GLG410--Computers in Earth and Space Exploration

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Postcards from Ramón

Portland, Oregon EarthScope-GeoPrisms Alaska Planning Workshop
Washington, DC National Research Council Committee on Seismology and Geodynamics Meeting
Minneapolis, MN Geological Society of America Annual Meeting
San Andreas Fault tour from GSA talk
Boulder, CO Charting the Future of Terrestrial Laser Scanning in the Earth Sciences
UC Davis short course on Imaging and Analyzing Southern California's Active Faults with High-Resolution Lidar Topography
Lehigh University GeoPrisms-EarthScope Eastern North America Science Workshop
Rice University (Houston TX) GeoPrisms Steering and Oversight Committee
University of Washington USGS National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council

List of GLG410 Student Websites

Michelle Aigner
Salem Aljohi
Christy Baker
Jonathan Delph
Robert Edmonson
Joseph Gardner
Calley Galarowicz
Marco Manojlovic
Nicky Marin
Brittny Martin
Michael Mounce
Leah Pettis
Stephen Stroud
Scott Stuk

HTML resources -a HTML tutorial -a HTML Reference -a HTML Tutorial -a HTML Tutorial -T171 Tutorials


Spreadsheets across the curriculum

Math and computing

Math you need when you need it
Computational geology by Len Vacher

Matlab resources

The Mathworks (producers of MATLAB)
Online Matlab documentation from the Mathworks--better than the command line help
Step-by-step in MATLAB for the basics by Hilley and Arrowsmith
Introduction to Matlab from Pollard and Fletcher
GLG410 Introduction to MATLAB
GLG410 Introduction to MATLAB exercises
3D graphics in MATLAB from GLG410
Surfaces exercises in MATLAB from GLG410
Programming in MATLAB from GLG410 (I)
Programming in MATLAB from GLG410 (II)

Open-source (Nearly Free) GIS Software and related information
OSSIM image processing
Virtual Terrain Project
Map tools
Photogrammetry / Remote Sensing / Geospatial technology / GIS
Spatial analysis
USGS GIS systems
SERC GIS resources--lots of good stuff here!
UNAVCO Jules Verne global interactive map tool

Map projections

Cartographical Map Projections

Google Earth and related links

Plate tectonics and landforms lesson
KML Tutorial

Commercial software of possible interest
Cross section software for ArcGIS

Sources of data on line

ASU Libraries Map Collection
Arizona Imagery Server
USGS Maps, Imagery, and Publications
UC Berkeley Libraries

Computing Vision

2020 vision for Science and Computing from Nature

Prior courses

2009 course
2007 course
1997 course!

GLG410 Computers in Earth and Space Exploration

Last modified: November 15, 2011