ASPECT Newsletter #137

Hello everyone!

This is ASPECT newsletter #137.
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:

#4378: Simplify function to generate random particles in cell (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by tjhei)
#4377: add failing 9.3 test (implemented by tjhei)
#4376: fix GMG mesh deformation missing ghost entries (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by tjhei)
#4375: fixed stress visualization for elastic materials (implemented by bobmyhill)
#4374: Stokes: need grads_phi_u when enable_elasticity (implemented by zjiaqi2018; reviewed by tjhei)
#4373: Print solver history on failure if only cheap Stokes solver is used (implemented by gassmoeller)
#4372: update parameters (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4371: Fix some typos (implemented by anne-glerum; reviewed by tjhei)
#4370: [WIP] Use correct stresses in visco-elasto-plastic rheology (implemented by anne-glerum)
#4369: A postprocessor that outputs the second invariant of the deviatoric stress tensor (implemented by anne-glerum)
#4366: benchmarks: use output* for output directories (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by anne-glerum)
#4348: generate particles in unit cell (implemented by naliboff; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4258: Add metadata about ‘compositional’ fields. (implemented by bobmyhill; reviewed by gassmoeller)

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

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