Assessing the precision of GPR velocity and vertical two-way travel time estimates. Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics 9 (3): 143-153.

Jacob, R.W. and Hermance, J.F. (in press) Random and non-random uncertainties in precision GPR measurements: Identifying and compensating for instrument drift. Subsurface Sensing Technologies and Applications Journal (slated for publication in Vol. 7, No. 2, April 2005).


(For a complete list of of over 80 publications by J. F. Hermance, please contact the author.)

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