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Illuminating Earth's Interior through Advanced Computing
January/February 2004 (vol. 6 no. 1)
pp. 36-44
Andrea Donnellan, Jet Propulsion Laboratory and University of Southern California
John Rundle, University of California, Davis
John Ries, University of Texas, Austin
Geoffrey Fox, Indiana University
Marlon Pierce, Indiana University
Jay Parker, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Robert Crippen, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Eric DeJong, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Ben Chao, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Weijia Kuang, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Dennis McLeod, University of Southern California
Mitsuhiro Matu'ura, University of Tokyo
Jeremy Bloxham, Harvard University

The article examines present computational strategies for modeling the earth's interior structure and dynamics on high-performance computing systems such as the Japanese Earth Simulator. Modeling efforts currently underway focus on problems such as geodynamo and earthquake modeling.

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Computational Science, earthquake physics, geophysics, solid Earth Science, computing
Andrea Donnellan, John Rundle, John Ries, Geoffrey Fox, Marlon Pierce, Jay Parker, Robert Crippen, Eric DeJong, Ben Chao, Weijia Kuang, Dennis McLeod, Mitsuhiro Matu'ura, Jeremy Bloxham, "Illuminating Earth's Interior through Advanced Computing," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 36-44, Jan.-Feb. 2004, doi:10.1109/MCISE.2004.1255819
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