ASPECT Newsletter #129

Hello everyone!

This is ASPECT newsletter #129.
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:

#4074: Fix matrix-free deprecation warnings (implemented by zjiaqi2018; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4073: fix some doxygen comment formatting (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4072: add Assert to StructuredData (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4071: fix bunge cookbook (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4070: update copyright years (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4066: WIP: Update world builder to verion 0.4.0. (implemented by MFraters)
#4065: Add a missing assertion. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by tjhei)
#4063: Make particle removal compatible with latest deal.II particle structure (implemented by gassmoeller)
#4062: Store integrator properties as regular particle properties (implemented by gassmoeller)
#4061: [WIP] Base variables surface output (implemented by anne-glerum)
#4060: Particle evaluation optimizations (implemented by gassmoeller)
#4059: Fix deprecation warning (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4058: Fault composition optimization in WB (WIP) (implemented by alarshi)
#4057: update parameters (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4055: Update FEFieldFunction templates (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4054: Add surface strainrate postprocessor (implemented by anne-glerum)
#4053: Add elastic stresses to surface stress output (implemented by anne-glerum; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4044: Add an explanatory sentence to the ‘compositing’ material model. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by anne-glerum)
#3725: Isosurface mesh refinment plugin (implemented by MFraters; reviewed by tjhei)

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

#4069 release 2.3.0 (opened)
#4068 matrix-free deprecation warnings (opened and closed)
#4067 particle crash viscoelastic_bending_beam_particles.prm (opened)
#4064 Averaging material properties for graphical output (opened)
#4056 Surface stress postprocessor gives different results in 3d (opened)
#4046 ASPECT hangs right after checkpoint when using >1 node (closed)

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

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