Keir Becker

Professor

  • 3652 Citations
1979 …2020

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Research Output

1979

Heat flow at the spreading centers of the Guaymas Basin, Gulf of California.

Williams, D. L., Becker, K., Lawver, L. A. & Von Herzen, R. P., 1979, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 84, B12, p. 6757-6769 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

The Tamayo transform fault in the mouth of the Gulf of California

Kastens, K. A., Macdonald, K. C., Becker, K. & Crane, K., Dec 1 1979, In : Marine Geophysical Researches. 4, 2, p. 129-151 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
1980

Hydrothermal heat flux of the "black smoker" vents on the East Pacific Rise

Macdonald, K. C., Becker, K., Spiess, F. N. & Ballard, R. D., Jun 1980, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 48, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

145 Scopus citations
1981

Hydrothermal mounds and young ocean crust of the Galapagos: Preliminary Deep Sea Drilling results, Leg 70

Honnorez, J., Von Herzen, R. P., Barrett, T. J., Becker, K., Bender, M. L., Borella, P. E., Hubberten, H. W., Jones, S. C., Karato, S., Laverne, C., Levi, S., Migdisov, A. A., Moorby, S. A. & Schrader, E. L., Jan 1 1981, In : Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 92, 7, p. 457-472 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations
1982

DSDP Hole 504B, the first reference section over 1 km through Layer 2 of the oceanic crust

Anderson, R. N., Honnorez, J., Becker, K., Adamson, A. C., Alt, J. C., Emmermann, R., Kempton, P. D., Kinoshita, H., Laverne, C., Mottl, M. J. & Newmark, R. L., 1982, In : Nature. 300, 5893, p. 589-594 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Scopus citations

In situ electrical resistivity and bulk porosity of the oceanic crust CRI Rift

Becker, K., Von Herzen, R. P., Francis, T. J. G., Anderson, R. N., Honnorez, J., Adamson, A. C., Alt, J. C., Emmermann, R., Kempton, P. D., Kinoshita, H., Laverne, C., Mottl, M. J. & Newmark, R. L., 1982, In : Nature. 300, 5893, p. 594-598 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations
1983

Deep crustal geothermal measurements, hole 504B, Costa Rica Rift ( DSDP).

Becker, K., Langseth, M. G., Von Herzen, R. P. & Anderson, R. N., Jan 1 1983, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 88, B4, p. 3447-3457 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Deep crustal geothermal measurements, Hole 504B, Deep Sea Drilling Project Legs 69 and 70.

Becker, K., Langseth, M. G. & Von Herzen, R. P., Jan 1 1983, In : Unknown Journal. p. 223-235 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Deep-Sea Drilling Project Leg 92: Advection in the East Pacific

Leinen, M., Rea, D. K., Anderson, R., Becker, K., Boulegue, J. J., Erzinger, J., Gieskes, J., Goldberg, D., Goldfarb, M., Goldsborough, R., Hobart, M., Kastner, M., Knuttel, S., Lyle, M. W., Moos, D., Newmark, R., Nishitani, T., Owen, R. M., Pearce, J. A., Romine, K. & 1 others, Stephen, R., 1983, In : Nature. 304, 5921, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Geothermal measurements from drilling of sediments near the Galapagos spreading center, 86oW, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 70.

Becker, K., Von Herzen, R. P. & Karato, S., Jan 1 1983, In : Unknown Journal. p. 445-458 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Heat flow on the western flank of the East Pacific Rise at 21oN.

Becker, K. & Von Herzen, R. P., Jan 1 1983, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 88, B2, p. 1057-1066 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Heat transfer through the sediments of the mounds hydrothermal area, Galapagos Spreading Center at 86oW.

Becker, K. & Von Herzen, R. P., Jan 1 1983, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 88, B2, p. 995-1008 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

In situ large-scale electrical resistivity of ocean crust, Hole 504B ( DSDP).

Von Herzen, R. P., Francis, T. J. G. & Becker, K., Jan 1 1983, In : Unknown Journal. p. 237-244 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Physical properties of sediments from the Galapagos region and their implications for hydrothermal circulation.

