Workshop Programme

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Sunday 11 May 2008

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3:00 PMRegistration
5:30 PMWelcome and Ice-Breaker Reception
  

Monday 12 May 2008

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Working Group 2 - Scaling Physics

9:00 AMCollective Behavior of Earthquakes and Faults: Continuum-Discrete Transitions, Progressive Evolutionary Changes and Different Dynamic Regimes
Ben-Zion
9:20 AMTowards a universal rule on the recurrence interval scaling of repeating earthquake
Chen et al.
9:40 AMA simple model of damage rheology with discrete slip patches in surrounding elastic solid
Dahmen and Ben-Zion
10:00 AMSpecificity and universality of catastrophic rupture
Ke et al.
10:30 AMMORNING TEA
11:00 AMErgodicity and Forecasting
Klein et al.
11:20 AMEarthquake fault scaling: Relating fault length to width, average displacement, and moment release.
Leonard
11:40 AMMesh dependence and Slip Complexity in Earthquake Fault Models: A New Perspective
Olsen-Kettle and Muhlhaus
12:00 PMThe peak point of LURR and its significance
Yin et al.
12:30 PMLUNCH
 

Working Group 4 - Macroscopic Simulation: Dynamic Rupture and Wave Propagation

1:30 PMDynamic Rupture Models for the Southern San Andreas Fault
Ely et al.
1:50 PMA Support-Operator Method for Dynamic Earthquake Rupture Simulation
Ely et al.
2:10 PMModeling of the 2003 Tokachi-oki, Japan, Earthquake: Stress Accumulation, Dynamic Rupture and Ground Motions
Fukuyama et al.
2:30 PMHigh-Performance Computing for Physics-Based Seismic Hazard Analysis
Jordan and the CME Collaboration
3:00 PMAFTERNOON TEA
3:30 PMDynamic Source Modeling of the 2005 Miyagi-oki Earthquake
Kimura et al.
3:50 PMFrequency-dependence of the apparent S-wave radiation pattern; FDM simulations of scattering high-frequency seismic wavefield
Takemura et al.
 

Working Group 8 - Other Geoscience Simulation

4:10 PMMagma Flow Instabilities: Implications for Long-Period Seismicity
Hale
4:30 PMCracking the brittle-ductile transition zone: the role of fluids
Regenauer-Lieb et al.
  

Tuesday 13 May 2008

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Working Group 8 - Other Geoscience Simulation: Tsunami

9:00 AMAn integrated simulation of seismic wave and tsunami propagation
Furumura and Saito
9:20 AMThree-Dimensional Tsunami Generation due to the Sea-Bottom Deformation
Saito and Furumura
9:40 AMTsunami Simulation - Soup to Nuts
Ward
10:00 AMTsunami Hazards Along the Chinese Coast from Earthquakes in Neighboring Subducting Zones
Yuen et al.
10:30 AMMORNING TEA
 

Working Group 6 - Data Assimilation and Understanding

11:00 AMPreparing for NASA's DESDynI Mission with QuakeSim
Donnellan
11:20 AMStatistical analysis of earthquake event correlations in Virtual California
Glasscoe et al.
11:40 AMRegional Hidden Markov Model Based Time Series Analysis Via A Web Portal Interface
Granat et al.
12:00 PMModeling and Monitoring the Entire Processes of Earthquake Generation in and around Japan
Matsu'ura et al.
12:30 PMLUNCH
1:30 PMA Guide to the QuakeSim Portal and Its Portlets
Nazerian
1:50 PMCrustal Deformation Associated with the Earthquake Cycle along the Eastern Nankai Trough, Central Japan
Sagiya et al.
2:10 PMCorrelation of Radon anomalies in ground water and Soil-gas with seismic events in NW Himalayas, India
Singh et al.
2:30 PM3D Tectonic Stress Fields in and around Japan, inferred from the CMT Data Inversion
Terakawa and Matsu'ura
3:00 PMAFTERNOON TEA
3:30 PMEigenvector decomposition of historic seismicity data
Tiampo et al.
3:50 PMA Study on Determination of Stress Level by Seismic Stress Drops and the Stress Axis Deflections Before and After Large Earthquakes
Wan and Shen
4:10 PMAre Spontaneous Earthquakes in California Stationary ?
Wang and Jackson
4:30 PMSpatial and Temporal Variation of Tectonic Stress Pattern at the Westernmost Plate Boundary in Taiwan
Wu et al.
  

