Associate Professor Ronald Keam

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Honorary Academic

Areas of expertise

  • Theoretical study of model for bacterial colony growth
  • Theoretical study of the Solar Neutrinosphere
  • Theoretical studies of the Waimangu geothermal system
  • Monitoring of induced hydrothermal eruption potential (and historical studies of New Zealand geothermal region)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Keam, R. F. (2016). The Tarawera eruption, Lake Rotomahana, and the origin of the Pink and White Terraces. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 314, 10-38. 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.11.009
  • Hochstein, M. P., Keys, H., & Keam, R. F. (2008). Decline in the rate of (silica) sinter deposition in the Tokaanu domain, Lake Taupo (NZ). Proceedings of the 30th NZ Geothermal workshop, 137-144. Taupo, New Zealand.
  • Simmons, S. F., Keywood, M., Scott, B. J., & Keam, R. F. (1993). Irreversible change of the Rotomahana-Waimangu hydrothermal system (New Zealand) as a consequence of a volcanic eruption. Geology, 21 (7), 643-646. 10.1130/0091-7613(1993)021<0643:ICOTRW>2.3.CO
  • Simmons, S. F., Keywood, M., Scott, B. J., & Keam, R. F. (1993). Irreversible change of the Rotomahana-Waimangu hydrothermal system (New Zealand) as a consequence of a volcanic eruption. Geology, 21 (7), 643-646.
  • KEAM, R. F. (1986). ONACLOV. NEW SCIENTIST, 110 (1508), 76-76.
  • LLOYD, E. F., & KEAM, R. F. (1974). TRINITY-TERRACE HYDROTHERMAL ERUPTION, WAIMANGU, NEW-ZEALAND. NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, 17 (4), 511-528.
  • KEAM, R. F. (1973). MASS-SYMMETRIES OF SPINOR-SPINOR BETHE-SALPETER EQUATION. PROGRESS OF THEORETICAL PHYSICS, 50 (3), 967-973. 10.1143/PTP.50.967
  • BRENNAN, B. J., & KEAM, R. F. (1973). PROPERTIES OF SPINOR-SPINOR BETHE-SALPETER EQUATION COUPLING-CONSTANT. PROGRESS OF THEORETICAL PHYSICS, 49 (5), 1679-1684. 10.1143/PTP.49.1679
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Barry Brennan