Publications 2017

  • Smethurst, M.A., Watson, R.J., Baranwal, V.C., Rudjord, A.L., Finne, I., 2017, The predictive power of airborne gamma ray survey data on the locations of domestic radon hazards in Norway: a strong case for utilizing airborne data in large-scale radon potential mapping. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 166 part 2, 321 - 340, doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2016.04.006
  • Watson, R.J., Smethurst, M.A., Ganerød, G.V., Rudjord, A.L, Finne, I., 2017, The use of mapped geology as a predictor of radon potential in Norway. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 166 part 2, 341-354, doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2016.05.031

Publications 2016

  • Antoine, P.-O., Salas-Gismondi, R., Pujos, F., Ganerød, M. and Marivaux, L., Western Amazonia as a hotspot of mammalian biodiversity throughout the Cenozoic. Journal of Mammalian Evolution, In Press, doi: 10.1007/s10914-016-9333-1
  • Antoine, P.-O., Abello, M.A., Adnet, S., Altamirano Sierra, A.J., Baby, P., Billet, G., Boivin, M., Calderón, Y., Candela, A., Chabain, J., Corfu, F., Croft, D.A., Ganerød, M., Jaramillo, C., Klaus, S., Marivaux, L., Navarrete, R.E., Orliac, M.J., Parra, F., Pérez, M.E., Pujos, F., Rage, J.-C., Ravel, A., Robinet, C., Roddaz, M., Tejada-Lara, J.V., Vélez-Juarbe, J., Wesselingh, F.P., and Salas-Gismondi, R., A 60-million-year Cenozoic history of western Amazonian ecosystems in Contamana, eastern Peru, Gondwana Research, 31, 30-59, doi:10.1016/
  • Ashwal. L.D., Torsvik, T.H., Horvath, P., Webb, S.J., Werner, S.C., Corfu, F., 2016. A mantle-derived origin for Mauritian trachytes. Journal of Petrology 57(9), 1645-1676, doi: 10.1093/petrology/egw052
  • Blischke, A., Gaina C., Hopper J.R., Peron-Pinvidic G., Brandsdottir B., Guarnieri P., Erlendsson O., K. Gunnarsson, 2016. The Jan Mayen microcontinent: an update of its architecture, structural development and role during the transition from the Ægir Ridge to the mid-oceanic Kolbeinsey Ridge. In: Peron-Pinvidic, G., Hopper, J. R., Stoker, M. S., Gaina, C., Doornenbal, J. C., Funck, T., Arting, U. E. (eds), The NE Atlantic Region: A Reappraisal of Crustal Structure, Tectonostratigraphy and Magmatic Evolution. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447. doi: 10.1144/SP447.5
  • Buiter, S.J.H., G. Schreurs, M. Albertz, T.V. Gerya, B. Kaus, W. Landry, L. Le Pourhiet, Y. Mishin, D.L. Egholm, M. Cooke, B. Maillot, C. Thieulot, T. Crook, D. May, P. Souloumiac, and C. Beaumont, Benchmarking numerical models of brittle thrust wedges, Journal of Structural Geology, 92, 140-177, doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2016.03.003
  • Domeier, M., Doubrovine, P.V., Torsvik, T.H., Spakman, W. & Bull, A.L. 2016 Global correlation of lower mantle structure and past subduction. Geophysical Research Letters 43(10), 4945-4953, doi: 10.1002/2016GL068827
  • Geissler W., Hopper J.R., Funck T., Blischke A., Arting U., Horni J., Gaina C., Peron-Pinvidic G.. Seismic volcano-stratigraphy of the Northeast Greenland continental margin revisited. In: Peron-Pinvidic, G., Hopper, J. R., Stoker, M. S., Gaina, C., Doornenbal, J. C., Funck, T., Arting, U. E. (eds), The NE Atlantic Region: A Reappraisal of Crustal Structure, Tectonostratigraphy and Magmatic Evolution. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, In Press
