Thursday, April 21, 2016

M_Map Examples for matlab mapping

There are so many projections to choose from:
%      Stereographic
%      Orthographic
%      Azimuthal Equal-area
%      Azimuthal Equidistant
%      Gnomonic
%      Satellite
%      Albers Equal-Area Conic
%      Lambert Conformal Conic
%      Mercator
%      Miller Cylindrical
%      Equidistant Cylindrical
%      Oblique Mercator
%      Transverse Mercator
%      Sinusoidal
%      Gall-Peters
%      Hammer-Aitoff
%      Mollweide
%      Robinson
%      UTM
Which one to choose?
Let me quote: "Well, it depends really on how large an area you are mapping. Usually, maps of the whole world are Mercator, although often the Miller Cylindrical projection looks better because it doesn't emphasize the polar areas as much. Another choice is the Hammer-Aitoff or Mollweide (which has meridians curving together near the poles). Both are equal-area. It's probably not a good idea to use these projections for maps that don't have the equator somewhere near the middle. The Robinson projection is not equal-area or conformal, but was the choice of National Geographic (for a while, anyway), and also appears in the IPCC reports.If you are plotting something with a large north/south extent, but not very wide (say, North and South America, or the North and South Atlantic), then the Sinusoidal or Mollweide projections will look pretty good. Another choice is the Transverse Mercator, although that is usually used only for very large-scale maps.
For smaller areas within one hemisphere or other (say, Australia, the United States, the Mediterranean, the North Atlantic) you might pick a conic projection. The differences between the two available conic projections are subtle, and if you don't know much about projections it probably won't make much difference which one you use.
If you get smaller than that, it doesn't matter a whole lot which projection you use. One projection I find useful in many cases is the Oblique Mercator, since you can align it along a long (but narrow) coastal area. If map limits along lines of longitude/latitude are OK, use a Transverse Mercator or Conic Projection. The UTM projection is also useful.
Polar areas are traditionally mapped using a Stereographic projection, since for some reason it looks nice to have a "bullseye" pattern of latitude lines."

Here are some of my favs:

latlim=[ (min(min(Lat11))), (max(max(Lat11)))];
lonlim=[ (min(min(Lon11))), (max(max(Lon11)))];figure(1)
% m_proj('UTM','long',lonlim,'lat',latlim);
% m_proj('Miller Cylindrical','long',lonlim,'lat',latlim);
% m_proj('Albers Equal-Area Conic','long',lonlim,'lat',latlim);
% m_proj('Sinusoidal','long',lonlim,'lat',latlim);

shading interp
m_grid('linestyle','-.','box','fancy','tickdir','in' );
caxis([310 335])

Some examples of the projected MODIS LST data

Native: examples

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Matlab Plot Latitude and Longitude with degree symbol on the axis label

Not the complete code, but it does the job.
close all
load coast
cfigure( 40, 20);
plot(long, lat, 'k')
grid on
% s = sprintf('45%c', char(176));

set(gca,'XLim',[-180 180])
set(gca,'YLim',[-180/2 180/2])
set(gca,'XTick',[-180:40: 180])
set(gca,'YTick',[-90:30: 90])

for k=1:numel(xt);

for k=1:numel(xt);


annotation('textbox', [.15  .232 0.16  0.1 ],'EdgeColor',[ 0 0 0] )

% xlim([-180 180])
% ylim([-90 90])
hold on
plot(longitude(dayyes==0), latitude(dayyes==0), 'o', 'MarkerEdgeColor','b','MarkerSize',5);
plot(longitude(dayyes==1),latitude(dayyes==1), '*', 'MarkerEdgeColor','r','MarkerSize',6);
text(-167,-50,  sprintf('* Day Profile  ' ), 'color', 'r', 'FontSize', 26)
text(-167,-60,  sprintf('o Night Profile' ), 'color', 'b', 'FontSize', 26)
%    annotation('textbox', [-175  -55 20  15 ],'EdgeColor',[0 0 0] )
ylabel('Latitude ', 'FontSize', 26)
xlabel('Longitude ', 'FontSize', 26)

Monday, April 4, 2016

Readability Statistics in owrd

readability features in the word count are interesting one to pass at.

In Word 2013/2010, File>Option>Proofing
In word 2007, search for proofing option

Then under spelling and grammar section of the display menu, check the "Show readability statistics".
This will enable readability statistics.

A usual rule of thumb is that  the Flesch-Kincaid Grade (FKG) Level  should be around 10-12, and the Flesch Reading Ease should be between 60-70.
The FKG level is between 1-12, and represents how many years of US school is needed to understand the document.
There is also passive sentence score. While technical documents may be written with some passive statements, business documents are written with active sentences.

Find the abbreviations in word

To Find the abbreviations in the document,
Go to find, advanced, more and then set search options to "Use wildcards".
Find the following:
Do find a reading highlight, and then highlight all.

Minus sign is another issue
minus sign

002D or 2010