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Team leader for Geodynamics at the Geological Survey of Norway (NGU) and Researcher at Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED).


  • van den Broek, Joost Martijn; Magni, Valentina; Gaina, Carmen & Buiter, Susanne (2020). The Formation of Continental Fragments in Subduction Settings: The Importance of Structural Inheritance and Subduction System Dynamics. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Solid Earth.  ISSN 2169-9313.  125(1) . doi: 10.1029/2019JB018370 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Ellis, Susan; Ghisetti, Francesca C.; Barnes, Philip M.; Boulton, Carolyn; Fagereng, Åke & Buiter, Susanne (2019). The contemporary force balance in a wide accretionary wedge: Numerical models of the southcentral Hikurangi margin of New Zealand. Geophysical Journal International.  ISSN 0956-540X.  219(2), s 776- 795 . doi: 10.1093/gji/ggz317
  • Wilson, Robert W; Houseman, Gregory A.; Buiter, Susanne; McCaffrey, Kenneth J.W. & Doré, Anthony G. (2019). Fifty years of the wilson cycle concept in plate tectonics: An overview. Geological Society Special Publication.  ISSN 0305-8719.  470, s 1- 17 . doi: 10.1144/SP470-2019-58 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Zwaan, Frank; Schreurs, Guido & Buiter, Susanne (2019). A systematic comparison of experimental set-ups for modelling extensional tectonics. Solid Earth (SE).  ISSN 1869-9510.  10(4), s 1063- 1097 . doi: 10.5194/se-10-1063-2019 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Jeanniot, Ludovic & Buiter, Susanne (2018). A quantitative analysis of transtensional margin width. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.  ISSN 0012-821X.  491, s 95- 108 . doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.03.003
  • Tetreault, JL & Buiter, Susanne (2018). The influence of extension rate and crustal rheology on the evolution of passive margins from rifting to break-up. Tectonophysics.  ISSN 0040-1951.  746, s 155- 172 . doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.08.029
  • Naliboff, John B.; Buiter, Susanne; Péron-Pinvidic, Gwenn; Osmundsen, Per Terje & Tetreault, Joya (2017). Complex fault interaction controls continental rifting. Nature Communications.  ISSN 2041-1723.  8 . doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00904-x Full text in Research Archive.
  • Buiter, Susanne; Schreurs, Guido; Albertz, Markus; Gerya, Taras V.; Kaus, Boris; Landry, Walter; Le Pourhiet, Laetitia; Mishin, Yury; Egholm, David L; Cooke, Michele; Maillot, Bertrand; Thieulot, Cedric; Crook, Tony; May, Dave; Souloumiac, Pauline & Beaumont, Christopher (2016). Benchmarking numerical models of brittle thrust wedges. Journal of Structural Geology.  ISSN 0191-8141.  92, s 140- 177 . doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2016.03.003
  • Schreurs, Guido; Buiter, Susanne; Boutelier, Jennifer; Burberry, Caroline; Callot, Jean-Paul; Cavozzi, Cristian; Cerca, Mariano; Chen, Jian-Hong; Cristallini, Ernesto; Cruden, Alexander R.; Cruz, Leonardo; Daniel, Jean-Marc; Da Poian, Gabriela; Garcia, Victor H.; Gomes, Caroline J.S.; Grall, Céline; Guillot, Yannick; Guzmán, Cecilia; Hidayah, Triyani Nur; Hilley, George; Klinkmüller, Matthias; Koyi, Hemin; Lu, Chia-Yu; Maillot, Bertrand; Meriaux, Catherine; Nilfouroushan, Faramarz; Pan, Chang-Chih; Pillot, Daniel; Portillo, Rodrigo; Rosenau, Matthias; Schellart, Wouter P.; Schlische, Roy W.; Take, Andy; Vendeville, Bruno; Vergnaud, Marine; Vettori, Matteo; Wang, Shih-Hsien; Withjack, Martha O.; Yagupsky, Daniel & Yamada, Yasuhiro (2016). Benchmarking analogue models of brittle thrust wedges. Journal of Structural Geology.  ISSN 0191-8141.  92, s 116- 139 . doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2016.03.005
  • Zwaan, Frank; Schreurs, Guido; Naliboff, John & Buiter, Susanne (2016). Insights into the effects of oblique extension on continental rift interaction from 3D analogue and numerical models. Tectonophysics.  ISSN 0040-1951.  693(Part B), s 239- 260 . doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.02.036
  • Naliboff, John & Buiter, Susanne (2015). Rift reactivation and migration during multiphase extension. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.  ISSN 0012-821X.  421, s 58- 67 . doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.03.050
  • Buiter, Susanne & Torsvik, Trond Helge (2014). A review of Wilson Cycle plate margins: A role for mantle plumes in continental break-up along sutures?. Gondwana Research.  ISSN 1342-937X.  26(2), s 627- 653 . doi: 10.1016/
  • Ghazian, Reza Kabbaz & Buiter, Susanne (2014). Numerical modelling of the role of salt in continental collision: An application to the southeast Zagros fold-and-thrust belt. Tectonophysics.  ISSN 0040-1951.  632(C), s 96- 110 . doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.06.006
  • Quinquis, Matthieu E.T. & Buiter, Susanne (2014). Testing the effects of basic numerical implementations of water migration on models of subduction dynamics. Solid Earth (SE).  ISSN 1869-9510.  5(1), s 537- 555 . doi: 10.5194/se-5-537-2014
  • Tetreault, JL & Buiter, Susanne (2014). Future accreted terranes: A compilation of island arcs, oceanic plateaus, submarine ridges, seamounts, and continental fragments. Solid Earth (SE).  ISSN 1869-9510.  5(2), s 1243- 1275 . doi: 10.5194/se-5-1243-2014
  • Ghazian, Reza Kabbaz & Buiter, Susanne (2013). A numerical investigation of continental collision styles. Geophysical Journal International.  ISSN 0956-540X.  193(3), s 1133- 1152 . doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt068
  • Buiter, Susanne (2012). A review of brittle compressional wedge models. Tectonophysics.  ISSN 0040-1951.  530, s 1- 17 . doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2011.12.018
  • Buiter, Susanne; Grigull, Susanne; Ellis, Susan; Little, T.A. & Hill, M.P. (2012). Rheological constraints on quartz derived from scaling relationships and numerical models of sheared brittle-ductile quartz veins, central Southern Alps. Journal of Structural Geology.  ISSN 0191-8141.  37, s 200- 222 . doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2012.01.006
  • Buiter, Susanne; Steinberger, Bernard; Medvedev, Sergei & Tetreault, Joya L. (2012). Could the mantle have caused subsidence of the Congo Basin?. Tectonophysics.  ISSN 0040-1951.  514, s 62- 80 . doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2011.09.024 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Crameri, F.; Schmeling, H.; Golabek, G.J.; Duretz, T.; Orendt, R.; Buiter, Susanne; 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.  ISSN 0956-540X.  189(1), s 38- 54 . doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05388.x
  • Tetreault, J. L. & Buiter, Susanne (2012). Geodynamic models of terrane accretion: Testing the fate of island arcs, oceanic plateaus, and continental fragments in subduction zones. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Solid Earth.  ISSN 2169-9313.  117 . doi: 10.1029/2012JB009316
  • Quinquis, Matthieu E.T.; Buiter, Susanne & Ellis, Susan (2011). The role of boundary conditions in numerical models of subduction zone dynamics. Tectonophysics.  ISSN 0040-1951.  497(1-4), s 57- 70 . doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2010.11.001

