2020 Crustal Deformation Modeling Workshop Report
27 Jul 2022 | Contributor(s): Brad Aagaard, Sylvain Barbot, Brittany Erickson, Matthew Knepley, Mark Simons, Charles Williams
18 Nov 2021 | Contributor(s): CIG Staff
Presentation and recording of the 2021 CIG Annual Business Meeting November 18, 2021 ~@1-2:30P PT.
2021 CIG Annual Business Meeting
18 Nov 2021 | Contributor(s): CIG Staff
Presentation from the 2021 CIG Annual Business Meeting, November 18 @1-2:30P PT.
2021 SMOREs Introduction
02 Nov 2021 | Contributor(s): John Naliboff
2021 SMOREs ShowcaseJohn Naliboff, New Mexico Tech
2021 Interactions between Lithospheric Instabilities and Formation of Mantle Plumes in Venus
02 Nov 2021 | Contributor(s): Hiva Mohammadzadeh
2021 SMOREs ShowcaseHiva Mohammadzadeh, Los Angeles Pierce College
2021 Early Earth Influence of Radiogenic Heating on Mid-Ocean Ridge Depths and Seafloor Subsidence
02 Nov 2021 | Contributor(s): Keneni Godana
2021 SMOREs ShowcaseKeneni Godana, University of Illinois at Chicago
2021 Bayesian Uncertainty Quantification of Subduction Zone Rheology from the Geoid
02 Nov 2021 | Contributor(s): Elena Ehrlich
2021 SMOREs ShowcaseElena Ehrlich, North Carolina State University
2021 As Above So Below: A Simulation of the Continental Lithosphere and LLSVPs as Thermal Insulators Using ASPECT
02 Nov 2021 | Contributor(s): Dante Hickey
2021 SMOREs ShowcaseDante Hickey, Reed College
27 Oct 2021 | Software: Download | Contributor(s): Brad Aagaard (primary-developer), Charles A. Williams (primary-developer), Matthew Knepley (primary-developer)
PyLith is a finite-element code for dynamic and quasistatic simulations of crustal deformation, primarily earthquakes and volcanoes.Binary packages are available for macOS and Linux. Detailed installation instructions for the binary packages are in the PyLith manual. Use the PyLith...
26 Oct 2021 | Software: Download | Contributor(s): Sylvain Barbot (primary-developer)
Relax implements a semi-analytic Fourier-domain solver and equivalent body forces to compute quasi-static relaxation of stress perturbation.It is not an acronym, it's a motto!The open-source program Relax evaluates the displacement and stress in a half space with gravity due to...
26 Oct 2021 | Software: Download | Contributor(s): John M. Wilson, Kasey W. Schultz, Eric M. Heiein, Michael K. Sacks, John B. Rundle
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.
25 Oct 2021 | Software: Download | Contributor(s): Giorgio Spada (primary-developer), Daniele Melini (primary-developer)
SELEN: a program for solving the "Sea Level Equation.The open source program SELEN solves numerically the so-called "Sea Level Equation" (SLE) for a spherical, layered, non-rotating Earth with Maxwell viscoelastic rheology. The SLE is an integral equation that was introduced in...
22 Oct 2021 | Software: Download | Contributor(s): Charles A. Williams (primary-developer)
LithoMop is a finite element code for the solution of the visco-elastic/plastic deformation that was designed for lithospheric modeling problems.A newer version of LithoMop, called PyLith, has been released by CIG.
2021 CIG Community Research Highlights
02 Aug 2021 | Documents | Contributor(s): Lorraine Hwang
Research highlights solicited from the community for CIG IV,
2015 ASPECT: From Benchmarking to 3D Subduction Applications
04 Feb 2021 | Webinars | Contributor(s): Cedric Thieulot, Anne Glerum, Menno Fraters, Wim Spakman
ASPECT, the Advanced Solver for Problems in Earth's Convection, is an extensible open source, community supported code. The code is being applied to a broad range of problems in geodynamics. This talk will explore the community's efforts in benchmarking, implementation of...
2015 An introduction to Virtual Quake
04 Feb 2021 | Webinars | Contributor(s): Kasey Schultz, John Wilson
This webinar will introduce Virtual Quake, a boundary element code that performs simulations of fault systems based on stress interactions between fault elements to understand long term statistical behavior. The webinar will cover:Downloading, installing and running Virtual...
2015 Simulating seismic wave propagation with SW4
04 Feb 2021 | Webinars | Contributor(s): Anders Petersson
This webinar describes how to use the SW4 code to simulate ground motion due to earthquakes. After a brief overview of the numerical method, we describe how to set up a simulation in terms of seismic sources, the material model, visco-elastic attenuation, and topography. We also present some of...
2015 An introduction to BurnMan - a mineral physics toolkit
03 Feb 2021 | Webinars | Contributor(s): Sanne Cottar, Timo Heister, Bob Myhill, Ian Rose, Cayman Unterborn
In this webinar we will introduce the extensible, open source mineral physics toolkit BurnMan. This software allows the user to calculate the elastic and thermodynamic properties of rocks, minerals, fluids and melts based on the properties of end-member phases. BurnMan is bundled with...