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Em P Nick Kusznir BSc, PhD

Emeritus Professor of Geophysics Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences

Publications

2020

Measurements of the extension required for crustal breakup on the magma-poor Iberia-Newfoundland conjugate margins (Journal article)

Gomez-Romeu, J., Kusznir, N., Roberts, A., & Manatschal, G. (2020). Measurements of the extension required for crustal breakup on the magma-poor Iberia-Newfoundland conjugate margins. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 118. doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2020.104403

DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2020.104403

Structural inheritance in the North Atlantic (Journal article)

Schiffer, C., Doré, A. G., Foulger, G. R., Franke, D., Geoffroy, L., Gernigon, L., . . . Welford, J. K. (2020). Structural inheritance in the North Atlantic. Earth-Science Reviews, 206. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2019.102975

DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2019.102975

The Iceland Microcontinent and a continental Greenland-Iceland-Faroe Ridge (Journal article)

Foulger, G. R., Doré, T., Emeleus, C. H., Franke, D., Geoffroy, L., Gernigon, L., . . . Stoker, M. (2020). The Iceland Microcontinent and a continental Greenland-Iceland-Faroe Ridge. Earth-Science Reviews, 206. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2019.102926

DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2019.102926

Origin, composition and relative timing of seaward dipping reflectors on the Pelotas rifted margin (Journal article)

Harkin, C., Kusznir, N., Roberts, A., Manatschal, G., & Horn, B. (2020). Origin, composition and relative timing of seaward dipping reflectors on the Pelotas rifted margin. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 114. doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2020.104235

DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2020.104235

Extension modes and breakup processes of the southeast China-Northwest Palawan conjugate rifted margins (Journal article)

Nirrengarten, M., Mohn, G., Kusznir, N. J., Sapin, F., Despinois, F., Pubellier, M., . . . Ringenbach, J. C. (2020). Extension modes and breakup processes of the southeast China-Northwest Palawan conjugate rifted margins. MARINE AND PETROLEUM GEOLOGY, 113. doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2019.104123

DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2019.104123

Crustal structure of the conjugate Equatorial Atlantic Margins, derived by gravity anomaly inversion (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., Roberts, A. M., & Alvey, A. D. (2020). Crustal structure of the conjugate Equatorial Atlantic Margins, derived by gravity anomaly inversion. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 476(1), 83-107. doi:10.1144/sp476.5

DOI: 10.1144/sp476.5

Reappraisal of the magma-rich versus magma-poor rifted margin archetypes (Journal article)

Tugend, J., Gillard, M., Manatschal, G., Nirrengarten, M., Harkin, C., Epin, M. -E., . . . McDermott, K. (2020). Reappraisal of the magma-rich versus magma-poor rifted margin archetypes. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 476(1), 23-47. doi:10.1144/sp476.9

DOI: 10.1144/sp476.9

2019

Role of rift structural inheritance in orogeny highlighted by the Western Pyrenees case-study (Journal article)

Gómez-Romeu, J., Masini, E., Tugend, J., Ducoux, M., & Kusznir, N. (2019). Role of rift structural inheritance in orogeny highlighted by the Western Pyrenees case-study. Tectonophysics, 766, 131-150. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2019.05.022

DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2019.05.022

Evaluating magmatic additions at a magma-poor rifted margin: an East Indian case study (Journal article)

Harkin, C., Kusznir, N., Tugend, J., Manatschal, G., & McDermott, K. (2019). Evaluating magmatic additions at a magma-poor rifted margin: an East Indian case study. GEOPHYSICAL JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL, 217(1), 25-40. doi:10.1093/gji/ggz007

DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggz007

Crustal thickness mapping of the central South Atlantic and the geodynamic development of the Rio Grande Rise and Walvis Ridge (Journal article)

Graça, M. C., Kusznir, N., & Gomes Stanton, N. S. (2019). Crustal thickness mapping of the central South Atlantic and the geodynamic development of the Rio Grande Rise and Walvis Ridge. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 101, 230-242. doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2018.12.011

DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2018.12.011

Architecture and Tectono-magmatic evolution of the Campos Rifted Margin: Control of OCT structure by basement inheritance (Journal article)

Stanton, N., Kusznir, N., Gordon, A., & Schmitt, R. (2019). Architecture and Tectono-magmatic evolution of the Campos Rifted Margin: Control of OCT structure by basement inheritance. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 100, 43-59. doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2018.10.043

DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2018.10.043

2018

Renormalisation of global mantle dynamic topography predictions using residual topography measurements for “normal” oceanic crust (Journal article)

Cowie, L., & Kusznir, N. (2018). Renormalisation of global mantle dynamic topography predictions using residual topography measurements for “normal” oceanic crust. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 499, 145-156. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2018.07.018

DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.07.018

Crustal structure and post-rift evolution of the Levant Basin (Journal article)

Steinberg, J., Roberts, A. M., Kusznir, N. J., Schafer, K., & Karcz, Z. (2018). Crustal structure and post-rift evolution of the Levant Basin. MARINE AND PETROLEUM GEOLOGY, 96, 522-543. doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2018.05.006

DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2018.05.006

South China Sea crustal thickness and oceanic lithosphere distribution from satellite gravity inversion (Journal article)

Gozzard, S., Kusznir, N., Franke, D., Cullen, A., Reemst, P., & Henstra, G. (2018). South China Sea crustal thickness and oceanic lithosphere distribution from satellite gravity inversion. Petroleum Geoscience, 25(1), 112-128. doi:10.1144/petgeo2016-162

DOI: 10.1144/petgeo2016-162

Crustal structure and heat-flow history in the UK Rockall Basin, derived from backstripping and gravity-inversion analysis (Journal article)

Roberts, A. M., Alvey, A. D., & Kusznir, N. J. (2019). Crustal structure and heat-flow history in the UK Rockall Basin, derived from backstripping and gravity-inversion analysis. PETROLEUM GEOSCIENCE, 25(2), 131-150. doi:10.1144/petgeo2017-063

DOI: 10.1144/petgeo2017-063

Mapping the bathymetric evolution of the Northern North Sea: from Jurassic synrift archipelago through Cretaceous-Tertiary post-rift subsidence (Journal article)

Roberts, A. M., Kusznir, N. J., Yielding, G., & Beeley, H. (2019). Mapping the bathymetric evolution of the Northern North Sea: from Jurassic synrift archipelago through Cretaceous-Tertiary post-rift subsidence. PETROLEUM GEOSCIENCE, 25(3), 306-321. doi:10.1144/petgeo2018-066

DOI: 10.1144/petgeo2018-066

2017

Preserved organic matter in a fossil Ocean Continent Transition in the Alps: the example of Totalp, SE Switzerland (Journal article)

Mateeva, T., Wolff, G. A., Manatschal, G., Picazo, S., Kusznir, N. J., & Wheeler, J. (2017). Preserved organic matter in a fossil Ocean Continent Transition in the Alps: the example of Totalp, SE Switzerland. SWISS JOURNAL OF GEOSCIENCES, 110(2), 457-478. doi:10.1007/s00015-017-0266-3

DOI: 10.1007/s00015-017-0266-3

Nature and origin of the J-magnetic anomaly offshore Iberia-Newfoundland: implications for plate reconstructions (Journal article)

Nirrengarten, M., Manatschal, G., Tugend, J., Kusznir, N. J., & Sauter, D. (2017). Nature and origin of the J-magnetic anomaly offshore Iberia-Newfoundland: implications for plate reconstructions. TERRA NOVA, 29(1), 20-28. doi:10.1111/ter.12240

DOI: 10.1111/ter.12240

Structure of the ocean–continent transition, location of the continent–ocean boundary and magmatic type of the northern Angolan margin from integrated quantitative analysis of deep seismic reflection and gravity anomaly data (Journal article)

Cowie, L., Angelo, R. M., Kusznir, N., Manatschal, G., & Horn, B. (2017). Structure of the ocean–continent transition, location of the continent–ocean boundary and magmatic type of the northern Angolan margin from integrated quantitative analysis of deep seismic reflection and gravity anomaly data. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 438(1), 159-176. doi:10.1144/sp438.6

DOI: 10.1144/sp438.6

2016

Constraining lithosphere deformation modes during continental breakup for the Iberia–Newfoundland conjugate rifted margins (Journal article)

