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May
11

Master Environmental Engineering with Powerful Solutions

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 Environmental engineering is a role unlike any other; it has spanned throughout human civilization and been responsible for some of its most remarkable feats. Today, the occupation remains just as integral to society, especially as the human population continues to grow and expand. While new challenges continue to arise, there is, fortunately...
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Mar
16

Golden Software Packages Used to Select Ideal Locations for ‘Blue Energy’

The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, is using Golden Software's Surfer, Grapher, and Strater packages to pinpoint the ideal offshore locations for placing wave energy devices to generate sustainable electricity. The region's first operational installation, developed by Wave Swell Energy of Melbourne, has been installed off the coast...
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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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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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