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Aug
24

Creating Georeferenced PDF Contamination Maps for Geophysical Surveys

Canadian geophysical survey firm, Cascade Imaging Solutions Inc, maps the results of its projects just minutes after collecting the raw data. Their technicians use Surfer to conduct initial data interpretation and generate an easily understood georeferenced PDF map for digital delivery to their clients while everyone is still on the project si...
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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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Guest — Ang
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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Jul
20

Access Your Previous Support Requests!

 At Golden Software, we are continuously working to update and improve our software as well as the support we provide. As part of that goal, our new support portal has a feature that allows you, our users, to view all of your previous interactions with our support team online! Have you ever needed to refresh your memory on a workflow that our ...
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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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Jun
12

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 parall...
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