Trevor Hunt (Chair, Publications & Information Sub-Committee)

Trevor is a geophysicist who has recently retired from the New Zealand Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences, where he headed the geothermal research team at Wairakei Research Centre.  He has M.Sc and PhD degrees in geology and geophysics from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.  Trevor is best known for pioneering the use of high-precision gravity (microgravity) measurements to monitor the changes in reservoir fluid that occur during the exploitation of geothermal systems.  His specialities are in the measurement and interpretation of gravity, environmental aspects of geothermal development, and in rock magnetism.  Trevor has served as a Director of IGA (1993-2001) and the New Zealand Geothermal Association (1990-1998).  He was NZ representative on the Executive Committee of the IEA Geothermal Implementing Agreement (1996-2002) and led the programme on environmental aspects of geothermal development.  He served on the Organising Committee for WGC2000 as Chair of the Technical Programme Sub-Committee.