Verification, Validation, Uncertainty Quantification, and Scaling Challenges in Geophysical and Surface Process Models II

Friday, 19 December 2014: 1:40 PM-3:40 PM
Chairs:  Kaveh Zamani, University of California-Davis, Davis, CA, United States, Jordan Marie Adams, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, United States and Daniel E. J. Hobley, Univ of Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States
Primary Conveners:  Fabian A Bombardelli, Univ. of California, Davis, Davis, CA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Daniel E. J. Hobley, Univ of Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

1:40 PM
Concepts and Practice of Verification, Validation, and Uncertainty Quantification
William L. Oberkampf, Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States
1:55 PM
Validation Strategies for High-Fidelity Computational Hydro-Moprhodynamic Models of Waterways
Fotis Sotiropoulos, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Minneapolis, MN, United States
2:10 PM
Testing Predictive Skill of Groundwater Flow and Transport Simulations
Mary C Hill, University of Kansas, Department of Geology, Lawrence, KS, United States, Ming Ye, Florida State University, Scientific Computing, Tallahassee, FL, United States, Laura Foglia, Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany and Dan Lu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, United States
2:25 PM
Inverse Modeling Via Linearized Functional Minimization
David A Barajas-Solano, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Computational Mathematics, Richland, WA, United States, Brendt Wohlberg, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos, NM, United States, Velimir V Vesselinov, LANL, Santa Fe, NM, United States and Daniel M Tartakovsky, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States
2:40 PM
Topographic Stress, Bedrock Fractures, and Landscape Evolution
J Taylor Perron1, Seulgi Moon1, James Taylor St. Clair2, Stephen J Martel3, W Steven Holbrook2, Kamini Singha4 and Jorden L Hayes2, (1)Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States, (2)University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States, (3)Univ Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, United States, (4)Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, United States
2:55 PM
Do Meandering Rivers Reach a Stable Long-Term Geometry if Channel Width can Vary?
Esther Eke, Utah State University, Logan, UT, United States
3:10 PM
Linking Rainstorm-Driven Sediment Dynamics to the Decadal Evolution of Grain Sizes in Dryland Basins
Katerina Michaelides, University of Bristol, School of Geographical Sciences, Bristol, United Kingdom, Michael Bliss Singer, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16, United Kingdom; Earth Research Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, United States and Simon M Mudd, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
3:25 PM
Efficient numerical solution of the basic equations governing landscape evolution
Jean Braun, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France