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Jan
11

Using Equalization to visualize unevenly distributed data

Many datasets are not linearly distributed – take the Golden.GRD file located in the Surfer Samples directory, for example. This topographic grid file has a skewed normal distribution with some outlier Z values that are 1000 feet from the bulk of the data. Therefore, if you set contour intervals for this grid file to a regular increment, many of th...
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Oct
09

Modeling Subsurface Layers in Surfer

Surfer block diagram depicting subsurface lithology layers
Golden Software customers work in a wide variety of industries, many of which are interested in modeling subsurface data. This data might be used for locating the water table depth, finding the extent of subsurface chemical contamination, delineating lithological horizons for cross section construction, and much more. Instruments and methods used i...
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Surfer is one of best tools for geoscientist, simple and friendly GUI. I would like to see how can it deal with layers pinchouts a... Read More
Monday, 29 October 2018 23:34
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Sep
14

Tech tip: Track your data between windows with Track Cursor!

Here's a little time-saving tip that some of you might not know about. Let's say you have a Post map that's displaying a lot of points, and you want to find the row of data that corresponds to a specific point on the map, but you're not sure how to go about it. You can easily find the corresponding row in your data file using the Track Cursor ...
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Aug
24

Creating Georeferenced PDF Contamination Maps for Geophysical Surveys

Canadian geophysical survey firm, Cascade Imaging Solutions Inc, maps the results of its projects just minutes after collecting the raw data. Their technicians use Surfer to conduct initial data interpretation and generate an easily understood georeferenced PDF map for digital delivery to their clients while everyone is still on the project si...
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Aug
07

How Far Do You Have to Walk to Access Red Rocks Amphitheater?

Colorado summer is in full swing! As locals, we know the summer can linger into mid-fall, and we have plenty of more sunshine to come. Many of us here take advantage of the gorgeous weather by hiking, biking, fishing, tubing, enjoying live music, and countless other outdoor activities. Non-locals recognize how lucky we are to have great natural ass...
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Thank you for this! Heading to Red Rocks tonight for The Revivalists show!
Saturday, 21 September 2019 15:50
Guest — Kathryn Gerber
This is so informative and will really help us on our next visit Sept. 6th! Thanks for the great article!
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 14:56
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