GeoClaw  a variant of Clawpack for geophysical flows
GeoClaw is a subset of
Clawpack
...
About this software,
license, etc.
Please see the
GeoClaw
documentation
and
Gallery
of GeoClaw applications.
Additional applications can be found in the
Clawpack Applications
repository and through some of the links below.
Some work related to GeoClaw development:

Tsunami modelling with adaptively refined finite volume methods,
by R. J. LeVeque, D. L. George, and M. J. Berger,
Acta
Numerica, 2011.

The GeoClaw software for depthaveraged flows
with adaptive refinement ,
by M. J. Berger, D. L. George, R. J. LeVeque and K. M. Mandli,
Advances in Water Resources 34 (2011), pp. 11951206.
 Validation of the GeoClaw model by
F. I. Gonzalez, R. J. LeVeque, P. Chamberlain, B. Hirai, J. Varkovitzky,
and D. L. George, 2011.
This report contains GeoClaw results for a set of
benchmark tests, prepared for the
National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation
Program

Highresolution finite volume methods for the shallow water
equations with bathymetry and dry states
,
by Randall J. LeVeque and David L. George.
In Advanced
Numerical
Models for Simulationg Tsunami Waves and Runup, P. LF. Liu, H. Yeh, C.
Synolakis, eds., Advances in Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Vol 10, pp.
4373, World Scientific, 2007.
Proceedings of the
Third International Workshop on LongWave Runup Models, Catalina, 2004.
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 Finite volume methods and adaptive refinement for global tsunami
propagation and local inundation
,
by D. L. George and R. J. LeVeque,
Science of Tsunami Hazards 24(2006), pp. 319328.
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Augmented Riemann Solvers for the Shallow Water Equations over Variable
Topography with Steady States and Inundation. D. L. George. J. Comp. Phys. ,
227(6):30893113, March 2008.

Finite Volume Methods and Adaptive Refinement for Tsunami Propagation and
Inundation. D. L. George, PhD Thesis, University of Washington, 2006.
[pdf
file]
 A few slides illustrating Adaptive Mesh
Refinement with GeoClaw (An example from the Acta Numerica paper above.)
Other papers by developers and collaborators
 Validating Velocities in the GeoClaw Tsunami Model using Observations Near
Hawaii from the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami,
by M. E. M. Arcos and R. J. LeVeque.
[Link]
 Comparison of earthquake source models for the 2011 Tohokuoki event
using tsunami simulations and near field observations,
by Breanyn T MacInnes, Aditya Riadi Gusman, Randall J LeVeque, Yuichiro
Tanioka.
[Link]
 Tsunami Modeling, by R. J. LeVeque, to appear in the Princeton
Companion to Applied Mathematics (N. J. Higham, Editor).
[Link]
 Modeling and Simulating Tsunamis with an Eye to Hazard
Mitigation, by J. Behrens and R. J. LeVeque
SIAM News, Volume 44,
May 2011
... [pdf file]
 Adaptive Finite Volume Methods with WellBalanced Riemann Solvers for
Modeling Floods in Rugged Terrain: application to the Malpasset dambreak
flood (France, 1959). D. L. George, Int. J. Numer. Methods Fluids,
66(8):10001018, July 2011.
 Finite Volume Methods for the Multilayer Shallow Water Equations with
Applications to Storm Surges, by K. T. Mandli.
PhD Thesis, University of Washington, 2011.
[link]
 Coastal marsh stratigraphy as an indicator of past earthquakes, Puget
Lowland, Washington State, by M. E. Martin.
PhD Thesis, University of Washington, 2011.
[link]
 Tsunami Hazard Assessment of the Ocosta School Site in Westport, WA,
by Frank I. Gonzalez, Randall J. LeVeque, Loyce M. Adams, 2013.
[Link]
 Tsunami Hazard Assessment of the Elementary School Berm Site in Long
Beach, WA, by Frank I. Gonzalez, Randall J. LeVeque, Loyce M. Adams, 2013.
[Link]
 Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard Assessment (PTHA) for Crescent City, CA.
Final Report for Phase I
by Frank I. Gonzalez, Randall J. LeVeque, Loyce M. Adams, February, 2013.
[Link]
 Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard Assessment (PTHA) for Crescent City, CA.
Final Report
by Frank I. Gonzalez, Randall J. LeVeque, Loyce M. Adams, Chris Goldfinger,
George R. Priest, and Kelin Wang
[Link]
 Adaptive Mesh Refinement for Storm Surge, by K. T. Mandli and C. N.
Dawson, Ocean Science (to appear)
arxiv.org/abs/1401.5744
 A numerical method for the two layer shallow water equations with dry
states, by K. T. Mandli, Ocean Modeling 72 (2013), pp. 8091.
[Link]
 The pattern method for incorporating tidal uncertainty into
probabilistic tsunami hazard assessment (PTHA)
by L. M. Adams, R. J. LeVeque and F. I. Gonzalez, Natural Hazards, 2014.
[Link]
 Generating Random Earthquake Events for Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard
Assessment, by R. J. LeVeque, K. Waagan, F. I. Gonzalez, D. Rim, and G. Lin, to
appear in Pure Appl. Geophys., 2016.
[Link]
 Adjoint Methods for Guiding Adaptive Mesh Refinement in Wave
Propagation Problems,
by B. N. Davis and R. J. LeVeque,
[Link]
 Adjoint Methods for Guiding Adaptive Mesh Refinement in Tsunami Modeling,
by B. N. Davis and R. J. LeVeque,
[Link]
 Tsunami Hazard Assessment of the Strait of Juan de Fuca,
by F. I. Gonzalez, R. J. LeVeque, L. M. Adams,
[Link]
 Observations and Modelling of Tsunami Currents at the Port of
Tauranga, New Zealand,
by J. C. Borerro, R. J. LeVeque, S. D. Greer, S. O'Neill, and B.
N. Davis, Australasian Coasts \& Ports Conference 2015
[Link]
Other papers using GeoClaw
 Quantifying potential tsunami hazard in the Puysegur subduction zone,
south of New Zealand. Gavin P. Hayes and Kevin P. Furlong,
Geophysical Journal International 183(2010), pp. 15121524.

