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ACES Inaugural Workshop Proceedings: Table of Contents
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WG1: Microscopic Simulation
Session 1.1: Modelling the micro physics underlying earthquake nucleation processes and rupture
Session Summary Postscript
KeYin Peng, XiangChu Yin, HaiTao Wang, YongXian Zhang An experimental investigation and numerical simulation on the damage process of rock specimen
(Joint with 3.2)
David Place and Peter Mora Modelling rock grain interactions at a meso-scale to study the micro and macro-physics of rocks: simplicity vs. complexity Postscript
Hide Sakaguchi and Hans-B. Mühlhaus Hybrid Modelling of Coupled Pore Fluid-Solid Deformation Problems
(Joint with 3.2)
F.J. Ke ,M. F. Xie and Y. L. Bai Evolution Induced Catastrophe of Material Failure
(Joint with 5.1)
short introduction (Postscript) full abstract available in print at the Workshop
Y. L. Bai, H. L. Li, M. F. Xia and F.J. Ke Damage Localization as Possible Mechanism Underlying Earthquake short introduction (Postscript) full abstract available in print at the Workshop
Session 1.2: Frictional behaviour of rocks, gouge layers and complex fault zones: simulation, observation and scaling
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Peter Mora, David Place, Steffen Abe, Dion Weatherley and Therese Keane The Lattice Solid Model: towards a realistic simulation model for earthquake micro-physics and the development of a virtual laboratory for the earthquake cycle Postscript 18MB compressed(gzip) 1.2MB
Hideo Aochi and Mitsuhiro Matsu'ura Evolution of contacting rock surfaces and a slip- and time-dependent fault constitutive law Postscript
Mitiyasu Ohnaka The shear rupture nucleation: Horizons broadened by high-resolution laboratory experiments Postscript
Chris Marone Static Friction, Healing, and Constitutive Laws for Time- and Slip-Dependent Friction Postscript
James H. Dieterich Observations of micro-mechanical processes during frictional slip Postscript
Mengfen Xia, Jie Bai, Fujiu Ke and Yilong Bai Sample-Specificity and Predictability of Material Failure short introduction (Postscript) full abstract available in print at the Workshop
WG2: Macroscopic Simulation
Session 2.1: Physical Modelling and Simulation of the Earthquake Cycle
Session Summary Postscript
Donald L. Turcotte The Physics of Earthquakes - Is it a Statistical Problem Postscript , Jpeg
Toshinori Sato and Mitsuhiro Matsu'ura Modelling stress accumulation and crustal deformation associated with earthquake cycles at plate boundaries
(Joint eith 3,1)
Naoshi Hirata, Takaya Iwasaki, Hideo Aochi and Mitsuhiro Matsu'ura Modeling of Plate Boundaries and Intra-arc Active Fault Systems in and around Japanese Islands Postscript
Chihiro Hashimoto and Mitsuhiro Matsu'ura Physical modelling of tectonic loading processes at transcurrent plate boundaries
(Joint with 3.1)
Shoichi Yoshioka Three-dimensional numerical simulation of displacement and stress fields after the 1944 Tonankai and the 1946 Nankai earthquakes Postscript
Kelin Wang Loading a subduction fault in earthquake cycles
(Joint with 3.1)
Session 2.2: Simulation of earthquake rupture, seismic wave propagation and strong motion
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Takashi Furumura Pseudospectral simulation of seismic wave propagation
(Joint with 3.1)
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Takashi Miyatake and Tomohiro Inoue Simulation of earthquake rupture process and strong ground motion
(Joint with 3.1)
Hideo Aochi, Eiichi Fukuyama and Mitsuhiro Matsu'ura An Expression of Stress Field in 3D Elastic Medium Using Boundary Integral Equation Method
(Joint with 3.1)
Eiichi Fukuyama and Raul Madariaga Dynamic Rupture Front Interaction on 3D Planar Fault
(Joint with 3.1)
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Stefan B. Nielsen, Jean Carlson and Kim B. Olsen Sensitivity of 3D rupture dynamics to fault geometry and friction parameters
(Joint with 3.1)
Kim B. Olsen and Raul Madariaga 3-D rupture dynamics with kinematic constraints: the 1992 Landers earthquake Postscript 6.0MB compressed(gzip) 400kB
Yongen Cai Ren Wang Numerical Simulation of Dynamic Process of Earthquake
(Joint with 3.1)
Raul Madariaga and Kim B. Olsen Rupture Dynamics in 3-D Postscript
Session 2.3: Simulation and Observations of Complex Interacting Fault Systems
Session Summary Postscript
John B. Rundle, Tom Henyey, J.-Bernard Minster, and Geoffrey Fox General Earthquake Models Postscript
Chunsheng Lu and David Vere-Jones Linked stress release model for spatio-temporal seismicity Postscript
Steven C. Jaume Stress Transfer, Dynamic Triggering, and Stress Correlations: How Earthquake Occurrence Effects The Timing and Slip of Subsequent Earthquakes Postscript
Michael L. Blanpied, Joan Gornberg, Nicolas M. Beeler, James H. Dieterich, and Brian D. Kilgore, Paul Bodin Effect of stress history on earthquake timing Postscript
