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A Time to Refocus & Reconnect – 9th Annual All Hands Meeting

I am excited! No, not because I'm hyped up on Easter candy, but because this coming weekend is Golden Software's 9th annual all-hands meeting. Every April, the entire Golden Software team travels to Golden, Colorado for a few days of camaraderie as we review the previous year, learn about our current endeavors, and see what the future has in store....
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How to choose the software package that best meets your visualization needs

Oftentimes I get asked what program a user should purchase to display his or her geochemical data, geophysical data, or other industry-specific data type. The answer I give is that it's less about the type of data you have, than how the data is formatted, and what output you'd like to get from it. To that end, I've created the following flow chart ...
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Georeferencing Imagery Using Well Locations in Surfer

Over the past few years, many of our Surfer users have requested true georeferencing capabilities inside the Surfer application. The requests we received were focused on having the ability to use internal points within the image to georeference it; where warping techniques can be applied to get a good fit to known ground coordinates. Previous versi...
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Calculating the Average Contaminant Plume Concentration in Surfer 14

I recently ran across an article that was written by an experienced Surfer user, Joseph A. Ricker. The article, A Practical Method to Evaluate Ground Water Contaminant Plume Stability , provides a workflow for determining the average contaminant plume concentration that I thought our Surfer community may find interesting. Below, I've summarized the...
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St. Patrick’s Day – Mapping and Graphing the Irish Influence

May your blessings outnumber The shamrocks that grow, And may trouble avoid you Wherever you go. -An Irish Toast ​ ​In a few days, the world will see green. Not green with envy, mind you, but green with shamrocks, leprechauns, cabbage, and of course, beer. St. Patrick's Day, the 17th day of March, the one day when everyone is Irish and celebrates I...
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