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Salvus is a suite of software for performing full waveform modelling and inversion provided by Mondaic. Salvus aims to fuse the flexibility of research codes with the performance of production-grade software. It employs the spectral element method and works in 2-D and 3-D on quadrilateral and hexahedral meshes.

A particular focus of our efforts is directed at usability and the proper solution of the inverse problem.


A lot of effort goes into writing Salvus so please consider citing us:

   author = {Afanasiev, Michael and Boehm, Christian and van Driel, Martin and Krischer, Lion and Rietmann, Max and May, Dave A and Knepley, Matthew G and Fichtner, Andreas},
   title = {Modular and flexible spectral-element waveform modelling in two and three dimensions},
   journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
   volume = {216},
   number = {3},
   pages = {1675-1692},
   year = {2019},
   doi = {10.1093/gji/ggy469}

Publications using Salvus

Here is an (incomplete) list of other people's work using Salvus.