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August   How should we teach computational science?
May   The Modeling Collaboratory for Subduction of the SZ4D initiative
February   SCOPED: Seismic COmputational Platform for Empowering Discovery




November   ASPECT: surface processes and basin formation through a two-way coupling with FastScape
August   Poroelasticity in PyLith
May   Reusable & Open Source Data from the Rayleigh Simulation Library
February   Software Heritage: preserving the world’s source code




November   Improving computational methods for imaging Earth's interior
August   From 3D computational tectonic models to synthetic structural data: a short tale about how post-processing help unveil fault orientation evolution at the Earth surface
May   Composition of the Symphonic poem SEIS, InSight No.1, PhiloGaïa Orchestra
February   Get credit for your research code with the Journal of Open Source Software


November   Using Matrix-free, Multigrid Methods in ASPECT for Large Scale Computations
August   Modeling Complex Geodynamic Systems Using Geodynamic World Builder
May   CIG Participates in Early Testing on Frontera
February   Probing Mars interior with 3D seismic wave simulations


November   CitcomS: Venus Resurfacing Constrained by Geoid and Topography
August   SW4: Investigating Basin Amplification Factors for Shaking in the Reno, Nevada, Region
May   The Role of Mantle Convection in Understanding Paleo Climate Using ASPECT
February   Broadband (0-4 Hz) Ground Motions for a Magnitude 7.0 Hayward Fault Earthquake with 3D Structure and Topography


November   Modeling grain size evolution in the mantle with ASPECT
August   Compositionally-distinct ultra-low velocity zones on Earth's core-mantle boundary
May   Upper-mantle water stratification
February   GLADE: Promoting Undergraduate Research in Geodynamics


November   ASPECT: Application to Problems in Long-Term Tectonics
August   SW4: Ground Motion Simulations on the New Commodity Technology Systems (CTS-1) Platform
May   The Spectral Amplitude of Stellar Convection and its Scaling in the High-Rayleigh-Number Regime
February   Melt migration in geodynamics simulations using ASPECT


November   Estimating Viscoelastic Deformation due to Seasonal Loading
May   Thermo-mechanically coupled subduction modeling using ASPECT
February   Dynamic Earthquake Rupture and the 2011 M9 Tohoku Earthquake


November   Visualization and Sonification of the Global Seismic Wave Field
August   Pore Pressure Effects on Fault Slip and Earthquake Triggering
May   3D Spherical Models of Martian Mantle Convection 
February   Efficient numerical solution of global dynamic and quasistatic problems using a spectral-element method coupled with an infinite-element approach 


November   Using CitcomCU to Model Farfield Deformation in Alaska 
August   Dynamics of the North American Continent
May   SELEN: SEa Level EquatioN Solver
February   Combining CitcomS and MAG to Investigate Core Evoloution


November   GALE Applied to Study Metamorphic Core Complexes
August   CIG Code SPECFEM3D GLOBE Used in California Academy of Sciences Earthquake Exhibit


July   Lower Mantle Degree-2 Structures