For code to support AMR flagging based on solution of an adjoint PDE
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Various examples showing the use of the adjoint method to flag cells for adaptive mesh refinement.

These examples draw from adjoint code that is present in AMRClaw and GeoClaw repositories.

Folder Organization


The examples in this folder are published in

B. N. Davis, and R. J. LeVeque, Adjoint Methods for Guiding Adaptive Mesh Refinement in Tsunami Modeling, in Global Tsunami Science: Past and Future, Volume I, 2017, pp. 4055-4074.

This paper can be found at:

This code has been modified since the publication of this paper. To download a copy of the code at the time of publication please see


This folder contains suplimentary examples using the adjoint method.