Monday, August 31, 2009

Geovisualization: The Big One Along The San Andreas

Wired Science has put up a gallery of the best science visualization videos of 2009 selected through a contest. The Department of Energy handed out the prizes for the best ones at the Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing conference (SciDAC).

The one of prime interest. A simulation of wave propagation of a 7.8 earthquake along the San Andreas

Video: DOE SciDAC Program/Amit Chourasia, Kim Olsen, Steven Day, Luis Dalguer, Yifeng Cui, Jing Zhu, David Okaya, Phil Maechling and Thomas H. Jordan

The animation required 12 terabytes of earthquake simulation data.

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