Data-Driven Numerical Modelling in Geodynamics: Methods and Applications

  • Alik Ismail-Zadeh
  • Alexander Korotkii
  • Igor Tsepelev

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Earth Sciences book series (BRIEFSEARTH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Alik Ismail-Zadeh, Alexander Korotkii, Igor Tsepelev
    Pages 1-10
  3. Alik Ismail-Zadeh, Alexander Korotkii, Igor Tsepelev
    Pages 11-21
  4. Alik Ismail-Zadeh, Alexander Korotkii, Igor Tsepelev
    Pages 23-39
  5. Alik Ismail-Zadeh, Alexander Korotkii, Igor Tsepelev
    Pages 41-58
  6. Alik Ismail-Zadeh, Alexander Korotkii, Igor Tsepelev
    Pages 59-82
  7. Alik Ismail-Zadeh, Alexander Korotkii, Igor Tsepelev
    Pages 83-99
  8. Alik Ismail-Zadeh, Alexander Korotkii, Igor Tsepelev
    Pages 101-105

About this book

Introduction

This book describes the methods and numerical approaches for data assimilation in geodynamical models and presents several applications of the described methodology in relevant case studies. The book starts with a brief overview of the basic principles in data-driven geodynamic modelling, inverse problems, and data assimilation methods, which is then followed by methodological chapters on backward advection, variational (or adjoint), and quasi-reversibility methods. The chapters are accompanied by case studies presenting the applicability of the methods for solving geodynamic problems; namely, mantle plume evolution; lithosphere dynamics in and beneath two distinct geological domains – the south-eastern Carpathian Mountains and the Japanese Islands; salt diapirism in sedimentary basins; and volcanic lava flow. 

Applications of data-driven modelling are of interest to the industry and to experts dealing with geohazards and risk mitigation. Explanation of the sedimentary basin evolution complicated by deformations due to salt tectonics can help in oil and gas exploration; better understanding of the stress-strain evolution in the past and stress localization in the present can provide an insight into large earthquake preparation processes; volcanic lava flow assessments can advise on risk mitigation in the populated areas. The book is an essential tool for advanced courses on data assimilation and numerical modelling in geodynamics.

Keywords

Geodynamics Geophysical data assimilation Numerical modelling in geophysics Inverse problems and geophysics Backward advection and VAR Quasi-reversibility

Authors and affiliations

  • Alik Ismail-Zadeh
    • 1
  • Alexander Korotkii
    • 2
  • Igor Tsepelev
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Applied GeosciencesKarlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.Russ. Academy of SciencesInst of Mathematics and MechanicsYekaterinburgRussia
  3. 3.Institute of Mathematics and MechanicsRussian Academy of SciencesYekaterinburgRussia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-27801-8
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-27800-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-27801-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-5369
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5377
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