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Jan
17

New 3D Customization Options in the Latest Surfer Release

 Last week a new version of Surfer (v23) and Surfer Beta were released! The release features some great new 2D and 3D customization options. As well as some highly requested new workflows such as the ability to digitize coordinates in the 3D view and ability to export grids to a GeoTIFF with the actual Z coordinates. Read below for a more...

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Dec
13

Filter and Customize Your Data with the Latest Grapher Release

Last week Grapher 19 was released! There are many exciting new features this release and as always our focus remains on increasing usability, improving workflows to increase time savings, and including the most commonly requested new features. All active maintenance users can update to Grapher 19 today, See how here! If your Grapher license doesn't...

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Sep
20

Drillholes, Isopachs, and Alpha Shapes. Oh My!

 Drillhole maps, isopach calculations and alpha shapes are just a few of the awesome new features in the latest release of Surfer! We focused on increasing processing speed, optimizing workflows to maximize your efficiency, and we included a lot of exciting new features as well. Read below to get a preview of the top new features that are...

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Jul
13

Adding Wells to Cross Sections in Strater 5

Cross sections are an important tool in illustrating subsurface geology.  Among the many new features added to Strater 5 are several new cross section options including water level display, retaining custom levels, and adding wells to an existing cross section. This blog will address how a new well can be added to a cross section. For this example, we will use the Cross Section.sdg sample file that ships with Strater.

The Strater 5 sample file “Cross Section.sdg” contains a cross section with four wells, well headers, two inset maps, a horizontal cross section, a depth log, and a legend. We will further manipulate this file by adding a new well and reshaping the default layers.

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Jun
27

Eliminate Subsurface Uncertainty with Newly Released Strater 5

Today marks another exciting day in Golden Software history with the latest release of Strater. Strater is an intuitive subsurface visualization program designed to display a wide variety of well log, borehole, and cross section data.

All fifteen log types available in Strater.

Introduced in 2004, Strater is a leading competitor in subsurface modeling software. Designed for geoscientists and engineers, Strater converts geotechnical, geophysical, environmental, and mining data from a wide variety of file formats into 15 different log types, borehole models, and cross section views. Strater offers unsurpassed flexibility in design and layout of the log and cross section displays. Virtually every aspect of Strater’s plot is customizable, allowing users to quickly and easily create publication-quality reports.

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