GeoClaw -- a variant of Clawpack for geophysical flows
GeoClaw is now incorporated in Clawpack 5.x.
Please see the
GeoClaw is a subset of
About this software,
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,
The GeoClaw software for depth-averaged 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. 1195-1206.
- 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
High-resolution finite volume methods for the shallow water
equations with bathymetry and dry states
by Randall J. LeVeque and David L. George.
Models for Simulationg Tsunami Waves and Runup, P. L-F. Liu, H. Yeh, C.
Synolakis, eds., Advances in Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Vol 10, pp.
43-73, World Scientific, 2007.
Proceedings of the
Third International Workshop on Long-Wave Runup Models, Catalina, 2004.
- 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. 319-328.
Augmented Riemann Solvers for the Shallow Water Equations over Variable
Topography with Steady States and Inundation. D. L. George. J. Comp. Phys. ,
227(6):3089-3113, March 2008.
Finite Volume Methods and Adaptive Refinement for Tsunami Propagation and
Inundation. D. L. George, PhD Thesis, University of Washington, 2006.
- 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.
- Comparison of earthquake source models for the 2011 Tohoku-oki event
using tsunami simulations and near field observations,
by Breanyn T MacInnes, Aditya Riadi Gusman, Randall J LeVeque, Yuichiro
- Tsunami Modeling, by R. J. LeVeque, to appear in the Princeton
Companion to Applied Mathematics (N. J. Higham, Editor).
- Modeling and Simulating Tsunamis with an Eye to Hazard
Mitigation, by J. Behrens and R. J. LeVeque
SIAM News, Volume 44,
... [pdf file]
- Adaptive Finite Volume Methods with Well-Balanced Riemann Solvers for
Modeling Floods in Rugged Terrain: application to the Malpasset dam-break
flood (France, 1959). D. L. George, Int. J. Numer. Methods Fluids,
66(8):1000-1018, 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.
- Coastal marsh stratigraphy as an indicator of past earthquakes, Puget
Lowland, Washington State, by M. E. Martin.
PhD Thesis, University of Washington, 2011.
- Tsunami Hazard Assessment of the Ocosta School Site in Westport, WA,
by Frank I. Gonzalez, Randall J. LeVeque, Loyce M. Adams, 2013.
- Tsunami Hazard Assessment of the Elementary School Berm Site in Long
Beach, WA, by Frank I. Gonzalez, Randall J. LeVeque, Loyce M. Adams, 2013.
- 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.
- Adaptive Mesh Refinement for Storm Surge, by K. T. Mandli and C. N.
Dawson, Ocean Science (to appear)
- A numerical method for the two layer shallow water equations with dry
states, by K. T. Mandli, Ocean Modeling 72 (2013), pp. 80-91.
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. 1512--1524.
Use of Many-Core Architectures for High-Resolution Simulation of Tohoku 2011
Tsunami Waves, S. Zhang, D. A. Yuen, A. Zhu, and S. Song,
Parallelization of GeoClaw Code for Modeling Geophysical Flows
with Adaptive Mesh Refinement on Many-core Systems, by
S. Zhang, A. Zhu, and S. Song, and D. A. Yuen
- 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
- 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. 918-925 (in Chinese).
- Tsunami hazard and exposure on the global scale, by
F. Lovholt, S. Glimsdal, et. al., accepted in Earth-Science Reviews
- Stochastic variation of tsunami run-ups due to heterogeneous slip on
reverse faults, by
F. Lovholt, S. Bazin, et. al.,
Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 12, EGU2010-9851-1, 2010