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Using The Web for Earth Sciences Information on the Internet Part 2: Software and Software Sites This file was last updated on 4th March, 1997. This faq is posted to the following news groups: sci.geo.geology sci.geo.hydrology sci.geo.oceanography comp.infosystems.gis You can obtain the most recent version of this faq from: i) the sci.answers, comp.answers or news.answers news group. ii) send mail to: mail-server@rtfm.mit.edu with the following line in the body of the message - send usenet/news.answers/geology-faq/geosci-resources/part2 iii) by anonymous ftp to: rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/geology-faq/geosci-resources/part2 I also keep two web pages, which are basically the same as the info on the faq, but with more info. Try: The Virtual Earth: http://atlas.es.mq.edu.au/users/pingram/v_earth.htm The Soft Earth: http://atlas.es.mq.edu.au/users/pingram/s_earth.htm This faq is not to be used for commercial gain. Phillip Ingram pingram@laurel.ocs.mq.edu.au http://atlas.es.mq.edu.au/users/pingram/pingram.html ===================================================================== This is part 2 of a 2 part FAQ on using the Web to obtain geosciences information on the Internet. This part deals with software and related data which would be of interest to geosciences. The chances are, if you use this faq, you will be transferring software from one computer to another for the purpose of running the software. Many of these programs will have been compressed and/or encoded by one or more of several techniques for storage and transfer purposes. The method of compression/encoding is indicated by the file extension - the (usually) three characters after the "." in the file name. The most common compression/ encoding schemes are: .zip - pkzip is a dos standard compressor/archiver. Also on unix. .lzh - pc compression from lha archiver .zoo - zoo.exe is a compressor/archiver .Z - unix compression program .tar - unix tape archive. .hqx - binhex, binary to 8 bit ascii encoded, predominantly for the Mac, but pc versions do exist. Needs binhex4 .sea - self extracting archive for the Macintosh .sit - stuffit compression for the Macintosh, found in binhex4. .gz - gzip is a Unix compression, pc versions as well. .exe - self extracting archive, can be created from pkzip and lha. .uue - unix to unix 7 bit encoding, Dos versions exist Most of these are available from popular ftp sites such as Sumex-aim, oak.oakland etc. For a listing of common file formats, and links to relevant software, connect to the Common File Formats page (see below). http://www.matisse.net/files/formats.html A word of warning for Mac users, Mac binary files are stored differently on a Unix machine than on a Mac (and Dos, VMS etc). Downloading a Mac binary file (.bin, .sit etc) to a unix box which has not been encoded will result in an unusable file. It is something to do with Unix zero filling some of the unused bits in the Mac binary word. 0. CONTENTS ----------- 0.1 General Software Sites and Registers 0.2 Geology 0.2.1 General Geology, Mining, Exploration 0.2.2 Mineralogy/Petrology 0.2.3 Structural Geology 0.2.4 Marine Geology 0.2.5 Hydrology 0.2.6 Sedimentary Geology 0.3 Geophysics 0.4 Oceanography 0.5 Archeology 0.6 Mathematical/Statistics/Geostatistics 0.7 GIS and Mapping 0.7.1 General GIS/Mapping and Image Analysis 0.7.2 Cartographic Conversions and Transformations 0.7.3 Arc/Info AML Code 0.7.4 Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) 0.7.5 Specialised GIS/Mapping/Imaging Techniques 0.8 Map Data 0.9 Graphing/Plotting 0.10 Ray Tracing 0.11 Commercial Developers Alterations in Dec. 1996, Jan/Feb 1997 -------------------------------------- - modified the url for Thermodynamics and Phase equlibria links - added SSG's web page - modified the url for Dave Flater's xtide - modified the url for hidrosoft - modified R. Winston's home page url - modified MODFLOW Resources Page url - modified the url for Sientific Applications on Linux - added a section on Archeology - removed Unige University crystallography software links - added the Sincris crystallography software database - modified url for Alison Zhang's multimedia file formats - updated the entry for TMap ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. GENERAL SOFTWARE SITES ------------------------- This section includes sites that have an assortment of software of interest to geoscientists, and sites with hotlists to other sites. i) http://www.shareware.com Shareware.com has a searchable database which indexes over 190,000 software files around the Internet. Included are freeware, demos, shareware, patches, fixes and upgrades. It was the Virtual Software Library. ii) http://www.acs.oakland.edu/oak.html The Oakland Software Repository has a large collection of MSDos, Windows, Macintosh and Unix shareware utility and specific software. -- http://castor.acs.oakland.edu/cgi-bin/vsl-front Oakland's mirror of The Virtual Software Library front desk to search the OAK repository and other popular archive sites. -- http://oak.oakland.edu/simtel.net/ Oakland's mirror of Walnut Creek CDROM Simtel.Net distribution site for MS-Dos, Windows and Win95 software iii) http://town.hall.org/Harvest/brokers/pcindex/query.html Harvest PC Software Broker, search the descriptors of over 34,000 PC software distributions from 6 major public archives. iv) http://www.gdb.org/DAN/softsearch/graph-links.html Archives of Graphics Software and Databases is a hot-list of graphical software sites maintained by Dan Jacobson at John Hopkins University, BioInformatics server. The connection can be erratic, and you may need to come in from the home page: http://www.gdb.org -- http://www.gdb.org/DAN/softsearch/softsearch.html You can also search various archives. v) http://coyote.csusm.edu/cwis/winworld/winworld.html The Windows Shareware Archive by the CSUSM Technical Services is a great site for general Windows applications. Take a browse, there are some software of interest for Geosciences. vi) http://posc.org/ Petrotechnical Open Software Corporation is a supplier of standard interfaces for technical exploration and production software for the Petroleum industry. It operates as a Not For Profit membership organisation. This site has information. vii) http://www.albany.net/~wcross/all1srch.html#Software The All In One Search Engine by William Cross has lists many search engines for various catagories. This connection is for software. viii) http://pubweb.nexor.co.uk/archie.html ArchiePlex is an Archie Gateway to the World Wide Web. It can be used to locate files on anonymous ftp sites around the world. This link gives the most upto date list of ArchiePlex servers. There are forms based services and those without forms. ix) http://www.matisse.net/files/formats.html The Common Internet File Formats lists the common file formats for Macs and MS-Windows. Includes links to: - http://www.lib.rochester.edu/multimed/contents.htm Allison Zhang's Multi media File Formats on the Internet (pc bias) - http://www.mps.org/~ebennett/ Eric Bennett's Cross Platform Page x) http://www.tucows.com/ The tucows server and its mirrors have Winsock utilities and other application software for Windows, W4W and Win95. xi) http://www.albany.net/allinone/all1soft.html#Software The Software search engines listed in W. Cross' All In One Search Page. xii) http://ftpsearch.ntnu.no/ftpsearch A configurable search engine for software located on ftp servers. xiii) http://www.cgrer.uiowa.edu/servers/servers_software.html CGRER's software links is an extensive listing of links in various categories including Unix, stastics, GIS, image processing etc. