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SCEC Collaboratory for Interseismic Simulation and Modeling Meeting


Participation: 100 people maximum, register with the 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting

Date: September 10, 2016
Time: 8:00am-12:00pm
Location: Hilton Palm Springs Resort

CONVENER: Tom Jordan

OVERVIEW: SCEC received a three-year grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to construct a Collaboratory for Interseismic Simulation and Modeling (CISM) that will provide a unique environment for developing large-scale numerical models that can simulate sequences of fault ruptures and the seismic shaking they produce. The goal of CISM is to equip earthquake scientists with HPC-enabled cyberinfrastructure that creates a new generation of comprehensive, physics-based earthquake forecasts using the California fault system as their primary test bed.

CISM will provide a computational framework for combining earthquake simulations, which account for the physics of earthquake nucleation and stress transfer, with ground-motion prediction models derived from simulations of seismic wave excitation and propagation. CISM will be engineered as a workflow-oriented cyberinfrastructure with common tools for integrating various types of scientific software modules provided by different research teams into well-structured forecasting models that can be calibrated against existing data and tested against observations within the Collaboratory for the Study of Earthquake Predictability (CSEP). Validated CISM forecasting models will be contributed to the USGS’s program of operational earthquake forecasting.

CISM will feature a petascale shared file system with high-bandwidth gateways connected to NSF and DOE high-performance computing resources, which will support the massive calculations required for CISM simulations and modeling. The software development process will focus on quickly establishing end-to-end processing capabilities and initiating an iterative cycle of software development that will expand and elaborate the CISM system.

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 They may contain unpublished or preliminary information and should only be used while viewing the talk.

SEPTEMBER 11, 2016

07:30 - 08:00 Continental Breakfast & Check-In  
08:00 - 08:20 Introduction to CISM (PDF, 22.8MB) Tom Jordan
08:20 - 09:00 Multiscale forecasting using UCERF3 (PDF, 35.0MB) Ned Field
09:00 - 09:40 Earthquake forecasting using the RSQSim earthquake simulator (PDF, 12.1MB) Jim Dieterich
09:40 - 09:50 Contributions of the UseIT summer research program to CISM (PDF, 49.2MB) Kevin Milner
09:50 - 10:00 Generating long RSQSim catalogs for CISM analysis (PDF, 6.0MB) Jacqui Gilchrist
10:00 - 10:15 Discussion: Use of simulators in CISM forecasting research All
10:15 - 10:30 Break  
10:30 - 11:00 Testing forecasting models in CSEP (PDF, 2.7MB) Max Werner
11:00 - 11:30 Is there an earthquake drought in California? (PDF, 5.1MB) Dave Jackson
11:30 - 11:45 CyberShake as a CISM ground motion prediction platform (PDF, 21.4MB) Scott Callaghan
11:45 - 12:00 Discussion: CISM plans for 2017 All
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch  



