Selected Publications

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Rift Linkage Modelling in East Africa

Brune, S., Corti, G., and Ranalli, G. Controls of inherited lithospheric heterogeneity on rift linkage: Numerical and analogue models of interaction between the Kenyan and Ethiopian rifts across the Turkana depression: Tectonics, p. 2017TC004739, doi: 10.1002/2017TC004739.

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Rifted Margin Architecture and Crustal Rheology

Brune, S., Heine, C., Clift, P.D., and Pérez-Gussinyé, M., 2016, Rifted margin architecture and crustal rheology: Reviewing Iberia-Newfoundland, central South Atlantic, and South China sea: Marine and Petroleum Geology, doi: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2016.10.018.

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Abrupt plate accelerations due to rifting

Brune, S., Williams, S.E., Butterworth, N.P., Müller, R.D.: Abrupt plate accelerations shape rifted continental margins: Nature, 536 (7615), 201–204, doi:10.1038/nature18319.

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Numerical Models on Centimetre-Scale

Cyprych, D., Brune, S., Piazolo, S., Quinteros, J.: Strain localization in polycrystalline material with second phase particles: Numerical modeling with application to ice mixtures: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi:10.1002/2016GC006471.

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Review Article

Brune, S.: Rifts and rifted margins: A review of geodynamic processes and natural hazards. Invited Review Paper in Geophysical Monograph, 219 “Plate Boundaries and Natural Hazards”, Duarte and Schellart (Eds.), AGU/Wiley Publishing.

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The following articles have been published before the start of the CRYSTALS project.



Anomalous subsidence at South China Sea continental margin

Clift, P.D., Brune, S., Quinteros, J., 2015. Climate changes control offshore crustal structure at South China Sea continental margin. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 420, 66–72. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.03.032

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Evolution of stress and fault patterns in oblique rift systems

Brune, S., 2014. Evolution of stress and fault patterns in oblique rift systems: 3-D numerical lithospheric-scale experiments from rift to breakup. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 15, 3392–3415. doi:10.1002/2014GC005446

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Linking rift propagation barriers to excess magmatism at volcanic rifted margins

Koopmann, H., Brune, S., Franke, D., Breuer, S., 2014. Linking rift propagation barriers to excess magmatism at volcanic rifted margins. Geology G36085.1. doi:10.1130/G36085.1

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Rift migration, margin asymmetry, and crustal hyper-extension

Brune, S., Heine, C., Perez-Gussinye, M., Sobolev, S.V., 2014. Rift migration explains continental margin asymmetry and crustal hyper-extension. Nature Communications 5. doi:10.1038/ncomms5014

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Why is there no Saharan Atlantic Ocean?

Heine, C., Brune, S., 2014. Oblique rifting of the Equatorial Atlantic: Why there is no Saharan Atlantic Ocean. Geology 42, 211–214. doi:10.1130/G35082.1

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