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 2. GEOLOGY ---------- 2.1 General Geology/Mining/Exploration -------------------------------------- i) http://www.iamg.org The IAMG's Web Server has links to its publications Mathematical Geology and Computers in Geoscience. - ftp://iamg.org The IAMG ftp Site has algorithms and source code of programs published in Computers and Geosciences (ftp://iamg.org/pub/CG) and Mathematical Geology (ftp://iamg.org/pub/MG). - http://www.emr.ca/gsc/iamg/cghome.html Index by Volumes of software published in C&G - http://www.iamg.org/pub/Carr Computer programs and data from Jim Carr's book 'Numerical Analysis for the Geological Sciences. ii) ftp://ftp.csn.org/COGS/ COGS, or Computer Orientated Geological Software archives of MS Dos and Macintosh software, many include source code. Categories include COGS disks, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Graphics, Hydrology, Landsat, MOSS, Mapping, Mineralogy, Mining, Oil & Gas. iii) gopher://dillon.geo.utep.edu:70/11EarthScienceRes/Software GeoGopher Archives of Earth Science software at the University of Texas, El Paso, has a collection of Dos based software for the geosciences and connections to other sites. iv) http://www.ned.dem.csiro.au/DEM/LEGACY/index.html The Australian Mining Software Catalog is a directory of information technology resources for exploration and mining. It lists both Australian and International software suppliers. It is maintained by Stephen Henley in a CSIRO initiative. v) http://calvin.cc.ndsu.nodak.edu/geo/software/software_list Some general geology software, mostly for the Mac. Software includes Amphbase, Crystal 2.29 and CrystalView, Emp-amph, Hyperform, Hornblende-plagioclase geothermometry, Image, Latticemaker, Mac Molecule 1.7, MMII, Ortep, Pcwateq, P-T-t programs and Stereonet 4.9a vi) http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/geology/data.html Bill Thoen's and Ted Smith's Data and Software Resources from their on-line ORES for general geology. vii) http://camel.inggeo.tu-clausthal.de/eises/geosoftware-ftp.html The Software Page at the Institute of Geology and Paleontology (EISES) has some Dos/Windows software, some of which are mentioned elsewhere at other sites. Software includes GeoVu (a NGDC Windows GIS/RS data visualisation program), Landscape Explore (Windows program to translate a 2D map into a 3D model), and GeoEAS (the EPA's geostatistical software). viii) http://www.ibmpcug.co.uk/~bedrock/gsd/ The Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Software Directory is maintained by Tim Spinks. It details several hundred programs, software publishers and suppliers in the fields of Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Geo-environmental Engineering, Data Analysis and Data Visualisation. There are links to other software lists. ix) http://www.nsm.uh.edu/anonsoftware.html University of Houston's ANON server, in conjunction with Computers and Geosciences, has links to assorted software repositories and other links. x) http://denr1.igis.uiuc.edu/isgsroot/dinos/software.html Russ Jacobson's software links for Earth Scientists. xi) http://xray.geol.uni-erlangen.de/html/software/soft.html Assorted geology software for Windows, Dos, Mac and Unix. Compiled by S. Krumm. Programs include Winfit (profile analysis of x-ray reflections), WinStruct (calculation of 001 x-ray patterns, structure factors and LP factors for discrete clay minerals), WinQ-Fact ("Q" descriptor for mixed layer clays), Atterberg, Centrifuge (calculate settling times), CrossBed, Theta, Regression, MudMaster, MacDiff, MacGresens and more. xii) http://geont1.lanl.gov/page1/Wohletz/Wohletz.htm Ken Wohletz has developed a number of geological applications for volcanism and magmatism. These are freeware and are for Windows (some Dos). They include ERUPT to simulate various volcanic eruption types, HEAT is a 2D heterogeneous heat flow solver (useful for modelling magma chamber evolution), SFT is a graphical application to invert particle size data to find distribution parameters, and MAGMA which calculates the IUGG volcanic rock classification, CIPW norms, viscosity, and density of magmatic silicate liquids from chemical composition and temperature. 2.2 Mineralogy/Petrology ------------------------ i) ftp://mac.archive.umich.edu/Crystal Crystal and ftp://mac.archive.umich.edu/CrystalView CrystalView are both Crystallography software for the MacIntosh by Thomas Kosel. ii) ftp://sparky2.esd.mun.ca/pub/geoprogs Daryl Clarke's NewPet Software is a geochemical/igneous petrology data handling program which includes ternary plots. MS-Dos and Shareware. Also here are rose1 (rose plotting Windows prog by Thompson & Thompson), triplot (ternary plotting prog by Baodke and Thompson), quickplot and amphibol. iii-a) ftp://ftp.csn.org/COGS/Mineralogy Mineralogy directory from COGS iii-b) ftp://ftp.csn.org/COGS/Geochemistry Geochemistry directory from COGS iv) http://www.lmcp.jussieu.fr/sincris/logiciel/ Sincris has a software database for crystallography. It is searchable, and people may submit their own software to be included. v) ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/geochemical/ The geochemical directory from the Environmental Hydrosystems ftp server contains NewPet, QuickPlot, amphibol, ebeam, elements, fluids, kt, ms-data, phreeq, platinum, wateqf, BTex, PCWater, phreeqe, phreeqep. vi) http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/geochem/data.html Bill Thoen's and Ted Smith's Data and Software Resources from their on-line ORES for geochemistry. vii) ftp://helios.cr.usgs.giv/ftp/statpac.dos and ftp://helios.cr.usgs.giv/ftp/statpac.unx Statpac for Unix and Dos from the USGS viii) http://msgmac.geology.washington.edu/MeltsWWW/Melts.html Melts is a software package for the modeling of crystallisation of magmatic systems developed by the University of Washington. It is available for a number of Unix platforms. ix) http://www.rockshop.com/rockshop/software.html Software for Rockhounds from Bob's Rock Shop has links to Mineral Mastery (Dos mineral identification software), Gemstone, The Mineral Database and Minlog System. x) http://www.shef.ac.uk/~chem/chemdex/chem-software.html Chemistry software sites maintained by Mark Winter. Some of these may be useful for geochemistry. xi) http://un2sg1.unige.ch/www/athena/html/science.html#2 Athena Mineralogy has links to assorted Dos/Windows software pertaining to mineralogy. xii) http://ichor.geo.ucalgary.ca/~tmg/Research/thermo_links.html Thermodynamics and Phase Equilibria links by Terry Gordon has the areas of Igneous Petrology (MELTS, QUILF), Metamorhic Petrology (GIBBS, P-T-t, TWQ, WEBINVEQ) and Aqueous Geochemistry (EQ3/6, MBSSAS, MINEQLT, ALCHEMI). xiii) http://superior.carleton.ca/~marshall/ternplot.htm Daniel Marshall's C&G preprint on Spreadsheets and Ternary Plots, plus a downloadable spreadsheet. xiv) http://www.agate.net/~ersoftwr/software.html Environmental Research Software has made available various Dos software, including MINEQL+ (a chemical equilibrium modeling system), Alchemi (to calculate the distribution of Al in acidified waters) and GRiDS (Global River Dilution System). xv) http://copper.ucs.indiana.edu/~sbaedke/triplt.html TriPlot is shareware software for Windows written by Steve Baedke from Indiana University. 2.3 Structural Geology ---------------------- i) ftp://darwin.ibg.uit.no/pub/stereo/zip Stereo v3.0 is a complete stereonet package for Windows. Get the file stereo30.zip. It is by Per Ivar Steinsund and is shareware. ii) ftp://silver.geo.cornell.edu/pub/rwa_programs Rick Allmendinger's structural programs for the MacIntosh are quite well regarded. Included are FaultKin, Stereonet, MacStrat, MacStress, MicroStructure and Structure_Movies. iii) ftp://sparky2.esd.mun.ca/pub/geoprogs Mainly geochem prog, but also here is quickplot, a stereonet program for structural geology by van Everdingen and van Gool. iv) High amplitude folding simulation software by Kenneth Cruikshank. v) http://hercules.geology.uiuc.edu/~schimmri/geology/structure.html#software The software section in Steven Schimmrich's Structural Geology Page has links to structual geology software. vi) http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/www-public/neuserb6/stereo1.htm Johannes Duyster's Stereo-Nett program is freeware for Windows 3.x and Win95. It is a stereo net program to analyse orientation data using different projections, great and small circles, density contouring, rose diagrams. It can also do paleo-stress analysis from fault-slip data sets. Data can be sorted on a number of criteria, including comments. 