ASPECT Newsletter #87

Hello everyone!

       This is ASPECT newsletter #87.

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:

#3216: add some information on the 2.1 release that was missing on the website (proposed by jdannberg; merged)
#3215: manual: fix a few broken refs (proposed by tjhei; merged)
#3214: update parameters (proposed by tjhei; merged)
#3213: add cmake PROJECT directive (proposed by tjhei; merged)
#3212: Add pictures of an actual sandbox. (proposed by bangerth; merged)
#3211: Use the correct data type for cell/particle numbers. (proposed by bangerth; merged)
#3210: Avoid MPI error messages when calling ‘aspect’ without arguments. (proposed by bangerth; merged)
#3209: Fix the description of a function in (proposed by bangerth; merged)

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

#3208 3D particle interpolation test (closed)

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

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