Jeanniot, L., Kusznir, N., Mohn, G., Manatschal, G., & Cowie, L. (2016). Constraining lithosphere deformation modes during continental breakup for the Iberia–Newfoundland conjugate rifted margins. Tectonophysics, 680, 28-49. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2016.05.006

DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.05.006

Evidence for magma entrapment below oceanic crust from deep seismic reflections in the Western Somali Basin (Journal article)

Sauter, D., Unternehr, P., Manatschal, G., Tugend, J., Cannat, M., Le Quellec, P., . . . Horn, B. W. (2016). Evidence for magma entrapment below oceanic crust from deep seismic reflections in the Western Somali Basin. GEOLOGY, 44(6), 407-410. doi:10.1130/G37747.1

DOI: 10.1130/G37747.1

Application of the critical Coulomb wedge theory to hyper-extended, magma-poor rifted margins (Journal article)

Nirrengarten, M., Manatschal, G., Yuan, X. P., Kusznir, N. J., & Maillot, B. (2016). Application of the critical Coulomb wedge theory to hyper-extended, magma-poor rifted margins. EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS, 442, 121-132. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.03.004

DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.03.004

Bunbury Basalt: Gondwana breakup products or earliest vestiges of the Kerguelen mantle plume? (Journal article)

Olierook, H. K. H., Jourdan, F., Merle, R. E., Timms, N. E., Kusznir, N., & Muhling, J. R. (2016). Bunbury Basalt: Gondwana breakup products or earliest vestiges of the Kerguelen mantle plume?. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 440, 20-32. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.02.008

DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.02.008

The palaeo-bathymetry of base Aptian salt deposition on the northern Angolan rifted margin: constraints from flexural back-stripping and reverse post-break-up thermal subsidence modelling (Journal article)

Cowie, L., Angelo, R. M., Kusznir, N. J., Manatschal, G., & Horn, B. (2016). The palaeo-bathymetry of base Aptian salt deposition on the northern Angolan rifted margin: constraints from flexural back-stripping and reverse post-break-up thermal subsidence modelling. PETROLEUM GEOSCIENCE, 22(1), 59-70. doi:10.1144/petgeo2014-087

DOI: 10.1144/petgeo2014-087

2015

Determining the COB location along the Iberian margin and Galicia Bank from gravity anomaly inversion, residual depth anomaly and subsidence analysis (Journal article)

Cowie, L., Kusznir, N., & Manatschal, G. (2015). Determining the COB location along the Iberian margin and Galicia Bank from gravity anomaly inversion, residual depth anomaly and subsidence analysis. GEOPHYSICAL JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL, 203(2), 1355-1372. doi:10.1093/gji/ggv367

DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggv367

Continental crust beneath southeast Iceland (Journal article)

Torsvik, T. H., Amundsen, H. E. F., Tronnes, R. G., Doubrovine, P. V., Gaina, C., Kusznir, N. J., . . . Jamtveit, B. (2015). Continental crust beneath southeast Iceland. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 112(15), E1818-E1827. doi:10.1073/pnas.1423099112

DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1423099112

Characterizing and identifying structural domains at rifted continental margins: application to the Bay of Biscay margins and its Western Pyrenean fossil remnants (Chapter)

Tugend, J., Manatschal, G., Kusznir, N. J., & Masini, E. (2015). Characterizing and identifying structural domains at rifted continental margins: application to the Bay of Biscay margins and its Western Pyrenean fossil remnants. In Unknown Book (Vol. 413, pp. 171-203). Geological Society of London. doi:10.1144/sp413.3

DOI: 10.1144/sp413.3

Spatial and temporal evolution of hyperextended rift systems: Implication for the nature, kinematics, and timing of the Iberian-European plate boundary (Journal article)

Tugend, J., Manatschal, G., & Kusznir, N. J. (2015). Spatial and temporal evolution of hyperextended rift systems: Implication for the nature, kinematics, and timing of the Iberian-European plate boundary. GEOLOGY, 43(1), 15-18. doi:10.1130/G36072.1

DOI: 10.1130/G36072.1

2014

Formation and deformation of hyperextended rift systems: Insights from rift domain mapping in the Bay of Biscay-Pyrenees (Journal article)

Tugend, J., Manatschal, G., Kusznir, N. J., Masini, E., Mohn, G., & Thinon, I. (2014). Formation and deformation of hyperextended rift systems: Insights from rift domain mapping in the Bay of Biscay-Pyrenees. TECTONICS, 33(7), 1239-1276. doi:10.1002/2014TC003529

DOI: 10.1002/2014TC003529

2013

The formation of a failed continental breakup basin: The Cenozoic development of the Faroe-Shetland Basin (Journal article)

Fletcher, R., Kusznir, N., Roberts, A., & Hunsdale, R. (2013). The formation of a failed continental breakup basin: The Cenozoic development of the Faroe-Shetland Basin. Basin Research, 25(5), 532-553. doi:10.1111/bre.12015

DOI: 10.1111/bre.12015

A Precambrian microcontinent in the Indian Ocean (Journal article)

Torsvik, T. H., Amundsen, H., Hartz, E. H., Corfu, F., Kusznir, N., Gaina, C., . . . Jamtveit, B. (2013). A Precambrian microcontinent in the Indian Ocean. Nature Geoscience, 6(3), 223-227. doi:10.1038/ngeo1736

DOI: 10.1038/ngeo1736

Integrated tectonic basin modelling as an aid to understanding deep-water rifted continental margin structure and location (Journal article)

Roberts, A. M., Kusznir, N. J., Corfield, R. I., Thompson, M., & Woodfine, R. (2013). Integrated tectonic basin modelling as an aid to understanding deep-water rifted continental margin structure and location. Petroleum Geoscience, 19(1), 65-88. doi:10.1144/petgeo2011-046

DOI: 10.1144/petgeo2011-046

2012

Mapping crustal thickness and oceanic lithosphere distribution in the Eastern Mediterranean using gravity inversion (Journal article)

Cowie, L., & Kusznir, N. (2012). Mapping crustal thickness and oceanic lithosphere distribution in the Eastern Mediterranean using gravity inversion. Petroleum Geoscience, 18(4), 373-380. doi:10.1144/petgeo2011-071

DOI: 10.1144/petgeo2011-071

Necking of continental crust in magma-poor rifted margins: Evidence from the fossil Alpine Tethys margins (Journal article)

Mohn, G., Manatschal, G., Beltrando, M., Masini, E., & Kusznir, N. (2012). Necking of continental crust in magma-poor rifted margins: Evidence from the fossil Alpine Tethys margins. Tectonics, 31(1), n/a. doi:10.1029/2011tc002961

DOI: 10.1029/2011tc002961

Gravity inversion mapping of crustal thickness and lithosphere thinning for the eastern Mediterranean. (Journal article)

Cowie, L., & Kusznir, N. J. (2012). Gravity inversion mapping of crustal thickness and lithosphere thinning for the eastern Mediterranean.. The Leading Edge, July 2, 810-814.

2011

The breakup of the South Atlantic Ocean: formation of failed spreading axes and (Journal article)

Scotchman, I. C., Gilchrist, G., Kusznir, N. J., Roberts, A. M., & Fletcher, R. (2011). The breakup of the South Atlantic Ocean: formation of failed spreading axes and. Petroleum Geology Conference series 2010, 7, 1-13.

2009

Melt initiation and mantle exhumation at the Iberian rifted margin: Comparison of pure–shear and upwelling-divergent flow models of continental breakup (Journal article)

Fletcher, R., Kusznir, N., & Cheadle, M. (2009). Melt initiation and mantle exhumation at the Iberian rifted margin: Comparison of pure–shear and upwelling-divergent flow models of continental breakup. Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 341(5), 394-405. doi:10.1016/j.crte.2008.12.008

DOI: 10.1016/j.crte.2008.12.008

Mapping palaeostructure and palaeobathymetry along the Norwegian Atlantic continental margin: Møre and Vøring basins (Journal article)

Roberts, A. M., Corfield, R. I., Kusznir, N. J., Matthews, S. J., Hansen, E. -K., & Hooper, R. J. (2009). Mapping palaeostructure and palaeobathymetry along the Norwegian Atlantic continental margin: Møre and Vøring basins. Petroleum Geoscience, 15(1), 27-43. doi:10.1144/1354-079309-804

DOI: 10.1144/1354-079309-804

Along-strike variations in rifted margin crustal architecture and lithosphere thinning between northern Vøring and Lofoten margin segments off mid-Norway. (Journal article)

Tsikalas, F., Faleide, J. I., & Kusznir, N. J. (2009). Along-strike variations in rifted margin crustal architecture and lithosphere thinning between northern Vøring and Lofoten margin segments off mid-Norway.. Tectonophysics, 458, 68-81.

