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Thermo-Chemical Mantle Convection Simulations Using Gaia

Plesa, A.-C. and Hüttig, C. and Tosi, Nicola and Breuer, D. (2015) Thermo-Chemical Mantle Convection Simulations Using Gaia. In: High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering ‘14 Springer. pp. 613-627. ISBN 978-3-319-10809-4.

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Official URL: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-10810-0_40

Abstract

Thermally and chemically driven buoyancy in planetary mantles cause the slow creep of material, which is ultimately responsible for the heat transport from the deep interior and the large-scale dynamics inside the Earth and other terrestrial planets. With the increasing computational power and the improvement of numerical methods, numerical simulations of planetary interiors have become one the principal tools for understanding the processes active during the thermo-chemical evolution of a terrestrial planet considering constraints posed by geological and geochemical surface observations delivered by various planetary missions. In the present work we present technical aspects and applications to solid-state mantle convection using our code Gaia in Cartesian/cylindrical/spherical geometry. We test the convergence of several numerical solvers that have been implemented in our code, and show the code performance on the HLRS System with up to 10,000 cores. Further we compare our results with published benchmark values.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/101624/
Document Type:Contribution to a Collection
Title:Thermo-Chemical Mantle Convection Simulations Using Gaia
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Plesa, A.-C.ana.plesa (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Hüttig, C.christian.huettig (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Tosi, Nicolanicola.tosi (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Breuer, D.doris.breuer (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:2015
Journal or Publication Title:High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering ‘14
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
In DOAJ:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
DOI :10.1007/978-3-319-10810-0_40
Page Range:pp. 613-627
Editors:
EditorsEmail
Nagel, W.E.Zentrum für Informationsdienste und Hochleistungsrechnen (ZIH), Technische Universität Dresden
Kröner, D.H.Abteilung für Angewandte Mathematik, Universität Freiburg
Resch, M.M.HöchstleistungsrechenzentrumStuttgart (HLRS), Universität Stuttgart
Publisher:Springer
ISBN:978-3-319-10809-4
Status:Published
Keywords:GAIA, mantle convection, thermo-chemical
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Science and Exploration
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Vorhaben Exploration des Sonnensystems
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Planetary Research
Institute of Planetary Research > Planetary Sensor Systems
Institute of Planetary Research > Planetary Physics
Deposited By: Rückriemen, Tina
Deposited On:06 Jan 2016 16:03
Last Modified:01 Dec 2018 19:51

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