  • Jerram, D.A., Svensen, H. Planke, S., Polozov, A.G. and Torsvik, T.H., 2016, The onset of flood volcanism in the north-western part of the Siberian traps: Explosive volcanism versus effusive lava flows. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 441, 38-50, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.04.022
  • Mehrabi, B., Siani, M.G., Goldfarb, R., Azizi, H., Ganerød, M. and Marsh, E.E., 2016, Mineral assemblages, fluid evolution, and genesis of polymetallic epithermal veins, Glojeh district, NW Iran. Ore Geology Reviews, 78, 41-57, doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.03.016
  • Osmundsen, P.T., Peron-Pinvidic, G., Ebbing, J., Erratt, D., Fjellanger, E., Bergslien, D. Extension, hyperextension and mantle exhumation offshore Norway: a discussion based on 6 crustal transects. Norwegian Journal of Geology, In Press
  • Peron-Pinvidic, G., Osmundsen, P.T., Ebbing, J., 2016. Mismatch of geophysical datasets in distal rifted margin studies, Terra Nova, 5, 340-347, doi: 10.1111/ter.12226
  • Peron-Pinvidic, G., Osmundsen, P.T., 2016. From the margin to the ocean: the distal and outer domain architecture and structural evolution, insights from the Rån ridge, Mid Norway, Marine and Petroleum Geology, 77, 280-299, doi: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2016.06.014
  • Polteau, S., Hendriks, B.W.H., Planke, S., Ganerød, M., Corfu, F., Faleide, J.I., Midtkandal, I., Svensen, H. and Myklebust, R., 2016, The Early Cretaceous Barents Sea Sill Complex: Distribution, 40Ar/39Ar Geochronology, and Implications for Carbon Gas Formation, Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology 441, 83-95, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.07.007
  • Redfield, T.F., Hermanns, R.L., 2016. Gravitational slope deformation, not neotectonics: Revisiting the Nordmannvikdalen feature of northern Norway, Norwegian Journal of Geology, 96, 1-29, doi: 10.17850/njg96-3-05
  • Schermer, E.R., T.F. Redfield, K. Indrevaer, and S.G. Bergh, 2016, Geomorphology and topography of relict surfaces: the influence of inherited structure in the northern Scandinavian Mountains, Journal of the Geological Society, doi: 10.1144/jgs2016-034
  • Schreurs, G., S.J.H. Buiter, J. Boutelier, C. Burberry, J.-P. Callot, C. Cavozzi, M. Cerca, J.-H. Chen, E. Cristallini, A.R. Cruden, L. Cruz, J.-M. Daniel, G. Da Poian, V.H. Garcia, C.J.S. Gomes, C. Grall, Y. Guillot, C. Guzmán, T. Nur Hidayah, G. Hilley, M. Klinkmüller, H.A. Koyi, C.-Yu Lu, B. Maillot, C. Meriaux, F.Nilfouroushan, C.-C. Pan, D. Pillot, R. Portillo, M. Rosenau, W.P. Schellart, R.W. Schlische, A. Take, B. Vendeville, M. Vergnaud, M. Vettori, S.-H. Wang, M.O. Withjack, D. Yagupsky, and Y. Yamada, 2016 Benchmarking analogue models of brittle thrust wedges, Journal of Structural Geology, 92, 116-139, doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2016.03.005
  • Zwaan, F., G. Schreurs, J. Naliboff, and S.J.H. Buiter, Insights into the effects of oblique extension on continental rift interaction from 3D analogue and numerical models, 2016, Tectonophysics 693 part B, 239-260, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.02.036


