April 2022

Exascale rocks

A Berkeley Lab-led project will bring exascale supercomputing to bear on microscopic subsurface fissures, helping foresee issues with subterranean carbon storage.

April 2020

Sizing up the beast

With help from DOE supercomputers, a USC-led team expands models of the fault system beneath its feet, aiming to predict its outbursts.

December 2016

Bake and shake

A Princeton-led team uses earthquakes and Oak Ridge’s Titan supercomputer to map the heat engine called Earth.

October 2016

Digital rock physics

High-performance computing informs predictions on subsurface carbon dioxide, water resources systems and oil and gas production.

May 2015

As below, so above

U.S. and European researchers have teamed up to refine models of the deep processes that have shaped Earth.

September 2014

Pore samples

Models track reactions in underground saltwater deposits to understand the effects of carbon capture technology.

December 2010

Super shakeup

The Southern California Earthquake Center uses the nation’s largest supercomputers to predict damage when the Big One hits.