2.4 Marine Geology ------------------ ia) ftp://ftp.nadn.navy.mil/pub/oceano/microdem Microdem, includes the MGT subset for teaching marine geophysics, is available from the US Naval Academy's ftp server. ib) ftp://ftp.nadn.navy.mil/pub/oceano/oceanlab Also available are a group of programs for oceanography including TS-Plot, Waves, Tides, Duck, beach profiles, and marine geology. 2.5 Hydrology ------------- i) ftp://ftp.csn.org/COGS/Hydrology The Hydrology directory from COGS ii) ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/ Environmental Hydrosystems Inc's ftp server has a comprehensive collection of public domain software (Dos, Windows, some Unix) for groundwater, porous media and environmental modeling. The main directories of interest for hydrology are: - ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/BIOPLUMEII/ - ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/CHEMFLOW/ - ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/GEOPACK/ - ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/GEOSTAT/ - ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/GRAPHICS/ - ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/GRAPHICS/ - ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/HSSM/ - ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/MODFLOW/ - ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/MOFAT/ - ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/MT3D/ - ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/PESTAN/ - ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/SUTRA/ - ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/SWIFTII/ - ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/ENVIROMOD/VLEACH/ iii) http://gwrp.cciw.ca/internet/software.html The Software for Groundwater Modeling and Analysis page by Andrew Piggott has connections to both commercial and non-commercial software sites. iv) EnviroMod Software Server has environmental and hydrological software connections. v-a) http://www.et.byu.edu/~geos/staff/owens/groundwater.html#Models The Groundwater Modeling department at Brigham Young Uni has an extensive list/collection of groundwater modeling software, both commercial and freebies. In the Models section can be found IGWMC (source code for USGS models), CEAM from EPA, USGS Geochem models (Phreaqe and WATEQ4F), 2DFlow, PUMPIT, MCFIT plus others. v-b) http://www.et.byu.edu/~geos/staff/owens/groundwater.html#PPP In the Pre and Post Processes from BYU can be found links to Femmwater, IRIS Explorer, Flow Analysis Software Toolkit, Khoros, SpyGlass and more. vi) ftp://kilburn.keene.edu/Kilburn/ftp/GWM-L/ Source code for several of the USGS models. vii) ftp://ftp.ccnet.com/users/aqualog/ The original location for PUMPIT by Aqualogic. PUMPIT is a Dos shareware program which calculates drawdown, identifies the capture zone and injection fronts etc. Version 4.0 is available. viii) http://www.us.net/evisim/links.html Environmental Simulations Inc. has software, services and information for groundwater modeling. This connection is to their list of groundwater sites. ix) http://aapg.geol.lsu.edu/rbwinsto.htm Contains Dos executables and source code for Modflow and its related programs (ModFlowP, ZoneBudget, ModPath, SteramLink), plus other software such as Sutra (2D finite element gwater flow model), SutraInv (parameter estimation for Sutra), MOC89 (solute transport and dispersion), Plasm (2D finite difference gwater flow) and TypCurv. x) http://www.nmia.com/~interags/free/fretxt.html ftp access to several public domain software available at other sites. -- http://www.nmia.com/~interags/index/indtxt.html Intera Inc. also have a description index of software of interest to hydrologists. xi) ftp://engr.orst.edu/pub/swmm/pc ftp://engr.orst.edu/pub/swmm/workstation Storm Water Management Model (SWMM) was developed by U. Oregon and EPA. It is a comprehensive water quality simulation model developed primarily for urban areas. It performs single event and continuous simulation for almost all components of rainfall, runoff and quality cycles for a watershed. Dos and Unix versions. xii) http://www.et.byu.edu/~geos/faculty/jonesn/asce/geotech/software/home.html The ASCE Geotechnical Engineering has a page that provides thins to Seepage/Groundwater Modeling software. Web users can create and edit their own entry. Links include Boss International, EarthSoft, Draper Adam Environmental Modeling, DoD Groundwater Modeling System, AFEPT, EQ3/6, PEST and the US EPA Groundwater Software Modeling. xiii) http://aapg.geol.lsu.edu/mfh_rec.htm This is the Internet Resources Page of the Modflow Help File. The MFH needs to be downloaded and run locally. xiv) http://www.wa.gov/ecology/eils/pwspread.html Several spreadsheets were developed by the Washington State Dept of Ecology's Environmental Investigations and Laboratory Services Program to aid NPDES permit writers. All of the spreadsheets are in seperate Lotus 123 WK1 files and have also been combined and reformatted in Excel 5. Included are DOSAG2, IDOD2, NH#FRESH, NHRSALT, PHMIX2, RIVPLUM5, WQBP2 and FARFIELD. xv) http://www.umanitoba.ca/geo_eng/Groundwater/ The University of Manitoba groundwater ftp site and data base is available through their web page. Also contains links to other groundwater sites. xvi) http://aapg.geol.lsu.edu:8081/rbwinsto.htm Richard Winston's home page has a good collection of links to software sites for groundwater modelling, wetlands, ModFlow and the like. xvii) http://terrassa.pnl.gov:2080/EESC/resourcelist/hydrology/software.html The Earth Environmental Science Center (EESC) maintains a list of links to software and models for hydrology. xviii) http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/4610/links9.htm Hidrosoft has many links to water related freeware, shareware and commercial software for hydraulics, hydrology, water resources and the environment. xix) http://aapg.geol.lsu.edu:8081/mfh_rec.htm The ModFlow Resources Page by Richard Winston has many links to ModFlow and related software such as ModUser, ModFlowP, MT3D etc xx) http://www.mines.edu:8080/fs_home/wwingle/uncert/ UNCERT is a public domain geostatistical analysis and graphical user interface for ModFlow and MT3D on Unix Systems developed by W. Wingle, E. Poeter and S. McKenna. It is a geostatistical uncertainty analysis package applied to groundwater flow and contamination transport modelling. http:// gale.mines.edu/uncert/manual/contents/contents.html The UNCERT Users Guide On-Line. xxi) http://www.epa.gov/ada/models.html EPA's Groundwater and Vadose Zone models available from CSMoS. Available software includes Bioplume II, Bioscreen, ChemFlow, GeoPack, HSSM, ModFlow, Mofat, MT3D, Pestan, RETC, Ritz, STF, Unsoda, Vleach, WhAEM and WHPA 2.6 Sedimentary Geology ----------------------- i) gopher://strix.udac.uu.se:70/40/palun/fuzzim.sea.hqx Fuzzim (stored as a binhexed self extracting archive) are Macintosh programs for simulating large scale marginal deposition and erosion for long time spans. It uses "fuzzy logic" for controlling the distribution of sediment. It was written by Ulf Nordland and Magnus Silfversparre of Uppsala University, Sweden. iia) http://www.geosc.psu.edu/~sedweb/sedlab_html/sedlab.html Software from the Basin Research Lab, Sedimentary Geology, Penn State. Includes SSM (simulating clastic sedimentary basins), GOLEM (geophysical landcsape evolution model) and MIDAS (model investigating density and size sorting. iib) http://www.geosc.psu.edu/~sedweb/sedgeol_html/freeware.html Software from the Basin Research Group, Sedimentary Geology, Penn State. Includes Strata 2.1, a basin modelling tool. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3. GEOPHYSICS ------------- i) ftp://pong.igpp.ucla.edu/pub/pbird Thin Plate Finite Element Code developed by Peter Bird at UCLA since 1976 can be used to model the deformation of the lithosphere, form new tectonic hypotheses, estimate long term seismic hazards and study plate rheology. You should also mail Peter (pbird@ess.ucla.edu) to let him know which files you copied and to be placed on the mail-list for updates. Fortran source code is available. ii) ftp://mantle.colorado.edu/pub/PaleoMag or http://cires.colorado.edu/people/jones.craig/CHJ_PMag_overview.html PaleoMag software for the MacIntosh by Craig Jones. It supports orthorhombic, equal area and J/J0 diagrams (total and component) of individual sample demagnetisations, least squares fit of lines, planes, circles to parts of demagnetisation curves. Email Craig (cjones@mantle.colorado.edu) to be placed on the mailing list for updates. Craig has also placed PaleoMag onto a web server, plus an on-line manual. iii) ftp://hilbert.mines.colorado.edu/pub/cwpcodes or http://cwp.mines.colorado.edu:3852/ Seismic CWP/SU Package is geophysical seismic code for Unix machines from the Center for Wave Phenomena. iv) ftp://earth.eps.pitt.edu/pub The World Paeo-Magnetic Database are databases and programs related to paleomagnetism. v) ftp://ftp.csn.org/COGS/Geophysics Geophysics directory from COGS vi) http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/geophx/data.html Bill Thoen's and Ted Smith's Data and Software Resources from their on-line ORES for geophysics. vii) ftp://dmc.iris.washington.edu/pub/programs/sel/ibmpc ftp://dmc.iris.washington.edu/pub/programs/sel/mac ftp://dmc.iris.washington.edu/pub/programs/sel/sun The IRIS Software Exchange Library ftp server has geophysical software for pc, mac and sun platforms. Included in the pc directory are SEISMIC (displays hypocenters of earthquakes for various map views from 1960 to the present) and SUDS (Seismic Unified Data System). Under sun are SUDS, Seismo_Display, cc2sac, evt2sac, evalresp, focmec, neic2tf and relish. viii) ftp://ftp.cs.wits.ac.za/pub/general/geophys Geophysical freeware for Dos written by Gordon Cooper. Includes Mag2dc (magnetic forward modeling), Grav2dc (gravity forward modeling), GeoModel (sim. mag & grav fwd modeling), VES (Schlumberger res modeling and inversion), SignProc (prfile data filtering), PFproc (map data filtering, strike filters, derivatives etc) and GravMap (map data filtering: continuation, polynomial surface fits etc). ix) ftp://garlock.wr.usgs.gov/pub/PROGRAMS Some geophysical programs (for unix/vms) from Menlo Park ftp server. Includes Paleo stress analysis by Andy Michael, 3D velocity model determination and hypocenter location. x) ftp://ftp.seismo.usbr.gov/pub/outgoing/epic3.tar.Z Epic3 suite of progs are for Unix. They read the event CD-Roms (version 3) from the NEIC ie hypo-center associated data plus the NEIC event catalog. From Dan O'Connell and the Seismotectonics group of the US Bureau of Reclamation. xi) http://psn.quake.net/software.html ftp://psn.quake.net/software Winquake software by Larry Cochrane (Windows and Win95) is to view and analyse Public Seismic Network and SAC binary event files. It uses Jeffreys-Bullens tables for travel times for a series of depths. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4. OCEANOGRAPHY --------------- i) http://www.aos.princeton.edu/htdocs.pom POM is a sigma coordinate free surface, primitive equation ocean model for Unix. It is distributed free to tertiary institutions for research purposes. The code is available from the following ftp server: ftp://ftp.gfdl.gov/pub/glm/ ii) http://www.gfdl.gov/~kd/MOMwebpages/MOMWWW.html MOM (Unix) is a primitive equation general ocean circulation model for exploring ocean and coupled air-sea applications over a wide range of space and time scales. Source code is available from: ftp://ftp.gfdl.gov/pub/GFDL_MOM2/ iii) http://ftp://ahab.rutgers.edu/pub/spem/src/ SPEM is a 3D ocean circulation model for a variety of studies. It uses horizontal boundary-fitted orthogonal coordinates, a vertical bathymetry following sigma coordinate and solves 3D primitive equations. Source code is available from: ftp://ahab.rutgers.edu/pub/spem/src/ iv) http://www.ocgy.ubc.va/oceanography.links.html University of British Colombia has links to assorted numerical models (including the above) for oceanography. Look for the sections On-Line Numerical Models and Source Code for Models Not Mentioned Above. Model include FRAM, ECOM-si, POP, Spectral Element Shallow Water Equation Model, Box Basin and Massively Parallel versions of Miami Isopycnic Coordinate Ocean Model, MOMA, OCCAM/NWO and MICOM. v) http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/ocean/data.html Bill Thoen's and Ted Smith's Data and Software Resources from their on-line ORES for oceanography. vi) ftp://twinky.jpl.nasa.gov/pub/LinkWinds LinkWinds (Linked Windows Interactive Data System) is developed by NASA/JPL for interactive 2D and 3D graphical display of data. It runs on SGI platforms under IRIX4 and IRIX5, and Sun under Solaris 2.4. vii) http://www.universe.digex.net/~dave/xtide/ XTide is free software by David Flater. It is a Harmonic Tide Clock and Tide Predictor for Unix (x-windows). You do need harmonic constants though. viii) http://daac.gsfc.nasa.gov/CAMPAIGN_DOCS/OCDST/ocdst_main.html The main page for the Ocean Color web site, a section of the GSFC DAAC. They have software which uses data from visible light bands from satellites and aircrafts to measure ocean features. Two main parts, CZCS and SeaWiFS. - Coastal Zone Color Scanner (CZCS) http://daac.gsfc.nasa.gov/CAMPAIGN_DOCS/OCDST/czcs_software_and_services.html CZCS-related software includes SEAPAK, the data processing software, plus software to read DSP, CRTT and HDF files, and a collection of user contributed tools. - SeaWiFS http://daac.gsfc.nasa.gov/CAMPAIGN_DOCS/OCDST/seawifs_software_and_services.html SeaWiFS-related software includes SEADAS processing and image analysis software for HDF data, and SEATRAK - orbit prediction software. - ftp://pro.msrc.sunysb.edu/mod Map Ocean Data (MOD) is windows based freeware to view oceanographic data in a geographic context. ix) ftp://aqueous.ml.csiro.au/pub/morgan/seawater SeaWater is a toolkit of MatLab routines for calculating the properties of seawater, and is developed by Phil Morgan. They are a self contained library and run on all computers that support MatLab. Seawater is freeware. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5. ARCHEOLOGY i) http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/AgriMensor AgriMensor is an analysis and presentation tool for processing DEMs under Windows. It was designed for geophysicists and archaeologists. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6. MATHEMATICAL/STATISTICS/GEOSTATISTICS ---------------------------------------- i) ftp://ulimin1.unil.ch/pub/geostat Geostatistics software at the Inst. of Mineralogy at the University of Lausanne, carries the US EPA GeoEAS geostatistical program (Dos), a geostatistical tool box (Dos) and VarioWin, a windows set of programs for 2D spatial data analsysis. ii) http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/ The StatLib Archives has an extensive collection of statistical software and algorithms. It is divided into a number of catagories based upon the resources origin, eg apstat is for algorithms from Applied Statistics, cmlib is the Core Mathematics Library from NIST which has fortran code for lots of statistical and numerical procedures, griffiths-hill has applied statistics algorithms contained in the book by Griffith Hill, multi has an annotated directory and selected algorithms on multi-variate analysis and clustering. iii) http://www.netlib.org/ The Netlib Archives repository at UTK and ORNL carry a very extensive collection of mathematical software. Some of the categories include image, linpak, voronoi, fftpack, scilib, graphics and gnu. It is also possible to do an Attribute/Value Data Base Search of the Netlib repository (http://www.netlib.org/nse/netlib-query.html). iv) ftp://garbo.uwasa.fi/pc/turbopas Numerical Recipes for Pascal are