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Main Title Advances in Geocomputing [electronic resource] /
Author Xing, Huilin.
Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg,
Year Published 2009
ISBN 9783540858799
Subjects Geography. ; Mathematical geography. ; Computer simulation.
Internet Access
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Collation XVIII, 325 p. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
First Steps Towards Modeling a Multi-Scale Earth System -- 3D Mesh Generation in Geocomputing -- Strategies for Preconditioning Methods of Parallel Iterative Solvers for Finite-Element Applications in Geophysics -- Algorithms for Optimizing Rheology and Loading Forces in Finite Element Models of Lithospheric Deformation -- Mantle Dynamics - A Case Study -- The ESyS_Particle: A New 3-D Discrete Element Model with Single Particle Rotation -- The TeraShake Computational Platform for Large-Scale Earthquake Simulations -- Probabilistic Forecast of Tsunami Hazards along Chinese Coast. This book provides a concise overview of the recent development in geocomputing, which covers the model construction and result visualisation, advanced computational theory and high performance software development on supercomputers and their applications in simulating geodynamics, crustal dynamics, earthquakes, tsunami and rock physics spanning different scales.