ASPECT Newsletter #127

Hello everyone!

This is ASPECT newsletter #127.
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:

#4041: [WIP] Limit spherical harmonic degree to stable range (implemented by gassmoeller)
#4039: [WIP] Add Dockerfile for TACC systems Stampede Frontera (implemented by gassmoeller)
#4038: update inner_core_traction param file (implemented by Yann-Musseau)
#4036: Add a fallback interpolator to bilinear least squares (implemented by gassmoeller)
#4034: Adjust some code to our usual style. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by bobmyhill)
#4033: Catch exceptions to show message before abort (implemented by gassmoeller)
#4032: Work around removed exception (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by tjhei)
#4030: Add a publication using ASPECT. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4024: Remove unnecessary particle backups (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by MFraters)
#3981: Allow particle initialization with Dirichlet boundary condition (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by jdannberg)

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

#4040 std::system_error for deal.II_9.3.0-pre and certain nr of processes (opened)
#4037 MPI_ISSEND invalid tag when running 3d sph model with global refinement>5 (opened)
#4035 Improve particle generation in boundary cells with few particles (opened)
#4031 cmake documentation? (opened)
#4029 seg fault on 2D shell restart with different velocity boundary condition (opened)
#4028 Bug in particle parallelization (opened)
#4019 ParticleHandler is backed up twice (closed)

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

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