November 25, 2013 | Geosoft Blog
The new 8.1 release of Oasis montaj include improvements to the montaj IP (Induced Polarization) extension. A new quality control tool provides dynamic linking to the IP database and pseudosection plots. While inspecting your data you can update the pseudosection and database from within the QC tool, or make changes to the database and see those changes in the QC tool.
November 6, 2013 | HighGrade
A survey of firms and organisations handling exploration data has found more companies want to improve data management to increase reporting visibility and transparency to win over investors and boost discovery rates.
November 5, 2013 | CIM Magazine
Geosoft has updated its Target for ArcGIS geological modelling tool to add wire-framing and the ability to work with Esri file formats and three-dimensional (3D) geosurface files across both Geosoft and Esri platforms.
November 4, 2013 | Geosoft News Release
Managing data has become a critical concern in the exploration community, according to a global Exploration Information Management survey report released today by Geosoft.
November 4, 2013 | Geosoft Article
Geosoft has worked with organizations of all sizes to define and address their largest exploration data problems, with goals targeted to achieving both immediate and long term value. This article looks at the 3 key drivers that can be your first step towards improved exploration data management.
November 1, 2013 | Geosoft News Release
Geosoft is pleased to be attending the CHINA MINING Conference and Exhibition 2013 in Tianjin Meijiang Convention and Exhibition Centre, Tianjin, P.R. China, November 2-5, 2013. The conference, hosted by the Ministry of Land Resources, Tianjin Municipal Government and China Mining Association, is one of the world's largest mineral investment, cooperation and trading platforms.
September 22, 2013 | Geosoft News Release
Tom Popowski, Geosoft Technical Product Manager, and Darren Mortimer, Geosoft Solution Consultant, will present an overview of the latest Geosoft products and services that are making an impact in earth exploration, during the SEG International Exposition in Houston, Texas, September 22-27.
September 10, 2013 | Geosoft News Release
Geosoft has introduced extended technical support hours for customers in West Coast North America. Geosoft support is now available, via phone and email, between the hours of 9:00am and 8:00pm (UTC-5).
August 7, 2013 | Geosft News Release
Geosoft has introduced UXO Marine, a powerful new software solution for the detection and classification of cables, pipelines and unexploded ordnance in underwater environments using geophysics.
Firmex and Geosoft partnership provides mineral exploration companies with turn-key document management platform
August 7, 2013 | PRWeb
Firmex Virtual Data Rooms has announced its partnership with Geosoft as a preferred data room supplier, focusing on the mineral exploration market. The Firmex and Geosoft partnership provides exploration companies with a turn-key, cost effective and secure document management platform.
July 29, 2013 | Geosoft News Release
Geosoft and the British Geophysical Association will host a half-day, online meeting on Aeromagnetic Interpretation in London, Wednesday July 31 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm.
July 29, 2013 | Geosoft News Release
Geosoft received a positive response from the Esri Mining User Group (MUG) when it presented the release of Target for ArcGIS 4.0 at Esri’s International User Conference in July.
July 26, 2013 | Geosoft News Release
A team of VIP delegates from the China Geological Survey (CGS) recently visited Geosoft in Toronto Canada to discuss the technology, services and innovation required to support China’s earth science research and resource exploration initiatives within the CGS.
July 18, 2013 | Geosoft News Release
Ash Johnson, Geosoft VP of Global Business, will be presenting a talk on Recent Advances in 3D Potential Field Inversion, during the Near Surface Geophysics Asia Pacific Conference in Beijing, China, Friday, July 19, 2013.
July 16, 2013 | Geosoft News Release
Tim Dobush, Geosoft CEO, spoke at this year’s MINEX Central Asia 2013 Forum and Expo in Astana, Kazakhstan. With over 500 professionals from 15 countries, the MINEX forum is recognized as the largest mining and exploration event in Kazakhstan and Central Asia.
May 28, 2013 | SERDP and ESTCP Headlines
The ESTCP, in an ongoing partnership with the National Association of Ordnance and Explosive Waste Contractors (NAOC), is sponsoring a series of courses for munitions response contractors and government personnel to learn more about advanced tools for cost-effectively cleaning up munitions-contaminated sites.
March 26, 2013 | Geosoft News Release
Geosoft has announced the availability of its 2013 Software Release, with updates for Oasis montaj, Target, GM-SYS, VOXI Earth Modelling and Geosoft DAP. The 2013 release includes significant advances in 3D visualization that make subsurface modelling faster and more effective for resource explorers and earth scientists.
