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Ritske S. Huismans

Professor, Leader Geodynamics Group
  • E-mailRitske.Huismans@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 81 17+47 922 70 930
  • Visitor Address
    Realfagbygget, Allègt. 41
    Room: 
    2142
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen

Research interests:

Geodynamics of rifted passive margins

Orogen dynamics

Coupling tectonics, surface processes, and climate

Links between tectonics, magmatism, and fluid flow

2D / 3D forward modelling and computational fluid dynamics

Finite element code development

Selected publications

Pedersen, V.,K., Huismans, R.S., Moucha, R.., 2016: Isostatic and dynamic support of high topography on a North Atlantic passive margin, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 446, 1-9.

Erdös, Zoltan, Huismans, R.S., van der Beek, P. 2015, First-order control of syntectonic sedimentation on crustal-scale structure of mountain belts. J. Geophys. Res.,120.

Erdős, Z., Huismans, R.S., van der Beek, P., Thieulot, C.*, 2014: Extensional inheritance and surface processes as controlling factors of mountain belt structure, J. Geophysical Research 119, 9042-9061.

Thieulot, C., Steer, P.*, and Huismans, R.S., 2014: Three-dimensional numerical simulations of crustal systems undergoing orogeny and subjected to surface processes, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15), 4936-4957.

Huismans, R.S. Beaumont, 2014: Contrasting Characteristics of Rifted Continental Margins Explained by Depth-Dependent Lithospheric Extension: Effects of Detachment and Strong and Weak Lower Crust, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 407, 148-162.

Pedersen, V.,K., Huismans, R.S., Herman, F., Egholm, D.L., 2014: Controls of initial topography on temporal and spatial patterns of glacial erosion, 223, Geomorpholoy.

Jammes, S. Huismans, R.S., Munoz, J.A., Lateral variation in structural style of mountain building: controls of rheological and rift inheritance, Terra Nova, 2013.

Fillon, C., Huismans, R.S., and van der Beek, P., Wedge-top sedimentation effects on the growth of fold-and-thrust belts, Geology 2013.

Steer, P., Huismans, R.S., Valla, P.G., Gac, S., and Herman, F., 2012: Bimodal Plio–Quaternary glacial erosion of fjords and low-relief surfaces in Scandinavia, Nature Geoscience, DOI: 10.1038/NGEO1549.

Allken, V., R. S. Huismans, and C. Thieulot (2012), Factors controlling the mode of rift interaction in brittle-ductile coupled systems: A 3D numerical study, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, QXXXXX, doi:10.1029/2012GC004077.

Allken, V., R. S. Huismans, and C. Thieulot, 2011: Three‐dimensional numerical modeling of upper crustal extensional systems, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B10409, doi:10.1029/2011JB008319|

Huismans, R.S. Beaumont, 2011: Depth-dependent extension, two-stage breakup and cratonic underplating at rifted margins, Nature, 473, 2011. doi:10.1038/nature09988.

