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  • 14 Jan 2016
    2:00 PM PST 
    to 14 Jan 2016
    3:00 PM PST 

    2016 Verification, Validation, and Predictive Capability: What’s What?

    Category: Webinars

    William Oberkampf, Oberkampf Consulting Engineering and geosciences organizations must increasingly rely on computational simulation for the design, predicted response, and performance of manmade and natural systems. Computational analysts,  decision makers, and regulatory authorities who...

  • 02 Feb 2016
    12:00 AM PST 
    to 02 Feb 2016
    11:59 PM PST 

    Science Steering Committee Meeting

    Category: Governance

  • 03 Feb 2016
    12:00 AM PST 
    to 03 Feb 2016
    11:59 PM PST 

    Executive Committee Meeting

    Category: Governance

  • 11 Feb 2016
    2:00 PM PST 
    to 11 Feb 2016
    3:00 PM PST 

    2016 Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Models of Physical Systems

    Category: Webinars

    Habib Najm, Sandia National Laboratory Models of physical systems typically involve inputs/parameters that are determined from empirical measurements, and therefore exhibit a certain degree of uncertainty. Estimating the propagation of this uncertainty into computational model...

  • 10 Mar 2016
    2:00 PM PST 
    to 10 Mar 2016
    3:00 PM PST 

    2016 Statistical and computational challenges of constraining greenhouse gas budgets

    Category: Webinars

    Anna M. Michalak, Carnegie Institution for Science Predicting future changes to the global carbon cycle (and therefore climate) and quantifying anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) both require an understanding of net GHGs emissions and uptake across a variety of spatial and...

  • 18 Mar 2016
    12:00 AM PDT 
    to 18 Mar 2016
    11:59 PM PDT 

    Science Steering Committee Meeting

    Category: Governance

  • 12 May 2016
    2:00 PM PDT 
    to 12 May 2016
    3:00 PM PDT 

    2016 Resolution analysis by random probing

    Category: Webinars

    Andreas Fichtner, ETH We present a new method for resolution analysis in tomography, based on stochastic probing of the Hessian or resolution operators. Key properties of the method are (i) low algorithmic complexity and easy implementation, (ii) applicability to any tomographic technique,...

  • 17 Jun 2016
    8:00 AM PDT 
    to 19 Jun 2016
    5:00 PM PDT 

    2016 PyLith Modeling Tutorial

    Category: Workshop

    This  workshop will focus on providing training in the use of the CIG PyLith software for quasi-static modeling of crustal deformation, with an emphasis on interseismic, coseismic, and postseismic deformation. The training will also include instruction in CUBIT/Trelis for creating...

  • 19 Jun 2016
    12:00 AM PDT 
    to 20 Jun 2016
    12:00 AM PDT 

    2016 Rayleigh Tutorial

    Category: Workshop

    This workshop will provide an introduction to Rayleigh, an efficiently parallel, pseudo-spectral convection code for spherical and cartesian geometries. An overview of the underlying physics, the parallelization, and performance expectations on different architectures will be provided. Following...

  • 20 Jun 2016
    8:00 AM PDT 
    to 22 Jun 2016
    12:00 PM PDT 

    2016 CIG ‘16 Interdiscplinary Directions in Computational Geophysics

    Category: Workshop

    This workshop will focus on the nexus of computational geophysics.  Plenary sessions will focus on the interdisciplinary nature of the research questions driving our science. Through panel discussions and forums, the community is invited to engage in discussion on topics that both connect...

  • 21 Jun 2016
    12:00 AM PDT 
    to 12:00 AM PDT 

    2016 Python Tutorial

    Category: Workshop

    This short, 2 hour crash course will introduce you the scientific Python ecosystem. We will quickly go over Python's syntax and you will learn how to write loops, import other modules, and write your own functions. Afterwards we will demonstrate the basics of Python's scientific...

  • 23 Jun 2016
    8:00 AM PDT 
    to 23 Jun 2016
    12:00 PM PDT 

    2016 Underworld-II Tutorial

    Category: Workshop

    Underworld2 is a python-friendly version of the Underworld geodynamics code which provides a programmable and flexible front end to all the functionality of the code running in a parallel HPC environment. This gives signficant advantages to the user, with access to the power of python libraries...

