Boulder, CO, USA 16 - 20 December 2012
Computational science complements the classical paradigm of theory and observation, and leads where neither is available. In particular, computational models play an essential role in diagnosis and prognosis of all elements of the Earth System, from solar variablity through space weather, geomechanics, terrestrial climate and weather, down to ground water flow. This inaugural four-day Conference on Frontiers in Computational Physics will provide a forum for exchanging and sharing experiences, knowledge and on advanced computational techniques, methods, and models for simulation of the Earth System.With computational aspects in focus, the physical emphasis is on natural problems that are complex, coupled and multiscale.
The conference will consist of several plenary invited talks, together with contributions from all fields above, organized in parallel sessions. A part of sessions will be reserved for "topical sessions" proposed by their conveners.
A call for papers related to the conference theme will be made shortly after the meeting; these papers will be considered for publication, undergoing the usual review process, in a topical issue of the Journal of Computational Physics.