Karato, S. & Becker, K., Jan 1 1983, In : Unknown Journal. p. 355-368 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations
18 Scopus citations
1984

Temperature measurements in Hole 395A, Leg 78B ( DSDP, Atlantic).

Becker, K., Langseth, M. G. & Hyndman, R. D., Jan 1 1984, In : Unknown Journal. p. 689-698 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

The hydrogeological regime of isolated sediment ponds in mid- oceanic ridges.

Langseth, M. G., Hyndman, R. D., Becker, K., Hickman, S. H. & Salisbury, M. H., Jan 1 1984, In : Unknown Journal. p. 825-837 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
1985

Deep crustal geothermal measurements, Hole 504B, Deep Sea Drilling Project Legs 69, 70, 83 and 92.

Becker, K., Langseth, M. G., Von Herzen, R. P., Anderson, R. N. & Hobart, M. A., Jan 1 1985, In : Unknown Journal. p. 405-418 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Hydrothermal plumes, hot springs, and conductive heat flow in the Southern Trough of Guaymas Basin

Lonsdale, P. & Becker, K., May 1985, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 73, 2-4, p. 211-225 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

135 Scopus citations
Open Access
50 Scopus citations

Ocean Drilling Program: Looking down an old hole

Salisbury, M. H., Scott, G. H., Auroux, C., Becker, K., Bosum, W., Broglia, C., Carlson, R., Fisher, A., Gieskes, Holmes, M., Hoskins, H., Legrand, J., Moos, D., Rio, D., Stephen, R. & Wilkens, R., Dec 1 1985, In : Nature. 316, 6030, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

2 Scopus citations

The velocity structure of Layer 2 at Deep Sea Drilling Project Site 504 from logging and laboratory experiments.

Salisbury, M. H., Christensen, N. I., Becker, K. & Moos, D., Jan 1 1985, In : Unknown Journal. p. 529-539 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
1986

Tectonics of the Nereus Deep, Red Sea: A deep-tow investigation of a site of initial rifting

Bicknell, J. D., MacDonald, K. C., Miller, S. P., Lonsdale, P. F. & Becker, K., Jun 1 1986, In : Marine Geophysical Researches. 8, 2, p. 131-148 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
1988

Scientific applications of downhole measurements in the ocean basins

Worthington, PAUL. F., Anderson, ROGER. N., Jarrard, RICHARD. D., Becker, KEIR., Bell, J. SEBASTIAN., Salisbury, MATTHEW. H. & Stephen, RALPH. A., Dec 1988, In : Basin Research. 1, 4, p. 223-236 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Site 504: Costa Rica Rift

Becker, K. & Sakai, H., Jan 1 1988, In : Unknown Journal. p. 35-251 217 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Sites 677 & 678

Becker, K. & Sakai, H., Jan 1 1988, In : Unknown Journal. p. 253-346 94 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
1989

Drilling deep into young oceanic crust, Hole 504B, Costa Rica Rift

Becker, K., Sakai, H., Adamson, A. C., Alexandrovich, J., Alt, J. C., Anderson, R. N., Bideau, D., Gable, R., Herzig, P. M., Houghton, S., Ishizuka, H., Kawahata, H., Kinoshita, H., Langseth, M. G., Lovell, M. A., Malpas, J., Masuda, H., Merrill, R. B., Morin, R. H., Mottl, M. J. & 5 others, Pariso, J. E., Pezard, P., Phillips, J., Sparks, J. & Uhlig, S., Feb 1989, In : Reviews of Geophysics. 27, 1, p. 79-102 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

107 Scopus citations

Geothermal state of Hole 504B: ODP Leg 111 overview

Gable, R., Morin, R. H. & Becker, K., Jan 1 1989, In : Unknown Journal. p. 87-96 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Scopus citations

Measurements of the permeability of the sheeted dikes in Hole 504B, ODP Leg 111

Becker, K., 1989, In : Unknown Journal. p. 317-325 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
31 Scopus citations
1990

Large-scale electrical resistivity and bulk porosity of the upper oceanic crust at Hole 395A