available from the Garbo archive. Get the file nrpas13.zip. Be warned, this is over 300 Kb compressed and 772 Kb uncompressed. v) http://www-brad.geosc.uh.edu/software.htm Software for Mathematical Geology at Houston University. vi) http://www.gamma.rug.nl/sibyl.html The Sibyl Database is a searchable database of information on statistical software. vii) ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/geostatistics/ The geostatistics directory from the Environmental Hydrosystems ftp server contains software such as GeoEAS (the Geostatistical Environmental Exposure Assessment Software from the US EPA), COSIM (performs unconditional and co-conditional simulations), LOGEN (unconditional simulations), ISIM3D (a 3D multiple indicator conditional simulation program), GCOSIM3D (code for the generation of realisations of multiple variates jointly correlated with a multiGaussian distribution), plus others including UNCERT, UCLA. viii) http://www.geosc.uh.edu/AnonSoftware.html The ANON Web site at the University of Houston is for those interested in mathematics, computers and geosciences. This link is their software and modeling resources page with many connections. ix) ftp://banach.stanford.edu/gslib/ Fortran code for the geostatistics package from Stanford University. Authored by C.V. Deutsche and A.G.Journel. Is a .tar.Z file. x) http://www.maths.uwa.edu.au/~watson/homepage.html Dave Watson's home page, with information on Delauny tringulation, contouring etc. Source code for delauny tesselations, plus access to time series prediction software (Dynamical Data Determinism Detector). xi) http://www.KachinaTech.COM/SAL Scientific Applications on Linux contains links to assorted mathematical, statistical, graphical software and libraries for Linux operating systems. xii) http://www.mpa-garching.mpg.de/~tomek/htmls/num_meth.html Numerical Methods Links by Tomasz Plewa is a great collection of links to assorted mathematical packages and libraries, centers and other sites. xiii) ftp://ftp.mathworks.com/pub/books/mathews/fortran/ Fortran code of the software supplements for Numerical Methods for Mathematics, Science and Engineers by John Mathews xiv) http://atlas.es.mq.edu.au/users/pingram/sware.htm Phil Ingram's statistical software for dos machines is a collection of 4 programs for a variety of purposes. Included are: http://atlas.es.mq.edu.au/users/pingram/software/ustat301.zip USTAT - procedures for the analysis of uni and bivariate data http://atlas.es.mq.edu.au/users/pingram/software/mstat301.zip MSTAT - procedures for the analysis of multivariate data http://atlas.es.mq.edu.au/users/pingram/software/kstat301.zip KSTAT - geostatistical procedures (varigrams and block kriging) for grade/tonnage calculations of ore deposits http://atlas.es.mq.edu.au/users/pingram/software/sstat301.zip SSTAT - procedures for the generation and analysis of gridded data xv) ftp://ftp.ucar.edu/dsl/lib/ Assorted libraries of fortran mathematical routines of possible interest to the earth sciences. Included are spherepack, fftpack, fitpack, minpack, linpack. xvi) http://www-sst.unil.ch/geostatistics.html Geostatistical software for the PC, with links to VarioWin (plus the VarioWin FAQ), EPA's GeoEAS and Roland Froievaux'x Geostatistical Toolbox. xvii)ftp://math.arizona.edu/incoming/unix.geoeas/ This is the unix version of EPA's GeoEAS software. http://eratos.erin.utoronto.ca/fcs/GEO/geoeas.html The online documentation for the unix version of GeoEas. Be warned, it is 234 Kb in size. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7. GIS and Mapping ------------------ Sections 7.3, 7.4 and 7.5 mainly deal with specialised mapping and GIS techniques and software, of which I know very little. Consequently, I took the reference to these sites from Bill Thoen's ORES, figuring that his judgement will be better than mine on these subjects. 7.1 General GIS/Mapping and Image Analysis ------------------------------------------ i) ftp://ftp.blm.gov/pub/gis An assortment of Dos software for GIS and mapping, cartographic transformations, raster to vector conversions and so on. It includes programs like skmoss (replaces 4 programs in pcmoss), gctpc (Dos version of general cartographic transformations), las (land analysis system), pcglis (pc version of glis), dcw2dxf (dcw to dxf conversions) topo and xglis. The site is maintained by Sol Katz. ii) http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/soest/gmt.html Generic Mapping Tools is Unix software developed at the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii by Paul Wessel and Walter H. F. Smith. It contains about 50 tools for map projections, spatial interpolation, contouring, 3-D perspective views, and data manipulation. Source code is in Kernighan & Richie C for Unix machines. The latest version is 3.0 and the page gives details on how to obtain it from one of several sites. iii) ftp://edcftp.cr.usgs.gov/pub/software/topo Topographic Analysis fortran source code. iv) ftp://jupiter.drev.dnd.ca/pub/gis/vpfview VPFView 1.1 is Unix software to view DCW data from the DMA's Digital Chart of the World CD-ROM data set. v) ftp://moon.cecer.army.mil/grass GRASS GIS is a public domain GIS and image processing system for Unix developed by the US Army Corps of Engineers. vi) ftp://charon.er.usgs.gov/pub MAPGEN/PLOTGEN is the code for a public domain graphics system. The files are compressed-tar source files. Files include: graphics-?.?.tar.Z: device independent vector graphics system employed by the Mapgen/Plotgen system; mapgen.?.?.tar.Z is the mapgen/plotgen system for plotting geographic and other data (requires pre-installed 'proj' and 'graphics'); xzoom.?.?.tar.Z is the previewer of mapgen/plotgen graphic data. vii) ftp://ftp.ngdc.noaa.gov/Access_Tools The National Geophysical Data Center ftp server has a number of Dos based generic data analysis, display, compression, archival and retrieval tools. Software includes FREEFORM, GeoVu and GeoDas. viii) ftp://nmdpow9.er.usgs.gov/ The USGS Cartographic Software by the National Mapping Division of the USGS provide data and supporting software for the national series of base cartographic data. The software are for a variety of platforms. ix-a) ftp://ftp.csn.org/COGS/Landsat The Landsat directory from COGS ix-b) ftp://ftp.csn.org/COGS/Moss The Moss directory from COGS ix-c) ftp://ftp.csn.org/COGS/Mapping The Mapping directory from COGS x) ftp://oak.oakland.edu/pub/simtelnet/msdos/mapping/ http://oak.oakland.edu/simtel.net/msdos/mapping.html The Mapping directory of the Simtel mirror at Oakland contains various mapping software for Dos. Included are topo300.zip (3-D topographic map plotting program), emap100*.zip (the EPI Map program with utilities, and USA coverage by counties), coordchg.zip (convert map coords dd.mm.ss<->dd.###) and ozd101?.zip (OzGIS is a Dos Mapping program of census/GIS data). xi) http://www.gisnet.com/gis/ores/gis/data.html The GIS Data and Software page from Bill Thoen's and Ted Smith's On-Line ORES. xii) ftp://ftp.esri.com/arcview1 Arcview 1.0 for Windows by ESRI is available from this ftp site. Be sure to read the licence agreement. xiii) http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/~billh/vis.html ftp://iris.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/vis5d ftp://iris.