129 Advances in Discontinuum Numerical Modeling in the Study of Earth Structure and Deformation

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Sunday, 5 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 351AD

Julia K. Morgan , Patrick J. McGovern and David Sparks
8:00 AM
Controls on the Shape and Kinematics Mountain Belts: Insights from Distinct Element Modeling
Tim Vietor, Geoforschungszentrum Potsdam; Onno Oncken, GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
8:35 AM
Three-Dimensional Particle Dynamics Simulations of Oblique Plate Convergence
Garrett W. Tate, Rice University; Julia K. Morgan, Rice University
8:50 AM
Distinct Element Method (DEM) Modelling of Laboratory to Outcrop-Scale Fracturing of Natural Rocks
Martin P.J. Schöpfer, University College Dublin; Conrad Childs, University College Dublin; John J. Walsh, University College Dublin; Steffen Abe, RWTH Aachen; Arzu Arslan, University College Dublin; Eoghan P. Holohan, University College Dublin
9:25 AM
Strain Localization and Mechanical Coupling during Fault-Bend Folding: Insights from Discrete Element Simulations
Nathan P. Benesh, Harvard University; Julia K. Morgan, Rice Univ; John H. Shaw, Harvard University
9:40 AM
SSPX: A Program to Visualize Strain in Discrete Element Models
Nestor Cardozo, Center for Integrated Petroleum Research; Richard Allmendinger, Cornell University
9:55 AM
10:10 AM
Volcanic Spreading and Lateral Variations in the Structure of Olympus Mons, Mars: Insights from Particle Dynamics Simulations
Patrick J. McGovern, Lunar and Planetary Institute; Julia K. Morgan, Rice University
10:25 AM
Effects of Density Driven Deformation within Volcanic Edifices Using Discrete Element Simulations
Lindsay L. Farrell, Rice University; Julia K. Morgan, Rice University; Patrick J. McGovern, Lunar and Planetary Institute
10:55 AM
Discrete Element Modeling of Coupled Processes
Anders Malthe-Sørenssen, University of Oslo
11:15 AM
Viscous Granular Flow: DEM Models of Diffusion Creep
David W. Sparks, Texas A&M University; Julie Newman, Texas A&M University
11:30 AM
Quantifying the Effects of Cementation on Hydromechanical Properties of Granular Porous Media Using Discrete Element Models
Kathleen Plourde, University of Massachusetts; David Boutt, University of Massachusetts; Laurel Goodwin, Univ. of Wisconsin; Jennie Cook, Univ. of Wisconsin
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