Naoyuki Kato and Tomowo Hirasawa Effect of an outer-rise earthquake on seismic cycle of large intraplate earthquakes estimated from an instability model based on friction mechanics
(Joint with 3.1)
WG3: Computational Methods/Algorithms
Session 3.1: Macroscopic methods (FEM, FD, PS, SE) of earthquake faulting and waves
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Z. Guo, A. Makinouchi and T.Fujimoto FEM Simulation of Dynamic Sliding of Faults Connecting Static Deformation Process to Dynamic Process Postscript 4.8MB
Kazuro Hirahara Quasi-static simulation of seismic cycle of great inter-plate earthquakes following a friction law in laterally heterogeneous viscoelastic medium under gravitation - FEM Approach Postscript
Kazuteru Garatani Feasibility Study of GeoFEM for Solving 100 Million DOF Problems Postscript
Mikio Iizuka Nonlinear Structural Subsystem of GeoFEM for Fault Zone Analysis Postscript
Genki Yagawa, Hiroshi Okuda and Hisashi Nakamura Development of High-Performance Parallel Finite Element System for Solid Earth - GeoFEM Project Postscript
Kengo Nakajima Convergence Acceleration Method of Large-Scale Parallel Iterative Solvers for Heterogeneous Properties Postscript
Dimitri Komatitsch, Christophe Barnes, Jeroen Tromp A spectral element method for wave propagation simulation near a fluid-solid interface Postscript 10.7MB compressed(gzip) 1.8MB
Jacobo Bielak and Omar Ghattas Computational Challenges in Seismology Postscript
Session 3.2: Particle-based methods (LS, Distinct Element, MD) to simulate fault microphysics
Session Summary Postscript
David Place and Peter Mora A lattice solid model to simulate the micro-physics of earthquakes: towards 3D large scale simulations Postscript
YuCang Wang, XiangChu Yin, Xue-Zhong Chen, KeYin Peng, and ZiPing Song Simulation of Rock Failure and Earthquake Process on Meso-scopic Scale Postscript
WG4: Data Assimilation
Session 4.1: Inversion and assimilation of geodetic data
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Andrea Donnellan, Gregory Lyzenga, Don Argus, Gilles Peltzer, Jay Parker, Frank Webb, Mike Heflin, and James Zumberge Use of GPS and InSAR technology and its further development in earthquake modeling Postscript
Mitsuhiro Matsu'ura, Akira Nishitani and Yukitoshi Fukahata Slip history during one earthquake cycle at the Nankai subduction zone, inferred from the inversion analysis of levelling data with a viscoelastic slip response function Postscript
Takeshi Sagiya Continous GPS Array of Japan and its Application to Crustal Activity Modeling Postscript
Peng Cheng Liu and Ralph J. Archuleta Nonlinear Inversion for Earthquake Rupture Parameters Postscript
Jean-Bernard Minster and Michael Watkins Data Assimilation and Options in Earthquake Modeling Postscript
Session 4.2: Physical scale dependencies, observed scaling relations and simulation
Session Summary Postscript
Mitiyasu Ohnaka A Unified Comprehension for Fracture of Intact Rock, Frictional Slip Failure, and Earthquake Rupture, and Scaling of Scale-Dependent Physical Quantities Inherent in the Rupture
(Joint with 1.2)
Yoshihiro Fujii and Mitsuhiro Matsu'ura Regional difference in scaling laws for large earthquakes and its tectonic implication Postscript
Keiiti Aki Scale dependence in earthquake processes and seismogenic structures Postscript
Bruce Shaw Constraining the Physics of Earthquakes with Observations Postscript
L. Knopoff and M.W.Lee The Self-Organization of Aftershocks Postscript
James H. Dieterich Earthquake nucleation and its relationship to earthquake clustering Postscript
WG5: Model Applications
Session 5.1: General session for earthquake forecasting and hazard quantification
Session Summary Postscript
Zhou Shengkui, Wang Chengmin and Ma Li Application of Artificial Intelligence in Earthquake Forecasting Postscript
XiangChu Yin, XueZhong Cheng, YuCang Wang, HaiTao Wang, KeYin Peng, Yongxian Zhang and JianCang Zhuang Development of A New Approach for Earthquake Prediction--Load/Unload Response Ratio Postscript
Ma Li, Zhu Lieyuan and Shi Yaolin Attempts at using seismicity indicators for the prediction of large earthquakes by Genetic Algorithm-Neural Network method Postscript
Akio Yoshida and Kohji Hosono Evaluation of spatio-temporal seismicity change Postscript
David D. Jackson and Yan Kagan Global Earthquake Potential, 1999 Postscript
Jean-Bernard Minster and Nadya Williams Systematic Global Testing of Intermediate-Term Earthquake Prediction Algorithms Postscript
Peter Mora and David Place Accelerating energy release prior to large events in simulated earthquake cycles: implications for earthquake forecasting Postscript 4.5MB compressed(gzip) 1.2MB
Michael Winter, Steven Jaume and Russell Cuthbertson Determination of site-response and attenuation in Brisbane, Australia HTML
Kevin McCue The Cause of Australian Intraplate Tectonism Postscript
Fabien Coutel and Peter Mora Site amplification quantification through simulation of ground motion Postscript