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SCEC Rupture Dynamics Code Validation Workshop

Conveners: Ruth Harris and Ralph Archuleta
Dates: March 14, 2014
Location: USGS Menlo Park campus (Building 3, Room 3-237)
SCEC Award and Report: 13009

SUMMARY: The purpose of the March 14, 2014 SCEC Rupture Dynamics Code Comparison Workshop was to discuss the results for our group’s most recent benchmarks and to plan our next science steps for 2014-2015. For more information about our code comparison group and the benchmarks, please see the SCEC/USGS Spontaneous Rupture Code Verification Project website.

PARTICIPANTS (29 Total, 11 Remote): Brad Aagaard (USGS), Pablo Ampuero (Caltech), Ralph Archuleta (UCSB), Michael Barall (Invisible Software), Sam Bydlon (Stanford), Xiaofei Chen (USTC), Ben Duan (Texas A&M), Eric Dunham (Stanford), Kenneth Duru (Stanford), Ahmed Elbanna (Illinois Urbana-Champaigne), Alice Gabriel (ETHZ), Marcello Gori (Caltech), Ruth Harris (USGS), Yihe Huang (Caltech), Tran Huynh (SCEC), Yoshi Kaneko (GNS), Yuko Kase (GSJ), Jeremy Kozdon (NPS), Julian Lozos (USGS/Stanford), Bin Luo (Texas A&M), Shuo Ma (SDSU), David Oglesby (UCR), Kim Olsen (SDSU), Daniel Roten (ETHZ), Vito Rubino (Caltech), Kenny Ryan (UCR), Jose David Sanabria Gomez (UNAM/UIS), Zheqiang Shi (SDSU), Katie Wooddell (PG&E).

FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014

10:00 Introduction Ruth Harris
10:20 Metrics, Version 1 Michael Barall
11:20 A New Participating Code Xiaofei Chen
11:50 A New Participating Code Kenneth Duru
12:20 Lunch  
13:20 Results from Benchmarks TPV26 and TPV27,TPV28 Michael Barall
14:25 Break  
14:45 Implementation of source simulations for ground motion calculations Katie Wooddell
15:15 Interactions between velocity structure and stress in source simulations Brad Aagaard  
15:30 Break  
15:45 3D Simulations of Rough Faults and Ground Motions Zheqiang Shi
16:15 Effects of velocity and attenuation structure on sources and ground motions
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Kim Olsen
16:45 Final Discussion and Summary Harris / All
17:30 Adjourn  

Note: All presentations include time for discussion.