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Jan
29

Tracking Glacier Thickness Changes with Grapher and Surfer

A volunteer effort funded by the Foundation for Glacier and Environmental Research in Seattle is using the Grapher and Surfer packages to visualize changes in ice thickness over time at the massive Juneau Icefield that straddles the Alaska-British Columbia border. The icefield, which contains 24 named glaciers, is an important source of fresh water...
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Aug
26

Archaeologist Uses Surfer to Visualize Maya Fortress Found with Airborne LiDAR

The ability of airborne LiDAR to 'see' through dense forest canopies and reveal long-hidden structures has revolutionized modern archaeology. Nowhere has the impact of laser scanners been more dramatic than the jungles of Guatemala where scientists are gaining new insights into the culture of the Maya people – with help from Surfer's 3D visualizati...
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Jul
14

Online Experience a Plus for Some Professors, but Tweaks Must be Made

In our first blog discussing the challenges facing university professors as they switched on short notice to online learning, we examined experiences of instructors who had little or no background in virtual teaching. Today, we change gears and describe how two college professors already active in remote instruction handled the COVID-19 situation a...
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Jun
02

Instructors and Students Adjust to Online Learning in the Era of COVID-19

The COVID-19 lockdowns came so swiftly that university instructors and students had little time to prepare for dramatic changes in the way they teach and learn. As campuses worldwide switched to virtual instruction in March 2020, many professors focused on presenting course materials remotely while accommodating the wide variety of technological ca...
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It is a wonderful software; i am using it since it was in dosIn the phillipines, in Niger (ACMAD) then in Windows versions; 7; 8 a... Read More
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Apr
07

Displaying and Analyzing Streamflow Patterns with Time-Series Visualization in Surfer

 In 2018, Dr. Richard Koehler presented a Golden Software webinar on how the Surfer package can be used to detect patterns of daily, monthly and seasonal streamflow on the Colorado River. He demonstrated a new way of plotting historical flows using a raster map technique to visualize time-series data. The traditional way of plotting streamflow...
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This is a great way of rendering any annual time series data and I am pleased to see it the explained so carefully. Ranking or per... Read More
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