GEOV254: Geodynamics and basin modelling

GEOV251: Advanced structural geology

GEOV350: Geodynamics and plate tectonic processes

Journal articles
  • Fillon, Charlotte; Pedreira, David; Van Der Beek, Peter A.; Huismans, Ritske; Barbero, Luis; Pulgar, Javier A. 2016. Alpine exhumation of the central Cantabrian Mountains, Northwest Spain. Tectonics. 35: 339-356. doi: 10.1002/2015TC004050
  • Pedersen, Vivi; Huismans, Ritske; Moucha, Robert. 2016. Isostatic and dynamic support of high topography on a North Atlantic passive margin. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 446: 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.04.019
  • Erdös, Zoltan; Huismans, Ritske; van der Beek, Peter. 2015. First-order control of syntectonic sedimentation on crustal-scale structure of mountain belts. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth. 120: 5362-5377. doi: 10.1002/2014JB011785
  • Erdös, Zoltan; Huismans, Ritske; van der Beek, Peter; Thieulot, Cedric. 2014. Extensional inheritance and surface processes as controlling factors of mountain belt structure. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth. 119: 9042-9061. doi: 10.1002/2014JB011408
  • Erdös, Zoltan; van der Beek, Peter; Huismans, Ritske. 2014. Evaluating balanced section restoration with thermochronology data: A case study from the Central Pyrenees. Tectonics. 33: 617-634. doi: 10.1002/2013TC003481
  • Gac, Sebastien; Huismans, Ritske; Simon, Nina Simone C; Faleide, Jan Inge; Podladchikov, Yuri Y. 2014. Effects of lithosphere buckling on subsidence and hydrocarbon maturation: A case-study from the ultra-deep East Barents Sea basin. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 407: 123-133. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.09.029
  • Huismans, Ritske; Beaumont, Christopher. 2014. Rifted continental margins: The case for depth-dependent extension. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 407: 148-162. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.09.032
  • Jammes, Suzon; Huismans, Ritske; Muñoz, Josep Anton. 2014. Lateral variation in structural style of mountain building: Controls of rheological and rift inheritance. Terra Nova. 26: 201-207. doi: 10.1111/ter.12087
  • Pedersen, Vivi; Huismans, Ritske; Herman, Frédéric; Egholm, David Lundbek. 2014. Controls of initial topography on temporal and spatial patterns of glacial erosion. Geomorphology. 223: 96-116. doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.06.028
  • Thieulot, Cedric; Steer, Philippe; Huismans, Ritske. 2014. Three-dimensional numerical simulations of crustal systems undergoing orogeny and subjected to surface processes. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems. 15: 4936-4957. doi: 10.1002/2014GC005490
  • Allken, Vaneeda; Huismans, Ritske; Fossen, Haakon; Thieulot, Cedric. 2013. 3D numerical modelling of graben interaction and linkage: a case study of the Canyonlands grabens, Utah. Basin Research. 25: 436-449. doi: 10.1111/bre.12010
  • Fillon, Charlotte; Huismans, Ritske; van der Beek, Peter. 2013. Syntectonic sedimentation effects on the growth of fold-and-thrust belts. Geology. 41: 83-86. doi: 10.1130/G33531.1
  • Fillon, Charlotte; Huismans, Ritske; van der Beek, Peter; Muñoz, Josep Anton. 2013. Syntectonic sedimentation controls on the evolution of the southern Pyrenean fold-and-thrust belt: Inferences from coupled tectonic-surface processes models. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth. 118: 5665-5680. doi: 10.1002/jgrb.50368
  • Gac, Sebastien; Huismans, Ritske; Simon, Nina Simone C; Podladchikov, Yuri Y.; Faleide, Jan Inge. 2013. Formation of intracratonic basins by lithospheric shortening and phase changes: a case study from the ultra-deep East Barents Sea basin. Terra Nova. 25: 459-464. doi: 10.1111/ter.12057
  • Midtkandal, Ivar; Brun, Jean-Pierre; Gabrielsen, Roy H.; Huismans, Ritske. 2013. Control of lithosphere rheology on subduction polarity at initiation: Insights from 3D analogue modelling. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 361: 219-228. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.10.026
  • Minakov, Alexander; Podladchikov, Yuri; Faleide, Jan Inge; Huismans, Ritske. 2013. Rifting assisted by shear heating and formation of the Lomonosov Ridge. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 373: 31-40. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.04.042
  • Allken, Vaneeda; Huismans, Ritske; Thieulot, Cedric. 2012. Factors controlling the mode of rift interaction in brittle-ductile coupled systems: A 3D numerical study. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems. 13. 18 pages. doi: 10.1029/2012GC004077
  • Gac, Sebastien; Huismans, Ritske; Podladchikov, Yuri P.; Faleide, Jan Inge. 2012. On the origin of the ultradeep East Barents Sea basin. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth. 117. 16 pages. doi: 10.1029/2011JB008533
  • Goes, Saskia; Armitage, John; Harmon, Nick; Smith, Hannah; Huismans, Ritske. 2012. Low seismic velocities below mid-ocean ridges: Attenuation versus melt retention. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth. 117. 19 pages. doi: 10.1029/2012JB009637
  • Jammes, Suzon; Huismans, Ritske. 2012. Structural styles of mountain building: Controls of lithospheric rheologic stratification and extensional inheritance. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth. 117. 22 pages. doi: 10.1029/2012JB009376
  • Steer, Philippe; Huismans, Ritske; Valla, Pierre G.; Gac, Sebastien; Herman, Frédéric. 2012. Bimodal Plio-Quaternary glacial erosion of fjords and low-relief surfaces in Scandinavia. Nature Geoscience. 5: 635-639. doi: 10.1038/NGEO1549
  • Allken, Vaneeda; Huismans, Ritske; Thieulot, Cedric Alexandre. 2011. Three-dimensional numerical modeling of upper crustal extensional systems. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth. 116. 15 pages. Published 2011-08-15. doi: 10.1029/2011JB008319
  • Huismans, Ritske; Beaumont, Christopher. 2011. Depth-dependent extension, two-stage breakup and cratonic underplating at rifted margins. Nature. 473: 74-U85. doi: 10.1038/nature09988
  • Midtkandal, Ivar; Gabrielsen, Roy H.; Brun, Jean-Pierre; Huismans, Ritske. 2011. Modellling compression along a previously extended plate boundary; subduction vs. Obduction along the Iberian – Eurasian margin. Abstracts and Proceedings of the Geological Society of Norway. 1. 62-62.
  • Simon, Karen; Huismans, Ritske; Beaumont, Christopher. 2009. Dynamical modelling of lithospheric extension and small-scale convection: implications for magmatism during the formation of volcanic rifted margins. Geophysical Journal International. 176: 327-350. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03891.x
  • Braun, J.; Thieulot, C.; Fullsack, P.; DeKool, M.; Beaumont, C; Huismans, Ritske. 2008. DOUAR: A new three-dimensional creeping flow numerical model for the solution of geological problems. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors. 171. 76-91. doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2008.05.003
  • Buiter, S.J.H.; Huismans, Ritske; Beaumont, C. 2008. Dissipation Analysis as a Guide to Mode Selection during Crustal Extension and Implications for the Styles of Sedimentary Basins. Journal of Geophysical Research. 113. doi: 10.1029/2007JB005272
  • Currie, Claire A.; Huismans, Ritske; Beaumont, Christopher. 2008. Thinning of continental backarc lithosphere by flow-induced gravitational instability. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 269: 435-446. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2008.02.037
  • Huismans, Ritske; Beaumont, Christopher. 2008. Complex rifted continental margins explained by dynamical models of depth-dependent lithospheric extension. Geology. 36: 163-166. doi: 10.1130/G24231A.1
  • Huismans, Ritske; Thieulot, C. 2008. Three dimensional dynamic numerical modelling of rifts and passive margins. META. 1. 6-10.
  • Currie, Candace; Beaumont, C; Huismans, Ritske. 2007. The fate of subducted sediments: A case for backarc intrusion and underplating. Geology. 35: 1111-1114. doi: 10.1130/G24098A.1
  • Huismans, Ritske; Beaumont, C. 2007. Roles of lithospheric strain softening and heterogeneity in determining the geometry of rifts and continental margins. Geological Society Special Publication. 282. 107-134. doi: 10.1144/SP282.6
  • Morency, C.; Huismans, Ritske; Beaumont, C; Fullsack, P. 2007. A numerical model for coupled fluid flow and matrix deformation with applications to disequilibrium compaction and delta stability. Journal of Geophysical Research. 112. doi: 10.1029/2006JB004701

