Listed below are training classes currently being offered by Golden Software.

Surfer Core Features I - March
Surfer Core Features II - March

Surfer Core Features I - March

Join Golden Software and fellow Surfer users at the upcoming, hands-on Surfer Training Class. This class will dive into a wide variety of Surfer features and functionality. Participants will be given a brief introduction to Surfer then learn about topics ranging from preparing and customizing base maps to gridding and contouring data. By the end of the class, participants will have a solid understanding of the features and functionality available in Surfer.

This class is intended for users who want to better understand Surfer's core features and functionality. This will be an interactive class. Participants are encouraged to ask questions and discuss workflows throughout the duration of the class. Participants who complete the full training class will be given a Certificate of Completion.

Class Logistics
When Thursday, March 16th, 2017
9am to 4:30pm Mountain Daylight SavingsTime
Course Outline
  1. Introduction to Surfer
    1. User Interface
    2. Window Types
  2. Base Maps (image and vector data import and editing)
    1. Georeference image base map
    2. Obtain base maps
    3. Vector editing functions
    4. Working with attributes
    5. Querying base layer objects
  3. Post Maps
  4. Gridding Data (creating rasters)
    1. Available gridding methods
    2. Validate, limit, transform, and blank grids
  5. Contour Maps
    1. Simple, logarithmic, advanced contour levels
    2. Edit contour labels and lines
  6. Coordinate Systems
    1. Why use coordinate systems
    2. Assign coordinate systems
  7. 3D Surface Maps
    1. 3D surface enhancements
    2. Overlay 3D surfaces
    3. Create 3D block diagram
  8. Map Options
    1. Overlay and stack maps
    2. Add graticules, profiles, and viewsheds
    3. Add scale bars, legends, and other custom fields

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Where This training class will be held online from the comfort of your own computer.
Materials

This will be an interactive class. Participants are encouraged to ask questions and discuss workflows throughout the duration of the class. Those who complete the full training class will be given a Certificate of Completion.

Additionally, participants will receive:

  • Training class manual in PDF format.
  • Web URL to access the online training class.
  • Download the free fully-functioning two week trial of Surfer here.
Price $350 per participant
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Surfer Core Features II - March

This class will focus on building on skills reviewed in Core Features I, however, it is not a requirement of participants to have taken the first class. Andrew Dudley will lead participants on an in-depth review of Surfer covering topics from applications for grid math to map enhancements.

This will be an interactive class. Participants are encouraged to ask questions and discuss workflows throughout the duration of the class. Participants who complete the full training class will be given a Certificate of Completion.

Class Logistics
When Thursday, March 30th, 2017
10am to 3pm Mountain Daylight Savings Time
Course Outline
    1. Grid Operations
      1. Grid Mosaic
        1. Combining grids
        2. Changing grid geometry
      2. Grid Math
        1. Converting Z units
        2. Limiting the Z range and eliminating negative values
        3. Reversing Z axis
      3. Grid Blank
        1. Removing the data outside a polygon area
      4. Grid Volume
        1. Calculating volumes
        2. Calculating volumes inside an irregular polygon
    2. Workflow Examples
      1. Creating slope map
      2. Posting grid values on a map
      3. Specifying a ratio scale
      4. Gridding and Mapping bathymetric data
    3. Converting the coordinates of the raster grid, data or map
      1. Converting Grids from linear XY units to other linear XY units
      2. Reprojecting Gtrids to a new system
      3. Reprojecting data to a new system
    4. Creating cross sections (Slice vs. Profile)

RegisterToday grn

Where This training class will be held online from the comfort of your own computer.
Materials

This will be an interactive class. Participants are encouraged to ask questions and discuss workflows throughout the duration of the class. Those who complete the full training class will be given a Certificate of Completion.

Additionally, participants will receive:

  • Training class manual in PDF format.
  • Web URL to access the online training class.
  • Download the free fully-functioning two week trial of Surfer here.
Price $250 per participant
Questions? Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Read our Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

Should Golden Software, LLC cancel the training class for any reason, your cost to register will be refunded in full within 30 days of the cancellation. Golden Software is not responsible for any other expenses including, but not limited to, airline tickets fees, hotel cancellation fees, car rental fees.
 
Should the registrant not be able to attend the training session, 100% of your cost to register will be refunded if Golden Software is notified in writing at least 30 days prior to the training. 50% of your registration cost will be refunded if Golden Software is notified in writing at least 14 days prior to the training. No refund will be provided for cancellations within 14 days of the training or for registrants who fail to show up on the day of training. Send cancellation notice to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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