Dynamic Topography


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Barnett-Moore, N., R. Hassan, R. D. Müller, S. E. Williams, and N. Flament (2017), Dynamic topography and eustasy controlled the paleogeographic evolution of northern Africa since the mid-Cretaceous , Tectonics, 36, 929–944, doi:10.1002/2016TC004280.
Flament, N., Gurnis, M., Williams, S., Seton, M., Skogseid, J., Heine, C., and Dietmar Müller R. (2014). Topographic asymmetry of the South Atlantic from global models of mantle flow and lithospheric stretching. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 387, 107-119.
Shephard, G. E., Flament, N., Williams, S., Seton, M., Gurnis, M., and Müller R. D. (2014). Circum-Arctic mantle structure and long-wavelength topography since the Jurassic. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. DOI: 10.1002/2014JB011078
Bower, D. J., Gurnis, M., & Flament, N. (2015). Assimilating lithosphere and slab history in 4-D Earth models. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 238, 8-22.
Rubey, M., Brune, S., Heine, C., Davies, D. R., Williams, S. E., and Müller, R. D.: Global patterns in Earth's dynamic topography since the Jurassic: the role of subducted slabs, Solid Earth, 8, 899-919, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-8-899-2017, 2017.
Flament, N., Gurnis, M., Müller R. D., Bower, D. J., & Husson, L. (2015). Influence of subduction history on South American topography. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 430, 9-18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2015.08.006.
Müller, R. D., Flament, N., Matthews, K. J., Williams, S. E., & Gurnis, M. (2016). Formation of Australian continental margin highlands driven by plate-mantle interaction.. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 441, 60-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2016.02.025
Seton, M., Flament, N., Whittaker, J., Müller, R. D., Gurnis, M., & Bower, D. J. (2015). Ridge subduction sparked reorganization of the Pacific plate-mantle system 60.50 million years ago. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(6), 1732-1740.
R.D. Müller, R. Hassan, M. Gurnis, N. Flament, S.E. Williams, Dynamic topography of passive continental margins and their hinterlands since the Cretaceous, Gondwana Research, Volume 53, 2018, Pages 225-251, ISSN 1342-937X, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2017.04.028.
Müller, R.D., Sdrolias, M., Gaina, C., Steinberger, B. and Heine, C., 2008. Long-term sea-level fluctuations driven by ocean basin dynamics. science, 319(5868), pp.1357-1362.
Cao, W., Flament, N., Zahirovic, S., Williams, S. and Müller, R.D. 2018. The interplay of dynamic topography and eustasy on continental flooding in the late Paleozoic. In revision.

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Sponsors & Collaborators

This research is supported by the Basin Genesis Hub and AuScope. Below is a list of Basin GENESIS Hub collaborators.

The University of Melbourne
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Curtin University
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Chevron USA
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Oil Search
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Equinor
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Intrepid Geophysics
Intrepid Geophysics, based in Melbourne, Australia, has provided software and services for field geophysics applications since 1992.



3D-GEO
3D-GEO is a seismic and structural modeling consultancy based in Melbourne, Australia, with expertise in basins of Australasia and the Middle East.



Geoscience Australia
Geoscience Australia is an Australian Government entity that provides geoscience information, services and capability to Australia’s most important challenges.



California Institute of Technology
The California Institute of Technology or Caltech is a private research university located in Pasadena, California, and is frequently cited as one of the world’s best.