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How to Use This CD

The following section provides necessary information for the general user to install and operate this CD-ROM. It can be easily installed on a laptop or desktop computer with the information provided on this page.

System Requirements and Installation Procedures
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This CD-ROM provides information, a sample case study, and imagery pertaining to the use of remote sensing systems for detecting, characterizing, and monitoring coastal erosion. This information is presented in an HTML format that can be viewed on various computer platforms.

This CD-ROM contains the web-browser Internet Explorer ® for viewing all text information, graphics, and video on the IBM PC platform.

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System Requirements and Installation Procedures:

Minimum System Requirements:



Installation and Operation of the Web Browser:

1. Insert the CD into your CD-ROM drive.

2. If you do have a web browser (i.e., Netscape 2.0®, Microsoft Explorer 2.0® ) already installed, start the application.

  1. From the browser, pull down the File Menu, select Open File, and point to your CD-ROM drive.
  2. Click on the "startup.htm" file, and click OK.

3. If you do not have a web browser or a web browser that is HTML 2.0 compliant:

  1. Microsoft Explorer ® is loaded on this CD-ROM. Change directories to the IEXPLORE directory and list the available executables.
  2. Click open the executable that corresponds to your system's operating system.

    1. Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 95 users, click open the executable that corresponds to your operating system. These are self extracting executables that will install Microsoft Explorer onto your hard drive.
- ie302mnt.exe 3.02 for Win NT 4.0
- ie302m95.exe 3.02 for Win 95