Use of ManyCore Architectures for HighResolution Simulation of Tohoku 2011
Tsunami Waves, S. Zhang, D. A. Yuen, A. Zhu, and S. Song,
[pdf file]

Parallelization of GeoClaw Code for Modeling Geophysical Flows
with Adaptive Mesh Refinement on Manycore Systems, by
S. Zhang, A. Zhu, and S. Song, and D. A. Yuen
[pdf file]
 High resolution tsunami modeling at the Mediterranean coast of Israel
towards an early warning tsunami scenarios data bank, by
B. Galanti, S. D. Rosen, A. Salamon.
ICCE No 32 (2010): Proceedings of 32nd Conference on Coastal Engineering,
Shanghai, China, 2010
[link]
 Numerical simulation of the 2010 Chile tsunami and its impact on Chinese
coasts, by F.J. Yu, P.T. Wang, L.D. Zhao, and Y. Yuan.
Chinese Journal of Geophysics 54(2011), pp. 918925 (in Chinese).
[link]
 Tsunami hazard and exposure on the global scale, by
F. Lovholt, S. Glimsdal, et. al., accepted in EarthScience Reviews
[doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2011.10.002]
 Stochastic variation of tsunami runups due to heterogeneous slip on
reverse faults, by
F. Lovholt, S. Bazin, et. al.,
Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 12, EGU201098511, 2010
[pdf]
Posters

Clawpack Miniposterium at the SIAM CSE Conference, 2015
[Link]
 Tsunami simulations for Karachi and Bombay: Sensitivity to source
parameters of the 1945 Makran earthquake, by H. Hasan, H. A. Lodhi, and R.
J. LeVeque
[pdf file]
[Conference]
 AGU 2015:
Tsunami inundation and forces on coastal communities, by S. Qin, M.
Motley, R.J. LeVeque, and F.I. Gonzalez
[pdf file]
 AGU 2015:
Reconciling geomorphic observations with simulations of a modern
landslidedam outburst flood using GeoClaw software,
by M. Turzewski, K. Huntington, and R.J. LeVeque
[pdf file]

New Cascadia Subduction Zone Tsunami Inundation Modeling to Guide Relocation
of Coastal Infrastructure for Indian Tribes on the Northern Washington
Coast
by T.J. Walsh, R.J. LeVeque, L.M. Adams, F.I.Gonzalez, J.D. Schelling, R. Cakir
[pdf
file]
Zotero database
We are also starting to develop a
Zotero
GeoClaw library.
Work in progress  see Zotero
notes