Zurich 02-03 June 2014

Parallel Session on Solid Earth Dynamics


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Invited Talk

Day 1 - June 2, 2014

11:40 – 12:30  HG F 30 - Invited Plenary

Big data, sparse information: Bayesian inference for large-scale models, with application to inverse modeling of Antarctic ice sheet dynamics; Omar Ghattas, Center for Computational Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, USA (Abstract)
(Chair: Andreas Fichtner, ETH Zurich)

Omar Ghattas is the John A. and Katherine G. Jackson Chair in Computational Geosciences, Professor of Geological Sciences and of Mechanical Engineering, and Director of the Center for Computational Geosciences in the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin.

Day 1 - June 2, 2014


14:25 - 15:45 HG F 26.1
Chair: Andreas Fichtner, ETH Zurich

14:25 - 14:45 Opportunities and challenges in large-scale adaptive-mesh simulations; Carsten Burstedde (University of Bonn, Germany) (Abstract)

14:45 - 15:05 Challenges in the Simulation of Earthquakes; Christian Pelties (Ludwig Maximilian University, Germany) (Abstract)

15:05 - 15:25 HPC Solutions for Geophysical Exploration Problems: Efficiency, Reliability and Maintenance for Real-Life Applications; Josep de la Puente (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain) (Abstract)

15:25 - 15:45  A Semismooth Newton-CG Method for Constrained Parameter Identification in Seismic Tomography; Christian Boehm (TU München, Germany) (Abstract)


16:15 - 17:15 HG F 26.1
Chair: Dave May, ETH Zurich

16:15 - 16:35 Physics-based earthquake scenarios for hazard assessment in large urban areas; Ilario Mazzieri (Politecnico di Milano, Italy) (Abstract)

16:35 - 16:55 Parallel Adaptive Simulation of Earthquake-Tsunami Events; Michael Bader (TU München, Germany) (Abstract)

16:55 - 17:15 Modelling the solid Earth plate tectonics-mantle convection system and its feedbacks with the geodynamo, atmosphere and ocean; Paul J. Tackley (ETH Zurich) (Abstract)


18:30 - 20:00 Gallery of HG F-Floor
Poster Session

Day 2 - June 3, 2014


11:05 - 12:25 HG F 26.1
Chair: Andreas Fichtner, ETH Zurich

11:05 - 11:25 Faster and more accurate interface tracking using a level set two-way wave equation approach; Henri Samuel (Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie, France) (Abstract)

11:25 - 11:45 Immersive experimentation in a wave propagation laboratory; Johan O. A. Robertsson (ETH Zurich) (Abstract)

11:45 - 12:05 Constraining the Rheology of the Lithosphere Through Joint Geodynamic and Gravity Inversion; Boris Kaus (University of Mainz, Germany) (Abstract)

12:05 - 12:25 Towards magnetic sounding of the Earth's core by an adjoint method; Kuan Li (ETH Zurich) (Abstract)