Publications 2015

  • Chemia, Z., Dolejš, D. and Steinle-Neumann, G., 2015, Thermal effects of variable material properties and metamorphic reactions in a three-component subducting slab, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120, 6823-6834, doi: 10.1002/2015JB012080
  • Hansen, J-A., Bergh, S., Osmundsen, P.T. and Redfield, T.F., 2015, Stress inversion of heterogeneous fault-slip data with unknown slip sense: an objective function algorithm method, Journal of structural Geology, 70, 119-140, doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2014.11.005
  • Huang, W., Dupont-Nivet, G., Lippert, P.C., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Dekkers, M.J., Waldrip, R., Ganerød, M., Li, X., Guo, Z. and Kapp, P., 2015, What was the Paleogene latitude of the Lhasa terrane? A reassessment of the geochronology and paleomagnetism of Linzizong volcanic rocks (Linzhou basin, Tibet), Tectonics, 34(3), 594-622, doi: 10.1002/2014TC003787
  • van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Cunningham, D., Straathof, G.B., Ganerød, M., Hendriks, B.W.H., and Dijkstra, A.H., 2015, Triassic to Cenozoic multi-stage intra-plate deformation focused near the Bogd Fault system, Gobi Altai, Mongolia, Geoscience Frontiers, 6, 723-740, doi: 10.1016/j.gsf.2014.12.002
  • Naliboff, J. and Buiter, S., 2015, Rift reactivation and migration during multiphase extension, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 421, 58-67, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.03.050
  • Péron-Pinvidic, G., Manatschal, G., Masini, E., Sutra, E., Flament, J.M., Haupert, I. and Unternehr, P., 2015, Unraveling the along-strike variability of the Angola-Gabon rifted margin: a mapping approach, In: Sabato Ceraldi, T., Hodgkinson, R.A., and Backe, G. (eds.): Petreoleum Geoscience of the West Africa Margin, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 438, doi: 10.1144/SP438.1
  • Redfield, T.F. and Osmundsen, P.T., 2015, Some remarks on the earthquakes of Fennoscandia: A conceptual seismological model drawn from the perspectives of hyperextension, Norwegian Journal of Geology , 94, 233–262, ISSN 029-196X open access pdf
  • Siani, M.G., Mehrabi, B., Azizi, H., Wilkinson, C.M. and Ganerød, M., 2015, Geochemistry and geochronology of the volcano-plutonic rocks associated with the Glojeh epithermal gold mineralization, NW Iran, Open Geosciences, 7, 2391-5447, doi: 10.1515/geo-2015-0024
  • Steinberger, B., Spakman, W., Japsen, P. and Torsvik, T.H., 2015, The key role of global solid-Earth processes in preconditioning Greenland's glaciation since the Pliocene, Terra Nova, 27, 1-8, doi:10.1111/ter.12133
  • Torsvik, T.H., Amundsen, H.E.F., Trønnes, R.G., Doubrovine, P.V., Gaina, C., Kusznir, N.J., Steinberger, B., Corfu, F., Ashwal, L.D., Griffin, W.L., Werner, S.C. and Jamtveit, B., 2015, Continental crust beneath southeast Iceland, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, E1818-E1827 doi:10.1073/pnas.1423099112
  • Torsvik, T.H. and Burke, K., 2015, Locations of flood basalt provinces and connections to the deep Earth. In: Schmidt, A., Fristad, K.E., Elkins-Tanton, L.T. (eds), Volcanism and global environmental change, Cambridge University Press, 30-46
  • van der Voo, R., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Domeier, M., Spakman, W. and Torsvik, T.H., 2015, Latest Jurassic-earliest Cretaceous closure of the Mongol-Okhotsk Ocean: A paleomagnetic and seismological-tomographic analysis, In: Anderson, T.H., Didenko, A.N., Johnson, C.L., Khanchuk, A.I., MacDonald, J.H., Jr. (eds), Late Jurassic Margin of Laurasia—A Record of Faulting Accommodating Plate Rotation, Geological Society of America Special Paper 513, 589-606, doi: 10.1130/2015.2513(19)
  • Watson, R.J., Erichsen, E., Finne, T.E. and Ganerød, G.V., 2015, Radon from building materials, Mineralproduksjon 6, B7-B13, open access pdf

