Keir Becker

Professor

  • 3652 Citations
1979 …2020

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Article

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

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

A discrete episode of seismic and aseismic deformation of the Nankai trough subduction zone accretionary prism and incoming Philippine Sea plate

Davis, E. E., Becker, K., Wang, K., Obara, K., Ito, Y. & Kinoshita, M., Feb 15 2006, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 242, 1-2, p. 73-84 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations

A Lack of Dynamic Triggering of Slow Slip and Tremor Indicates That the Shallow Cascadia Megathrust Offshore Vancouver Island Is Likely Locked

McGuire, J. J., Collins, J. A., Davis, E., Becker, K. & Heesemann, M., Oct 28 2018, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 45, 20, p. 11,095-11,103

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

An episode of seafloor spreading and associated plate deformation inferred from crustal fluid pressure transients

Davis, E. E., Wang, K., Thomson, R. E., Becker, K. & Cassidy, J. F., Oct 10 2001, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 106, B10, p. 21953-21963 11 p., 2000JB000040.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Scopus citations

A seismic swarm and regional hydrothermal and hydrologic perturbations: The northern Endeavour segment, February 2005

Hooft, E. E. E., Patel, H., Wilcock, W., Becker, K., Butterfield, D., Davis, E., Dziak, R., Inderbitzen, K., Lilley, M., McGill, P., Toomey, D. & Stakes, D., Dec 1 2010, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 11, 12, Q12015.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Barbados Ridge hydrogeologic tests: Implications for fluid migration along an active decollement

Screaton, E. J., Fisher, A. T., Carson, B. & Becker, K., Jan 1 1997, In : Geology. 25, 3, p. 239-242 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Borehole observations of fluid flow from South Chamorro Seamount, an active serpentinite mud volcano in the Mariana forearc

Wheat, C. G., Fryer, P., Fisher, A. T., Hulme, S., Jannasch, H., Mottl, M. J. & Becker, K., Mar 30 2008, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 267, 3-4, p. 401-409 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
27 Scopus citations
55 Scopus citations

Channelized fluid flow in oceanic crest reconciles heat-flow and permeability data

Fisher, A. T. & Becker, K., Jan 6 2000, In : Nature. 403, 6765, p. 71-74 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

152 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

Colonization of subsurface microbial observatories deployed in young ocean crust

Orcutt, B. N., Bach, W., Becker, K., Fisher, A. T., Hentscher, M., Toner, B. M., Wheat, C. G. & Edwards, K. J., Apr 2011, In : ISME Journal. 5, 4, p. 692-703 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

97 Scopus citations

Conductive heat flow at the TAG active hydrothermal mound: Results from 1993-1995 submersible surveys

Becker, K., Von Herzen, R., Kirklin, J., Evans, R., Kadko, D., Kinoshita, M., Matsubayashi, O., Mills, R., Schultz, A. & Rona, P., Jan 1 1996, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 23, 23, p. 3463-3466 4 p., 96GL00969.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 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.

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Open Access
86 Scopus citations

CORK-lite: Bringing legacy boreholes back to life

Geoffrey Wheat, C., Edwards, K. J., Pettigrew, T., Jannasch, H. W., Becker, K., Davis, E. E., Villinger, H. & Bach, W., Sep 2012, In : Scientific Drilling. 14, p. 39-43 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
58 Scopus citations
Open Access
18 Scopus citations

Costa Rica Rift revisited: Constraints on shallow and deep hydrothermal circulation in young oceanic crust

Davis, E. E., Becker, K. & He, J., Jun 15 2004, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 222, 3-4, p. 863-879 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Cross-hole tracer experiment reveals rapid fluid flow and low effective porosity in the upper oceanic crust

Neira, N. M., Clark, J. F., Fisher, A. T., Wheat, C. G., Haymon, R. M. & Becker, K., Sep 15 2016, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 450, p. 355-365 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

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, 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

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-ocean temperature variations and implications for errors in seafloor heat flow determinations

Davis, E. E., Wang, K., Becker, K., Thomson, R. E. & Yashayaev, I., Jan 10 2003, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 108, 1, p. EPM 3-1 - 3-6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 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

Deformation and fluid flow processes in the nankai trough accretionary prism: ODP leg 190

Moore, G., Taira, A., Klaus, A., Becker, K., Becker, L., Boeckel, B., Cragg, B., Dean, A., Ferguson, C., Henry, P., Hirano, S., Hisamitsu, T., Hunze, S., Kastner, M., Maltman, A., Morgan, J., Murakami, Y., Saffer, D., Sánchez-Gómez, M., Screaton, E. & 7 others, Smith, D., Spivak, A., Steurer, J., Tobin, H., Ujiie, K., Underwood, M. & Wilson, M., 2000, In : JOIDES Journal. 26, 2, p. 18-25 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

Episodic deformation and inferred slow slip at the Nankai subduction zone during the first decade of CORK borehole pressure and VLFE monitoring

Davis, E., Kinoshita, M., Becker, K., Wang, K., Asano, Y. & Ito, Y., Apr 5 2013, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 368, p. 110-118 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Evidence for Low-Temperature Diffuse Venting at North Pond, Western Flank of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Villinger, H. W., Müller, P., Bach, W., Becker, K., Orcutt, B. N., Kaul, N. & Wheat, C. G., Jun 2019, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 20, 6, p. 2572-2584 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Fifty years of scientific ocean drilling

Becker, K., Austin, J. A., Exon, N., Humphris, S., Kastner, M., McKenzie, J. A., Miller, K. G., Suyehiro, K. & Taira, A., Mar 1 2019, In : Oceanography. 32, 1, p. 17-21 5 p.

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Open Access

Formation-scale hydraulic and mechanical properties of oceanic crust inferred from pore pressure response to periodic seafloor loading

Davis, E. E., Wang, K., Becker, K. & Thomson, R. E., Jun 10 2000, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 105, B6, p. 13423-13435 13 p., 2000JB900084.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Scopus citations

Foundational experiences and recent advances in long-term deep-ocean borehole observatories for hydrologic, geodetic, and seismic monitoring

Davis, E., Becker, K., Kyo, M. & Kimura, T., Sep 1 2018, In : Marine Technology Society Journal. 52, 5, p. 74-86 13 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., 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

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.

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4 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

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.

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14 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.

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Open Access
13 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.

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58 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

Heat flow and mineralogy of TAG relict high-temperature hydrothermal zones: Mid-Atlantic Ridge 26°N, 45°W

Rona, P. A., Petersen, S., Becker, K., Von Herzen, R. P., Hannington, M. D., Herzig, P. M., Naka, J., Lalou, C. & Thompson, G., Jan 1 1996, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 23, 23, p. 3507-3510 4 p., 96GL03257.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

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

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.

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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.

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25 Scopus citations

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

Hydrological response to a seafloor spreading episode on the Juan de Fuca ridge

Davis, E., Beckor, K., Dziak, R., Cassidy, J., Wang, K. & Lilley, M., Jul 15 2004, In : Nature. 430, 6997, p. 335-338 4 p.

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36 Scopus citations

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.

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145 Scopus citations

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

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