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Turning up the heat on Earth temperature modelling

Dr Ben Mather and Prof Louis Moresi from AuScope’s Simulation, Analysis and Modelling (SAM) program have recently developed a novel, …

Introducing Stripy

Geodynamicists from Sydney and Australian National universities have developed Stripy, a software module that allows scientists to …

Continuous Integration with Travis CI

A bit of a late-comer to this game, I've just discovered the merits of so-called “continuous integration”. In a Journal of …

May the 4th be with you...

In an Underworld release far, far away… Geodynamicists struggle to model planetary dynamics due to the Cartesian Empire. …

Multiprocessing in Python

Most of the codes I develop run in parallel using MPI (Message Passing Interface) using the python wrapper, mpi4py. There is a reason …

The effect of palaeoclimate on heat flow data

One common method to determine heat flow in a well is to use a Bullard plot, which graphs thermal resistance (m$^2$K W$^{-1}$) against …

Invert geology

A method to relate the spatial configuration of mesh nodes to lithology that is differentiable - an adjoint to the inversion of …

Curie point depth

Computing Curie depth from the magnetic anomaly

Convert images to arrays

This is how you go from a jpeg to a csv

Analytical conduction adjoint

An adjoint to the analytical steady-state heat equation