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Feb
22

Clean up your Contours: Minimize Contour Noise from LiDAR data

LiDAR data continues to be more and more prominent in nearly every aspect of geoscience. Whether your job duties include performing construction site evaluation, mapping watersheds in hydrology, or performing archeological impact assessments. Being able to understand and utilize LiDAR data is an advantage in any field. With this ever-growing releva...

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Jan
27

Collaboration is Key: Keeping Colleagues, Stakeholders and Clients Involved

When you are working with a team, collaboration is one of your greatest assets. When work becomes siloed, the stage is set for a multitude of challenges, such as missed or repeated tasks, incompatible components, or disjointed final results. Collaboration is also important externally, as clients or stakeholders often expect some degree of involveme...

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Jan
10

Display Ocean Observations with Grapher and Surfer

Picture credit: NOAA research

 Igor Yashayaev is an Oceanographer affiliated with the Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO) of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The BIO is the largest ocean research facility in Canada and is located on the eastern coast of Nova Scotia. It has a worldwide reputation for observing oceanic process, variability and climate change, which are also ...

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Nov
22

Transform Data into Knowledge with Surfer

 If you're a geologist, hydrologist, engineer or you work in a related field, you have no doubt experienced the joy of conquering a vast dataset and crafting it into a compelling narrative or visual representation. It is a unique and worthwhile skill that helps decode the earth's many mysteries and makes important knowledge more accessible for...

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Nov
11

Bring GPS Data Collected by a Smartphone to Life in Surfer

This past Spring, I started using a smartphone app that uses GPS to track physical activity called Strava. I began using Strava because I, in a very stereotypical new to Denver move, bought a bike. As a new cycler I wanted a tool to help me track how far I am biking, the routes I am taking, and a resource that shares the popular routes other b...

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