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Surfer 16 is here!

We've been working really hard and are proud to announce the release of Surfer 16! The latest version of Surfer contains a collection of great new features that will level-up your analysis, and make your presentations even more impactful. These features include an all new Colormap Editor that gives you so much more control over the graphics in...
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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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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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How Far Do You Have to Walk to Access Red Rocks Amphitheater?

A LiDAR and aerial imagery 3D model created in Surfer of Red Rocks amphitheater using LiDAR and aerial imagery download from the USGS. 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, fishin...
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Mapping Weather Patterns for Fire Prevention with Surfer

Here in dry Colorado, we're very aware of the risks of annual summer forest fires (around 40,000 acres of the state are currently ablaze). In the Canadian province of Quebec, which faces similar fire danger, they have found ways to leverage technology as a tool for managing the fire risks in the area. They use the analytics and gridding functi...
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Hi Irene, In order to create a contour map, your Rst values must be associated with an XY position. So, your Excel file should co... Read More
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Hi Irene, You can create a country boundary maps from vector files sch as SHP or DXF by clicking Home | New Map | Base. We have s... Read More
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