Keir Becker

Professor

  • 3652 Citations
1979 …2020

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Research Output

2000

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

Permeability of a decollement zone: Results from a two-well experiment in the Barbados accretionary complex

Screaton, E., Carson, B., Davis, E. & Becker, K., Sep 10 2000, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 105, B9, p. 21403-21410 8 p., 2000JB900220.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Permeability of upper oceanic basement on the eastern flank of the Juan de Fuca Ridge determined with drill-string packer experiments

Becker, K. & Fisher, A. T., Jan 10 2000, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 105, B1, p. 897-912 16 p., 1999JB900250.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations
1999

Regional heat flow variations across the sedimented Juan de Fuca Ridge eastern flank: Constraints on lithospheric cooling and lateral hydrothermal heat transport

Davis, E. E., Chapman, D. S., Wang, K., Villinger, H., Fisher, A. T., Robinson, S. W., Grigel, J., Pribnow, D., Stein, J. & Becker, K., Aug 10 1999, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 104, B8, p. 17675-17688 14 p., 1999JB900124.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Scopus citations
33 Scopus citations
1998

Leg 174B revisits hole 395A: Logging and long-term monitoring of off-axis hydrothermal processes in young oceanic crust

Becker, K. & Davis, E. E., Mar 1 1998, In : JOIDES Journal. 24, 1, p. X+13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
1997

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

The permeability of young oceanic crust east of Juan de Fuca Ridge determined using borehole thermal measurements

Fisher, A. T., Becker, K. & Davis, E. E., Jan 1 1997, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 24, 11, p. 1311-1314 4 p., 97GL01286.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations
1996

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

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
1995
58 Scopus citations

Physical properties and elastic constants of upper crustal rocks from core-log measurements in Hole 504B

Iturrino, G. J., Christensen, N. I., Becker, K., Boldreel, L. O., Harvey, P. K. H. & Pezard, P., 1995, In : Unknown Journal. p. 273-291 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
15 Scopus citations

Proceedings, scientific results, ocean drilling program, leg 137/140, costa rica rift

Erzinger, J., Becker, K., Dick, H. J. B. & Stokking, L. B., Jan 1 1995, In : [No source information available].

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proceedings, scientific results, Ocean Drilling Program, Leg 137/140, Costa Rica Rift

Erzinger, J., Becker, K., Dick, H. J. B. & Stokking, L. B., Jan 1 1995, In : [No source information available].

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The internal structure of an active sea-floor massive sulphide deposit

Humphris, S. E., Herzig, P. M., Miller, D. J., Alt, J. C., Becker, K., Brown, D., Brügmann, G., Chiba, H., Fouquet, Y., Gemmell, J. B., Guerin, G., Hannington, M. D., Holm, N. G., Honnorez, J. J., Iturrino, G. J., Knott, R., Ludwig, R., Nakamura, K., Petersen, S., Reysenbach, A. L. & 5 others, Rona, P. A., Smith, S., Sturz, A. A., Tivey, M. K. & Zhao, X., 1995, In : Nature. 377, 6551, p. 713-716 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

219 Scopus citations
1994

Off-axis hydrothermal circulation: parametric tests of a refined model of processes at Deep Sea Drilling Project/Ocean Drilling Program site 504

Fisher, A. T., Becker, K. & Narasimhan, T. N., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 99, B2, p. 3097-3121 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

Thermal and tectonic structure of Escanaba Trough: new heat-flow measurements and seismic-reflection profiles

Davis, E. E. & Becker, K., Jan 1 1994, In : US Geological Survey Bulletin. 2022, p. 45-64 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 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

Near‐axis heat flow measurements on the northern Juan De Fuca Ridge: Implications for fluid circulation in oceanic crust

Johnson, H. P., Becker, K. & Von Herzen, R., Sep 3 1993, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 20, 17, p. 1875-1878 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 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
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
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
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
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
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
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