NGU Reports 2015

  • Lutro, O., Redfield, T., T. Oppikofer, J. Dehls and J.S. Rønning, 2015. E39 Krysning av Romsalsfjorden. Bergrunnsgeologi, strukturgeologi og undersøkelse av ustabil fjelparti. NGU report 2015.039
  • Tetreault, J. and S. Buiter, 2015. Scenarios of microcontinent formation applied to the Jan Mayen microcontinent. NGU report 2015.019
  • Tetreault, J. and S. Buiter, 2015. Crustal structure of continental fragments. NGU report 2015.018
  • Watson, R.J., Baranwal, V.C. and Koziel, J., 2015. Orphan source detection at REFOX with a 16-litre NaI car-mounted gamma ray spectrometer. NGU Report 2015.008.


Publications 2014

  • Advokaat, E., van Hinsbergen, D., Kaymakci, N., Vissers, R., and Hendriks, B., 2014, Late Cretaceous extension and Palaeogene rotation-related contraction in Central Anatolia recorded in the Ayhan-Büyükkışla basin, International Geology Review, 56, 1813-1836, doi: 10.1080/00206814.2014.954279
  • Boschman, L.M., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Torsvik, T.H., Spakman, W., and Pindell, J.L. , 2014, Kinematic reconstruction of the Caribbean region since the Early Jurassic, Earth Science Reviews 138, 102-136, doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.08.007
  • Buiter, S., 2014, How plumes help to break plates, Nature (News and Views) 513, 36-37, doi: 10.1038/513036a
  • Buiter, S.J.H., and Torsvik, T.H., 2014, A review of Wilson Cycle plate margins: A role for mantle plumes in continental break-up along sutures? Gondwana Research 26, 627-653, doi: 10.1016/
  • Bull, A.L., Domeier, M., and Torsvik, T.H., 2014, The effect of plate motion history on the longevity of deep mantle heterogeneities, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 401, 172-182, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.06.008
  • Domeier, M., and Torsvik, T.H., 2014, Plate tectonics in the Late Paleozoic, Geoscience Frontiers 5, 303-350, doi: 10.1016/j.gsf.2014.01.002
  • Funck, T., Hopper, J.R., Fattah, R.A., Blischke, A., Ebbing, J., Erlendsson, Ö., Gaina, C., Geissler, W.H., Gradmann, S., Haase, C., Kimbell, G.S., McDermott, K.G., Peron-Pinvidic, G., Petersen, U., Shannon, P.M., and Voss, P.H., 2014, Crustal Structure, In Hopper, J., Funck, T., Stoker, M., Artling, U., Peron-Pindivic, G., Gaina, C., and Doornenbal, H. (eds.): NAGTEC Atlas: Tectonostratigraphic Atlas of the North-East Atlantic Region, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Copenhagen, Denmark, 6, 69-126.
  • Ganerød, M., Wilkinson, C.M., and Hendriks, B., 2014, Geochronology, In Hopper, J., Funck, T., Stoker, M., Artling, U., Peron-Pindivic, G., Gaina, C., and Doornenbal, H. (eds.): NAGTEC Atlas: Tectonostratigraphic Atlas of the North-East Atlantic Region, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Copenhagen, Denmark, 9.4, 253-262.
  • Ghazian, R.K., and Buiter, S.J.H., 2014, Numerical modelling of the role of salt in continental collision: An application to the southeast Zagros fold-and-thrust belt Tectonophysics 632, 96-110, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.06.006
  • Kürşad, A., Hüseyin, K., Francis, D. and Ganerød, M., 2014, Petrogenesis of the late Cretaceous K-rich volcanic rocks from the Central Pontide orogenic belt, North Turkey, Island Arc 23, 102-124, doi: 10.1111/iar.12061
  • Lundin, E.R., Redfield, T.F., and Peron-Pindivic, G., 2014, Rifted continental margins: geometric influence on crustal architecture and melting, In Pindell, J., Horn, B., Rosen, N., Weimer, P., Dinkleman, M., Lowrie, A., Fillon, R., Granath, J., and Kennian L. (eds.): Sedimentary basins: Origin, depositional histories, and petroleum systems, 33rd Annual GCSSEPM Foundation Bob F. Perkins Conference, Houston, Texas, 18-53.
  • Osmundsen, P.T., Braathen, A., Rød, R.S. and Hynne, I., 2014, Styles of normal faulting and fault-controlled sedimentation in the Triassic deposits of Eastern Svalbard, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate Bulletin, 11, 61-79, ISSN Online 1894-7670, ISBN 978-82-7257-117-6 open access pdf
  • Peron-Pinvidic, G., 2014, The Iberian Continental Margin, In Hopper, J., Funck, T., Stoker, M., Artling, U., Peron-Pindivic, G., Gaina, C., and Doornenbal, H. (eds.): NAGTEC Atlas: Tectonostratigraphic Atlas of the North-East Atlantic Region, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Copenhagen, Denmark, 9.4, 316-319.
  • Peron-Pinvidic, G., 2014, The Newfoundland Continental Margin, In Hopper, J., Funck, T., Stoker, M., Artling, U., Peron-Pindivic, G., Gaina, C., and Doornenbal, H. (eds.): NAGTEC Atlas: Tectonostratigraphic Atlas of the North-East Atlantic Region, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Copenhagen, Denmark, 9.4, 319-321.
  • Quinquis, M.E.T., and Buiter, S.J.H., 2014, Testing the effects of basic numerical implementations of water migration on models of subduction dynamics, Solid Earth 5, 537-555, doi:10.5194/se-5-537-2014, open access
  • Schöbel, S., de Wall, H., Ganerød, M., Pandit, M.K. and Rolf, C., 2014, Magnetostratigraphy and 40Ar- 39Ar geochronology of the Malwa Plateau region (Northern Deccan Traps), central western India: Significance and correlation with the main Deccan Large Igneous Province sequences, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 89, 28-45, doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2014.03.022
  • Tate, G.W., McQuarrie, N., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Bakker, R.R., Harris, R., Willett, S., Reiners, P.W., Fellin, M.G., Ganerød, M., and Zachariasse, J.Z., 2014, Resolving spatial heterogeneities in exhumation and surface uplift in Timor-Leste: constraints on deformation processes in young orogens, Tectonics 33, 1089-1112, doi: 10.1002/2013TC003436
  • Tetreault, J.L., and Buiter, S.J.H., 2014, Future accreted terranes: a compilation of island arcs, oceanic plateaus, submarine ridges, seamounts, and continental fragments, Solid Earth 5, 1243-1275, doi: 10.5194/se-5-1243-2014, open access
  • Torsvik, T.H., Doubrovine, P.V., and Domeier, M., 2014, Continental Drift (Paleomagnetism), Encyclopedia of Scientific Dating Methods, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 1-14, doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-6326-5_107-1
  • Torsvik, T.H., van der Voo, R., Doubrovine, P.V., Burke, K., Steinberger, B., Ashwal, L.D., Trønnes, R.G., Webb, S.J., and Bull, A.L., 2014, Deep mantle structure as a reference frame for movements in and on the Earth, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111, 8735-8740, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1318135111
  • Van Der Meer, D.G., Zeebe, R.E., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Sluijs, A., Spakman, W., and Torsvik, T.H., 2014, Plate tectonic controls on atmospheric CO2 levels since the Triassic, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111, 4380-4385, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1315657111

