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Title (Primary) GO2OGS 1.0: a versatile workflow to integrate complex geological information with fault data into numerical simulation models
Author Fischer, T.; Naumov, D.; Sattler, S.; Kolditz, O.; Walther, M.;
Journal Geoscientific Model Development
Year 2015
Department ENVINF;
Volume 8
Issue 11
Language englisch;
POF III (all) T53;
UFZ wide themes RU5;
Abstract We offer a versatile workflow to convert geological models built with the ParadigmTM GOCAD© (Geological Object Computer Aided Design) software into the open-source VTU (Visualization Toolkit unstructured grid) format for usage in numerical simulation models. Tackling relevant scientific questions or engineering tasks often involves multidisciplinary approaches. Conversion workflows are needed as a way of communication between the diverse tools of the various disciplines. Our approach offers an open-source, platform-independent, robust, and comprehensible method that is potentially useful for a multitude of environmental studies. With two application examples in the Thuringian Syncline, we show how a heterogeneous geological GOCAD model including multiple layers and faults can be used for numerical groundwater flow modeling, in our case employing the OpenGeoSys open-source numerical toolbox for groundwater flow simulations. The presented workflow offers the chance to incorporate increasingly detailed data, utilizing the growing availability of computational power to simulate numerical models.
ID 16833
Persistent UFZ Identifier https://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=20939&ufzPublicationIdentifier=16833
Fischer, T., Naumov, D., Sattler, S., Kolditz, O., Walther, M. (2015):
GO2OGS 1.0: a versatile workflow to integrate complex geological information with fault data into numerical simulation models
Geosci. Model Dev. 8 (11), 3681 - 3694