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May
15

Mapping Hawaii's Volcanic Activity

Surfer color relief map showin thermal activity in the East Rift zone of Kīlauea.
Recent eruption activity from Kīlauea, the youngest volcano in the Hawaiian island chain, is a reminder of the destructive nature of the volcanoes that formed the island chain. Having recently visited Hawaii and met a number of its fun-loving and friendly locals, the news of the recent eruptions and the havoc they have wrought caught me by surprise...
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Apr
18

Where can I find free topographic data?

JAXA ALOS World 3D website
We frequently get users call us asking where to find sources of free topographic data. Lucky for us, we live in a world that has vast amounts of this data available online, and a significant chunk of it is free to access and download - if you know where to look that is! So please find summarized below some of our ...
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Mar
13

Mapping Local Bike Trails in Surfer

One of the things that drew me to Colorado is the wide range of activities that are available to its residents. Among the many available activities is biking. Whether you prefer mountain biking or street biking, there are multitudes of trails to explore for all skill levels. With spring on its way, I decided to map out the biking trails around Denv...
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Mar
06

Customer Spotlight: Using cave speleothems and Grapher to reconstruct past climates.

Golden Software customers possess a broad assortment of backgrounds, from earth science and engineering to education and politics. This vast background results in a variety of uses for Golden Software's products. Each customer uses our software in their own unique way, and we are pleased to share these stories. This week on our blog, we're featurin...
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Muy buenos días , espero no quitarle mucho tiempo, tengo una duda sobre el Surfer 14, mi problema es el siguiente : estoy realizan... Read More
Wednesday, 25 April 2018 14:15
Justine Carstairs
Hi Carlos, The article How can I view reference points when editing my grid file? provides instructions for editing the contours... Read More
Thursday, 26 April 2018 12:29
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Feb
28

Industry Application: LiDAR Best Practices for Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Practitioners

The amount of LiDAR coverage for the Earth's surface has rapidly increased over the past few years, and a number of scientific disciplines are taking advantage of this increased availability of laser-derived data. Cultural heritage and archeology practitioners are no different, and the increased availability of LiDAR data is revolutionizing researc...
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