Books Edited 2014

  • Hopper, J., Funck, T., Stoker, M., Artling, U., Peron-Pindivic, G., Gaina, C., and Doornenbal, H., 2014, NAGTEC Atlas: Tectonostratigraphic Atlas of the North-East Atlantic Region, 338 pg., Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Publications 2013

  • Anell, I., Braathen, A., Olaussen, S. and Osmundsen, P.T., 2013, Evidence of faulting contradicts a quiescent northern Barents shelf during the Triassic. First Break 31, 67-76, doi:10.3997/1365-2397.2013017
  • Ashwal, L.D., Solanki, A-M., Pandit, M.K., Corfu, F., Hendriks, B.W.H., Burke, K., and Torsvik, T.H., 2013, Geochronology and geochemistry of Neoproterozoic Mt. Abu granitoids, NW India: Regioal correlation and implications for Rodinia palogeography. Precambrian Research 236, 265-281, doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2013.07.018
  • Braathen, A., Osmundsen, P.T., Hauso, H., Semshaug, S., Fredman, N. and Buckley, S. J., 2013, Fault induced deformation in a poorly consolidated, siliclastic growth basin: A study from the Devonian in Norway. Tectonophysics 586,112-129, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2012.11.008
  • Buiter, S.J.H., F. Funiciello, and J. van Hunen, 2013, Introduction to the special issue on "Subduction Zones". Solid Earth 4, 129-133, doi:10.5194/se-4-1-2013
  • Cocks, L.R.M., and Torsvik, T.H., 2013, The dynamic evolution of the Palaeozoic geography of eastern Asia. Earth-Science Reviews 117, 40-79, doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2012.12.001
  • Conrad, C.P., Steinberger, B., and Torsvik, T.H., 2013, Stability of active mantle upweling revealed by net characteristics of plate tectonics. Nature 498, 479-482, doi:10.1038/nature12203
  • Conrad, C.P., Steinberger, B., and Torsvik, T.H. 2013, Does quadrupole stability imply LLSVP fixity? Nature 503, E4, doi:10.1038/nature12793
  • Gaina, C., Medvedev, S., Torsvik, T.H., Koulakov, I., and Werner, S.C., 2013, 4D Arctic: A glimpse into the structure and evolution of the Arctic in the light of new geophysical maps, plate tectonics and tomographic models. Surveys in Geophysics, doi:10.1007/s10712-013-9254-y
  • Gaina, C., T. H. Torsvik, D.J.J. van Hinsbergen, S. Medvedev, S. C. Werner, and Labails, C., 2013, The African Plate: A history of oceanic crust accretion and subduction since the Jurassic. Tectonophysics 604, 4-25, doi:10.1016/j.tecto2013.05.037
  • Khabbaz Ghazian, R. and Buiter, S.J.H., 2013, A numerical investigation of continental collision styles. Geophysical Journal International, doi:10.1093/gji/ggt068
  • Owen-Smith, T.M., Ashwal, L.D., Torsvik, T.H., Ganerød, M., Nebel, O., Webb, S.J., and Werner, S.C., 2013, Seychelles alkaline suite records the culmination of Deccan Traps continental flood volcanism. Lithos 182-183, 33-47, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2013.09.011
  • Peron-Pinvidic, G., Manatschal, G. and Osmundsen, P.T., 2013, Structural comparison of archetypal Atlantic rifted margins: A review of observations and concepts. Marine and Petroleum Geology 43, 21-47, doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2013.02.0021
  • Redfield, T.F., and Osmundsen, P.T., 2013, The long-term topographic response of a continent adjacent to a hyperextended margin: a case study from Scandinavia. GSA Bulletin 125, 184-200, doi:10.1130/B30691.1
  • Torsvik, T.H., Cocks, L.R.M. From Harper, D.A.T., and Servais, T. (eds), 2013, New global paleogeographical reconstructions for the Early Palaeozoic and their generation: Early Palaeozoic Biogeography and Palaeogeography. Geological Society of London , Memoirs, 38, 5-24, doi:10.1144/M38.0
  • Torsvik, T.H., and Cocks, L.R.M., 2013, Gondwana from top to base in space and time. Gondwana Research 24(3-4), 999-1030, doi:10.1016/
  • Torsvik, T. H., Amundsen, H., Hartz, E. H., Corfu, F., Kusznir, N., Gaina, C., Doubrovine, P.V., Steinberger, B., Ashwal, L., and Jamtveit, B., 2013, A Precambrian microcontinent in the Indian Ocean. Nature Geoscience 6, 223-227, doi:10.1038/ngeo1736

Special Issues Edited 2013

    Buiter, S.J.H., Funiciello, F., and J. van Hunen, 2013, Subduction Zones. Solid Earth 3-4, doi:10.5194/se-4-1-2013, open access.
    Peron-Pinvidic, P.T., and P.T. Osmundsen, 2013, The Gulf of Aden rifted margins system: Special Issue dedicated to the YOCMAL project (Young Conjugate Margins Laboratory in the Gulf of Aden), Tectonophysics 607, 1-114, Link.

NGU Reports 2013

  • Watson, R.J., E. Erichsen, T.E. Finne, G.V. Ganerød , P.R. Neeb, J.S. Rønning, R. Tangstad, 2013. Radontrygge Byggeråstoff. Vurdering av kartlegginsmetoder og fastsettelse av grenseverdier for pukkbergarter. NGU Report 2013.031
  • H. Bunkholt, S. Otterå, F.X. Yugsi Molina, R.L. Hermanns, J. Dehls, P.T. Osmundsen, T. Redfield, T. Eiken and M. Bøhme, 2013: Undersøkelser av ustabile fjellpartier i Troms - status og planer etter feltarbeid 2011 og 2012. NGU report 2013.021


