ASPECT Newsletter #146

Hello everyone!

This is ASPECT newsletter #146.
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:

#4511: Add a necessary header file. (implemented by bangerth)
#4510: Fix a UTF8 character. (implemented by bangerth)
#4509: update parameters (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by bangerth)
#4504: only average viscosity if the viscosity is computed in the material model (implemented by jdannberg)
#4503: fix gplates scaling factor (implemented by jdannberg; reviewed by bangerth)
#4502: Add new publication by ONeill and Aulbach (implemented by ljhwang; reviewed by bangerth)
#4497: support reading larger than 2GB data files (implemented by tjhei)
#4495: GMG: compute mesh displacement [WIP] (implemented by zjiaqi2018)
#4494: Do not rely on uninitialized state in AsciiDataBoundary (implemented by gassmoeller)
#4491: comment about melt solver (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4490: Integrate dataset slicing into normal ascii data plugin (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by jdannberg)
#4477: fixing typos and adding 2022 paper (implemented by cedrict; reviewed by bangerth)

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

#4508 Definition of lithostatic pressure (opened)
#4507 Why is the mesh refined for tagging strategies even if the initial adaptive refinement is set to 0? (opened)
#4506 Still an issue with writing out large files? (opened and closed)
#4505 Where to put example .prm files? (opened)
#4501 spack installation can not compile plugin (opened)
#4500 document how to use spack (opened)
#4499 update installation FAQ (opened)
#4498 CMake install is missing aspect/config.h (opened and closed)
#4496 Limit the growth of the time step size (opened)
#4457 Negative temperatures in 3D models (closed)

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

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