Articles | Volume 13, issue 12
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-13-1859-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-13-1859-2022
Review article
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16 Dec 2022
Review article |  | 16 Dec 2022

Analogue modelling of basin inversion: a review and future perspectives

Frank Zwaan, Guido Schreurs, Susanne J. H. Buiter, Oriol Ferrer, Riccardo Reitano, Michael Rudolf, and Ernst Willingshofer

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When a sedimentary basin is subjected to compressional tectonic forces after its formation, it may be inverted. A thorough understanding of such basin inversion is of great importance for scientific, societal, and economic reasons, and analogue tectonic models form a key part of our efforts to study these processes. We review the advances in the field of basin inversion modelling, showing how the modelling results can be applied, and we identify promising venues for future research.