Publications 2012

  • Andersen, T.B., F. Corfu, L. Labrousse, P.T. Osmundsen, 2012. Evidence for hyperextension along the pre-Caledonian margin of Baltica. Journal of the Geological Society, 169, 601-612, doi: 10.1144/0016-76492012-011
  • Biggin, A.J., Steinberger, B., Aubert, J., Suttie, N., Holme, R., Torsvik, T.H., van der Meer, D.G., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J. 2012. Long-term geomagnetic variations and whole-mantle convection processes. Nature Geoscience 5, 526-533
  • Buiter, S.J.H., 2012. A review of brittle compressional wedge models, Tectonophysics 530-531, 1-17, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2011.12.018
  • Buiter, S.J.H., B. Steinberger, S. Medvedev, J. Tetreault, 2012. Could the mantle have caused subsidence of the Congo Basin? Tectonophysics 514-517, 62-80, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2011.09.024
  • Burke, K., Werner, S.C., Steinberger, B., Torsvik, T.H., 2012. Why is the areoid like the residual geoid? Geophysical Research Letters 39, L17203, doi:10.1029/2012GL052701
  • Crameri, F., Schmeling, H., Golabek, G.J., Duretz, T., Orendt, R., Buiter, S.J.H., May, D.A., Kaus, B.J.P., Gerya, T.V., Tackley, P.J., 2012. A comparison of numerical surface topography calculations in geodynamic modelling: An evaluation of the 'sticky air' method, Geophysical Journal International 189, 38-54, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05388.x
  • Domeier, M., Van der Voo, R., Torsvik, T.H., 2012. Paleomagnetism and Pangea: The Road to reconciliation. Tectonophysics 514-517, 14-43, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2011.10.021
  • Doubrovine, P.V., Steinberger, B. and Torsvik, T.H., 2012. Absolute plate motions in a reference frame defined by moving hotspots in the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans. J. Geophys. Res.117, B09101, doi: 10.1029/2011JB009072
  • Dowdall, M., M.A. Smethurst, R.J. Watson, A. Mauring, H.K. Aage, K.G. Andersson, S.E Pálsson, 2012. Carborne gamma spectrometry: a virtual exercise in emergency response. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 107, 68-77
  • Garza, R.S.M., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Rogers, R.D., Ganerød, M., Dekkers, M.J., 2012. The Padre Miguel Ignimbrite Suite, central Honduras: Paleomagnetism, geochronology, and tectonic implications. Tectonophysics, 574, 144-157, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2012.08.013
  • Grigull, S., Ellis, S.M., Little, T.A., Hill, M.P., Buiter, S.J.H., 2012. Rheological constraints on quartz derived from scaling relationships and numerical models of sheared brittle-ductile quartz veins, central Southern Alps, New Zealand, Journal of Structural Geology, doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2012.01.006
  • Hendriks, B.W.H., Engvik, A.K., Elvevold, S., 2012. 40Ar/39Ar record of late Pan–African exhumation of a granulite facies terrain, central Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. Mineralogy and Petrology, 1-13
  • Qin, X., Müller, R.D., Cannon, J., Landgrebe, T.C.W., Heine, C., Watson, R.J., and Turner, M., 2012. The GPlates Geological Information Model and Markup Language, Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst. Discuss., 2, 163, doi:10.5194/gid-2-365-2012
  • Ruiz-Martínez, V.C., Torsvik, T.H., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Gaina, C., 2012. Earth at 200 Ma: Global palaeogeography refined from CAMP palaeomagnetic data. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 331-332, 67-69, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.03.008
  • Seton, M., Müller, R.D., Zahirovic, S., Gaina, C., Torsvik, T., Shephard, G., Talsma, A., Gurnis, M., Turner, M., Chandler, M. 2012. Global continental and ocean basin reconstructions since 200 Ma. Earth Science Reviews 113, 212-270, doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2012.03.002
  • Steinberger, B., Torsvik, T.H., 2012. A geodynamic model of plumes from the margins of Large Low Shear Velocity Provinces. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 13, Q01W09, doi:10.1029/2011GC003808
  • Steinberger, B., Torsvik, T.H., Becker, T.W. 2012. Subduction to the lower mantle - a comparison between geodynamic and tomographic models. Solid Earth 3, 415-432
  • Tetreault, J. L. and S.J.H. Buiter, 2012. Geodynamic models of terrane accretion: Testing the fate of island arcs, oceanic plateaus, and continental fragments in subduction zones, J. Geophys. Res., 117,B08403, doi:10.1029/2012JB009316
  • Torsvik, T.H., Van der Voo, R., Preeden, U., Mac Niocaill, C., Steinberger, B., Doubrovine, P.V., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Domeier, M., Gaina, C., Tovher, E., Meert, J.G., McCausland, P.J., Cocks, L.R.M., 2012. Phanerozoic polar wander, paleogeography and dynamics. Earth Science Reviews 114, 325-368, doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2012.06.007
  • Torsvik, T.H. and Cocks, L.R.M., 2012. From Wegener until now: the development of our understanding of Earth’s Phanerozoic evolution. Geologica Belgica 15, 181-192
  • van der Meer, D.G., Torsvik, T.H., Spakman, W., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Amaru, M.L., 2012. Triassic-Jurassic subduction zones within the Panthalassa Ocean revealed by fossil arcs and mantle structure. Nature Geoscience, 5, 215-219, doi: 10.1038/ngeo1401
  • Van der Voo, R. and Torsvik, T.H., 2012. The history of remagnetization of sedimentary rocks: Deceptions, Developments, Discoveries. Geol. Soc. Lond. Spec. Public. 371, 23-53, doi: 10.1144/SP371.2
  • van Hinsbergen, D.J., Lippert, P.C., Dupont-Nivet, G., McQuarrie, N., Doubrovine, P.V., Spakman, W., Torsvik, T.H. 2012. Greater India Basin hypothesis and a two-stage Cenozoic collision between India and Asia. PNAS 109, 7659-7664, doi/10.1073/pnas.1117262109
  • van Hinsbergen, D.J., Lippert, P.C., Dupont-Nivet, G., McQuarrie, N., Doubrovine, P.V., Spakman, W., Torsvik, T.H., 2012. Reply to Aitchison and Ali: Reconciling Himalayan ophiolite and Asian magmatic arc records with a two-stage India-Asia collision model. PNAS 109, doi:10.1073/pnas.1208836109
  • van Hinsbergen, D.J.J. Kapp, P., Dupont-Nivet, G., Lippert, P.C., DeCelles, P.G., Torsvik. T.H., 2012. Reply to comment by Ali and Aitchison on ‘Restoration of Cenozoic deformation in Asia, and the size of Greater India”. Tectonics 31, TC4007, doi: 10.1029/2012TC003144

NGU Reports 2012

  • Watson, R.J., and M.A. Smethurst: GammaLog Playback: mobile gamma-ray spectrometry software. NGU Report 2011.051.


