ASPECT Newsletter #75

Hello everyone!

       This is ASPECT newsletter #75.

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:

#2850: print more MPI and deal.II info (proposed by tjhei)

#2849: VoF: add test for graphical output (proposed by tjhei)

#2848: Fix Volume of Fluid visualization plugin (proposed by class4kayaker; merged)

#2847: avoid deprecation warning: constraint_matrix.h (proposed by tjhei; merged)

#2846: remove uncaught exceptions handling (proposed by tjhei)

#2845: fix clang warning (proposed by tjhei; merged)

#2844: gravity point postprocessor fixes (proposed by tjhei; merged)

#2842: Update changelog (proposed by anne-glerum; merged)

#2841: Enable output interpolation by default (proposed by gassmoeller)

#2840: Avoid use of a deprecated header file. (proposed by bangerth; merged)

#2839: update copyright years (proposed by tjhei; merged)

#2838: Avoid a deprecated symbol. (proposed by bangerth; merged)

#2837: Minor textual updates. (proposed by bangerth; merged)

#2836: set minimum required cmake version (proposed by tjhei; merged)

#2835: add cmake compile commands output. (proposed by MFraters; merged)

#2834: update parameters (proposed by tjhei; merged)

#2833: fix the maximum horizontal compressive stress plugin. (proposed by MFraters)

#2829: avoid warning in gravity point postprocessor (proposed by tjhei; merged)

#2792: Write geoid output point-wise (proposed by gassmoeller; merged)

#2791: Output dynamic topography as point-wise vector (proposed by gassmoeller; merged)

#2787: Add a higher resolution heat flux visualization postprocessor (proposed by gassmoeller; merged)

#2784: Slightly improve accuracy of particle interpolation for active particles in time-varying flow. (proposed by gassmoeller; merged)

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

#2843 Assert nr of variable names == dim or dim+1 is too restrictive for the depth coordinate system (opened)

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