Peer Reviewed Publications

(* indicates student author, †indicates post doc author)


My most current list of publications can be found on google scholar.



Osterman*, G., K. Keating, L. Slater, and A. Binley (2016) A comparison of SIP and NMR estimates of the characteristic hydraulic length scale for permeability estimation of sandstones. In press in Water Resources Research. doi:10.1002/2015WR018472

Falzone*, S., and K. Keating (2016) The NMR relaxation response of unconsolidated sediments during drainage and imbibition. Vadose Zone Journal, 15(6). doi:10.2136/vzj2015.11.0153

Falzone*, S. and K. Keating (2016) Algorithms for removing the standing water signal from SNMR infiltration surveys. Geophysics, 81(4), WB97-WB107. doi:10.1190/geo2015-0386.1

Falzone*, S., and K. Keating (2016) A laboratory study to determine the effect of partially saturated conditions on NMR relaxation rates. Near Surface Geophysics, 14(1), 57-69. doi: 10.3997/1873-0604.2016001



Behroozman†, A., K. Keating, and E. Auken (2015) A review of the principles and applications of the NMR technique for near surface characterization. Surveys in Geophysics, 36(1), 27-85. doi:10.1007/s10712-014-9304-0

Patel*, M., K. Savaram*, K. Keating, and H. He (2016) Rapid transformations of biomass molecules to metal free catalysts via short microwave irradiation, 1, 18-28.

Swanson*, R. D., A. Binley, K. Keating, S. France, G. Osterman*, G., F. D. Day‐Lewis, and K. Singha, (2015), Anomalous solute transport in saturated porous media: Relating transport model parameters to electrical and nuclear magnetic resonance properties. Water Resources Research, 51, 1264-1283. doi:10.1002/2014WR015284



Keating, K. (2014) The effect of grain size and surface area on the NMR response of water-saturated glass bead packs. Near Surface Geophysics, 12(2), 243-254. doi:10.3997/1873-0604.2013064

Dlublac*, K., R. Knight, and K. Keating (2014) The importance of accounting for bulk fluid relaxation in the interpretation of NMR measurements. Near Surface Geophysics 12(2), 219-230. doi:10.3997/1873-0604.2013042



Keating, K. and S. Falzone* (2013) Relating nuclear magnetic resonance relaxation time distributions to void-size distributions for unconsolidated sand packs. Geophysics. 78(6), D461–D472. doi:10.1190/geo2012-0461.1

Parsekian†, A., G. Grosse, J. O. Walbrecker†, M. Mueller-Petke, K. Keating, L. Lui†, B. M. Jones, R. Knight (2013) Detecting unfrozen sediments below thermokarst lakes with surface nuclear magnetic resonance. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1-6. doi: 10.1002/grl.50137

Swanson*, R., K. Singha, F. D. Day-Lewis, A. Binley, K. Keating, and R. Haggerty (2012) Direct geoelectrical evidence of mass transfer at the laboratory scale. Water Resources Research, 48, W10543. doi:10.1029/2012WR012431


2012 and before

Keating, K., and R. Knight (2012) The effect of spatial variation in surface relaxivity on nuclear magnetic resonance relaxation rates.  Geophysics, 77, E365-E377. doi:10.1190/geo2011-0462.1

Keating, K., and R. Knight (2010) A laboratory study of the effect of Fe(II)-bearing minerals on NMR relaxation measurements. Geophysics, 75(3) F71-F82. doi:10.1190/1.3386573

Keating*, K., R. Knight, and K. Tufano* (2008) Nuclear magnetic resonance relaxation measurements as a means of monitoring iron mineralization processes. Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L19405. doi:10.1029/2008GL035225

Keating*, K., and R. Knight (2008) A laboratory study of the effects of magnetite on NMR relaxation rates. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 66(3-4), 188-196. doi:10.1016/j.jappgeo.2007.09.001

Keating*, K., and R. Knight, (2007) A Laboratory study to determine the effects of iron-oxides on proton NMR measurements. Geophysics, 72(1), E27-E32. doi:10.1190/1.2399445