Crustal Structure of the Norewgina-Greenland Sea from Satellite Gravity Inversion Incorporating a Correction for the Lithosphere Thermal Gravity Anomaly (Journal article)

Chappell, A. R., & Kusznir, N. J. (2009). Crustal Structure of the Norewgina-Greenland Sea from Satellite Gravity Inversion Incorporating a Correction for the Lithosphere Thermal Gravity Anomaly. Annales Societatis Scientiarum Faeroensis, 50, 9-29.

Depth Dependent Lithosphere Thinning at the Rifting to Spreading Transition in the Woodlark Ocean Basin, Western Pacific. (Journal article)

Gozzard, S. P., Kusznir, N. J., & Goodliffe, A. M. (2009). Depth Dependent Lithosphere Thinning at the Rifting to Spreading Transition in the Woodlark Ocean Basin, Western Pacific.. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., T23F(90(52)), 07.

Evidence for Lateral Variation in Lithospheric Mantle Density across the Ocean-Continent Transition of the Iberia and Newfoundland Conjugate Rifted Margins. (Journal article)

Cooper, C., Kusznir, N., & Manatschal, G. (2009). Evidence for Lateral Variation in Lithospheric Mantle Density across the Ocean-Continent Transition of the Iberia and Newfoundland Conjugate Rifted Margins.. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, 2009-9265.

How does the crust thin during final rifting: evidence from the Bernina/Campo domain in the Central Alps (SE-Switzerland and N-Italy), (Journal article)

Mohn, G., Manatschal, G., Masini, E., Beltrando, M., Muntener, O., & Kusznir, N. J. (2009). How does the crust thin during final rifting: evidence from the Bernina/Campo domain in the Central Alps (SE-Switzerland and N-Italy),. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., T31C(90(52)), 1830.

Lithospheric scale density heterogeneity across the ocean-continent transition of the Iberia and Newfoundland conjugate rifted margins (Journal article)

Cooper, C. J., Kusznir, N. J., & Manatschal, G. (2009). Lithospheric scale density heterogeneity across the ocean-continent transition of the Iberia and Newfoundland conjugate rifted margins. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., T31C(90(52)), 1849.

Modelling stress accumulation and dissipation and the causes intermediate depth seismicity in subduction zones (Journal article)

Fry, A., Kusznir, N., Dabrowski, M., Rietbrock, A., & Podladtchikov, I. (2009). Modelling stress accumulation and dissipation and the causes intermediate depth seismicity in subduction zones. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, 2009-8382.

Modelling stress accumulation and dissipation in subducting lithosphere and the origins of double and triple seismic zones. (Journal article)

Fry, A., Kusznir, N. J., Rietbrock, A., Dabrowski, M., & Podladchikov, Y. (2009). Modelling stress accumulation and dissipation in subducting lithosphere and the origins of double and triple seismic zones.. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., T23B(90(52)), 1917.

NW Indian Ocean crustal thickness, micro-continent distribution and ocean-continent transition location from satellite gravity inversion. (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., & Tymms, V. (2009). NW Indian Ocean crustal thickness, micro-continent distribution and ocean-continent transition location from satellite gravity inversion.. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, EGU2009-EGU12400.

Post-breakup rifted margin hinterland uplift predicted by a model of continental breakup and sea-floor spreading incorporating buoyancy assisted upwelling (Journal article)

Greenhalgh, E., & Kusznir, N. J. (2009). Post-breakup rifted margin hinterland uplift predicted by a model of continental breakup and sea-floor spreading incorporating buoyancy assisted upwelling. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, 2009-8136.

Potential mechanisms for the genesis of Cenozoic domal structures on the NE Atlantic margin: pros, cons and some new ideas. (Journal article)

Doré, A. G., Lundin, E. R., Kusznir, N. J., & Pascal., C. (2009). Potential mechanisms for the genesis of Cenozoic domal structures on the NE Atlantic margin: pros, cons and some new ideas.. Geological Society, London, Special Publication, 306, 1,-26,.

The Deformation Mode of Continental Lithosphere Thinning Leading to Continental Breakup. (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., & Manatschal, G. (2009). The Deformation Mode of Continental Lithosphere Thinning Leading to Continental Breakup.. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstrac, T31C(90(52)), 1855.

The mode of lithosphere deformation leading to continental breakup and sea-floor spreading initiation. (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., Fletcher, R. J., & Manatschal, G. (2009). The mode of lithosphere deformation leading to continental breakup and sea-floor spreading initiation.. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, 2009-9644.

Unraveling the crustal structure of hyper-extended rifted margins: the example of the Bernina domain in the Alpine Tethys (SE Switzerland) (Journal article)

Mohn, G., Masini, E., Manatschal, G., Beltrando, M., Müntener, O., & Kusznir, N. (2009). Unraveling the crustal structure of hyper-extended rifted margins: the example of the Bernina domain in the Alpine Tethys (SE Switzerland). Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, 2009-8390.

Viscoelastic Lithosphere Response and Stress Memory of Tectonic Force History (Invited) (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J. (2009). Viscoelastic Lithosphere Response and Stress Memory of Tectonic Force History (Invited). Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., T31F(90(52)), 01.

Volcanic rifted margin asymmetry and pre-breakup sag-sequences: North Atlantic examples (Journal article)

Watson, J. G., Kusznir, N. J., Faleide, J. I., Tsikalas, F., & Roberts, A. (2009). Volcanic rifted margin asymmetry and pre-breakup sag-sequences: North Atlantic examples. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, EGU2009-EGU10503.

2008

Along-strike variations in rifted margin crustal architecture and lithosphere thinning between northern Vøring and Lofoten margin segments off mid-Norway (Journal article)

Tsikalas, F., Faleide, J. I., & Kusznir, N. J. (2008). Along-strike variations in rifted margin crustal architecture and lithosphere thinning between northern Vøring and Lofoten margin segments off mid-Norway. Tectonophysics, 458(1-4), 68-81. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2008.03.001

DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2008.03.001

Integrated crustal thickness mapping and plate reconstructions for the high Arctic (Journal article)

Alvey, A., Gaina, C., Kusznir, N. J., & Torsvik, T. H. (2008). Integrated crustal thickness mapping and plate reconstructions for the high Arctic. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 274(3-4), 310-321. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.07.036

DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2008.07.036

Three-dimensional gravity inversion for Moho depth at rifted continental margins incorporating a lithosphere thermal gravity anomaly correction (Journal article)

Chappell, A. R., & Kusznir, N. J. (2008). Three-dimensional gravity inversion for Moho depth at rifted continental margins incorporating a lithosphere thermal gravity anomaly correction. Geophysical Journal International, 174(1), 1-13. doi:10.1111/j.1365-246x.2008.03803.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246x.2008.03803.x

An algorithm to calculate the gravity anomaly of sedimentary basins with exponential density-depth relationships (Journal article)

Chappell, A., & Kusznir, N. (2008). An algorithm to calculate the gravity anomaly of sedimentary basins with exponential density-depth relationships. Geophysical Prospecting, 56(2), 249-258. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2478.2007.00674.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.2007.00674.x

Lower-crustal intrusion on the North Atlantic continental margin (Journal article)

White, R. S., Smith, L. K., Roberts, A. W., Christie, P. A. F., & Kusznir, N. J. (2008). Lower-crustal intrusion on the North Atlantic continental margin. Nature, 452(7186), 460-464. doi:10.1038/nature06687

DOI: 10.1038/nature06687

Asymmetry of the Norwegian and East Greenland conjugate rifted continental margins (Journal article)

Watson, J. G., Kusznir, N. J., Tsikalas, F., & Faleide, J. (2008). Asymmetry of the Norwegian and East Greenland conjugate rifted continental margins. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 10, EG.

