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Nov
14

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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Friday, 16 November 2018 16:51
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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
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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Jun
29

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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Guest — Irene Moutsouri
Justine Carstairs, thank you for your answer, was really helpful. One more question, i did the map with the specific countries tha... Read More
Monday, 27 August 2018 01:22
Justine Carstairs
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
Monday, 27 August 2018 10:49
Justine Carstairs
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
Thursday, 23 August 2018 11:18
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