Model:SiStER

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SiStER



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Model type Single
Incorporated models or components:
Spatial dimensions 2D
Spatial extent Continental
Model domain Geodynamic
One-line model description An easy-to-use MATLAB code to simulate long-term lithosphere and mantle deformation.
Extended model description SiStER (Simple Stokes solver with Exotic Rheologies) simulates lithosphere and mantle deformation with continuum mechanics: Stokes flow with large strains, strain localization, non-linear rheologies, sharp contrasts in material properties, complex BCs.
Keywords:

lithosphere deflection, Mantle deformation,


First name Jean-Arthur
Last name Olive
Type of contact Model developer
Institute / Organization Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program in Oceanography,
Postal address 1
Postal address 2
Town / City Cambridge
Postal code 02139
State Massachusetts
Country United States
Email address jaolive@ldeo.columbia.edu
Phone
Fax


First name Eric
Last name Mittelstaedt
Type of contact Model developer
Institute / Organization University of Idaho
Postal address 1
Postal address 2
Town / City Moscow
Postal code 83844
State Idaho
Country United States
Email address emittelstaedt@uidaho.edu
Phone
Fax


First name Benjamin
Last name Klein
Type of contact Model developer
Institute / Organization Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Postal address 1
Postal address 2
Town / City Cambridge
Postal code 02139
State Massachusetts
Country United States
Email address bzklein@mit.edu
Phone
Fax


First name Steve
Last name Howell
Type of contact Model developer
Institute / Organization University of Hawaii
Postal address 1
Postal address 2
Town / City Honolulu
Postal code
State Hawaii
Country United States
Email address showell@soest.hawaii.edu
Phone
Fax


First name Mark
Last name Behn
Type of contact Model developer
Institute / Organization Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Postal address 1
Postal address 2
Town / City Woods Hole
Postal code 02543
State Massachusetts
Country United States
Email address mbehn@whoi.edu
Phone
Fax


First name Garrett
Last name Ito
Type of contact Model developer
Institute / Organization University of Hawaii
Postal address 1 1680 East-West Rd.
Postal address 2
Town / City Honolulu
Postal code
State Hawaii
Country United States
Email address gito@hawaii.edu
Phone
Fax


Supported platforms Unix, Linux, Mac OS, Windows
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Programming language Matlab
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Code optimized Single Processor
Multiple processors implemented
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Start year development 2011
Does model development still take place? Yes
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Model availability As code
Source code availability
(Or provide future intension)
Through web repository
Source web address https://github.com/jaolive/SiStER
Source csdms web address
Program license type Other
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Memory requirements --
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Pre-processing software needed? No
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Post-processing software needed? No
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Visualization software needed? No
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Describe key physical parameters and equations 1) Conservation of mass and momentum

2) Non linear viscosity law + elasticity + plasticity 3) Conservation of energy

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Do you have current or future plans for collaborating with other researchers? --
Is there a manual available? Yes
Upload manual if available: Media:Sister overview.pdf
Model website if any http://jaolive.weebly.com/codes.html
Model forum / discussion board
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OpenMI compliant No but possible
BMI compliant No but possible
WMT component No but possible
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Model info
Jean-Arthur Olive
Mittelstaedt, Klein, Howell, Behn, Ito
Citation indices SiStER
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Citation indices SiStER
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Publication(s)YearModel describedType of ReferenceCitations
2016. The role of elasticity in simulating long-term tectonic extension. Geophysical Journal International, 205, 728–743. 10.1093/gji/ggw044
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