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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: I've been part of the Golden Software team since 2008. Colorado School of Mines is my alma mater (Go Orediggers!) where I earned a degree in Applied Mathematics and a minor in Economics/Business. I must say, I'm very proud of my CSM hardhat and whitewashed rock! When I'm not here in the office, I can typically be found hanging aro...und the beautiful Golden area with my family. More

Industry Application: Visualisation of Multi-Resolution Public-Domain DEM Data Using Surfer

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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With Gratitude

As 2017 draws to a close, I wish to extend a heartfelt thank you to all Golden Software customers across the world. Whether you've been using our apps since the DOS version or you've just joined the Golden Software community, I want to thank you for your support. Our customers are truly an inspiration. I get such enjoyment learning about the many u...
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View All Aspects of Your Data with Surfer’s New 3D Viewer

 Pop quiz! You have 5 seconds to determine this landmark - Go! Times up! Now, you have 5 seconds to determine this landmark – Go! If you guessed a bridge for either image, you're correct. I would wager you recognized the bridge more quickly in the 2nd image than in the first. We live in a three dimensional world. As such, it's usually easier t...
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Bring on the 3D viewer, LiDAR data processing, symbology, and more - the latest release of Surfer is here!

The holidays have come early! Hot off the press, the latest release of Surfer is here and ready for action. The new version includes many wow-worthy features including a 3D viewer to explore your data in three dimensions, LiDAR data processing with the new point cloud layer, the ability to assign colors and symbols to base maps based on attribute v...
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Industry Application: Evaluating Offshore Petroleum Opportunities

Each year, the governments of Australia and New Zealand conduct an acreage release program in an effort to promote responsible offshore petroleum exploration within their respective countries. Batole Pty, Ltd., a privately owned oil and gas consultation and investment company, analyzes these acreage offerings for exploration opportunities. The eval...
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