Circum-Arctic Mapping Project: New Magnetic Anomaly map Linked to the ... (Journal article)

Gaina, C., Saltus, R., Harrison, C., St-Onge, M., Alvey, A., & Kusznir, N. (2008). Circum-Arctic Mapping Project: New Magnetic Anomaly map Linked to the .... Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., 2008AG, 2008AGUFMGP53B..04G.

Crustal Thickness and Continental Lithosphere Thinning Factors for the Woodlark Basin From Gravity Inversions (Journal article)

Gozzard, S., Kusznir, N., & Goodliffe, A. (2008). Crustal Thickness and Continental Lithosphere Thinning Factors for the Woodlark Basin From Gravity Inversions. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., 2008AG, 2008AGUFM.T32B..03G.

Dependence of Mantle Exhumation at Rifted Continental Margins on the Deformation Mode of Breakup Lithosphere Thinning (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., Fletcher, R. J., & Manatschal, G. (2008). Dependence of Mantle Exhumation at Rifted Continental Margins on the Deformation Mode of Breakup Lithosphere Thinning. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., 2008AG, 2008AGUFM.T33F..07K.

Detachment structures in the Bernina domain (SE Switzerland): can they explain the extreme thinning of the continental crust prior to mantle exhumation in the Alpine Tethys ocean? (Journal article)

Mohn, G., Manatschal, G., Müntener, O., Kusznir, N., & Masini, E. (2008). Detachment structures in the Bernina domain (SE Switzerland): can they explain the extreme thinning of the continental crust prior to mantle exhumation in the Alpine Tethys ocean?. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 10, EG.

Evidence for Depth-Dependent Stretching at the Propagating Tip of Sea-floor Spreading in the Woodlark Basin, from Satellite Gravity Inversion, Flexural Backstripping and Fault Analysis (Journal article)

Cooper, C. J., Kusznir, N. J., & Manatschal, G. (2008). Evidence for Depth-Dependent Stretching at the Propagating Tip of Sea-floor Spreading in the Woodlark Basin, from Satellite Gravity Inversion, Flexural Backstripping and Fault Analysis. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 10, EG.

Evidence for Lateral Variation in Density Along the Ocean-Continent (Journal article)

Cooper, C. J., Kusznir, N. J., & Manatschal, G. (2008). Evidence for Lateral Variation in Density Along the Ocean-Continent. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., 2008AG, 2008AGUFM.T43C2057C.

Field Analogues to Understand the Evolution of Hyper-Extended Ultra-Deep (Journal article)

Mohn, G., Masini, E., Manatschal, G., Beltrando, M., Müntener, O., & Kusznir, N. (2008). Field Analogues to Understand the Evolution of Hyper-Extended Ultra-Deep. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., 2008AG, 2008AGUFM.T43C2043M.

Geodynamic modelling of continental lithosphere thinning leading to sea-floor spreading: Implications for post-breakup rifted margin hinterland uplift (Journal article)

Greenhalgh, E. E., & Kusznir, N. J. (2008). Geodynamic modelling of continental lithosphere thinning leading to sea-floor spreading: Implications for post-breakup rifted margin hinterland uplift. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 10, EG.

Mapping Arctic Crustal Thickness and Ocean-Continent Transition using Gravity Inversion with a Lithosphere Thermal Correction. (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., Lebedeva-Ivanova, N., Alvey, A., Gee, D., Gaina, C., & Torsvik, T. H. (2008). Mapping Arctic Crustal Thickness and Ocean-Continent Transition using Gravity Inversion with a Lithosphere Thermal Correction.. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 10, EG.

Potential mechanisms for the genesis of Cenozoic domal structures (Journal article)

Doré, A. G., Lundin, E. R., Kusznir, N. J., & Pascal, C. (2008). Potential mechanisms for the genesis of Cenozoic domal structures. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 306, 1 doi101144SP3061-26 doi101144SP3061.

Quantifying Continental Overlap in Plate Reconstruction Models for the North Atlantic Using Continental Extension Estimates from Gravity Inversion (Journal article)

Alvey, A., Kusznir, N. J., Torsvik, T. H., & Gaina, C. (2008). Quantifying Continental Overlap in Plate Reconstruction Models for the North Atlantic Using Continental Extension Estimates from Gravity Inversion. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., 2008AG, 2008AGUFM.T43A1996A.

Refining Plate Reconstruction Models Using OCT Location & Continental Extension Predicted by Gravity Inversion for the North Atlantic Rifted Margins (Journal article)

Alvey, A., Kusznir, N. J., Torsvik, T. H., & Gaina, C. (2008). Refining Plate Reconstruction Models Using OCT Location & Continental Extension Predicted by Gravity Inversion for the North Atlantic Rifted Margins. Geophysical Research Abstracts,, 10, EG.

The case for a thermal origin of magmatism on the North Atlantic continental margin (Journal article)

White, R. S., Smith, L. K., Roberts, A. W., Christie, P. A. F., & Kusznir, N. J. (2008). The case for a thermal origin of magmatism on the North Atlantic continental margin. Geophysical Research Abstracts,, 10, EG.

2007

Arctic Crustal Thickness and Ocean-Continent Transition from Gravity Inversion Incorporating a Lithosphere Thermal Correction (Journal article)

Greenhalgh, E., Kusznir, N. J., Lebedeva-Ivanova, N., Alvey, A., Gaina, C., & Torsvik, T. H. (2007). Arctic Crustal Thickness and Ocean-Continent Transition from Gravity Inversion Incorporating a Lithosphere Thermal Correction. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., 88(52), T11E-03.

Arctic Plate Reconstructions & Predicted Crustal Thickness from Gravity Inversion. (Journal article)

Alvey, A., Gaina, C., Kusznir, N. J., & Torsvik, T. H. (2007). Arctic Plate Reconstructions & Predicted Crustal Thickness from Gravity Inversion.. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU200, A-03466.

Comparison of Pure-Shear and Upwelling-Divergent Flow Models of Breakup Continental Lithosphere Thinning for the N. Iberian, N. Newfoundland and N. Angolan Rifted Margins (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., Manatschal, G., Fletcher, R. J., & Cooper, C. (2007). Comparison of Pure-Shear and Upwelling-Divergent Flow Models of Breakup Continental Lithosphere Thinning for the N. Iberian, N. Newfoundland and N. Angolan Rifted Margins. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl, 88(52), T32A-02.

Continental lithospheric thinning and breakup in response to upwelling divergent mantle flow: application to the Woodlark, Newfoundland and Iberia margins (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., & Karner, G. D. (2007). Continental lithospheric thinning and breakup in response to upwelling divergent mantle flow: application to the Woodlark, Newfoundland and Iberia margins. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 282(1), 389-419. doi:10.1144/sp282.16

DOI: 10.1144/sp282.16

Crustal Thickness and Continental Lithosphere Thinning on the N. Angolan Rifted Margins Predicted Using Gravity Inversion (Journal article)

Silva, R., Kusznir, N., & Roberts, A. (2007). Crustal Thickness and Continental Lithosphere Thinning on the N. Angolan Rifted Margins Predicted Using Gravity Inversion. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., 88(52), T41A-0368.

Early kinematic history of the Goban Spur rifted margin derived from a new model of continental breakup and sea floor spreading initiation. (Journal article)

Healy, D., & Kusznir, N. J. (2007). Early kinematic history of the Goban Spur rifted margin derived from a new model of continental breakup and sea floor spreading initiation.. Geol. Soc. Spec. Publ., Imaging, Mapping, and Modelling Continental Lithosphere Extension and Breakup (Proceedings of NSF-ESF rifted margins workshop, Pontresina 2004),, 282, 199-215.

Elastic dislocation modelling for prediction of small-scale fault (Chapter)

Dee, S. J., Yielding, G., Freeman, B., Healy, D., & Kusznir, N. J. (2007). Elastic dislocation modelling for prediction of small-scale fault. In L. Lonergan, R. J. H. Jolly, K. Rawnsley, & D. J. Sanderson (Eds.), Fractured Reservoirs (Vol. 270, pp. 139-155). London: Geological Society.

