Articles | Volume 13, issue 3
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-13-583-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-13-583-2022
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17 Mar 2022
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101 geodynamic modelling: how to design, interpret, and communicate numerical studies of the solid Earth

Iris van Zelst, Fabio Crameri, Adina E. Pusok, Anne Glerum, Juliane Dannberg, and Cedric Thieulot

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Geodynamic modelling provides a powerful tool to investigate processes in the Earth’s crust, mantle, and core that are not directly observable. In this review, we present a comprehensive yet concise overview of the modelling process with an emphasis on best practices. We also highlight synergies with related fields, such as seismology and geology. Hence, this review is the perfect starting point for anyone wishing to (re)gain a solid understanding of geodynamic modelling as a whole.