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Jan
03

Geophysicist Shares the Story of the Blue Mountains with Surfer

Peter Hatherly is a long-time Surfer user who spent his career as a Geophysicist. Now in retirement he has pursued his passion for geology through a new outlet, writing. Peter feels a great connection to the Blue Mountains of New South Wales and felt that the geological history of the range could be taught in a more engaging way. By combining his k...

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Sep
19

New Display Options in the Latest Surfer Release

  "In the newest version of Surfer, our developers focused on giving users new display functions so they can communicate information more easily and clearly. In addition, we have made it simpler to convert data into the right coordinate system to align with other layers or data sets."  – Kari Dickenson, Surfer Product Manager  -...

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Feb
22

Clean up your Contours: Minimize Contour Noise from LiDAR data

LiDAR data continues to be more and more prominent in nearly every aspect of geoscience. Whether your job duties include performing construction site evaluation, mapping watersheds in hydrology, or performing archeological impact assessments. Being able to understand and utilize LiDAR data is an advantage in any field. With this ever-growing releva...

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Jan
27

Collaboration is Key: Keeping Colleagues, Stakeholders and Clients Involved

When you are working with a team, collaboration is one of your greatest assets. When work becomes siloed, the stage is set for a multitude of challenges, such as missed or repeated tasks, incompatible components, or disjointed final results. Collaboration is also important externally, as clients or stakeholders often expect some degree of involveme...

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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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