Golden Software is
excited to announce the release of Surfer 9!
is the premier contouring and 3D surface mapping software. Surfer quickly and
easily converts your XYZ data into outstanding contour, 3D surface, 3D
wireframe, vector, image, shaded relief, and post maps. Create and combine maps
from all popular formats and output them just the way you need. Virtually all
aspects of your maps can be customized to produce exactly the presentation you
Set the opacity of map layers, images and
fill patterns to make them transparent!
georeferenced image files as base maps in real
Transparency See all your data! Make
colors, map layers, fill patterns, images, and missing data for image maps and
shaded relief maps transparent! You have full control over the opacity
support No more guesswork! Save time and frustration by importing
georeferenced image files in their real world coordinates, ready to combine with
other map types. Also export your maps as georeferenced images files!
the Projection of Data in the Worksheet Project your data from more
than 1,500 predefined coordinate systems or define your own custom projection or
datum! Add frequently used coordinate systems to your Favorites list to be
easily accessible in the future.
Remove and Edit Objects in a Base Map Surfer 9 adds the ability to
expand your base maps to show you all the individual components of the base map.
You can add, copy, paste and delete objects from a base map, or double click on
a particular object to edit its individual properties.
and Area Calculations Area and length calculations are here! Surfer
reports the area and perimeter length of polygons and the length of polylines in
a base map. Simply double click on the polygon or polylines in the base map and
the information is reported.
Supported Grid Formats Surfer is more compatible than ever with
different data sources. Surfer supports many more grid formats, including:
Arc/Info Binary Grid, Arc/Info ASCII Grid, Banded Grid (commonly used when
downloading SRTM and NED data from the USGS Seamless Server), ER Mapper Grid,
ESRI Float Grid, and ZMAP