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Virtual Quake

By John M. Wilson1, Kasey W. Schultz1, Eric M. Heiein1, Michael K. Sacks1, John B. Rundle1

1. University of California Davis

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Virtual Quake (formerly Virtual California) is a boundary element code that performs simulations of fault systems based on stress interactions between fault elements to understand long term statistical behavior.

Release Notes

vq-3.1.1.tar.gz [2017-12-08] 

A mesher bug has been fixed that was causing incorrect interpolation of fault properties between trace points.
The manual has been updated to include instructions for using the Docker image.

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This work was supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) grant number NNX08AF69G, JPL subcontract number 1291967, and NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship number NNX11AL92H. Support was also given by the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC). SCEC is funded by the National Science Foundation Cooperative Agreement EAR-0529922 and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Cooperative Agreement 07HQAG0008. This work also used the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), which is supported by National Science Foundation grant number OCI-1053575.