ASPECT Newsletter #153

Hello everyone!

This is ASPECT newsletter #153.
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:

#4844: Docs: A few benchmarks (cleanup) (implemented by cmills1095)
#4843: Ascii data velocity boundary conditions for the chunk_with_lithosphere_boundary_indicators geometry model (implemented by LexVerbrugh)
#4842: [WIP] Fix dealii dev (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by tjhei)
#4840: Relax particle limiter tolerance a bit (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by tjhei)
#4838: Documentation: Fix missing command? (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4837: Documentation: Minor text edits to the docker section. (implemented by bangerth; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4836: [WIP] Include .prm file parts directly in documentation (implemented by gassmoeller)
#4835: Remove duplicated symlink in doc directory (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4834: Follow-up fixes to 4248 (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4833: Add change log entry. (implemented by alarshi; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4832: Automatically fix documentation (implemented by gassmoeller; reviewed by tjhei)
#4828: Fix typo in viscoelastic_beam_modified benchmark (implemented by sac-bsa; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4813: Add a max temperature constraint in fixed temperature within compositional field plugin (implemented by danieldouglas92; reviewed by gassmoeller)
#4350: Apply free surface stabilization to other mesh deformation plugins (implemented by Djneu; reviewed by tjhei)
#4248: Specify requested properties for Material Model (implemented by anne-glerum; reviewed by gassmoeller)

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

#4841 aspect 2.4.0 release (opened)
#4839 free surface + density profile + irregular mesh: big free surface deformations (opened)

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

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