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8.2.45.81 octave.dataset.volcano

Static Method: out = volcano ()

Topographic Information on Auckland’s Maunga Whau Volcano

Description

Maunga Whau (Mt Eden) is one of about 50 volcanos in the Auckland volcanic field. This data set gives topographic information for Maunga Whau on a 10m by 10m grid.

Format

A matrix volcano with 87 rows and 61 columns, rows corresponding to grid lines running east to west and columns to grid lines running south to north.

Source

Digitized from a topographic map by Ross Ihaka. These data should not be regarded as accurate.

References

Box, G. E. P. and Jenkins, G. M. (1976). Time Series Analysis, Forecasting and Control. San Francisco: Holden-Day. p. 537.

Brockwell, P. J. and Davis, R. A. (1991). Time Series: Theory and Methods. Second edition. New York: Springer-Verlag. p. 414.

Examples

octave.dataset.volcano;

# TODO: Figure out how to do a topo map in Octave. Just a gridded color plot
# should be fine. And then maybe do a 3-d mesh plot.