ASPECT Newsletter #149

Hello everyone!

This is ASPECT newsletter #149.
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:

#4544: Provide the infrastructure for face quadratures. (implemented by bangerth)
#4543: Make quadrature objects ‘const’. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by anne-glerum)
#4542: Simplify sheared torsion test (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by anne-glerum)
#4541: Avoid compiler warnings for a test. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by tjhei)
#4540: Moved finite strain cookbook documentation (implemented by sac-bsa)
#4539: Add another reference. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4538: update parameters (implemented by tjhei; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4537: 2 citation updates (implemented by ljhwang; reviewed by tjhei)
#4536: Provide centralized facilities for quadrature formulas. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by tjhei)
#4534: Fix tester results (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by jdannberg)
#4533: Make sure environment variable is respected when searching for deal.II (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by tjhei)
#4525: Move dynamic friction into a friction rheology add function for friction (implemented by EstherHeck; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4483: add sheared torsion BM after Farrington et al. 2014 (implemented by EstherHeck; reviewed by gassmoeller)

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

#4535 compile aspect on M1 ARM (opened and closed)
#4507 Why is the mesh refined for tagging strategies even if the initial adaptive refinement is set to 0? (closed)

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

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