[CIG-ALL] Gale 1.6.1

Walter Landry walter at geodynamics.org
Fri Nov 12 16:14:17 PST 2010


I am pleased to announce the release of Gale 1.6.1, a finite element
code for the long term tectonics community.  This release fixes issues
related to thermal diffusivity and stress boundary conditions.
Everyone is encouraged to upgrade.  The release notes are attached

You can download binaries or the source code from


Installation instructions are in the bundled README and INSTALL files.
Gale 1.6.1 has also been installed on the teragrid machine Lonestar.
For details, see


Walter Landry
walter at geodynamics.org


* This release fixes a serious bug where the thermal diffusivities of
  different materials were being ignored in versions since 1.5.0.

* A bug preventing the use of StandardConditionFunctions in StressBC's
  have been fixed.

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