Science & Mathematics

**Geophysics and Global Change**- US GLobal Change Research Program & Global Change Data and Information System (gateway to global change information)
- Paleomap Project (illustrates the plate tectonic development of the Earth's continents and ocean basins)
- EarthScope (project to apply modern observational, analytical and telecommunications technologies to investigate the structure and evolution of the North American continent and the physical processes controlling earthquakes and volcanic eruptions)
- SOPAC's List of Permanent GPS Arrays (data collected from several GPS arrays worldwide, totaling hundreds of GPS sites. Stations operate continuously and consist of a permanent monument with antenna and receiver.)
- Western Canada Deformation Array (a network of permanent GPS stations used to investigate crustal deformation in south western British Columbia as part of a comprehensive multi-disciplinary study of seismic hazard in the densely populated area of the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island)
- Synthetic Aperture Radar Interferometry

**Space Science**- Science@NASA (NASA's main public portal for information about space science, astronomy, living in space, Earth science, biological & physical sciences, and rocketry)
- Earth Observing System Data and Information System (gateway to over 600 free Earth science data products and services)
- SpaceWeather.com (science news and information about the Sun-Earth environment)

**Mathematics**- MathematicsWeb (an information resource for Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Probability)
- Mathematics on the Internet (by the American Mathematical Society)
- Guide to Available Mathematical Software (GAMS) (by the National Institute of Standards and Technology)
- Numerical Methods Resources (compiled by Tomasz Plewa)
- Frequently Asked Questions in Mathematics
- Frequenty Asked Questions in Numerical Analysis
- Frequently Asked Questions for MATLAB
- Frequenty Asked Questions in Space Science
- MacSciTech Association. Technical and educational resources for scientists and engineers who use the Macintosh.
- Mac Stuff for Engineers

**Math Software**- J. Dongarra's Survey of Freely Available Linear Algebra Software on the Web
- Guide to Available Mathematical Software
- Mathematics Archives
- Collected Algorithms (CALGO) of the ACM
- Netlib Software Repository
- StatLib Archive
- NCAR's Mathematical and Statistical Libraries
- National HPCC Software Exchange (NHSE) for High Performace Computing and Communications (HPCC)
- S. Baum's List of Graphics & Data Anaylsis Software
- The Object-Oriented Numerics Page
- NIST Sparse BLAS Library (beta v0.9)
- JAMA: A Java Matrix Package
(
*the*standard matrix class for Java from NIST & MathWorks) - Leiden University's Subroutine on Demand Service (on-line sparse matrix compiler for Level 2,3 BLAS)
- NASA Warning: Why NOT use "Numerical Recipies"

**Graphics Software**- GMT: Generic Mapping Tools (a free open source collection of ~60 tools for manipulating geographic and Cartesian data sets (including filtering, trend fitting, gridding, projecting, etc.) and producing Encapsulated PostScript File (EPS) illustrations ranging from simple x-y plots through contour maps to artificially illuminated surfaces and 3-D perspective views. GMT supports ~30 map projections and transformations and comes with support data such as coastlines, rivers, and political boundaries)
- MATLAB Mapping Toolbox (commercial; a comprehensive set of functions and graphical user interfaces for building map displays and performing geospatial data analysis in MATLAB, supporting key mapping and geospatial data analysis, manipulation, and visualization tasks for applications such as earth and planetary scientific research, oil and gas exploration, environmental monitoring, insurance risk management, aerospace, defense, and security)
- M_Map (a free mapping toolbox for MATLAB)

**MATLAB-Related Software & Toolboxes**- MATLAB (a high-level interactive, interpreted language for numerical computations and visualization)
- Old MATLAB FAQ
- MATLAB Classic (the original 1981 MATLAB program and Fortran source code - free) [DOS version]
- Mathtools.net (free MATLAB m-files, toolboxes and resources on the Web provided by MathTools)
- A Practical Introduction to Matlab
(a MATLAB tutorial by Mark Gockenbach, also in
postscript format)
- Mapping Toolbox (comprehensive mapping toolbox for MATLAB from MathWorks)
- M_Map (a free mapping toolbox for MATLAB)
- MapStuff (a collection of useful mapping routines providing nice lat/lon labelling, continuous coastlines, distances on an ellipsoidal Earth, and more)
- National Geophysical Data Center Shoreline/Coastline Data
- SEA-MAT: Matlab Tools for Oceanographic Analysis
(a collaborative effort to organize and distribute Matlab tools for the oceanographic
community)
- Linear Algebra, Geodesy & GPS M-Files (a free collection of MATLAB files for the book Linear Algebra, Geodesy and GPS, by Gilbert Strang and Kai Borre)
- GPS MATLAB Tools at Aalborg University (a free collection of MATLAB files for the GPS Solutions article by Kai Borre entitled "GPS MATLAB Tools at Aalborg University", Volume 4, Number 3, January 2001; similar to above MATLAB software for Linear Algebra, Geodesy & GPS)
- Geodetic Toolbox. (a free collection of Matlab functions and scripts for general problems in geodesy. Most popular download in Earth Sciences on the Matlab web site. From yours truly.

**MATLAB-Like Software Clones**- S. Baum's List of MATLAB-Like Software
- MIDEVA (a modern scientific programming environment including m-files interpreter, debugger, editor, optimizer, compile to exe and compile to DLLs option. Compatible with MATLAB 4.x and 5.x. This site also has a comprehensive list of MATLAB-related resources.)
- MathViews (a shareware and commercial MATLAB clone and compiler for Windoze)
- Euler (a free MATLAB-like interpreter for Unix & Windoze 95) [Win95 version]
- MEDAL: Matrix and Expert system Development Aid Language (a free MATLAB-like interpreter for Unix & Dos)
- Octave (a free MATLAB clone for Unix & Linux)
- O-Matrix (a commercial MATLAB-like interpreter for Windoze - free "Light" version available)
- Rlab (a free MATLAB-like interpreter for DOS, OS/2 & Macintosh)
- Scilab (a free MATLAB-like interpreter for Unix & Linux)
- Tela the Tensor Language (a free MATLAB-like interpreter for Unix & soon Linux)

Last Revised 2014-01-05