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Industry Application: LiDAR Best Practices for Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Practitioners

The amount of LiDAR coverage for the Earth's surface has rapidly increased over the past few years, and a number of scientific disciplines are taking advantage of this increased availability of laser-derived data. Cultural heritage and archeology practitioners are no different, and the increased availability of LiDAR data is revolutionizing researc...
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Industry Application: Visualisation of Multi-Resolution Public-Domain DEM Data Using Surfer

California Fault System
As a professional geologist, Lester Anderson has spent many years making maps for all types of data from elevation models to geophysical data (e.g. gravity and magnetics), and all too often it is apparent that we all have different viewpoints on how best to display data in map form. The transition from hand-drawn maps to computer-based mapping has ...
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Color line segments by attribute value using Surfer’s Base Symbology

A Surfer user contacted me a while back asking how to color segments of a line with different colors based on the attribute value of the line. He had the line defined in a BLN file with a different Z value assigned to each x,y pair. This can be useful for visualizing downhole measurement values down a well or borehole, traffic speed along a road (s...
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Maximize your data’s impact using Grapher’s new Piper Plots

Over the years, Piper plots have become one of the most requested new plot types for Grapher. If you're one of our many users that have been looking forward to this new plot type, your wait is over! Grapher's new Piper plots make it easier than ever to display water, soil, and rock chemistry data in a clear and visually appealing graphs. Use a Pipe...
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Share Your Voxler Models with Stakeholders

Through the tenure of my career as the Voxler product manager at Golden Software, I have noticed a reoccurring theme from many Voxler users. Quite often Voxler users ask, "how can I share my Voxler model with other people?" Voxler creates great-looking models, but when it's time to get them into the hands of stakeholders or clients, Voxler users so...
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