# The GeoClaw software for depth-averaged flows with adaptive refinement

@article{Berger2011TheGS, title={The GeoClaw software for depth-averaged flows with adaptive refinement}, author={Marsha J. Berger and David L. George and Randall J. LeVeque and Kyle T. Mandli}, journal={Advances in Water Resources}, year={2011}, volume={34}, pages={1195-1206} }

## 206 Citations

Tsunami modelling with adaptively refined finite volume methods*

- Environmental Science, GeologyActa Numerica
- 2011

These issues are discussed in the context of Riemann-solver-based finite volume methods for tsunami modelling in a ‘wellbalanced’ manner and also apply to a variety of other geophysical flows.

Accelerating an Adaptive Mesh Refinement Code for Depth‐Averaged Flows Using GPUs

- Computer ScienceJournal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems
- 2019

An efficient CUDA implementation of GeoClaw, an open source Godunov‐type high‐resolution finite volume numerical scheme on adaptive grids for shallow water system with varying topography, is presented, which implements a simplified dimensionally split version of the algorithms.

A High-Resolution Finite Volume Seismic Model to Generate Seafloor Deformation for Tsunami Modeling

- GeologyJ. Sci. Comput.
- 2017

A high-resolution finite volume method approach to incorporating time-dependent slip across rectangular subfaults when modeling general fault geometry is presented and results are compared to those given by the steady-state, homogeneous half-space Okada solution.

Second‐order finite volume with hydrostatic reconstruction for tsunami simulation

- Computer Science
- 2016

A new second‐order finite volume code is developed for the shallow water equations with a nonconservative term based on the hydrostatic reconstruction technology to achieve a well‐balanced scheme and an adequate dry/wet interface treatment.

A GPU-accelerated shallow flow model for tsunami simulations

- Computer Science
- 2014

This work presents a numerical model for tsunami propagation and inundation, which solves two-dimensional shallow water equations using a finite-volume Godunov-type numerical scheme incorporating a…

Adjoint Methods for Guiding Adaptive Mesh Refinement in Tsunami Modeling

- Computer SciencePure and Applied Geophysics
- 2016

This work shows that solving the time-dependent adjoint equation and using a suitable inner product with the forward solution allows more precise refinement of the relevant waves, and shows how this adjoint method has been integrated into the adaptive mesh refinement strategy of the open source GeoClaw software.

FullSWOF: A free software package for the simulation of shallow water flows

- Computer Science
- 2014

The FullSWOF software which is based on up-to-date finite volume methods and well-balanced schemes to solve shallow water equations is described, which consists of a set of open source C++ codes, freely available to the community, easy to use, and open for further development.

Modeling Rapid Flood Propagation Over Natural Terrains Using a Well-Balanced Scheme

- Environmental Science
- 2014

AbstractThe consequences of rapid and extreme flooding events, such as tsunamis, riverine flooding, and dam breaks show the necessity of developing efficient and accurate tools for studying these…

Performance Optimization of Riemann Solvers for the Shallow Water Equations

- Computer Science
- 2016

This thesis has a strong focus on SIMD and vectorization and applies transformations to the code that allows the compiler to auto-vectorize the solvers to apply optimizations to the existing Riemann solvers.

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