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Southern California Earthquake Center

February 5, 2024

CyberShake Study Uses Summit Supercomputer to Investigate Earthquake Hazards

Researchers at the Statewide California Earthquake Center, or SCEC, are unraveling the mysteries of earthquakes by using physics-based computational models running on high-performance computing systems at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The team’s findings will provide a better understanding of seismic hazards in the Golden State. Building…
January 29, 2021

A New Approach for Bigger and Better Earthquake Modeling

This story was originally written by Aaron Dubrow at the Texas Advanced Computer Center and adapted by Rachel McDowell for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility. A randomly selected 3,000-year segment of the physics-based simulated catalog of earthquakes in California, created on the Texas Advanced Computing Center's Frontera supercomputer. Video Credit:…