Evidence for thin oceanic crust on the extinct Aegir Ridge, Norwegian Basin, NE Atlantic derived from satellite gravity inversion (Journal article)

Greenhalgh, E. E., & Kusznir, N. J. (n.d.). Evidence for thin oceanic crust on the extinct Aegir Ridge, Norwegian Basin, NE Atlantic derived from satellite gravity inversion. Geophysical Research Letters, 34(6). doi:10.1029/2007gl029440

DOI: 10.1029/2007gl029440

Horizontal tectonic stress in lithosphere overlying subducting slab, dynamic topography and subduction mass balance. (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., Kennedy, A., Izarra, C., Nippress, S., & Booth, S. (2007). Horizontal tectonic stress in lithosphere overlying subducting slab, dynamic topography and subduction mass balance.. Geophysical Resrach Abstracts, EGU200, A-10776.

LPO predicted seismic anisotropy beneath a simple model of a mid-ocean ridge (Journal article)

Nippress, S. E. J., Kusznir, N. J., & Kendall, J. M. (2007). LPO predicted seismic anisotropy beneath a simple model of a mid-ocean ridge. Geophysical Research Letters, 34, 1-6.

Mantle Exhumation at Magma-Poor Rifted Margins due to Melt Suppression During Continental Break-up and Seafloor Spreading Initiation. (Journal article)

Fletcher, R., Kusznir, N., & Cheadle, M. (2007). Mantle Exhumation at Magma-Poor Rifted Margins due to Melt Suppression During Continental Break-up and Seafloor Spreading Initiation.. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Supplement, 88(52), T34A-03.

Mantle exhumation at non-volcanic rifted margins due to melt suppression during continental break-up and seafloor spreading initiation. (Journal article)

Fletcher, R. J., & Kusznir, N. J. (2007). Mantle exhumation at non-volcanic rifted margins due to melt suppression during continental break-up and seafloor spreading initiation.. European Geosciences Union, EGU200, A-04206..

Northern N. Atlantic rifted margin crustal thickness and OCT location from satellite gravity inversion incorporating a lithosphere thermal gravity anomaly correction. (Journal article)

Chappell, A. R., & Kusznir, N. J. (2007). Northern N. Atlantic rifted margin crustal thickness and OCT location from satellite gravity inversion incorporating a lithosphere thermal gravity anomaly correction.. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU200, A-07759.

Predicting OCT Location and Continental Extension for North Atlantic Rifted Margins Using Gravity Inversion (Journal article)

Alvey, A., & Kusznir, N. J. (2007). Predicting OCT Location and Continental Extension for North Atlantic Rifted Margins Using Gravity Inversion. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., 88(52), T41A-0367.

Residual depth anomalies on the Iberian, Newfoundland, Labrador and Nova Scotian margins; implications for their lithosphere mass and density distribution (Journal article)

Cooper, C., Kusznir, N., & Manatschal, G. (2007). Residual depth anomalies on the Iberian, Newfoundland, Labrador and Nova Scotian margins; implications for their lithosphere mass and density distribution. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., 88(52), T41A-0365.

Structure and evolution of the northern Voring and Lofoten-Vesteralen margins, and their conjugate NE Greenland margin. (Journal article)

Tsikalas, F., Faleide, J. I., Breivik, A. J., Mjelde, R., Wilson, J., Eldholm, O., & Kusznir, N. J. (2007). Structure and evolution of the northern Voring and Lofoten-Vesteralen margins, and their conjugate NE Greenland margin.. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU200, A-09377.

The evolution of the Southwest Indian 1 Ridge from 55°45'E-62°E: changes in plate-boundary geometry since 26 Ma (Journal article)

Baines, G., Cheadle, M. J., Dick, H. J. B., Scheirer, A. H., John, B. E., Kusznir, N. J., & Takeshi Matsumoto, T. (2007). The evolution of the Southwest Indian 1 Ridge from 55°45'E-62°E: changes in plate-boundary geometry since 26 Ma. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems,, 8(6), 1-31.

Thin oceanic crust on the extinct Aegir Ridge, Norwegian Basin, N.E. Atlantic predicted by satellite gravity inversion. (Journal article)

Greenhalgh, E., & Kusznir, N. J. (2007). Thin oceanic crust on the extinct Aegir Ridge, Norwegian Basin, N.E. Atlantic predicted by satellite gravity inversion.. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU200, A-07388.

Thinning Factors and Crustal Thicknesses at the Propagating Tip of Sea-floor Spreading in the Woodlark Basin (Journal article)

Gozzard, S. P., Kusznir, N., Goodliffe, A., & Manatschal, G. (2007). Thinning Factors and Crustal Thicknesses at the Propagating Tip of Sea-floor Spreading in the Woodlark Basin. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., 88(52), T41A-0361.

Unraveling the Interaction Between Mantle Processes and the Tectono-Sedimentary Evolution During Final Rifting Based on the Study of Remnants of the Alpine Tethys Rifted Margins Exposed in the Alps (Journal article)

Mohn, G., Masini, E., Manatschal, G., Muntener, O., & Kusznir, N. (2007). Unraveling the Interaction Between Mantle Processes and the Tectono-Sedimentary Evolution During Final Rifting Based on the Study of Remnants of the Alpine Tethys Rifted Margins Exposed in the Alps. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., 88(52), T41A-0374.

2006

A failed sea-floor-spreading centre, Santos Basin, Brazil (Conference Paper)

Scotchman, I. C., Marais-Gilchrist, G., de Souza, F. G., Chaves, F. F., Atterton, L. A., Roberts, A. M., & Kusznir, N. J. (2006). A failed sea-floor-spreading centre, Santos Basin, Brazil. In Rio Oil & Gas Expo and Conference Vol. IBP150 (pp. 1-9). Rio de Janeiro: Instituto Brasileiro de Petróleo e Gás - IBP.

Crustal thickness and OCT mapping of the Arctic region using gravity inversion incorporating a lithosphere thermal correction (Journal article)

Alvey, A., & Kusznir, N. J. (2006). Crustal thickness and OCT mapping of the Arctic region using gravity inversion incorporating a lithosphere thermal correction. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 8, A-06984.

Evidence for Thin Oceanic Crust on the Extinct Aegir Ridge, Norwegian Basin, N.E. Atlantic (Journal article)

Greenhalgh, E. E., & Kusznir, N. J. (2006). Evidence for Thin Oceanic Crust on the Extinct Aegir Ridge, Norwegian Basin, N.E. Atlantic. EOS Trans. AGU, 87, V23E-0681.

Late Palaeozoic intra- and pericratonic basins on the East European Craton (Chapter)

Stephenson, R. A., Yegorova, T., Kusznir, N., Brunet, M. -F., Stovba, S., Wilson, M., . . . Saintot, A. (2006). Late Palaeozoic intra- and pericratonic basins on the East European Craton. In D. G. Gee, & R. A. Stephenson (Eds.), European Lithosphere Dynamics (Vol. 32, pp. 463-479). London: Geological Society.

Mapping Crustal Thickness, Ocean-Continent Transition and Micro-Continents in the Indian Ocean Using Satellite Gravity Inversion (Journal article)

Wedge, L., & Kusznir, N. J. (2006). Mapping Crustal Thickness, Ocean-Continent Transition and Micro-Continents in the Indian Ocean Using Satellite Gravity Inversion. EOS Trans. AGU, 87, T53B-1594.

Melt Production and Mantle Exhumation During Continental Break-up and Rifted Margin Formation in Response to an Upwelling Divergent Flow-field (Journal article)

Fletcher, R. J., & Kusznir, N. J. (2006). Melt Production and Mantle Exhumation During Continental Break-up and Rifted Margin Formation in Response to an Upwelling Divergent Flow-field. EOS Trans. AGU, 87, T53A-1585.

Subduction mass balance, dynamic topography and its isostatic implications for the Central Andes (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., Izarra, C., Nippress, S., & Booth, S. (2006). Subduction mass balance, dynamic topography and its isostatic implications for the Central Andes. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 8, A-09124.

Testing Plate Reconstructions For The High Arctic Using Crustal Thickness Mapping From Gravity Inversion (Journal article)

Alvey, A. D., Gaina, C., Kusznir, N. J., & Torsvik, T. H. (2006). Testing Plate Reconstructions For The High Arctic Using Crustal Thickness Mapping From Gravity Inversion. EOS Trans. AGU, 87, OS53B-1121.