Publications 2011

  • Antoine, P-O., Marivaux, L., Croft, D., Billet, G., Ganerød, M., Jaramillo, C., Martin, T., Orliac, M., Tejada, J., Altamirano, A., Duranthon, F., Fanjat, G., Rousse, S., Salas-Gismondi, R., 2011. Middle Eocene rodents from Peruvian Amazonia reveal the pattern and timing of caviomorph origins and biogeography. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, p. 1-8. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.1732
  • Boyden, J. A., R. D. Müller, M. Gurnis, T.H. Torsvik, J. A. Clark, M. Turner, H. Ivey-Law, R. J. Watson, and J. S. Cannon, 2011. Next-generation plate-tectonic reconstructions using GPlates, in G. R. Keller and C. Baru, eds., Geoinformatics: Cyberinfrastructure for the Solid Earth Sciences, Cambridge University Press, 95-113
  • Calvès, G., Schwab, A. M., Huuse, M., Clift, P. D., Gaina, C., Jolley, D., Tabrez, A. R. and Inam, A., 2011. Seismic volcanostratigraphy of the western Indian rifted margin: The pre-Deccan igneous province. J. Geophys. Res., 116, B01101 doi:10.1029/2010JB000862
  • Cocks, L.R.M. and Torsvik, T.H., 2011. The Palaeozoic geography of Laurentia and western Laurussia: a stable craton with mobile margins. Earth-Science Reviews 106, 1–51
  • Corfu, F., Gerber, M., Andersen, T.B., Torsvik, T.H. and Ashwal, L.D. 2011. Age and significance of Grenvillian and Silurian orogenic events in the Finnmarkian Caledonides, northern Norway. Can. J. Earth Sci. 48, 419–440.
  • Domeier, M., Van der Voo, R., Tomezzoli, R.N., Tohver, E., Hendriks, B.W.H., Torsvik, T., Vizan, H. and Dominguez, A., 2011. Support for an 'A-type' Pangea reconstruction from high-fidelity Late Permian and Early-Middle Triassic paleomagnetic records from Argentina, Journal of Geophysical Research, V116, B12114,
  • Domeier, M., Van der Voo, R., Tohver, E., Tomezzoli, R.N., Vizan, V., Torsvik, T.H. and Kirshner, J. 2011. New Late Permian paleomagnetic data from Argentina: Refinement of the apparent polar wander path of Gondwana. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 12, Q07002, doi:10.1029/2011GC003616
  • Dominguez, A.R., Van der Voo, R., Torsvik, T.H., Hendriks, B.W.H., Abrajevitch, A., Domeier, M., Larsen, B.T. and Rousse, S., 2011. The ~270 Ma palaeolatitude of Baltica and its significance for Pangea models, Geophys. J. Int. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05061.x
  • Ellis, S.M., Little, T.A., Wallace, L.M., Hacker, B.R., Buiter, S.J.H., 2011. Feedback between rifting and diapirism can exhume ultrahigh-pressure rocks, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 311, 427-438, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.09.031
  • Gaina, C., Werner, S., Saltus, R., Maus, S. and the CAMP-GM group, 2011. Circum-Arctic Mapping Project: New Magnetic and Gravity Anomaly Maps of the Arctic, in Arctic Petroleum Geology, Spencer, A. M., Embry, A. F., Gautier, D. L., Stoupakova, A. V. & Sørensen, K. (eds), Geological Society, London, Memoirs v. 35; p. 39-48, doi:10.1144/M35.4
  • Gaina, C., Werner, S., Saltus, R., Maus, S., Aaro, S., Damaske, D., Forsberg, R., Glebovsky, V., Johnson, K., Jonberger, J., Koren, T., Korhonen, J., Litvinova, T., Oakey, G., Olesen, O., Petrov, O., Pilkington, M., Rasmussen, T., Schreckenberger, B. and Smelror, M. 2011. Circum-Arctic mapping project: new magnetic and gravity anomaly maps of the Arctic. In T. Spencer et al. (Eds.), Arctic Petroleum Geology. Geological Society of London, Memoirs, 35, 39-48
  • Ganerød, M., Chew, D., Smethurst, M.A., Troll, V.R., Corfu, F., Meade, F., Prestvik, T., 2011. Geochronology of the Tardree Rhyolite Complex, Northern Ireland: implications for zircon fission track studies, the North Atlantic Igneous Province and the age of the Fish Canyon sanidine standard. Chemical Geology, 286, 222-228. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2011.05.007
  • Ganerød, M., Torsvik, T.H., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Gaina, C., Corfu, F., Werner. S., Owen-Smith, T.M., Ashwal, L.D., Webb, S.J. and Hendriks, B.W.H., 2011. Palaeoposition of the Seychelles microcontinent in relation to the Deccan Traps and the Plume Generation Zone in Late Cretaceous-Early Palaeogene time. In: Van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Buiter, S.J.H., Torsvik, T.H., Gaina, C. and Webb, S. J. (eds.) The Formation and Evolution of Africa: A Synopsis of 3.8 Ga of Earth History. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 357, 229–252. DOI: 10.1144/SP357.12.
  • Henderson, I.H.C, Lauknes, T.R., Osmundsen, P.T., Dehls, J, Larsen, Y and Redfield, T.F., 2011. Structural, geomorphological and InSAR study of an active rockslope failure development. Geological Society of London Special Publications 351, 185-199. doi: 10.1144/SP351.10.
