Geomodelr is the first web geological modeling platform. It helps you to model complex geological settings with simple operations. Additionally, It helps people to share and reuse geological models. Geomodelr was called mapalomalia. However, it has changed its name and it has many more things to offer.
For a geomorphological study that I am working on I want to produce topographic swath profiles across a mountain range, that is, I want the average elevation along a profile plus the min and max values within a certain distance of said profile. I have used three different methods to achieve that and found some nice resources that I’d like to share with you: GMT – Generic Mapping Tools GMT is a powerful suite of command-line small programs to manipulate all kinds of geographic data (Wessel and Smith, 1998; Wessel et al., 2013). A walk through on how to produce…
What’s GDAL? GDAL is the Geospatial Data Abstraction Library, it’s a library to transform raster and vector data and it’s the Swiss Knife of GIS. Topography and bathymetry digital elevation models can easily be handled using GDAL.
Mapalomalia lets geologists create and visualize 3D geological models from their browsers. It’s a free to use geological modeling platform. I hope people will use it to convey information about our planet that helps humankind to tackle big problems and at the same times makes geological modeling easier. I have developed it with input from many geologists, and by releasing it early I hope to receive more input from many more geologists. Just sign up here to start creating models.
Recently I found a nice tool that generates stratigraphic tables (geology) for free. TimeScale Creator is Java-based (works with Win, Linux and MacOS) and allows you to compose individual stratigraphic tables and show off also with your own data.