Publications

2017

Simulation of turbulent flow over a backward-facing step at Re=9000
M.A. Kopera, R.M. Kerr, D. Barkley, H. Blackburn, Phys. Fluids (2017, in review). pdf

A Residual-based Shock Capturing Scheme for the Continuous/Discontinuous Spectral Element Solution of the 2D Shallow Water Equations
Marras, S., Kopera, M.A., Constantinescu, E.M., Suckale, J., Giraldo, F.X., Adv. Water Res. (2017, in review) arXiv preprint, arXiv:1607.04547. pdf

Strong scaling for numerical weather prediction at petascale with the atmospheric model NUMA.
Müller, A., Kopera, M.A, Marras, S., Wilcox, L.C., Isaac, T., and Giraldo, F.X., Int. J. High Perform. Comput. Appl. (2017, in review) arXiv preprint arXiv:1511.01561 pdf

2016

Evaluation of the utility of static and adaptive mesh refinement for idealized tropical cyclone problems in a spectral element shallow water model
Hendricks, E., Kopera, M.A. and Giraldo, F.X.,  Mon. Weather Rev. 144(10) 3697-3724 (2016) pdf

2015

A review of element-based Galerkin methods for numerical weather prediction. Finite elements, spectral elements, and discontinuous Galerkin
Marras, S., Kelly, J.F., Moragues, M., Mueller, A., Kopera, M.A., Vazquez, M., Giraldo, F.X., Houseaux, G., Jorba, O. Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, pp. 1-50 (2015) pdf

Mass conservation of the unified continuous and discontinuous element-based Galerkin methods on dynamically adaptive grids with application to atmospheric simulations
Kopera, M.A. and Giraldo, F.X., J. Comput. Phys. 297, pp. 90-103 (2015) pdf

2014

Simulation of shallow water jets with a unified element-based continuous/discontinuous Galerkin model with grid flexibility on the sphere
Marras, S., Kopera, M.A. and Giraldo, F.X., Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. (2014) DOI:10.1002/qj.2474 pdf

Analysis of adaptive mesh refinement for IMEX discontinuous Galerkin solutions of the compressible Euler equations with application to atmospheric simulations
Kopera, M.A. and Giraldo, F.X.,  J. Comput. Phys. 275, pp. 92-117, (2014) pdf