Brad Aagaard (USGS)
Zagid Abatchev (UCLA)
Duncan Agnew (UCSD)
Kristina Marie Agoncillo (CPP)
Shima Azizzadeh-Roodpish (CERI)
Sung Bae (QuakeCoRE)
Han Bao (UCLA)
Michael Barall (Invisible Software)
Elizabeth Barnett (SWGE)
Richard Bennett (U of Arizona)
Elizabeth Berg (University of Utah)
Gregory Beroza (Stanford Univ)
Glenn Biasi (UNR)
Michael Blanpied (USGS)
Alexander Bologna (USC)
Cecilia Booker (NAVY)
Elliot Bowie (U of Otago)
Brendon Bradley (U of Canterbury)
Scott Callaghan (SCEC/USC)
Jaziel Cambron (CICESE)
Camilla Cattania (Stanford Univ)
Shi Chen (CEA)
Qianli Chen (UIUC)
Yifang Cheng (USC)
Annemarie Christophersen (GNS)
Yifeng Cui (SDSC)
Steven Day (SDSU)
James Dieterich (UC Riverside)
Jessica Donovan (RMS)
Roby Douilly (UC Riverside)
Hamed Ebrahimian (Caltech)
Brittney Emmons (UCLA)
Tian Feng (UCLA)
Edward Field (USGS Golden)
Frantisek Gallovic (Charles Univ)
Matthew Gerstenberger (GNS NZ)
Jacquelyn Gilchrist (USC)
Jose Javier Gonzàlez-Garcìa (CICESE)
Christine Goulet (SCEC/USC)
Ruth Harris (USGS)
Egill Hauksson (Caltech)
Kathleen Hodgkinson (UNAVCO)
Bill Holt (Stony Brook Univ)
Mehrdad Hosseini (AECOM)
Zhifeng Hu (SDSU/UCSD)
Mong-Han Huang (JPL, Caltech)
Walter Imperatori (ETH Zurich)
David Jackson (UCLA)
Seokho Jeong (U of Canterbury)
Junle Jiang (SIO/UCSD)
Thomas Jordan (SCEC/USC)
Alan Juarez (USC)
Sandra Juarez (UNAM)
Marc Kamerling (Consultant)
Mostafa Khoshmanesh (ASU)
Justin Ko (Caltech)
Qingkai Kong (Berkeley Seismo Lab)
Konik Kothari (UIUC)
Yelena Kropivnitskaya (Western Univ)
Christodoulos Kyriakopoulos (UCR)
Nadia Lapusta (Caltech)
Robin Lee (U of Canterbury)
Shaohua Li (USGS ESC)
Yong-Gang Li (USC)
Zach Lifton (Geosyntec)
Ting Lin (Marquette Univ)
Yen-Yu Lin (Caltech)
Yu-Pin Lin (USC)
dunyu liu (TAMU)
Zhen Liu (JPL/Caltech)
Taojun Liu (U Colorado Boulder)
Maria Liukis (SCEC/USC)
Bin Luo (TAMU)
Shuo Ma (SDSU)
Philip Maechling (SCEC)
Warner Marzocchi (INGV)
John McRaney (SCEC/USC)
Haoran Meng (USC)
Lingsen Meng (UCLA)
Chris Milliner (UC Berkeley)
Kevin Milner (SCEC/USC)
Paola Montone (INGV, Rome - Italy)
Mohammad Nazer (U of Canterbury)
Daniel Ngu (SCEC UseIT/ UCI)
Shiying Nie (SDSU)
Marcus Noack (Simula Research Lab)
Ryo Okuwaki (U of Tsukuba)
Susan Owen (JPL)
Dmitry Pekurovsky (UC San Diego)
Yajun Peng (Princeton Univ)
Rupa Purasinghe (CSULA)
Doriam Restrepo (Universidad EAFIT)
David Rhoades (GNS Science)
Thomas Rockwell (SDSU)
Kenny Ryan (UC Riverside)
Leah Sabbeth (Caltech)
Edilson Salazar Monroy (UNAM)
Scharer Katherine (USGS)
Nader Senobari (UC Riverside )
Vianca Severino Rivas (SCEC UseIT)
Prof Daya SHANKER (Indian IT Roorkee)
Yanxiu Shao (CEA)
Bruce Shaw (Columbia University)
William Shinevar (MIT/WHOI)
Manoochehr Shirzaei (ASU)
Andreas Skarlatoudis (AECOM)
Norman Sleep (Stanford U)
Marco Stupazzini (Munich Re)
Jessica Sutton (ASU)
Zain Tahir (SDSU)
Yuval Tal (MIT)
Ta-liang Teng (USC)
Terry Tullis (Brown University)
Robert Viesca (Tufts University)
Robert Walker (USC)
Wei Wang (SIO)
Nan Wang (SDSU/SIO)
Maximilian Werner (Bristol)
Isabel White (USGS)
Andrew Wilson (SDSU)
John Wilson (UC Davis)
Yanqiang Wu (CEA)
Qimin Wu (Virginia Tech)
Lian Xue (UCSC)
Lingling Ye (Caltech)
Te-Yang Yeh (SDSU)
John Yu (USC)
Han Yue (Caltech)
Yuehua Zeng (USGS Golden)
Yongxian Zhang (CEA)


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