ASPECT Newsletter #112

Hello everyone!

This is ASPECT newsletter #112.
It automatically reports recently merged features and discussions about the ASPECT mantle convection code.

Below you find a list of recently proposed or merged features:

#3868: fix melt migration with heat flux boundaries (implemented by jdannberg; reviewed by MFraters)
#3866: [WIP] Add scaled viscosity profile (implemented by gassmoeller)
#3865: Minor improvements to surface diffusion (implemented by gassmoeller)
#3864: ascii_data initialization for mesh deformation (implemented by ricitron; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#3863: GMG: template argument for number type (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by bangerth)
#3862: Fix typo and update ref (implemented by anne-glerum; reviewed by bangerth)
#3859: Improve placement of parentheses. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by tjhei)
#3847: fix a minus sign in GravityPointValues postprocessor (implemented by LudovicJnnt; reviewed by tjhei)
#3845: Add to the documentation of a function. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by tjhei)
#3842: Timestepping: allow repeating of time steps (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#3407: Diffusion of surface boundary topography (implemented by anne-glerum; reviewed by gassmoeller)

And this is a list of recently opened or closed discussions:

#3869 Solve problem with Newton solver with heat flux boundaries (opened)
#3867 New Xcode 12.0.1 incompatibility on mac OS (opened and closed)

A list of all major changes since the last release can be found at this website.

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