The Formation of Asymmetric Conjugate Rifted Continental Margins (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J. (2006). The Formation of Asymmetric Conjugate Rifted Continental Margins. EOS Trans. AGU, 87, T52C-01.

2005

Application of a new model of continental lithosphere breakup and sea-floor spreading initiation to the Woodlark Basin Western Pacific (Journal article)

Karner, G. D., & Kusznir, N. J. (2005). Application of a new model of continental lithosphere breakup and sea-floor spreading initiation to the Woodlark Basin Western Pacific. EOS Trans. AGU, 86, Jt. Assem. Suppl., 86, T51A-02.

Crustal Structure in the Southern Rockall Trough from Satellite Gravity Data: Evidence for Sea-floor Spreading (Journal article)

Chappell, A., & Kusznir, N. J. (2005). Crustal Structure in the Southern Rockall Trough from Satellite Gravity Data: Evidence for Sea-floor Spreading. EOS Trans. AGU, Jt. Assem. Suppl., 86, T53A-05.

Crustal Thickness Mapping of the Rifted Margin Ocean-Continent Transition using Satellite Gravity Inversion Incorporating a Lithosphere Thermal Correction (Journal article)

Hurst, N. W., & Kusznir, N. J. (2005). Crustal Thickness Mapping of the Rifted Margin Ocean-Continent Transition using Satellite Gravity Inversion Incorporating a Lithosphere Thermal Correction. EOS Trans. AGU, 86, Jt. Assem. Suppl., 86, T53A-04.

Crustal thickness mapping using satellite gravity data: Implications for the formation of the southern Rockall Trough. (Journal article)

Chappell, A. R., & Kusznir, N. J. (2005). Crustal thickness mapping using satellite gravity data: Implications for the formation of the southern Rockall Trough.. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 7, 07953.

Evidence for a Slow Spreading Ocean Ridge in the Southern Rockall Trough From Satellite Gravity Inversion and Seismic Data (Journal article)

Chappell, A. R., & Kusznir, N. J. (2005). Evidence for a Slow Spreading Ocean Ridge in the Southern Rockall Trough From Satellite Gravity Inversion and Seismic Data. EOS Trans. AGU, 86, T41E-1345.

Kinematics of lithosphere breakup deformation at the Goban Spur rifted continental margin (Journal article)

Healy, D., & Kusznir, N. J. (2005). Kinematics of lithosphere breakup deformation at the Goban Spur rifted continental margin. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 7, 06603.

Mapping the Ocean-Continent Transition at Rifted Margins using Satellite Gravity Inversion Incorporating a Lithosphere Thermal Correction (Journal article)

Hurst, N. W., & Kusznir, N. J. (2005). Mapping the Ocean-Continent Transition at Rifted Margins using Satellite Gravity Inversion Incorporating a Lithosphere Thermal Correction. EOS Trans. AGU, 86, T12C-03.

Modelling continental lithosphere thinning leading to breakup and sea-floor spreading initiation: The role of upwelling divergent flow within continental lithosphere (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., & Karner, G. D. (2005). Modelling continental lithosphere thinning leading to breakup and sea-floor spreading initiation: The role of upwelling divergent flow within continental lithosphere. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 7, 09562.

Modelling of continental lithosphere breakup and rifted margin formation in response to an upwelling divergent flow field incorporating a temperature dependent rheology (Journal article)

Tymms, V., & Kusznir, N. J. (2005). Modelling of continental lithosphere breakup and rifted margin formation in response to an upwelling divergent flow field incorporating a temperature dependent rheology. EOS Trans. AGU, Jt. Assem. Suppl., 86, T53A-10.

Modes of Continental Lithosphere Deformation and Thinning Leading to Continental Breakup and Sea-floor Spreading Initiation (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., & Healy, D. (2005). Modes of Continental Lithosphere Deformation and Thinning Leading to Continental Breakup and Sea-floor Spreading Initiation. EOS Trans. AGU, 86, T52B-06.

Predicting Structure and Location of the Ocean-Continent Transition at Rifted Margins Using a New Model of Continental Breakup and Rifted Margin Formation. (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., Karner, G. D., Tymms, V., Healy, D., Roberts, A. M., & Team, I. (2005). Predicting Structure and Location of the Ocean-Continent Transition at Rifted Margins Using a New Model of Continental Breakup and Rifted Margin Formation.. EOS Trans. AGU, Jt. Assem. Suppl., 86, T41A-04.

Structure from the Faroes shelf to the Norwegian Basin (Journal article)

Roberts, A. W., White, R. S., Christie, P. A. F., Kusznir, N. J., Roberts, A. M., & Team, I. (2005). Structure from the Faroes shelf to the Norwegian Basin. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 7, 01035.

Structure of the Hatton-Rockall Basin and adjacent continental margin (Chapter)

Smith, L. K., White, R. S., Kusznir, N. J., & Team, I. (2005). Structure of the Hatton-Rockall Basin and adjacent continental margin. In Petroleum Geology: North-West Europe and Global Perspectives, p 947-956 (pp. 947-956). London: Geological Society (peer reviewed).

Tertiary Formation of the Faroes-Shetland Basin, NE Atlantic Margin, by Failed Continental Breakup (Journal article)

Fletcher, R. J., Kusznir, N. J., & Roberts, A. M. (2005). Tertiary Formation of the Faroes-Shetland Basin, NE Atlantic Margin, by Failed Continental Breakup. EOS Trans. AGU, 86, T52B-06.

Tertiary development of the Faroes-Shetland Basin: Intracontinental rifting or failed continental breakup? (Journal article)

Fletcher, R. J., Kusznir, N. J., & Roberts, A. M. (2005). Tertiary development of the Faroes-Shetland Basin: Intracontinental rifting or failed continental breakup?. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 7, 08516.

Timing and Magnitude of Depth-dependent Lithosphere Stretching on the S. Lofoten and N. Vøring Continental Margins Offshore Mid-Norway: Implications for Subsidence and Hydrocarbon Maturation at Volcanic Rifted Margins (Chapter)

Kusznir, N. J., Hunsdale, R., Roberts, A. M., & Team, I. (2005). Timing and Magnitude of Depth-dependent Lithosphere Stretching on the S. Lofoten and N. Vøring Continental Margins Offshore Mid-Norway: Implications for Subsidence and Hydrocarbon Maturation at Volcanic Rifted Margins. In Petroleum Geology: North-West Europe and Global Perspectives, p 767¿783 (pp. 767-783). London.: Geological Society (peer reviewed).

2004

Fracture prediction for the 1980 El Asnam, Algeria earthquake via elastic dislocation modeling (Journal article)

Healy, D., Yielding, G., & Kusznir, N. (2004). Fracture prediction for the 1980 El Asnam, Algeria earthquake via elastic dislocation modeling. Tectonics, 23(6), n/a. doi:10.1029/2003tc001575

DOI: 10.1029/2003tc001575

Timing of depth-dependent lithosphere stretching on the S. Lofoten rifted margin offshore mid-Norway: pre-breakup or post-breakup? (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., Hunsdale, R., & Roberts, A. M. (2004). Timing of depth-dependent lithosphere stretching on the S. Lofoten rifted margin offshore mid-Norway: pre-breakup or post-breakup?. Basin Research, 16(2), 279-296. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2117.2004.00233.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2117.2004.00233.x

A Kinematic Fluid-flow Model of Continental Lithosphere Deformation Leading to Continental Lithosphere Breakup and Rifted Continental Margin Formation (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., & Karner, G. D. (2004). A Kinematic Fluid-flow Model of Continental Lithosphere Deformation Leading to Continental Lithosphere Breakup and Rifted Continental Margin Formation. EOS Trans. AGU, 85, T41E-1272.

An inverse method to derive fault slip and geometry from seismically observed vertical stratigraphic displacements using elastic dislocation theory. (Journal article)

Healy, D., Kusznir, N. J., & Yielding, G. (2004). An inverse method to derive fault slip and geometry from seismically observed vertical stratigraphic displacements using elastic dislocation theory.. Marine and Petroleum Geology, doi:10.

