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Display vertical contoured sections in Surfer’s 3D View

Display vertical sections using Surfer
Every so often we get contacted by users who would like to display contoured vertical sections of geophysical data, like GPR, gravity, or magnetic readings. Until recently, it wasn't possible to do this in Surfer , but with the new 3D Viewer and a little bit of data manipulation, you can! This workflow is easiest if your vertical sections run paral...
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Customer Spotlight: Subsurface Environmental Solutions, LLC Using Surfer and Voxler to Model LNAPL Release

Golden Software customers possess a broad range of backgrounds, from earth sciences and engineering to education and politics. This vast assortment of backgrounds results in a variety of uses for Golden Software's products. Each customer uses the software in a unique way, and we are pleased to share these stories. Today's blog features Steve Boynto...
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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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Golden Software’s 10th Annual All Hands Meeting

Last weekend the entire Golden Software team descended upon our gorgeous (though cold and snowy) home base in Golden, Colorado for our annual All Hands Meeting. With half of our staff working from remote location across the US, this meeting gave us a chance to reconnect, for new faces to meet the experienced team members, and for us to discuss comp...
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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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