Ge 263

Computational Geophysics

9 units (3-0-6)  |  first term
Prerequisites: introductory class in geophysics, class in partial differential equations, some programming experience.
Finite-difference, pseudo-spectral, finite-element, and spectral-element methods will be presented and applied to a number of geophysical problems including heat flow, deformation, and wave propagation. Students will program simple versions of methods. Given in alternate years; not offered 2021-2022.
Instructors: Clayton, Gurnis

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