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  • van den Broek, Joost Martijn; Gaina, Carmen; Buiter, Susanne & Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge (2018). Subduction-related continental rifting and microcontinent formation. Show summary
  • Minakov, Alexander; Buiter, Susanne; Faleide, Jan Inge; Gaina, Carmen; Mjelde, Rolf; Lebedeva-Ivanova, Nina; Sand, Gunnar; Schweitzer, Johannes & Shulgin, Alexey A (2016). GoNorth - A new initiative for High Arctic research.
  • Buiter, Susanne (2015). The impact of sedimentation on syn-rift passive margin architecture.
  • Buiter, Susanne (2015). The interplay of crustal rheology and surface processes in controlling passive margin architecture.
  • Buiter, Susanne & Tetreault, Joya L. (2015). How mountains become rifts.
  • Buiter, Susanne & Tetreault, Joya L. (2015). The impact of the initiation phase in numerical models of continental rifting.
  • Buiter, Susanne & Tetreault, Joya L. (2015). The role of structural inheritance in continental rifting.
  • Buiter, Susanne; Tetreault, Joya L. & Torsvik, Trond Helge (2015). Geodynamic models of the Wilson Cycle: From rifts to mountains to rifts.
  • Naliboff, John; Buiter, Susanne; Le Pourhiet, Laetitia & May, Dave (2015). The effects of extensional inheritance on transtensional deformation patterns.
  • Buiter, Susanne (2014). How plumes help to break plates. Nature.  ISSN 0028-0836.  513, s 36- 37
  • Buiter, Susanne; Funiciello, F & van Hunen, J (2013). Introduction to the special issue on "Subduction Zones". Solid Earth (SE).  ISSN 1869-9510.  4(1), s 129- 133 . doi: 10.5194/se-4-129-2013

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