Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
Method article
19 Mar 2018
Method article |  | 19 Mar 2018

Nonlinear viscoplasticity in ASPECT: benchmarking and applications to subduction

Anne Glerum, Cedric Thieulot, Menno Fraters, Constantijn Blom, and Wim Spakman

Model code and software

Source code, input files and postprocessing scripts A. Glerum

Short summary
A nonlinear viscoplastic rheology is implemented and benchmarked in the ASPECT software, allowing for the modeling of lithospheric deformation. We showcase the new functionality with a four-dimensional model of thermomechanically coupled subduction.