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- Assignment 13 is now explained and assigned: Assignment 13: Erosion Magnitude and Rate for Mesa Terrace near ASU
- What do do with the MP4 file for Assignment 12 is explained: Assignment 12: Simple presentation test
- Term project now includes the requirement to present it by video as in Assignment 12: Simple presentation test

David has updated Lecture 22 with explanation about how to export the shapefile attribute table and open it up in Microsoft Excel.

As we complete our reviews of the mini-proposals for the final projects, we want to let you know that you can sign up to download your own ASTER images by following the instructions and videos on this site: http://www.echo.nasa.gov/reverb/about_reverb.htm.

Assignments 1-10 will no longer be accepted after 8 am November 21, 2011.

How to access the ASU M-drive and set it as your working directory

This is a friendly reminder that we will have a

- Know how to construct a vector incrementally.
- Know how to structure a script using good documentation via commenting.
- Know how to divide/multiply an array element-wise.
- What is the difference between a row and a column vector in MATLAB notation?
- Know how to reference elements/entire rows/entire columns of an array.

- Rotation calculator. Overall good. Make sure you answer any questions that are identified in the assignment (What is the rotation direction?).
- Plotting a tape and compass transect. Overall good on a challenging exercise. Some limestones missplotted and some small errors on the distances ("off by one bug"?).
- Simple analysis of topography (pencil and paper and spreadsheet). Some missing elements. Can get half credit if you turn them in, or nearly full if they were there and we could not find them. make sure you answer questions sufficiently.

We will have two more spreadsheet assignments to be explained on Thursday September 15, and due a week later. For today, please review the content on both lectures from last week: Basic statistics in a spreadsheet: histograms, frequency, skewness Curve fitting and the Solver using Excel. In particular, reproduce the curve fitting and solver demos at the end of Curve fitting and the Solver using Excel. And, recall that the Graphical Excellence assignment is due today.

- Ramón made two new videos that explain subdirectories and also SFTP as an alternative to MyFiles in case you are tired of waiting for it. Have a look at Lecture 2
- We will have a short quiz at the beginning of class on Tuesday, August 30 on HTML authoring. You will have to write a few things out, as well as read some html and think about how it will work. The main topics will be:
- Basic structure of an html document (don't worry about the details of the specification tag: <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2//EN">)
- Basic tags like we have covered in class and on Lecture 2.
- Directory structures

- Blackboard site: Yes, we have it and we will use it some for our class for communications, grading, etc. But most of the class will be outside of the Blackboard environment
- We will have an all day class--probably a field trip and lab period--on October 22. Please block that date

Last modified: November 28, 2011