Menno Fraters

I am a post-doc at UC Davis (California). My research is about modeling plate tectonics and mantle flow. I use and develop open source community sofware such as ASPECT and the Geodynamic World Builder.

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I am happy to announce the release of version 0.4.0 (Cascadia) of the Geodynamic World Builder. Besides a lot of other things (see the changelog), the most notable new features of this release is the new continuous slab. This allows for much more smooth and realistic slabs to be made.

The code name Cascadia comes from the Cascadia subduction zone. Find out more at github.com/GeodynamicWorldBuil Enjoy!

June 23, 2021
Menno Fraters
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The movies showing models of Crystal Preferred Orientation (CPO) development in a 3D subduction zone and a ridge model from my submitted paper can be found on tube.mfraters.net/video-channe. The submitted paper itself is available on a preprint sever: doi.org/10.1002/essoar.10506908.1.

May 02, 2021
Menno Fraters
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I recently wrote a blog post for the EGU geodynamics blog about trying out new program languages for your research. I hope I can convince you to try at least one of them: blogs.egu.eu/divisions/gd/2021

April 28, 2021
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The world builder website (geodynamicworldbuilder.github.) has been updated to include the post of this Mastodon account! This will make it easier to post updates and allow the website to stay up to date with the development 🎉

April 27, 2021