Becker, K., 1990, In : Unknown Journal. p. 205-212 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations

Measurements of the permeability of the upper oceanic crust at hole 395A, ODP Leg 109

Becker, K., 1990, In : Unknown Journal. p. 213-222 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
22 Scopus citations

Passive, off-axis convection through the southern flank of the Costa Rica Rift

Fisher, A. T., Becker, K., Narasimhan, T. N., Langseth, M. G. & Mottl, M. J., Jan 1 1990, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 95, B6, p. 9343-9370 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Scopus citations

Temperature measurements at site 395, ODP Leg 109

Kopietz, J., Becker, K. & Hamano, Y., Jan 1 1990, In : Unknown Journal. p. 197-203 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
1991

A brief review of heat-flow studies in the Guaymas Basin, Gulf of California

Becker, K. & Fisher, A. T., Jan 1 1991, In : Unknown Journal. p. 709-720 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Fracturing, alteration, and permeability: in-situ properties in Hole 735B

Goldberg, D., Broglia, C. & Becker, K., Jan 1 1991, In : Unknown Journal. p. 261-269 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Heat flow, hydrothermal circulation and basalt intrusions in the Guaymas Basin, Gulf of California

Fisher, A. T. & Becker, K., Apr 1991, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 103, 1-4, p. 84-99 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

In-situ bulk permeability of oceanic gabbros in Hole 735B, ODP Leg 118

Becker, K., Jan 1 1991, In : Unknown Journal. p. 333-347 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
1992

Accretion, structure and hydrology of intermediate spreading-rate oceanic crust from drillhole experiments and seafloor observations

Pezard, P. A., Anderson, R. N., Ryan, W. B. F., Becker, K., Alt, J. C. & Gente, P., Jun 1 1992, In : Marine Geophysical Researches. 14, 2, p. 93-123 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Cork: a hydrologic seal and downhole observatory for deep-ocean boreholes

Davis, E. E., Becker, K., Pettigrew, T., Carson, B. & Macdonald, R., 1992, In : Unknown Journal. p. 43-53 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
86 Scopus citations

Electrical resistivity experiment in the Yamato Basin

Hamano, Y., Utada, H. & Becker, K., Jan 1 1992, In : Unknown Journal. p. 1351-1359 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fracture permeability and alteration in gabbro from the Atlantis II Fracture Zone

Goldberg, D., Broglia, C. & Becker, K., Dec 1 1992, In : Geological Society Special Publication. 65, p. 199-210 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Fracture permeability and alteration in gabbro from the Atlantis II Fracture Zone

Goldberg, D., Broglia, C. & Becker, K., Jan 1 1992, In : Unknown Journal. p. 199-210 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Geothermal state of DSDP Holes 333A, 395A AND 534A: Results from the Dianaut Program

Gable, R., Morin, R. H. & Becker, K., Mar 3 1992, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 19, 5, p. 505-508 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Heat and fluid flux through sediment on the western flank of the Mid‐Atlantic Ridge: A hydrogeological study of North Pond

Langseth, M. G., Becker, K., Von Herzen, R. P. & Schultheiss, P., Mar 3 1992, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 19, 5, p. 517-520 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

In situ measurements of fluid flow in DSDP Holes 395A and 534A: Results from the Dianaut Program

Morin, R. H., Hess, A. E. & Becker, K., Mar 3 1992, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 19, 5, p. 509-512 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Proceedings, initial reports, Ocean Drilling Program, Leg 137, Costa Rica Rift

Becker, K. & Foss, G., Jan 1 1992, In : [No source information available].

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seismic properties of serpentinized peridotite from the Mariana Forearc

Ballotti, D. M., Christensen, N. I. & Becker, K., 1992, In : Unknown Journal. p. 581-584 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Scopus citations
1993

Highly permeable and layered Jurassic oceanic crust in the western Pacific

Ocean Drilling Program Leg 144 Shipboard Scientific Party, D. P. L. . S. S. P., Larson, R. L., Fisher, A. T., Jarrard, R. D. & Becker, K., Aug 1993, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 119, 1-2, p. 71-83 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations