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Sep
15

These new Surfer features are yours with active maintenance

A new version of Surfer was released last week, and it comes with a ton of awesome new features! We focused on increasing processing speed, optimizing workflows to maximize your efficiency, and we included a lot of exciting new features as well, including a new map layer type. Some of the new Surfer highlights are listed below. Stay tuned...
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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
28

University Professors Looking Ahead to Future Challenges of Online Learning

Today we continue our blog series examining the unexpected transition to remote learning that many university professors have made in the wake of COVID-19. In this blog, we focus on how professors must adapt their online instruction styles to the needs of their students. For Evan Larson, an Associate Professor of Geography at University of Wisconsi...
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Apr
22

All new features are now available in Surfer!

 A new version of Surfer was released last week, and it has a great collection of new features that will make your presentations more impactful, while also saving you time and reducing clicks in your workflow. These features include a streamlined map creation process that makes visualizing your data quicker than ever, faster and more flex...
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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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