March 1, 2013 | Geosoft News
Geosoft will present new workflows for geological subsurface modelling at PDAC 2013, March 3-6 in Toronto. The workflows include 3D wireframing and editing tools that make the modelling of subsurface geology faster and more effective for mineral explorers. Presentations will be held at 4:00 pm Sunday to Tuesday at Geosoft Booth 931.
February 27, 2013 | Geosoft Events
Geosoft will introduce its latest 3D developments at the PDAC 2013, March 3-6 in Toronto. Daily presentations at Geosoft Booth #931 will demonstrate how to apply and integrate new workflows for 3D subsurface geological modelling, and techniques for 3D geophysical inversion modelling to focus targeting and accelerate mineral exploration programs.
February 26, 2013 | Geosoft News
Ian Macleod, Geosoft Chief Technologist, will provide an introduction to geophysics at the PDAC short course "Geophysics for Everyone", being run by KEGS on Wednesday, March 6th. Industry experts will cover the fundamental geophysical methods for mineral exploration, including magnetics, gravity, electromagnetics and IP. Participants of this one-day course will gain understanding of how geologic information can be extracted from geophysical data through data enhancement and interpretation.
February 26, 2013 | Geosoft News
Geosoft is proud to sponsor the KEGS 60th Anniversary Celebration being held March 2nd, 2013 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Toronto, following the annual KEGS PDAC Symposium. The celebration will recognize the pioneers of the KEGS (Canadian Exploration Geophysical Society) and the KEGS’ contribution to supporting and promoting geophysics at university, governmental and industry levels in Canada.
February 26, 2013 | Hydro International
Geosoft’s introduction of new marine UXO software was featured in OceanBuzz magazine and Hydro International this month. The software, being released in April, will provide marine surveyors with a purpose-built workflow and set of tools for processing and managing marine magnetic data for site investigation surveys.
February 8, 2013 | Geosoft News Release
Geosoft will introduce new UXO Marine software at Ocean Business 13, running April 9-11 in Southampton, UK. The software provides marine surveyors with a purpose-built workflow and set of tools for processing and managing marine magnetic data for site investigation surveys.
January 28, 2013 | Geosoft News Release
Geosoft is among the industry sponsors supporting the CMIC Exploration Innovation Consortium’s Footprints Project. The Footprints research project is a collaboration between industry and university and is managed by the Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC) Exploration Innovation Consortium. Research methodology involves constructing 3D footprint models of large systems, with an emphasis on geological, mineralogical, geochemical, and physical rock properties.
January 21, 2013 | Geosoft Events
Geosoft will preview new technology in its 2013 Release at a User Group Meeting (UGM) in Vancouver on January 29. The meeting is being held during the AME BC Mineral Exploration Roundup, which runs January 28-31 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel. At the UGM, Ian MacLeod, Geosoft’s chief technologist, will give a talk on developments that will impact mineral exploration.
November 5, 2012 | Geosoft News Release
Geosoft is conducting a short course on Integrated Exploration at the Alaska Miners Association’s (AMA) Convention which runs November 5 to 11 in Anchorage, Alaska. The course will review methods for combining geophysical, geochemical, and geological data in 2D and 3D, within Geosoft Target, to effectively advance exploration projects.
November 2, 2012 | Geosoft
Geosoft is hosting a series of online seminars on Exploring with Target and Target for ArcGIS November 15 and November 16. Focusing on integrated exploration techniques, the hour-long seminars will share best practices on how to maximize your data, and advance your exploration projects, using Geosoft Target and Target for ArcGIS.
November 1, 2012 | Geosoft News Release
On November 8th, the Toronto Geological Discussion Group (TGDG) will host a half day symposium on the future of mining and exploration in Canada. Featured speakers include Pam Sangster with the Ministry of Northern Development Mines and Forestry, Goldcorp’s Director of Exploration Rob Penczak, and HudBay Minerals’ Chief Exploration Geologist Kelly Gilmore, among other luminaries. Topics range from the future of gold and base metal exploration, and related innovations in that field, to an overview of commodity and equity markets. Geosoft is proud to be a corporate sponsor of the TGDG's 2012-2013 Program Session.
November 1, 2012 | Geosoft Events
Geosoft's presentation program at the SEG will cover a range of gravity and magnetic topics including 3D Modeling with Velocity Volumes. Dr. Craig Beasley of NEOS GeoSolutions will present a talk on Multi-Method Interpretation at Geosoft booth #1658 on November 6th. Geosoft's Robert Ellis is presenting on Inversion of magnetic data from remnant and induced sources at the SEG's 3D Inversion Methods workshop on November 9th.
October 18, 2012 | Exploring with Data
When displaying grid profiles, sometimes you need to combine your data in one display that includes multiple scales. In this post we review an option, for displaying grid profiles along a section, that makes it easier to see subtle features in the gridded data.