  • Letts, S., Torsvik, T.H., Webb, S.J., Ashwal, L.D. 2011. New Paleoproterozoic palaeomagnetic data from the Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa. In: Van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Buiter, S.J.H., Torsvik, T.H., Gaina, C. and Webb, S.J. (eds.), The Formation and Evolution of Africa: A Synopsis of 3.8 Ga of Earth History. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 357, 9–26. DOI: 10.1144/SP357.2
  • Mandea, M., Gaina, C., and V. Lesur, 2011. Theory and computational aspects of magnetic modeling and interpretation, In: Gupta, H.K. (ed), Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics, Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, Part 11, 781-792, doi:10.1007/978-90-481-8702-7_232
  • Nývlt, D., Košler, J., Mlčoch, B., Mixa, P., Lisá, L., Bubík, M. and Hendriks, B.W.H., 2011. The Mendel Formation: implications for Late Miocene climatic cyclicity at the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.11.017
  • Osmundsen, P.T., and T.F. Redfield, 2011. Crustal taper and post-rift uplift at passive margins. Terra Nova, 23, 349-361
  • Palencia-Ortas, A., Ruiz-Martínez, V.C., Villalaín, J.J., Osete, M.L., Vegas, R., Touil, A., Hafid, A., McIntosh, G., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J. and Torsvik, T.H., 2011. A new 200 Ma paleomagnetic pole for Africa, and paleo-secular variation scatter from Central Atlantic Magmatic Province (CAMP) intrusives in Morocco (Ighrem and Foum Zguid dykes). Geophys. Journal International 185, 1220–1234.
  • Quinquis, M.E.T., Buiter, S.J.H., S. Ellis, 2011. The role of boundary conditions in numerical models of subduction zone dynamics, Tectonophysics 497, 57-70, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2010.11.001
  • Redfield, T. F., Hermanns, R. L., Oppikofer, T., Duhart, P., Mella, M., Derch, P., Bascuñan, I., Fernandez, J., Arenas, M., Sepulveda, S., Rebolledo, S., Löw, S., Yugsi Molina, F., Abächerli. A., Henderson, I.H.C., Jaboyedoff, M., and Kveldsvik, V. 2011. Analysis of the 2007 earthquake-induced Punta Cola rockslide and Tsunami, Aysén Fjord, Patagonia, Chile (45.3º S, 73.0° W). 5th ICEGE conference paper, January 2011, Santiago, Chile. 12p.
  • Saltus, R. W., Miller, E.L., Gaina, C., and P. J. Brown, 2011. Regional Magnetic Domains of the Circum-Arctic – A Framework for Tectonic Interpretation, In: Spencer, A. M., Embry, A. F., Gautier, D. L., Stoupakova, A. V. & Sørensen, K. (eds), Arctic Petroleum Geology, Geological Society, London, Memoirs v. 35, 49-60, doi:10.1144/M35.4
  • Torsvik, T.H., Cocks L.R.M. 2011. The Palaeozoic palaeogeography of central Gondwana. In: Van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Buiter, S.J.H., Torsvik, T.H., Gaina, C. and Webb, S.J. (eds.) The Formation and Evolution of Africa: A Synopsis of 3.8 Ga of Earth History. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 357, 137–166. DOI: 10.1144/SP357.8
  • van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Buiter, S.J.H., Torsvik, T.H., Gaina, C., Webb, S.J. 2011. The formation and evolution of Africa from the Archaean to Present: introduction. In: Van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Buiter, S.J.H., Torsvik, T.H., Gaina, C. and Webb, S.J. (eds.), The Formation and Evolution of Africa: A Synopsis of 3.8 Ga of Earth History. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 357, 1–8. DOI: 10.1144/SP357.1
  • van Hinsbergen, D. J. J., P. Kapp, G. Dupont-Nivet, P. C. Lippert, P. G. DeCelles, and T.H. Torsvik, 2011. Restoration of Cenozoic deformation in Asia and the size of Greater India. Tectonics, 30, TC5003, doi:10.1029/2011TC002908.
  • Viola, G., Henderson, I.H.C., Bingen, B. and Hendriks, B.W.H., 2011. The "Mylonite Zone": a key player in the tectonic evolution of the Mesoproterozoic Sveconorwegian belt, Precambrian Research, doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2011.06.005

NGU Reports 2011

  • Baranwal, V.C, F. Ofstad, J.S. Rønning, R.J. Watson, 2011. Mapping of caesium fallout from the Chernobyl accident in the Jotunheimen area. NGU Report 2011.062
  • Bunkholt, H., Osmundsen, P.T., Redfield, T., Oppikofer, T, Eiken, T., L'Hereaux, J.S., Hermanns, R.L., and Lauknes, T. 2011. ROS Fjellskred I Troms. NGU Rapport 2011.031
  • Redfield, T.F., P.T. Osmundsen, S. Gradmann, M. Stokke Bauck, J. Ebbing, and A. Nasuti. 2011. Tectonic Topography on Scandinavia’s glaciated passive margin NGU Report 2011.033
  • Watson, R.J., Erichsen, E., Finne, T.E., Ganerød, G. V., Neeb, P.R., Reimeann, C., Rønning, J.S., 2011, Radontrygge byggeråstoff - Fase 1. Etablere målemetoder i felt og laboratorium for å klassifisere tilslagsmateriale i forhold til radonfare. NGU Report 2010.042