Tips, tricks and tutorials for geophysics students and anyone else who finds their way here.

# ESLab’s desktop

## Bird 2003 Plate Boundaries

Update (15 March 2015): I later found this interesting page that exploits GMT features to draw fault type as well. Worth a look! Original: I looked all over the Internet for the latest plate boundaries data that I could easily … (Read More) Bird 2003 Plate Boundaries

## Obspy and the Canopy IDE

This post is similar to my post about the Eclipse IDE, but using Enthought’s Canopy instead, which offers the Ipython environment. Some may find this a similar environment to MATLAB or SciLab. Steps: 1) Install Canopy using an academic license. … (Read More) Obspy and the Canopy IDE

## Berlage Wavelet

An implementation of the Berlage wavelet that I find useful for geophysical modeling. See this paper for a summary of the wavelet. A matlab function for generating the wavelet is below. [sourcecode language=”matlab”] function w=berlage_wavelet(t,A,alpha,n,f0,phi0) % % USAGE: w=berlage_wavelet(t,A,alpha,n,f0,phi0) % … (Read More) Berlage Wavelet

## Testing the latex compiler

$latex i \hbar \frac{\partial}{\partial t} \left| \Psi(t) \right >= H \left| \Psi(t) \right >$ Sweet, but watch out. The LaTeX code breaks if written in bold font. $latex \LaTeX&s=4$ (max font size s=4) LaTeX (Read More) Testing the latex compiler

## Obspy and the Eclipse IDE

I have been wanting to use OBSPY for a while now to process passive seismic data. This post details how to get obspy up and running with the ECLIPSE IDE on a mac. Eclipse is a nice IDE, but it … (Read More) Obspy and the Eclipse IDE