September 26, 2012 | Exploring with Data
Geosoft’s Robert Ellis explains the physical principles driving the Magnetization Vector Inversion modelling technique in this blog post. Based on the physical properties of rocks, Magnetization Vector Inversion is designed to recover both the amplitude and direction of magnetic domains and therefore provides an accurate and robust description of the magnetic properties of rock in the Earth.
September 18, 2012 | Geosoft Resources
Geosoft has published a paper on VOXI Earth Modelling Data Security and Architecture, outlining the basic design, protocols and processes used to ensure customer data security within the VOXI service. VOXI Earth Modelling uses the power of the Windows Azure cloud service to rapidly model large geophysical exploration datasets into 3D models. The VOXI service infrastructure was designed from the ground up to be secure. Files are encrypted and sent via SSL to Microsoft Azure state-of-the-art servers, protected by advanced firewalls and housed in a SAS70 Type 2-certified data center.
September 17, 2012 | Geosoft Events
Geosoft's Elizabeth Baranyi, Technical Product Manager, Geophysical, will be hosting an online seminar to demonstrate the latest in inversion technology. She will explain how VOXI Earth Modelling provides tools for making interpretation of 3D inversion models faster, more accurate and accessible to explorers. Learn more by attending the online seminar on Wednesday, October 17.
September 17, 2012 | Geosoft Events
Geosoft will be exhibiting at the Seminario Minero Internacional in Sonora, Mexico from October 23-26. The regional show will highlight mining activity and projects in mineral rich Sonora, which is the country’s main producer of copper, wollastonite, graphite, molybdenum and anthracite. Members of the Geosoft Latinoamerica team will be available to answer technical and software questions at booth #185.
August 31, 2012 | HighGrade
In an interview with HighGrade, Geosoft’s Ian MacLeod and Troy Wilson gave a status report on VOXI Earth Modelling, the Geosoft cloud-based 3D modelling service previewed at the PDAC 2012. Since the VOXI service went live in April more than 200 explorers – major companies to individual consultants – have created over 1000 models in the cloud.
August 23, 2012 | History Television
Bomb Hunters, a new Canadian television series premiering August 27th on History Televison, puts the spotlight on the experts tasked with finding and destroying unexploded bombs buried or submerged across Canada. The Bomb Hunters Trailer shows Geosoft UXO software being used to map targets and help detect the bombs.
August 22, 2012 | Exploring with Data Blog
A software upgrade for Geosoft Oasis montaj, Target, Target for ArcGIS, Geochemistry for ArcGIS and the ArcGIS plug-in is now available to all maintained customers. The Geosoft release includes support for ArcGIS 10.1, as well as a number of enhancements and fixes.
August 20, 2012 | Engineering and Mining Journal
Geosoft VOXI Earth Modelling is among the 3D technologies cited in the Engineering and Mining Journal article, New Generation of 3-D Mining Software Sets the Scene. The article looks at different 3D, cloud and data management technologies that are contributing to greater understanding of what lies beneath the surface in exploration and mining.
August 10, 2012 | Exploring with Data Blog
Geosoft demonstrated the latest features in our GM-SYS 3D gravity modelling software at this year’s EAGE in Copenhagen. Topping the list of what’s new is the ability to create 3D gravity models that incorporate a velocity volume from a 3D seismic survey.
August 9, 2012 | Geosoft News Release
Geosoft supported the first International Mining for Development (IM4DC) course into Africa, providing Oasis montaj and Target software for the training sessions held in Burkino Faso in May to July, 2012. The course is part of a longer term capacity building process funded by AusAID to encourage economic development in African countries.
July 20, 2012 | Exploring with Data Blog
Bing Maps published its largest satellite release to date this past month, and with Geosoft Oasis montaj and Target 7.5, Bing Maps Aerial, Road and Hybrid images can now be added as a map group.
July 18, 2012 | Geosoft Support
The new UXO update for Oasis montaj includes feature enhancements and maintenance fixes for UX-Detect, UX-Process, and UX-Analyze.
June 25, 2012 | Exploring with Data Blog
When they complete their studies, the next generation of Jilin geoscience students will be able to put Geosoft to work in China's growing resource sector.
New issue of Earth Explorer: articles on greenfields, offshore oil exploration and marine geophysics
June 14, 2012 | Earth Explorer Magazine
In the cover story, explorers weigh in on market realities impeding the search for greenfields, and what it will take to meet the demand for quality finds.
June 4, 2012 | Earth Explorer
Using 3D models of the subsurface derived from geophysical data is standard practise for guiding exploration in the petroleum industry and has the potential to improve success rates for mineral explorers.