Doug Hull, MathWorks
(Originally posted on Doug's MATLAB Video Tutorials blog.)
MATLAB does not have a polar surface plot built in. You can use a normal surface plot if you convert your polar data into Cartesian with the pol2cart command.
We also cover how to get rid of the edges on dense surface plots like this one by setting 'edgecolor' to 'none'.
Recorded: 17 May 2013