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/visad The Space, Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) at Uni. of Wisconsin- Madison makes 2 software packages, Vis5D and VisAD, freely available. These are scientific visualisation systems for a number of Unix workstations. Both executables and source code is available. Vis5D has been setup so output from atmosphere and ocean models can be linked to Web pages. xiv) http://www.usgs.gov/research/gis/software.html GIS Software at the USGS. Main catagories are: -- ftp://geology.usgs.gov/pub/GIV/ Geologic Information Visualisation for the PC -- ftp://nmdpow9.er.usgs.gov/public/gctpc General Cartographic Transformation Package (GCTP) -- http://www-nmd.usgs.gov/www/html/software.html Mapping Science Software from the National mapping Division, which includes Cartographic Applications Software, Global Land Information System (GLIS), RevPG - Digital Line Graph Editing, Symbolised Display and Plotting Software, ATSys - Aero Triangulation System Software, Public Domain Software for use with the USGS Digital Geospatial Data (IMDISP, DLGVIEW, DLGTODXF and CHOP) xv) http://dynamo.ecn.purdue.edu/~biehl/MultiSpec/ MultiSpec is an image processing system for interactively analysing multispectral data such as Landsat or hyperspectral data from AVIRIS Imaging Spectrometer. It is wirtten for the Macintosh and Power Mac by Larry Biehl and the Laboratory for Applications in Remote Sensing at Purdue University. xvi) http://www.iti.gov.sg/iti_people/iti_staff/kflai/gsnake.html http://www.cs.wisc.edu/computer-vision/projects/gsnake.html GSNAKE API software provides tools for contour modelling, extraction, detection and classification based on the Generalized Active Contour Model. It was developed jointly by Information Technology Institute, Singapore, and School of Applied Science, NTU, Singapore. C++ source code is compilable on many unix boxes. xvii) http://www.chemie.uni-marburg.de/image.html NIH-Image is excellent public domain image analysis software for the Macintosh xviii) ftp://ftp.coast.net/SimTel/win3/gis/surface2.zip SURFACE is a Windows program for gridding and displaying a surface or contour map. Surface2.zip replaces surface. By W. J. Coulthard and is shareware. xix) ftp://ftp.coast.net/SimTel/msdos/mapping/vmap150.zip VERSAMAP v1.50 is DOS shareware by Charles Culberson. It draws outlines of maps on 14 map projections. xx) ftp://ftp.wizvax.net/personal/victorf/inverse.zip INVERSE computes the distance between two points with Lat/Long. It is by Vic Fraenckel xxi) ftp://ftp.ngs.noaa.gov/pub/pcsoft/for_inv.3d/ The National Geodetic Survey has Inverse and Forward programs with source code for MSDos machines. xxii) http://java.ei.jrc.it/rem/gregoire/softfaq2.html Gregoire Dubois maintains the AI-Geostats Mailing List FAQ. This is a description of the freeware and commercial software commonly used for spatial data analysis, plus links. xxiii) http://homepage.interaccess.com/~maynard/software.htm Software links from The Land Surveying and Geomatics Page (maintained by Maynard Riley) has a number of links to assorted software related to mapping, DEM, coordinate conversions, surveing and the like. xxiv) http://www.uni-sb.de/philfak/fb6/fr66/tpw/s-ware/s-ware.htm The Institute of Biogeography has a software archive for Windows based GIS shareware and freeware. Included are Geo-Vu, OzGIS 4 Windows, IDRISI Modules, Fragstats, Surface Interpolator, US 3D Atlas, Landscape Explorer, Map Maker and GADS. xxv) http://www.gisnet.com/gis/mapinfo GISNet's BBS' MapInfo Support page, with access to free files, faq etc - ftp://ftp.csn.net/mapinfo Related shareware for Map Info xxvi) http://www.simtel.net/pub/simtelnet/win95/tmap21.zip ftp://ftp.simtel.net/pub/simtelnet/win95/math/tmap21.zip TerrainMap 2.1 by Yiping Song is Win95 and WinNT shareware software designed for terrain surface modeling. It takes in spatial sampling data, contour data or grid data and generates 3D spatial models. Three spatial models are supported: Triangulated Irregular Networks (TIN); Contour; and Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) or grid model. xxvii) http://oak.oakland.edu/pub/simtelnet/win3/math/qgrid31.zip ftp://oak.oakland.edu/pub/simtelnet/win3/math/qgrid31.zip QuikGrid v3.1 is a Windows 3.1 shareware program by John Coulthard. It will read in a set of x-y-z surface points, generate a regular grid and display the surface as a contour map or as a grid. The display may be zoomed, printed, output to a DXF file or in the ER Mapper raster format. It will generate a 125x125 grid from 16,000 data points. xxviii) http://bordeaux.uwaterloo.ca/info/share.html Links to assorted GIS freeware and shareware software sites. xxix) http://www.man.ac.uk/Arts/geography/rs/ The Software section in Bill Corner's RS Web Resources page has links to assorted commercial and public domain RS related software. xxx) ftp://ftp.usma.edu/C&ENE/GSL/MICROCAM/WINDOWS/ Scott Loomer's MicroCAM program is freeware and for Windows. 7.2 Cartographic Converters and Transformations ----------------------------------------------- i) ftp://edcftp.cr.usgs.gov/pub/software/gctpc The General Cartographic Transformation Package is the c code for various various cartographic conversions such as Lat/Long<->UTM. The C code was originally written for Unix. -- ftp://isdres.er.usgs.gov/pub/usgs/gctp/ The older version, GCTP-II, is also available. ii) ftp://kai.er.usgs.gov/pub/PROJ.4 This ftp site is now the official distribution site of the PROJ.4 system. PROJ.4 is a system of programs for various general cartographic projections and conversions, including geographic or grid data between Nth American Datum 27 and 83 plus SPCS & UTM coord systems for the US regions. Included here is the source distribution for the programs PROJ, GEOD and NAD2NAD (for Unix, bat adaptable for Dos), the DOS executable for Version 4.3.3, other sundry files plus the PD.projections.FAQ. Get the README file for a description of what's there. iii) http://www.epa.gov/region10/www/softlib.html The U.S. EPA's dbf utility package (v5.5) is a set of programs for converting between INFO and DBF as well as INFO and ASCII, DBF to point coverage. They are programs tested on a number of Unix platforms, and run with Arc/Info 6.1.1 or 7.0.2. The complete source code is also available. iv) http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/PC_PROD/pc_prod.html Another site for UTM_Lat/Long conversions, but this software supposedly allows for batch processing. v) ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/geostatistics/BLMGIS/ The geostatistics directory from the Environmental Hydrosystems ftp server contains the BLMGIS program for Dos. This performs coordinate conversions between Geodetic (Lat/Long) and State Plane coordinate (SPC) systems based on the North American Datum of 1927. vi) http://www.connect.net/jbanta John Banta's Coordinate Transformation Page, contains Windows coordinate conversion software, to convert lat/long and X/Y anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere using the UTM projection, and anywhere in the US using US State Plane projections. From the SeisSoft company. vii) ftp://ftp.ngs.noaa.gov/pub/pcsoft/spcs83/ SPCS83 was developed by the National Geodetic Survey for converting from Lat/Long to State Plane Coords and back. Fortran source code is here. - ftp://ftp.ngs.noaa.gov/pub/pcsoft/utms Converts GPS to Universal Transverse Mercator coords and vice versa for the NAD27 and NAD83 datum. viii) ftp://wizvax.net/pub/personal/victorf The Windsway Co. has assorted Dos software for various conversions involving Lat/Longs, UTM and other map references. Included are rule2ll, ll2rule, inverse, direct, utm2ll, ll2utm. ix) ftp://ftp.ucar.edu/dsl/lib/tlcpack/ TLCPACK is a library of fortran routines for the regridding of uniform and non-uniform orthoganal grids. x) http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/~mdrury/utmcon.zip Malcom Drury has a UTM-Lat/Long converter is Dos freeware xi) http://everest.hunter.cuny.edu/mp/software.html Software links from the Map Projection Home Page 7.3 Arc/Info AML Code --------------------- i) ftp://dis2qvarsa.er.usgs.gov/amls AMLs for ARC/INFO 5.0, 6.11 ii) ftp://dis2qvarsa.er.usgs.gov/data/giras AMLs for GIRAS data. iii) ftp://wigeo.wu-wien.ac.at/pub/acdgis-l/aml Another AML site. iv) ftp://wigeo.wu-wien.ac.at/pub/acdgis-l/sml AML for PC Arc/Info. v) ftp://ftp.esri.com/public/www/scripts AMLs and SMLs from ESRI's ftp server 7.4 Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) ---------------------------------- i) ftp://ftp.blm.gov/gis/microdem.zip MicroDEM, Pascal programs to do things with DEM data (shareware). ii) ftp://ftp.cica.indiana.edu/pub/pc/win3 Splat at Indiana or ftp://nic.funet.fi/pub/msdos Splat at NIC: SPLAT is contouring software. Get the file SPLATSFX.EXE which is a self-extracting archive. iii) ftp://ahab.rutgers.edu/pub/gridpak GRIDPAK is 3D gridding software for unix. Written in C, with makefiles and uses mud2 version 3. Other applications include XCOAST2, an X-application for drwaing grid boundaries of the (?US) coastline, and fine & coarse resolutioncoastlines for xgrid, plus etopo5 bathymetry/topography data. iv) http://edcwww.cr.usgs.gov/doc/edchome/ndcdb/ndcdb.html The US GeoData FTP Access site has links to public domain software for DEMs plus access to a variety of USGS digital data sets eg 1:2,000,000 and 1:100,000 Digital Line Graphs. 