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SCEC Rupture Dynamics Code Validation Workshop

Conveners: Ruth Harris and Ralph Archuleta
Dates: March 23, 2015
Location: Kellogg West Conference Center (Mountain Vista Room)
SCEC Award and Report: 14051

SUMMARY: The purpose of the March 23, 2015 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 2015-2016. For more information about our code comparison group and the benchmarks, please see the SCEC/USGS Spontaneous Rupture Code Verification Project website.

PARTICIPANTS (35 total, 14 remote): Brad Aagaard (USGS), Norm Abrahamson (PG&E), Pablo Ampuero (Caltech), Ralph Archuleta (UCSB), Kangchen Bai (Caltech), Michael Barall (Invisible Software), Sam Bydlon (Stanford), Eric Daub (U Memphis), Ben Duan (Texas A&M), Eric Dunham (Stanford), Kenneth Duru (Stanford), Alice Gabriel (LMU), Ruth Harris (USGS), Yihe Huang (Stanford), Tran Huynh (SCEC), Junle Jiang (Caltech), Yoshi Kaneko (GNS), Yuko Kase (GSJ), Jeremy Kozdon (NPS), Christodoulos Kyriakopoulos (UCR), Nadia Lapusta (Caltech), Dunyu Liu (Texas A&M), Julian Lozos (Stanford), Bin Luo (Texas A&M), Shuo Ma (SDSU), David Oglesby (UCR), Kim Olsen (SDSU), Arben Pitarka (LLNL), Daniel Roten (SDSC), Kenny Ryan (UCR), William Savran (UCSD), Zheqiang Shi (SDSU), Jennifer Tarnowski (UCR), Yongfei Wang (UCSD), and Qian Yao (SDSU)

Presentation slides may be downloaded by clicking the links following the title. PLEASE NOTE: Files are the author’s property. They may contain unpublished or preliminary information and should only be used while viewing the talk.

MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015

10:00-10:23 Welcome and Introduction Ruth Harris
10:23-10:30 Meet a New Code Jeremy Kozdon
10:30-11:00 Wasatch Front Earthquake Simulations Ralph Archuleta
11:00-11:30 Lessons from Parkfield for Earthquake Interaction Nadia Lapusta
11:30-12:00 High Performance Computing of Dynamic Rupture Scenarios on Natural Fault Zones with SeisSol Alice Gabriel
12:00-13:00 Lunch  
13:00-14:00 Metrics and Benchmark Results, Part 1 [Overview.pdf and Results.pdf] Michael Barall
14:00-14:30 A Case for Multi-Fault Rupture in the Southern California Earthquake of December 8th, 1812 Julian Lozos
14:30-15:00 Dynamic Models of Earthquakes and Tsunamis Offshore Ventura, California Kenny Ryan
15:00-15:30 Break  
15:30-16:15 Benchmark Results, Part 2 Michael Barall
16:15-16:45 Use of Dynamic Rupture Modeling in Earthquake Engineering Applications Norm Abrahamson
16:45-17:15 Conclusions and Future Plans Ruth Harris / All
17:15 Adjourn