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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. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-10810-0_40. 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


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
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
Plesa, A.-C.UNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3366-7621UNSPECIFIED
Tosi, NicolaUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4912-2848UNSPECIFIED
Breuer, D.UNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-9019-5304UNSPECIFIED
Journal or Publication Title:High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering ‘14
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:pp. 613-627
EditorsEmailEditor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
Nagel, W.E.Zentrum für Informationsdienste und Hochleistungsrechnen (ZIH), Technische Universität DresdenUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Kröner, D.H.Abteilung für Angewandte Mathematik, Universität FreiburgUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Resch, M.M.HöchstleistungsrechenzentrumStuttgart (HLRS), Universität StuttgartUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Keywords:GAIA, mantle convection, thermo-chemical
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Exploration
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EW - Space Exploration
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Exploration of the Solar System
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:28 Mar 2023 23:45

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