Wednesday 14 May 2008

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International Science Board

9:00 AMACES Executive Director's Report
Rundle
9:30 AMISB Member Report: Australia
Weatherley
9:55 AMISB Member Report: Canada
Tiampo
10:20 AMISB Member Report: China
Yin
10:45 AMMORNING TEA
11:15 AMISB Member Report: Chinese Taipei
Chen
11:40 AMISB Member Report: Japan
Matsu'ura
12:05 PMISB Member Report: USA
Donnellan
12:30 PMLUNCH
 

Working Group 3 - Macroscopic Simulation: Earthquake Generation and Cycles

1:30 PMLarge- Scale Simulations of Fault System Seismicity
Dieterich et al.
1:50 PMJoint Simulation of Quasi-static Stress Accumulation and Earthquake Dynamic Rupture
Hashimoto et al.
2:10 PMMulti-cycle Dynamics of Interacting Faults
Olsen-Kettle et al.
2:30 PMVirtual California 2008: Topology and Dynamics
Rundle et al.
3:00 PMAFTERNOON TEA
3:30 PMDynamical, Material, and Geometrical Heterogeneities in Earthquake Models
Shaw
3:50 PMMultiscale Simulation of Earthquakes at Parkfield, California, Using Rate and State Friction and Fast Multipoles
Tullis and Beeler
4:10 PMALLCAL: An Earthquake Simulator for all of California
Ward
  

Thursday 15 May 2008

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Working Group 5 - Computational Environment and Algorithms

9:00 AMWeb 2.0 and Earthquake Science
Fox and Pierce
9:20 AMQuakeTables: A Federated Database for Assimilation of Earthquake Data in the QuakeSim Modeling Environment
Grant et al.
9:40 AMInteractive virtual reality methods for generating and visualizing earthquake simulations
Kellogg et al.
10:00 AMA StGermain case study: adding Recovery by Equilibrium of Patches to Underworld
Quenette and Giordani
10:30 AMMORNING TEA
11:00 AMAn Open-Source Program for Visualizing Simulated Earthquake Time History
Nardone et al.
11:20 AMNASA QuakeSim finite element modeling with GeoFEST
Parker et al.
11:40 AMServices and Components for the QuakeSim Project
Pierce et al.
12:00 PMWarehousing Earthquake, InSAR and Hazard Data
Yoder et al.
12:30 PMLUNCH
 

Working Group 7 - Model Applications

1:50 PMPerformance Analysis of RIPI Forecasts of California Earthquakes:
Rundle et al.
2:10 PMAn Update on the Status of Computing Earthquake Forecast Probabilities by Numerical Simulations using Virtual California
Van Aalsburg et al.
2:30 PMSeismological Evidence for the Convergence of Crustal Stress Orientations Before Large Earthquakes
Wan and Shen
3:00 PMAFTERNOON TEA
3:30 PMThe effects of pore pressure on Load-Unload Response Ratio before earthquakes: viewpoint from discrete element method
Wang and Mora
3:50 PMA Combined Computational Approach towards Earthquake Forecasting
Xing and Yin
4:10 PMA probabilistic approach for earthquake potential evaluation based on the Load/Unload Response ratio method
Yu et al.
4:30 PMApplication of PI method to the North and Southwest China
Zhang et al.
6:00 PMCONFERENCE DINNER
  

Friday 16 May 2008

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Working Group 1 - Microscopic Simulation

9:00 AMScaling of Fracture Energy: Laboratory Measurements by High-velocity Rotary Shear Apparatus
Mizoguchi and Fukuyama
9:20 AMThe evolution of fault strength and gouge properties with shear strain: Insights from particle dynamics simulations
Morgan and Guo
9:40 AMNucleation and Growth of Microscopic Defects and Disorder in Rock Masses
Rundle et al.
10:00 AMReproduction of 3-D wing-crack using 3-D discrete element method, Esys\_Particle
Wang and Mora
10:30 AMMORNING TEA
11:00 AMWorkshop Summary and Future Planning
1:00 PMClose of Workshop