An inverse method to derive the kinematic history of rifted margin formation using a new model of sea floor spreading initiation (Journal article)

Healy, D., & Kusznir, N. J. (2004). An inverse method to derive the kinematic history of rifted margin formation using a new model of sea floor spreading initiation. EOS Trans. AGU, Jt. Assem. Suppl, 85, T41B-01.

Crustal architecture and depth-dependent lithosphere stretching of the northern Voring and Lofoten segments of the Norwegian margin (Journal article)

Tsikalas, F., Kusznir, N. J., & Faleide, J. I. (2004). Crustal architecture and depth-dependent lithosphere stretching of the northern Voring and Lofoten segments of the Norwegian margin. Bollettino di Geofisica Teorica ed Applicata, 45, 275-280.

Crustal thickness from satellite gravity data incorporating a lithosphere thermal correction: application to North Atlantic rifted margins (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., Hurst, N. W., & White, R. S. (2004). Crustal thickness from satellite gravity data incorporating a lithosphere thermal correction: application to North Atlantic rifted margins. Geophys. Research Abstracts, 6, 04148.

Deformation Kinematics of Rifted Continental Margin Lithosphere From Measured Bathymetry, Gravity and Upper Crustal Extension Using a New Model of Sea Floor Spreading Initiation (Journal article)

Healy, D., & Kusznir, N. J. (2004). Deformation Kinematics of Rifted Continental Margin Lithosphere From Measured Bathymetry, Gravity and Upper Crustal Extension Using a New Model of Sea Floor Spreading Initiation. EOS Trans. AGU, 85, T41E-1268.

Depth-Dependent Lithospheric Stretching at Rifted Continental Margins (Chapter)

Davis, M., & Kusznir, N. J. (2004). Depth-Dependent Lithospheric Stretching at Rifted Continental Margins. In G. D. Karner (Ed.), Proceedings of NSF Rifted Margins Theoretical Institute, p 92-136 (pp. 92-136). New York: Columbia University Press.

Late Palaeocene Mantle Plume Uplift on The Fugloy Ridge, NE Faroes (Journal article)

Hurst, N. W., Kusznir, N. J., & Roberts, A. M. (2004). Late Palaeocene Mantle Plume Uplift on The Fugloy Ridge, NE Faroes. EOS Trans. AGU, 85, T23B-0587.

Mantle Plume Temperature Variations Immediately Following Continental Breakup of the Northern North Atlantic (Journal article)

Parkin, C. J., White, R. S., & Kusznir, N. (2004). Mantle Plume Temperature Variations Immediately Following Continental Breakup of the Northern North Atlantic. EOS Trans. AGU, 85, V34B-01.

Mapping Variations in Oceanic and Continental Crustal Thickness using Satellite Gravity Data on the Newfoundland Rifted Margin (Journal article)

Shillington, D. J., Kusznir, N. J., & Holbrook, W. S. (2004). Mapping Variations in Oceanic and Continental Crustal Thickness using Satellite Gravity Data on the Newfoundland Rifted Margin. EOS Trans. AGU, Jt. Assem. Suppl., 85, T41B-04.

Modeling of lower mantle seismic anisotropy beneath subduction zones. (Journal article)

Nippress, S. E. J., Kusznir, N. J., & Kendall, J. M. (2004). Modeling of lower mantle seismic anisotropy beneath subduction zones.. Geophys. Res. Lett, 31, L19612. doi:10.1029/2004GL020

DOI: 10.1029/2004GL020

Modelling Sea-floor Spreading Initiation and Rifted Continental Margin Formation: Does Depth Dependent Stretching Occur Pre- or Syn-breakup? (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., & Karner, G. D. (2004). Modelling Sea-floor Spreading Initiation and Rifted Continental Margin Formation: Does Depth Dependent Stretching Occur Pre- or Syn-breakup?. EOS Trans. AGU, Jt. Assem. Suppl., 85, T32B-02.

Modelling depth dependent lithosphere stretching at rifted continental margins (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., & Tymms, V. (2004). Modelling depth dependent lithosphere stretching at rifted continental margins. Geophys. Research Abstracts, 6, 03932.

Predicting rifted continental margin subsidence history from satellite gravity derived crustal thinning: application to North Atlantic Margins (Journal article)

Hurst, N. W., Kusznir, N. J., Roberts, A. M., & White, R. S. (2004). Predicting rifted continental margin subsidence history from satellite gravity derived crustal thinning: application to North Atlantic Margins. EOS Trans. AGU, Jt. Assem. Suppl., 85, T41B-02.

Rapid Changes in Transform Fault Length and the Dynamic Evolution of the Southwest Indian Ridge Since 26Ma (Journal article)

Baines, G., Cheadle, M., Hosford Scheirer, A., Kusznir, N., John, B., Dick, H., & Matsumoto, T. (2004). Rapid Changes in Transform Fault Length and the Dynamic Evolution of the Southwest Indian Ridge Since 26Ma. EOS Trans. AGU, 85, T44A-05.

Sensitivity of Lower Mantle Seismic Anisotropy Beneath Subduction Zones to Mantle Viscosity Structure and Mineral Inherited Deformation (Journal article)

Nippress, S., & Kusznir, N. (2004). Sensitivity of Lower Mantle Seismic Anisotropy Beneath Subduction Zones to Mantle Viscosity Structure and Mineral Inherited Deformation. EOS Trans. AGU, 85, T24B-06.

Tectono-stratigraphic evolution of the Maturin Foreland Basin Eastern Venezuela (Chapter)

Jacome, M. I., Kusznir, N. J., Audermarde, F., & Flint, S. (2004). Tectono-stratigraphic evolution of the Maturin Foreland Basin Eastern Venezuela. In C. Bartolini, R. T. Buffler, & J. Blickwede (Eds.), The Circum-Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean: Hydrocarbon habitats, basin formation and plate tectonics, p 735-749 (Vol. 79, pp. 735-749). Tulsa: AAPG Memoir (peer reviewed).

The Effect of Temperature Dependent Rheology on a Kinematic Model of Continental Breakup and Rifted Continental Margin Formation (Journal article)

Tymms, V. J., & Kusznir, N. J. (2004). The Effect of Temperature Dependent Rheology on a Kinematic Model of Continental Breakup and Rifted Continental Margin Formation. EOS Trans. AGU, 85, T41E-1271.

2003

Formation of the Maturín Foreland Basin, eastern Venezuela: Thrust sheet loading or subduction dynamic topography (Journal article)

Jácome, M. I., Kusznir, N., Audemard, F., & Flint, S. (2003). Formation of the Maturín Foreland Basin, eastern Venezuela: Thrust sheet loading or subduction dynamic topography. Tectonics, 22(5), n/a. doi:10.1029/2002tc001381

DOI: 10.1029/2002tc001381

Crustal structure from the Faroes Shelf to the Norwegian Basin (Journal article)

Roberts, A. W., White, R. S., Christie, P. A. F., Roberts, A. M., & iSIMM Team. (2003). Crustal structure from the Faroes Shelf to the Norwegian Basin. Geophys. Research Abstracts, 5, 01454.

Elastic Dislocation Models of Listric Faults. (Journal article)

Healy, D., & Kusznir, N. J. (2003). Elastic Dislocation Models of Listric Faults.. EOS Trans. AGU, 84, 1437.

Fracture prediction for the 1980 El Asnam, Algeria earthquake via elastic dislocation modelling (Journal article)

Healy, D., Yielding, G., & Kusznir, N. J. (2003). Fracture prediction for the 1980 El Asnam, Algeria earthquake via elastic dislocation modelling. Geophys. Research Abstracts, 5, 02658.

Lower Mantle Seismic Anisotropy Beneath Subduction Zones (Journal article)

Nippress, S., Kusznir, N. J., & Kendall, M. (2003). Lower Mantle Seismic Anisotropy Beneath Subduction Zones. EOS Trans. AGU, 84, 1401.

Mantle seismic anisotropy beneath the 660 km phase transition generated by subduction body force stresses (Journal article)

Nippress, S., Kusznir, N. J., & Kendall, M. (2003). Mantle seismic anisotropy beneath the 660 km phase transition generated by subduction body force stresses. Geophys. Research Abstracts, 5, 03476.