  • 23 Jun 2016
    8:00 AM PDT 
    to 23 Jun 2016
    5:00 PM PDT 

    2016 ObsPy Tutorial

    Category: Workshop

    This one day course begins with an overview of the ObsPy package (http://obspy.org) and will introduce its major features and capabilities. Step-by-step, you will learn how to use different parts of ObsPy culminating in exercises that tie together the gained knowledge. Participants are...

  • 23 Jun 2016
    1:00 PM PDT 
    to 23 Jun 2016
    5:00 PM PDT 

    2016 ASPECT Tutorial

    Category: Workshop

    This tutorial walks participants through setting up and visualizing a 2D box model in ASPECT. At the end of the tutorial, participants will be able to: Run ASPECT from the command line Understand the basic layout of the parameter files Visualize output in ParaView Specify post...

  • 24 Jun 2016
    12:00 AM PDT 
    to 02 Jul 2016
    11:59 PM PDT 

    2016 ASPECT Hackathon

    Category: Hackathon

    You are invited to apply to attend the third ASPECT Hackathon in Davis, California beginning on June 23, 2016. To further the development of the mantle convection code ASPECT and its user community, current users and developers of ASPECT will be working side-by-side over an...

  • 24 Jun 2016
    8:00 AM PDT 
    to 24 Jun 2016
    12:00 PM PDT 

    2016 SPECFEM3D Tutorial

    Category: Workshop

    In this tutorial we present SPECFEM3D package, which simulates seismic wave propagation in three-dimensional mediums. Two versions of the package are specifically designed to simulate seismic wave propagation at different scales: “Cartesian” version for local simulations and...

  • 24 Jun 2016
    1:00 PM PDT 
    to 24 Jun 2016
    4:00 PM PDT 

    2016 SW4 Tutorial

    Category: Workshop

    This workshop gives a hands-on introduction to the parallel seismic wave propagation code SW4 (Seismic Waves, 4th order). This code solves the seismic wave equations in displacement formulation using a node-based finite difference approach that satisfies the principle of summation by...

  • 08 Sep 2016
    12:00 AM PDT 
    to 08 Sep 2016
    11:59 PM PDT 

    Executive Committee Meeting

    Category: Governance

  • 24 Sep 2016
    9:00 AM MDT 
    to 24 Sep 2016
    5:00 PM MDT 

    2016 525. Introduction to Numerical Modeling of Lithospheric Deformation in Matlab.

    Category: Workshop

    The GSA short course, Introduction to Modeling of Lithosphere Deformation in Matlab, is a one day course designed to introduce geoscientists with a range of specialties to the concepts of numerical simulation, as well as to provide hands-on experience using a modern, research capable numerical...

  • 13 Oct 2016
    2:00 PM PDT 
    to 13 Oct 2016
    3:00 PM PDT 

    2016 Software Practices in Computational Science Communities – an Overview

    Category: Webinars

    Anshu Dubey, Argonne National Laboratory  Scientific code developers typically adopt software processes derived from the mainstream (non-scientific) community when continuing without them becomes impractical. However, many software best practices need modification and/or...

  • 27 Oct 2016
    12:00 AM PDT 
    to 27 Oct 2016
    11:59 PM PDT 

    Executive Committee Meeting

    Category: Governance

  • 10 Nov 2016
    2:00 PM PST 
    to 10 Nov 2016
    3:00 PM PST 

    2016 Intricacies of particle-in-cell methods in convection models with adaptive meshes: Using ASPECT's particle implementation

    Category: Webinars

    Rene Gassmoeller, CSU Fort Collins Particle-in-cell methods have a long history in modeling of mantle convection, lithospheric deformation and crustal dynamics. However, their efficient parallel implementation and application in models - in particular combined with adaptive meshes - is...

  • 21 Nov 2016
    12:00 AM PST 
    to 21 Nov 2016
    11:59 PM PST 

    Science Steering Committee Meeting

    Category: Governance

  • 12 Dec 2016
    12:00 AM PST 
    to 16 Dec 2016
    11:59 PM PST 

    2016 AGU Week

    Category: Governance

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - MOSCONE CENTER 2016 Fall AGU Meeting December 12-16 AGU Meeting Information: http://fallmeeting.agu.org/2016/ CIG Sessions of Interest CIG Community Abstracts Please submit your AGU abstract or session information here or by...

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