Geophysical Freeware

There is an increasing number of freeware applications which may be of interest to the practicing geophysicist and many of these are available via the Internet. Please carefully read all printed material accompanying these applications. It is remarkable how many individuals are involved in sharing the results of their efforts!

  1. Finite Element Resources on the Internet
    [This document describes and provides access to FE software via the Internet]

  2. Generic Mapping Tools
    ["GMT (Generic Mapping Tools) is a powerful data mapping tool package on UNIX systems."]

  3. GNU Project
    [GNU's Not UNIX -- Free Software Foundation at MIT]

  4. LINUX Documentation
    [Linux - a free UNIX-like operating system]

  5. NIH-Image
    ["NIH Image is a public domain image processing and analysis program for the Macintosh. It is being developed at the Research Services Branch (RSB) of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)"]

  6. Seismic Unix
    [Center for Wave Phenomena]

    ["a software package for enhancing and manipulating marine seismic reflection and refraction data"]

  8. GSLIB
    [packages which allow integration of data of multiple scales]

  9. 2-D and 3-D Pseudo-Seismic Transforms of Wireline Logs: A Seismic Approach to Petrophysical Sequence Stratigraphy
    [Kansas Geological Survey]

  10. VOLPAC
    [The VolPack Volume Rendering Library]