7.5 Specialised GIS/Mapping/Imaging Techniques ---------------------------------------------- i) ftp://princeton.edu/pub/Graphics/RTNews/RTNv5n3.Z Point in Polygon, Fastest Point on Polygon test by Eric Haines, in Ray Tracing News, v5, no.3, Sept, 1992.<P> ii) ftp://ftp.mv.com/pub/ddj/dec94 Voronoi Tesselations source code in article Spatial Data and the Voronoi Tesselations in Dr. Dobbs Journal, Dec. 1992. iii) ftp://shelf.ersc.weic.edu/pub/ Linear Time Algorithm Program, the DOS executable of the code published in IJGIS, 1993, Vol. 7, No. 6. Retrieve the file CHITVD.ZIP. Documentation in CHITVD.DOC. iv) ftp://netlib.att.com:netlib/voronoil/sweep2.Z Theissen Polygons, C source code for calculating the vectors for Theissen Polygons. v) ftp://pasture.ecn.purdue.edu/pub/mccauley/grass/s.voroni s.voroni: the GRASS module. vi) ftp://ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SGI/MinMaxer MinMaxer from NCSA is a triangulation method that does the Delauny Triangulation. vii) ftp://ftp.mv.com/pub/ddj QUAD.ASC is source code for image processing using quadtrees. It includes unpublished source code and input data which accompany's Ray Dash's article on using quadtrees for raster-image processing. viii) http://www.pact.srf.ac.uk/~simonw ImgStar is a set of image processing tools written in c (?for Unix). It is intended to be used in conjuntion with Jef Poskanzer's pbmplus toolkit for coordinate/file conversions. ix) http://www-mipl.jpl.nasa.gov/cartlab/geotiff/geotiff.html GeoTIFF 1.0 file format and specifications, plus Beta GeoTIFF software using the public domain LIBTIFF package. GeoTIFF is a collaborative effort by a number of remote-sensing and cartographic raster data providers and software vendors to establish a standard for geographically-orientated raster-format data interchange using a standard TIFF tag extension. x) http://www.dcs.ed.ac.uk/%7Emxr/gfx The Graphics File Formats Home Page, formerly by Ian Tweedie and now maintained by Martin Reddy. Notes, examples and code for a vast array of graphics file formats. Can search the archives and the FAQ. xi) http://lake.mit.edu/~glenn/kirill/saga.html The SaGA Spatial and Geometric Analysis Toolbox for MatLab is by Kirill Pankratov. The toolbox deals with geometry and planar, spherical, three-dimensional, and multi-dimensional data. xii) http://www.ecse.rpi.edu/Homepages/wrf/pnpoly.html Wm. Randolph Franklin has placed Fortran source for a Point Inclusion in Polygon Test. xiii) http://mcmcweb.er.usgs.gov/sdts/ The Spatial Data Transfer Standard is a robust way of transferring earth-referenced spatial data between dissimilar computer systems. xiv) http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~quake/triangle.html Triangle is freeware by Jonathan Shewchuk. It is a 2D quality mesh generator and Delauny triangulator. It is capable of generating exact, constrained and quality forming Delauny triangles. xv) http://netlib.bell-labs.com/netlib/index.html The index page for the Netlib entries for Voronoi and Delauny Triangles -------------------------------------------------------------------------- 8. MAP DATA ----------- i) ftp://spectrum.xerox.com/pub/map/ Xerox's ftp site is described by Bill Thoen as a goldmine for Map Datasets for DEM, DTM, TIGER data exchange for all kinds of public domain map data.<P> ii) ftp://edcftp.cr.usgs.gov/data The EROS Data Center has 1:100,000 and 1:2,000,000 Digital Line Graph land use/land cover and 1:250,000 Digital Elevation Models of the U.S.A. There are also numerous Arc/Info coverages and AML's. -------------------------------------------------------------------------- 9. GRAPHING/PLOTTING i) ftp://oak.oakland.edu/pub/simtelnet/msdos/plot http://oak.oakland.edu/simtel.net/msdos/plot.html This directory on the Oakland software ftp repository has plotting programs for geoscientists. Included are: grphc27.zip - Graphica scientific graphing program is great; For piper and ternary plot programs get the files piper10.zip and triplt22.zip. Try searching for these at Oakland's Web server (see above). ii) ftp://hydrosystems.com/pub/graphics Assorted graphics, plotting and mapping software from Environmental Hydrosystems, including cad, acadlisp, alog101, dcw, jk2var,jkplot, imgproc, makgrph5, ok206, rareplot, tplot44, triplt, ungvec, xgplot, GIV (Dos), Contour (Dos), gnuplot (Dos & Unix), gridding, khoros (Unix), giras, assorted mapping and DEM software. iii) http://www-ocean.tamu.edu/~baum/ocean-graphics.html Software for Graphics and Data Analysis is a collection of links to software and tools collected by S. Baum of texas A&M University. Mostly for Linux. The main links are to: - http://www-ocean.tamu.edu/~baum/graphics-graph.html Mainly graphics orientated - http://www-ocean.tamu.edu/~baum/graphics-analysis.html Mainly numerical analysis - http://www-ocean.tamu.edu/~baum/graphics-formats.html Mainly data formats - http://www-ocean.tamu.edu/~baum/graphics-comm.html Commercial Packages But also has links to Symbolic Mathematics, GUI development systems, wavelet software/information and spectral analysis. -------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10. RAY TRACING -------------- i) http://www.cm.cf.ac.uk/Ray.Tracing/ Ray Tracing home page - list of pointers to many freeware ray tracers ii) ftp://ftp-graphics.stanford.edu/pub/Graphics/RTNews/html/rtnv6n3.html#art4 Summary of free ray traces iii) http://www-graphics.stanford.edu/~cek/rayshade/rayshade.html Rayshade is a popular ray tracer. iv) http://www.coast.net/cgi-bin/coast/dwn?win3/gis/3dem14.zip 3DEM (version 1.4) is a 3D ray tracing program for Windows 3.1 and Windows 95. It can produce landscape scenes either as a single view, left or right eye views for stereographic viewing, or combined red-blue anaglyphs. It can also produce scenes from the NASA Viking Orbiter digital maps. It is freeware. -------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11. COMMERCIAL DEVELOPERS ------------------------- This section contains the software developed at organisations which are relatively low priced and descriptions/demonstrations are available on the net. i) http://www.aescon.com/rockware/index.htm Rockware Inc. is a retailer of software for the geosciences. They have placed their catalog description on the web, at: http://www.aescon.com/rockware/products.htm ii) http://gil.ipswichcity.qld.gov.au/comm/pest/index.html Watermark Computing's web page has a description of its PEST software suite for model-independent non-linear parameter estimation. There are also links to MODFLOW utilities. iii) http://www.et.byu.edu/~geos/software/wms/wms.html Jim Nelson has been developing Basin Delineation software since 1990. It runs under Unix or Windows. There is a free demo version. -- http://www.et.byu.edu/~geos/software/#software Other software from the ECGL site includes WMS (Water Shed Modeling System), FastTAB (hydrodynamic modeling system), FastSEEP (automatic seepage modeling) and Surface-Water Modeling iv) http://www.silverplatter.com/catalog/erldb.html Silverplatter Products on the Internet. Silverplatter market a number of databases on CD-ROM. One of these, Geo-REF, is of interest to geoscientists. You can download trial versions of their products or get a guest account. See American Geological Institute in part 1 for GeoRef Newsletter. v) http://www.nr.no/home/SAND/ Statistical Analysis of Natural Resource Data (SAND) specialises in software for geostatistical analysis for reservoir evaluation and delineation. Software includes CONTSIM, HAVANAH, SEQUENCE and HORIZON. Has links to other sites in geostatistics, statistics and stochostic models. vi) http://www.stratmap.com Strategic Mapping Inc. (SMI) develops and markets the Atlas range of GIS products for Dos and Windows. A demo version of the Windows package can be downloaded. Info on the AGIS-L Internet Atlas GIS user group. Also links other GIS resources. vii) http://triton.cms.udel.edu/~oliver/gislist.html The GIS Software Listing of Commercial Developers by Oliver Weatherbee. Does contain some shareware locations. viii) http://www.mathworks.com/ MatLab is Visualisation Software from Mathworks. The site includes news, notes, faq, technical questions and user contributed M/MEX files. The software apparently is used quite alot by oceanography researchers. ix) http://www.igis.com IntelliGIS Inc. is a provider of GIS products for the petroleum industry. Software is Unix and Windows based. x) http://www.kovcomp.co.uk/ Kovach Computing provide low cost Dos and Windows statistical software. Shareware versions exist. Products include Oriana (for circular analysis, rose diagrams and the like) and MVSP (multi-variate statistics). xi) http://www.dlsr.com.au/ Digital Land Systems Research develop the SAGE GIS system, which includes Sage GIS, Capture, Cartographer. Demo software is available. xii) http://www.info-mine.com/products/lynx/ Lynx Geosystems develop and market mine planning software and the Lynx Geoscience Modeling System. It is for Unix and PC's. They also have a low cost geology/mining software for educational institutes. xiii) http://www.petroway.com Petroway Inc has made available demonstration versions of some of their software. Included are Automate for Windows (well test interpretation software) and Winboast (black-oil simulation software). xiv) http://world.std.com/~able Able Software Co. produces tools for GIS and Mappping. R2V is a Windows and NT raster to vector conversion system. Demo software available. xv) http://www.golden.com/golden/ Golden Software, Inc. make Surfer (a great contouring package) for Dos and Windows, Grapher for Dos and Windows plus MapViewer. Demo versions of their software is avalable. xvi) http://web.ixl.net:8000/consolve/ ConSolve Inc. develope advanced software products for scientists, engineers etc. Two main products are SitePlanner and SiteView. Demo copy of SiteView for Windows is available. xvii) http://www.lgc.com Landmark Graphics Corp is a supplier of exploration and production info-systems and services for the Petroleum Industry. They market software for seismic, well log etc. -- http://www.lgc.com/Support/ftpnavigate.html FTP Archives Index page, product support -- http://www.lgc.com/UserNet/indxisue.html UserNet, their technical newsletter, is on-line. xviii) http://www.pangaea.com/ Pangaea Scientific is a software devoloper for the Earth Sciences. Its products, mainly for Dos and Windows, include SpheriStat (orientation analysis), GMM (geological map maker), Quake (earth quake modeling), Parallax 3D (3D modeling), MetPet (metamorphic composition and reaction calculation. xiv) http://ngwww.ucar.edu/ The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) have developed and sell a graphics/mapping program for 2D and 3D visualisations called NCAR Graphics. It is for for Unix boxes. For info etc see: -- http://ngww.ucar.edu/info/ng4.0.html for Version 4.0 -- http://ngww.ucar.edu/info/ng3.2.1.html for Version 3.2.1 xv) http://www.tcicorp.com/ TCI Software develops software for AutoCAD map makers. Their products include Polymorph, Curvefit2 and Map Accessories. -- http://www.tcicorp.com/mapsites.html a list of other web sites for autocad mapmakers. xv) http://www.cuug.ab.ca:8001/~russellj/ Geodyssey Ltd develop and market Hipparchus, a GIS toolkit for C and C++ xvi) http://www.geosoft.co.uk Geosoft Ltd. at Leed, UK, produce a suite of toolkits for mapping application development in MS Windows. The products are designed for programmers to write GIS into their applications. xvii) http://www.mathsoft.com/ MathSoft distribute the S-Plus Spatial Statistics software, which is designed to analyse spatially sampled data in fields like the environment, mining, demography. xviii) http://www.wasy.de/home_eng.htm WASY Ltd develop and market (amongst other software) FEFLOW, a finite element subsurface flow system for Sun and Silicon Graphics workstations. xix) http://www.wolfram.com/ Wolfram Research, makers of Mathematica (a comprehensive mathematical library), with a dem version. Also a scientific visualisation gallery. xx) http://gttserv/lth/rwth-aachen.de/~sp/tt/ Stephan's Technical Thermochemistry Web Page has links to the ChemSage software collection, including ChemGeo which was developed specifically for geochemists and geophysicists xxi) http://www.ermapper.com ER Mapper is an image processing and mapping package for Windows and Unix xxii) http://web2.airmail.net/paz/PAZhome.html Pierre Zippi has a collection of assorted Macintosh software of interest to those in the Earth Sciences. They are mainly suited for geology, paleontology and general Earth Sciences, eg Counter, Dipmeter, plots, Diversity calculator, Log plots, Range Charts Rose diagrams etc. xxiii) http://www.ace.inter.net/ GridStat is a 3D reservoir characterisation package based on geostatistics. It runs on Windows and Unix platforms and was developed by Texaco Exploration and Production Technology. xxiv) http://www.interlog.com/~dirk/viewlog.html ViewLog Systems develop and market geophysical data processing and groundwater modelling software for Dos and Windows. Products include ViewLog, ViewSeis, ModView (for use with ModFlow) and GridManager. Demo software available. xxv) http://www.appliedglobal.com Applied Global Technologies develop and market the WinCAT GIS software for Windows. - ftp://ftp.appliedglobal.com/applied.global.com/usgsview.exe The freeware version of their WinCats software is able to view the USGS DRG and DOQ (jpeg) imagery files. xxvi) http://www.waterengr.com Water Resouces Consulting Services market hydrology and hydraulics software. They have all the HEC software from the US Army Corps of Engineers, including HEC-RAS. - http://www.waterengr.com/free.htm links to various freeware software such as Dersert, Cepipe, TR-55, SWMM. xxvii) http://www.xmission.com/~idi/qcvt.htm Intermountain Digital Computing have released QUADConvert. This software will take the 28 quadrant images for the LTWG QUAD Lands scene and stitch them together in 7 fast format image arrays, complete with Rev. B header in under 5 minutes. It is vailable for Dos, Windows and several Unix systems. xxviii) http://ourworld.compuservee.com/homepages/JohnDavis/homepage.htm John Davis is an independent consultant specialising in Computer Applications in Mining and Geology, especially in exploration, resource evaluation and geostatistics and customisation and bespoke programming. Some products include GeoBASys (geological borehole analysis software), Vario96 (semi-variogram modelling), GridORE (block/grid ore reserve estimation) PolyORE (polygonal ore resource estimation) xxix) http://www.gtgscom GTGS provide software for the Geotechnical industry. Their product line includes GTGS, an integrated data base and presentation graphics system, GTLog, a smaller version of GTGS, TimeMachine and Mercury. xxx) http://www.scisoftware.com SSG is a distributor of hydrology, hydrogeology and geology software. Software includes USGS, EPA and privately developed models for ground water, surface water, parameter estimation, coastal area, geochemical, watershed, risk assessment and geostatistical. ========================================================================= -- Phillip Ingram phone (02) 9850 8401 School of Earth Sciences, fax (02) 9850 8428 Macquarie University, email: pingram@laurel.ocs.mq.edu.au N.S.W., 2109, Australia alias: Phil.Ingram@mq.edu.au url: http://atlas.es.mq.edu.au/users/pingram/pingram.html