Mechanism for generating the anomalous uplift of oceanic core complexes: Atlantis Bank, southwest Indian Ridge. (Journal article)

Baines, G. A., Cheadle, M. J., Dick, H. J. B., Scheirer, A. H., John, B. E., Kusznir, N. J., & Matsumot, T. (2003). Mechanism for generating the anomalous uplift of oceanic core complexes: Atlantis Bank, southwest Indian Ridge.. Geology,, 31.(12), 1105-1108.

Modelling Sea Floor Spreading Initiation and Depth Dependent Stretching at Rifted Continental Margins (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., & Tymms, V. (2003). Modelling Sea Floor Spreading Initiation and Depth Dependent Stretching at Rifted Continental Margins. EOS Trans. AGU, 84, 134.

Modelling sea floor spreading initiation and rifted continental margin formation (Journal article)

Tymms, V., Kusznir, N. J., White Roberts, A. M., Christie, P. A. F., & Team, I. (2003). Modelling sea floor spreading initiation and rifted continental margin formation. Geophys. Research Abstracts, 5, 02547.

North Atlantic Rifted Margin Crustal Thickness and Crustal Thinning from Satellite Gravity Data (Journal article)

Hurst, N. W., Kusznir, N. J., & White, R. S. (2003). North Atlantic Rifted Margin Crustal Thickness and Crustal Thinning from Satellite Gravity Data. EOS Trans. AGU, 84, 1341.

Predicting Fractures Using an Elastic Dislocation Model of the 1980 El Asnam, Algeria, Earthquake (Journal article)

Yielding, G., Healy, D., & Kusznir, N. J. (2003). Predicting Fractures Using an Elastic Dislocation Model of the 1980 El Asnam, Algeria, Earthquake. EOS Trans. AGU, 84, 1437.

Stress Accumulation and Dissipation in Subducting Lithosphere and the Origin of Double and Triple Seismic Zones (Journal article)

Rietbrock, A., & Kusznir, N. J. (2003). Stress Accumulation and Dissipation in Subducting Lithosphere and the Origin of Double and Triple Seismic Zones. EOS Trans. AGU, 84, 1342.

Timing of depth dependent stretching on the Lofoten continental margin: pre-breakup or post-breakup? (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., Hunsdale, R., & Roberts, A. M. (2003). Timing of depth dependent stretching on the Lofoten continental margin: pre-breakup or post-breakup?. Geophys. Research Abstracts, 5, 02218.

2002

Are buoyancy forces important during the formation of rifted margins? (Journal article)

Davis, M., & Kusznir, N. (2002). Are buoyancy forces important during the formation of rifted margins?. Geophysical Journal International, 149(2), 524-533. doi:10.1046/j.1365-246x.2002.01666.x

DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-246x.2002.01666.x

An inverse method to determine fault slip and geometry from seismically observed subsurface vertical stratigraphic displacements using elastic dislocation theory (Journal article)

Healy, D., Kusznir, N. J., & Yielding, G. (2002). An inverse method to determine fault slip and geometry from seismically observed subsurface vertical stratigraphic displacements using elastic dislocation theory. EOS Trans. AGU, 83, 1373.

Lower Mantle Seismic Anisotropy Generated by Subduction Body Force Stresses Beneath the 660km Phase Transition (Journal article)

Nippress, S., Kusznir, N. J., & Kendall, M. (2002). Lower Mantle Seismic Anisotropy Generated by Subduction Body Force Stresses Beneath the 660km Phase Transition. EOS Trans. AGU, 83, 953.

Origin of anomalous uplift at Inside Corner Highs: the importance of transform parallel normal faulting and transverse ridge formation (Journal article)

Baines, G., Cheadle, M., John, B., & Kusznir, N. J. (2002). Origin of anomalous uplift at Inside Corner Highs: the importance of transform parallel normal faulting and transverse ridge formation. EOS Trans. AGU, 83, 1332.

Seismic Acquisition on the Faroes Shelf, Hatton Bank and adjacent Continental Margins (Journal article)

White, R., Kusznir, N. J., Christie, P., Lunnon, Z., Roberts, A. W., Hurst, N., . . . Roberts, A. M. (2002). Seismic Acquisition on the Faroes Shelf, Hatton Bank and adjacent Continental Margins. EOS Trans. AGU, 83, 1261.

The formation of the south-eastern part of the Dniepr-Donets Basin: 2-D forward and reverse syn-rift and post-rift modelling, (Journal article)

Stovba, S. M., Maystrenko, Y. P., Stephenson, R. A., & Kusznir, N. J. (2002). The formation of the south-eastern part of the Dniepr-Donets Basin: 2-D forward and reverse syn-rift and post-rift modelling,. Sedimentary Geology., 156, 11-33.

Timing and Magnitude of Depth-dependent Lithosphere Stretching on the Lofoten Segment of the Norwegian Rifted Continental Margin (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., Hunsdale, R., & Roberts, A. (2002). Timing and Magnitude of Depth-dependent Lithosphere Stretching on the Lofoten Segment of the Norwegian Rifted Continental Margin. EOS Trans. AGU, 83, 1260.

iSIMM pushes frontiers of marine seismic acquisition. (Journal article)

White, R. S., Christie, P. A. F., Kusznir, N. J., Roberts., A. M., Davies, A., Hurst, N., . . . Tymms, V. (2002). iSIMM pushes frontiers of marine seismic acquisition.. First Break., 20., 782-786.

2001

Apparent Discrepancy Between Observed and Calculated Mass Excess of the Subducted Slab Under the Central Andes (Journal article)

Izarra, C., Kusznir, N. J., & Davies, J. H. (2001). Apparent Discrepancy Between Observed and Calculated Mass Excess of the Subducted Slab Under the Central Andes. EOS Trans. AGU, 82, 1158.

Contribution of Subduction Dynamic Topography to the Formation of the Maturin Foreland Basin Eastern Venezuela (Journal article)

Jacome, M. I., Kusznir, N. J., Audemard, F., & Flint, S. (2001). Contribution of Subduction Dynamic Topography to the Formation of the Maturin Foreland Basin Eastern Venezuela. EOS Trans. AGU, 82, 1162.

Depth Dependent Lithosphere Stretching, Mantle Exhumation and the ¿Upper Plate Paradox¿ at Rifted Continental Margins (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., Davis, M., & Roberts, A. M. (2001). Depth Dependent Lithosphere Stretching, Mantle Exhumation and the ¿Upper Plate Paradox¿ at Rifted Continental Margins. European Union Geosciences J. of Abstracts,, 6, 721.

Internal zone extension and external zone shortening in the Alps (Journal article)

Wheeler, J., Kusznir, N. J., Reddy, S., & Cliff, R. (2001). Internal zone extension and external zone shortening in the Alps. EOS Trans. AGU, 82, 1112.

Observations of Subduction Retroarc Dynamic Topography and Implications for Mantle Viscosity Structure (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J., Booth, S., & Flint, S. (2001). Observations of Subduction Retroarc Dynamic Topography and Implications for Mantle Viscosity Structure. European Union Geosciences J. of Abstracts, 6, 487.

Subduction Body Force Stresses and Viscosity Structure at the 410 km and 660 km Phase Transitions (Journal article)

Kusznir, N. J. (2001). Subduction Body Force Stresses and Viscosity Structure at the 410 km and 660 km Phase Transitions. European Union Geosciences J. of Abstracts, 6, 485.

The uplift of oceanic core complexes by transform parallel extensional faulting: Atlantis Bank SW Indian Ridge (Journal article)

Baines, G., Cheadle, M. J., Dick, H., Hosford, A., John, B., Kusznir, N. J., . . . Schouten, H. (2001). The uplift of oceanic core complexes by transform parallel extensional faulting: Atlantis Bank SW Indian Ridge. EOS Trans. AGU, 82, 1096.

Thermal and dynamic modelling of deep subduction of a spreading centre: implications for the fate of the subducted Chile Rise, Southern Chile. (Journal article)

Daniel, A. J., Kusznir, N. J., & Styles, P. (2001). Thermal and dynamic modelling of deep subduction of a spreading centre: implications for the fate of the subducted Chile Rise, Southern Chile.. J. Geophys. Res., 106(B3), 4293-4305.