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SCEC Workshop on Rupture Dynamics Code Validation and Comparing Simulations of Earthquake Sequences and Aseismic Slip

Conveners: Ruth Harris, Brittany Erickson, Junle Jiang
Dates: April 23-24, 2018
Location: Kellogg West Conference Center, Pomona, California

SUMMARY: The upcoming SCEC Workshop on "Rupture Dynamics Code Validation and Comparing Simulations of Earthquake Sequences and Aseismic Slip" will be held in Pomona, California on April 23-24, 2018. This workshop will start with talks by members of the SCEC dynamic rupture code validation group about their code validation strategies and other implementations of our dynamic rupture benchmark exercises. We will next transition to the new Simulations of Earthquake Sequences and Aseismic Slip (SEAS) group's portion of the workshop where we will discuss the unique challenges faced by SEAS models, introduce various codes used for SEAS modeling, and present our results from the first SEAS benchmark exercise.


10:00 - 10:15 Welcome to the workshop, overview of dynamic rupture group activities (PDF, 1.9MB) Ruth Harris
10:15 - 10:30 Workshop participants self-introductions Attendees
10:30 - 10:45 Dynamic viability of the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake cascade on weak crustal faults (PDF, 2.3MB) Thomas Ulrich
10:45 - 11:00 Off-fault deformations and shallow slip deficit from dynamic rupture simulations with fault zone plasticity (PDF, 9.5MB) Daniel Roten
11:00 - 11:15 What does validation look like? (PDF, 318KB) Michael Barall
11:15 - 11:30 Validation: Why getting the same answer may be bad (PDF, 67KB) Brad Aagaard
11:30 - 11:45 Further validation of the Andrews and Ma (2016) heterogeneous stress model and some preliminary results (PDF, 5.8MB) Shuo Ma
11:45 - 12:00 GMPEs and dynamic rupture models: Which direction to go for validation (PDF, 3.8MB) Luis Dalguer
12:00 - 13:15 Lunch  
13:15 - 13:30 SCEC dynamic rupture benchmarks in the classroom (PDF, 949KB) Eric Daub
13:30 - 13:45 From single-event dynamics to multi-cycle dynamics of geometrically complex faults (PDF, 2.5MB) Ben Duan
13:45 - 14:15 Group Discussion about dynamic rupture code validation, etc. Attendees
14:15 - 14:30 Break  
14:30 - 15:00 Introduction to SEAS activities (PDF, 2.2MB) Brittany Erickson / Junle Jiang
15:00 - 15:15 SEAS: on resolution, complexity, and dynamic effects Nadia Lapusta
15:15 - 15:30 Modeling of the nucleation process of laboratory and crustal earthquakes (PDF, 2.1MB) Yoshihiro Kaneko
15:30 - 15:45 Coupling spectral boundary integral and volume-based models for high resolution fault zone physics Ahmed Elbanna
15:45 - 16:00 Modeling the rupture process on rough faults during multiple slip events wit hte mortar finite element method Yuval Tal
16:00 - 16:15 Break  
16:15 - 16:30 Discontinuous Galerkin methods for earthquake cycle simulations Jeremy Kozdon
16:30 - 16:45 RSQSim modeling and applications Kayla Kroll
16:45 - 17:30 Discussions  
17:30 Adjourn for the day  
18:00 Dinner  


07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast  
08:30 - 08:45 The effect of shear heating on the earthquake cycle (PDF, 755KB) Kali Allison
08:45 - 09:00 Time stepping for earthquake cycles with plasticity (PDF, 3.4MB) Brittany Erickson
09:00 - 09:15 Modelling frictional faults as plastic shear bands in nonlinear media (PDF, 3.3MB) Casper Pranger
09:15 - 09:30 FDRA - Fault dynamics with radiation damping approximation: history and capabilities (PDF, 1.1MB) Paul Segall
09:30 - 09:45 The spectrum of rupture styles at subduction zone governed by the geometry and rheology of the upper plate Sylvain Barbot
09:45 - 10:00 Modeling of slow slip events on a non-planar subduction fault (PDF, 2.3MB) Yajing Liu
10:00 - 10:15 Numerical simulation of dynamic triggering of slow slip events in California and New Zealand (PDF, 1.4MB) Matt Wei
10:15 - 10:30 Break  
10:30 - 12:00 Benchmark results and discussions (PDF, 15.4MB) Brittany Erickson / Junle Jiang
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch  
13:00 - 14:30 Workshop wrap-up and future plans Brittany Erickson / Junle Jiang
15:00 Adjourn  


*Brad Aagaard (USGS)
Lauren Abrahams (Stanford)
Kali Allison (Stanford)
*Pablo Ampuero (Caltech)
*Ralph J Archuleta (UCSB)
Khurram Aslam (Memphis)
Michael Barall (Invisible Software)
Sylvain Barbot (USC)
Camilla Cattania (Stanford)
Luis Dalguer (3Q-Lab)
Eric Daub (Memphis)
Roby Douilly (UCR)
Ben Duan (Texas A&M)
Eric Dunham (Stanford)
*Kenneth Duru (LMU-Munich)
Ahmed Elbanna (Illinois)
Brittany Erickson (Portland)
*Yuri Fialko (UCSD)
*Alice Gabriel (LMU Munich)
*Percy Galvez (KAUST)
Christine Goulet (SCEC/USC
Ruth Harris (USGS)
*Evan Hirakawa (LLNL)
*Zhifeng Hu (SDSU/UCSD)
Tran Huynh (SCEC/USC)
Benjamin Idini (Caltech)
Junle Jiang (UCSD)
*Yoshihiro Kaneko (GNS Science)
*Yuko Kase (GS of Japan)
Jeremy Kozdon (NPS)
*Kayla Kroll (LLNL)
Christos Kyriakopoulos (UCRiverside)
Valère Lambert (Caltech)
Nadia Lapusta (CalTech)
*Dunyu Liu (Texas A&M)
Yajing Liu (McGill)
Yingdi Luo (JPL)
*Xiao Ma (UIUC)
*Shuo Ma (SDSU)
Kim Olsen (SDSU)
Arben Pitarka (LLNL)
*Casper Pranger (ETHZ)
Daniel Roten (SDSU)
*Kenny Ryan (USGS)
Paul Segall (Stanford)
Pengcheng Shi (URI)
Ollie Stephenson (Caltech)
Yuval Tal (Caltech)
*Thomas Ulrich (LMU Munich)
*Ylona van Dinther (ETHZ)
*Nan Wang (SDSU/UCSD)
Yongfei Wang (UCSD)
Matt Wei (Univ. of RI)
*Kyle Withers (USGS)
*Stephanie Wollherr (LMU Munich)
Katie Wooddell (PG&E)
*Zhenguo Zhang (SUSTC)

*Remote Participants