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Full publication list at:

http://folk.uib.no/rhu002/publications.html

Selected publications

Pedersen, V.,K., Huismans, R.S., Moucha, R.., 2016: Isostatic and dynamic support of high topography on a North Atlantic passive margin, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 446, 1-9.

Erdös, Zoltan, Huismans, R.S., van der Beek, P. 2015, First-order control of syntectonic sedimentation on crustal-scale structure of mountain belts. J. Geophys. Res.,120.

Erdős, Z., Huismans, R.S., van der Beek, P., Thieulot, C.*, 2014: Extensional inheritance and surface processes as controlling factors of mountain belt structure, J. Geophysical Research 119, 9042-9061.

Thieulot, C., Steer, P.*, and Huismans, R.S., 2014: Three-dimensional numerical simulations of crustal systems undergoing orogeny and subjected to surface processes, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15), 4936-4957.

Huismans, R.S. Beaumont, 2014: Contrasting Characteristics of Rifted Continental Margins Explained by Depth-Dependent Lithospheric Extension: Effects of Detachment and Strong and Weak Lower Crust, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 407, 148-162.

Pedersen, V.,K., Huismans, R.S., Herman, F., Egholm, D.L., 2014: Controls of initial topography on temporal and spatial patterns of glacial erosion, 223, Geomorpholoy.

Jammes, S. Huismans, R.S., Munoz, J.A., Lateral variation in structural style of mountain building: controls of rheological and rift inheritance, Terra Nova, 2013.

Fillon, C., Huismans, R.S., and van der Beek, P., Wedge-top sedimentation effects on the growth of fold-and-thrust belts, Geology 2013.

Steer, P., Huismans, R.S., Valla, P.G., Gac, S., and Herman, F., 2012: Bimodal Plio–Quaternary glacial erosion of fjords and low-relief surfaces in Scandinavia, Nature Geoscience, DOI: 10.1038/NGEO1549.

Allken, V., R. S. Huismans, and C. Thieulot (2012), Factors controlling the mode of rift interaction in brittle-ductile coupled systems: A 3D numerical study, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, QXXXXX, doi:10.1029/2012GC004077.

Allken, V., R. S. Huismans, and C. Thieulot, 2011: Three‐dimensional numerical modeling of upper crustal extensional systems, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B10409, doi:10.1029/2011JB008319|

Huismans, R.S. Beaumont, 2011: Depth-dependent extension, two-stage breakup and cratonic underplating at rifted margins, Nature, 473, 2011. doi:10.1038/nature09988.

EDUCATION

1999   PhD in Earth Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1994   MSc in Earth Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands    

PREVIOUS POSITIONS    

2004 – 2011    Adjunct professor, Geodynamics group, Dalhousie University, Canada  

2003 – 2004    Research Associate, Geodynamics group, Dalhousie University, Canada         

1999 – 2003    Post doctoral fellow, Geodynamics group, Dalhousie University, Canada           

 

Earth System Modelling (Statoil)

Barents Sea Paleozoic basement and basin configurations (BarPz) (Petromaks-RCN)

Integrated Orogen-Sedimentary Basin Studies (Brazil-Norway collaboration)

Multi-Rift (Petromaks-RCN)

Coupling lithosphere deformation and surface processes, COLORS (Total)

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