Academic Papers


  • Ducoux, M., Masini, E., Tugend, J., Gómez-Romeu, J., & Calassou, S. (2021). Basement-decoupled hyperextension rifting: The tectono-stratigraphic record of the salt-rich Pyrenean necking zone (Arzacq Basin, SW France). GSA Bulletin. Download here.
  • Jolivet, L., Romagny, A., Gorini, C., Maillard, A., Thinon, I., Couëffé, R., Ducoux, M. & Seranne, M. (2020). Fast dismantling of a mountain belt by mantle flow: late-orogenic evolution of Pyrenees and Liguro-Provençal rifting. Tectonophysics, 776, 228312. Download here.
  • Bessière, E., Jolivet, L., Augier, R., Scaillet, S., Précigout, J., Azañon, J. M., Crespo-Blanc A., Masini, E. & Do Couto, D. (2021). Lateral variations of pressure-temperature evolution in non-cylindrical orogens and 3-D subduction dynamics: the Betic-Rif Cordillera example. BSGF-Earth Sciences Bulletin, 192(1), 8.


  • Gómez-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, 104403. Download here.
  • Larrey, M., Mouthereau, F., Masini, E., Huyghe, D., Gaucher, E. C., Virgone, A., & Miegebielle, V. (2020). Quaternary tectonic and climate changes at the origin of travertine and calcrete in the eastern Betics (Almería region, SE Spain). Journal of the Geological Society, 177(5), 939-954. Download here.
  • Angrand, P., Mouthereau, F., Masini, E., & Asti, R. (2020). A reconstruction of Iberia accounting for Western Tethys–North Atlantic kinematics since the late-Permian–Triassic. Solid Earth, 11(4), 1313-1332. Download here.


  • Lescoutre, R., Tugend, J., Brune, S., Masini, E., & Manatschal, G. (2019). Thermal evolution of asymmetric hyperextended magma‐poor rift systems: results from numerical modelling and Pyrenean field observations. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. Download here.
  • 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. Download here.
  • Jourdon, A., Le Pourhiet, L., Mouthereau, F., & Masini, E. (2019). Role of rift maturity on the architecture and shortening distribution in mountain belts. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 512, 89-99. Download here.
  • Quesnel, B., Boiron, M. C., Cathelineau, M., Truche, L., Rigaudier, T., Bardoux, G., … & Gaucher, E. C. (2019). Nature and Origin of Mineralizing Fluids in Hyperextensional Systems: The Case of Cretaceous Mg Metasomatism in the Pyrenees. Geofluids, 2019. Download here.
  • Ducoux, M., Jolivet, L., Callot, J. P., Aubourg, C., Masini, E., Lahfid, A., … & Baudin, T. (2019). The Nappe des Marbres unit of the Basque‐Cantabrian Basin: the tectono‐thermal evolution of a fossil hyperextended rift basin. Tectonics. Download here.


  • Chevrot, S., Sylvander, M., Diaz, J., Martin, R., Mouthereau, F., Manatschal, G.,  Masini, E., Calassou, S., Grimaud, F., Pauchet, H. & Ruiz, M. (2018). The non-cylindrical crustal architecture of the Pyrenees. Scientific reports, 8(1), 9591. Download here.
  • Polychronopoulou, K., Lois, A., Martakis, N., Chevrot, S., Sylvander, M., Diaz, J., … & Bitri, A. (2018). Broadband, short-period or geophone nodes? Quality assessment of Passive Seismic signals acquired during the Maupasacq experiment. First Break, 36(4), 71-75. Download here.