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How Far Do You Have to Walk to Access Red Rocks Amphitheater?

A LiDAR and aerial imagery 3D model created in Surfer of Red Rocks amphitheater using LiDAR and aerial imagery download from the USGS. Colorado summer is in full swing! As locals, we know the summer can linger into mid-fall, and we have plenty of more sunshine to come. Many of us here take advantage of the gorgeous weather by hiking, biking, fishin...
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Access Your Previous Support Requests!

 At Golden Software , we are continuously working to update and improve our software as well as the support we provide. As part of that goal, our new support portal has a feature that allows you, our users, to view all of your previous interactions with our support team online! Have you ever needed to refresh your memory on a workflow that our...
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Mapping Weather Patterns for Fire Prevention with Surfer

Here in dry Colorado, we're very aware of the risks of annual summer forest fires (around 40,000 acres of the state are currently ablaze). In the Canadian province of Quebec, which faces similar fire danger, they have found ways to leverage technology as a tool for managing the fire risks in the area. They use the analytics and gridding functi...
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Safe Travels, pt. 2

 In April of this year, I blogged about taking a vacation to Ireland with my husband, and proposed a map of places we would like to see (see Safe Travels blog for this first article). In May we finally took that trip. Contrary to our initial plans, we did not rent a car, we instead signed up for a 9-day tour of the island through Paddywagon To...
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Display vertical contoured sections in Surfer’s 3D View

Display vertical sections using Surfer
Every so often we get contacted by users who would like to display contoured vertical sections of geophysical data, like GPR, gravity, or magnetic readings. Until recently, it wasn't possible to do this in Surfer , but with the new 3D Viewer and a little bit of data manipulation, you can! This workflow is easiest if your vertical sections run paral...
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