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Mapping Hawaii's Volcanic Activity

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Recent eruption activity from Kīlauea, the youngest volcano in the Hawaiian island chain, is a reminder of the destructive nature of the volcanoes that formed the island chain. Having recently visited Hawaii and met a number of its fun-loving and friendly locals, the news of the recent eruptions and the havoc they have wrought caught me by surprise...
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Golden Software’s 10th Annual All Hands Meeting

Last weekend the entire Golden Software team descended upon our gorgeous (though cold and snowy) home base in Golden, Colorado for our annual All Hands Meeting. With half of our staff working from remote location across the US, this meeting gave us a chance to reconnect, for new faces to meet the experienced team members, and for us to discuss comp...
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Where can I find free topographic data?

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We frequently get users call us asking where to find sources of free topographic data. Lucky for us, we live in a world that has vast amounts of this data available online, and a significant chunk of it is free to access and download - if you know where to look that is! So please find summarized below some of our ...
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Safe Travels

I'm super excited that for the first time in years, my husband and I have planned a vacation. The top of our bucket list has always been Ireland, renowned for its stunning scenery, so we finally took the plunge and purchased our flights for this spring. Then came the truly hard part: choosing where to go. There are so many castles, geologic marvels...
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Strater now has concurrent licensing!

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The people have spoken, and we have listened! If you are one of the many people that have called or emailed us in the past asking for a network license for Strater, we are proud to be able to say "Yes!" - this option is now available to you. Moving in the same direction as our Surfer and Grapher software, we are excited to announce the release of S...
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