Detailed Feature List

Group

Feature

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LS

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General Features

 

 

 

 

 

 

MDI Multi-windowed display

X

X

X

X

 

Support for Windows 3.1

 

 

 

 

 

Support for Windows 95, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Data Types (Display)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evenly spaced logs

X

X

X

X

 

Unevenly spaced measurements

X

X

X

X

 

Interval measurements

X

X

X

X

 

Dip Tadpoles (depth, dip, azimuth)

X

X

X

X

 

Full Waveform Sonic (FWS)

 

X

X

X

 

Comment logs

X

X

X

X

 

Lithology logs

X

X

X

X

 

Well Construction logs

X

X

X

X

 

Image and OLE Logs

 

X

X

X

 

BHTV Image Log (display)

 

X

X

X

 

ACCESS/ODBC Database source numeric logs

 

 

X

X

 

ACCESS/ODBC Database source comment and lithology logs

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Data Import

 

 

 

 

 

 

Log ASCII Standard (LAS)

X

X

X

X

 

Robertson MRG files

X

X

X

X

 

Robertson LOG files

X

X

X

X

 

Generic ASCII

X

X

X

X

 

Lotus 123

X

X

X

X

 

Auslog DLS Binary

X

X

X

X

 

Auslog Envirolog

X

X

X

X

 

OYO Geologger Mark I and II

X

X

X

X

 

OYO Geologger with Robertson Probes

X

X

X

X

 

Geonics EM39 Polycorder

X

X

X

X

 

Geonics EM39 RT

X

X

X

X

 

Mt. Sopris Acquire

X

X

X

X

 

Century PCL DOS Binary

X

X

X

X

 

Century PCL Windows Binary

X

X

X

X

 

Contacts/Interpretation Text

X

X

X

X

 

VIEWLOG Version 5

X

X

X

X

 

VIEWLOG Version 4.5

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Log Data Display Options

 

 

 

 

 

 

Display traces (with full line style control)

X

X

X

X

 

Display symbols (20 pre-defined symbols)

X

X

X

X

 

Color log-value fills

X

X

X

X

 

Inter-log fills

X

X

X

X

 

Zooming, panning, rescaling

X

X

X

X

 

Linear/Logarithmic scaling

X

X

X

X

 

Reversed log scaling

X

X

X

X

 

FWS Display as traces, B&W VDL, Custom Color VDL

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Log Editing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depth shift

X

X

X

X

 

Average

X

X

X

X

 

n-point Boxcar Smoothing

X

X

X

X

 

n-point Taper Smoothing

X

X

X

X

 

Log Stretch

X

X

X

X

 

Point Edit (grid editing of log values)

X

X

X

X

 

Interactive point edit

X

X

X

X

 

Log Resampling: Average points

X

X

X

X

 

Log Resampling: Drop points

X

X

X

X

 

Log Resampling: to any new sample interval

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Log Calculations

 

 

 

 

 

 

Integrated formula parser

X

X

X

X

 

Nested conditional expressions

X

X

X

X

 

Self-referential calculations

X

X

X

X

 

Selective re-processing of specified depth intervals

X

X

X

X

 

Depth-based calculations (for drift correction)

X

X

X

X

 

Tadpole calculations based on dip or azimuth

X

X

X

X

 

Auto-interpolation if logs have different sample interval

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Log Interpretation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add/Remove/Move Contact marker lines

X

X

X

X

 

Add/Remove/Move/Edit Interpretation text

X

X

X

X

 

Auto-word wrap of text

X

X

X

X

 

Create lithology/well construction column from text keywords

X

X

X

X

 

Custom Lithology Editor with keyword support

X

X

X

X

 

Centred (non-repeating) lithology symbols

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cross Plotting

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simple x-y cross plots

 

X

 

X

 

Linear, semi-log and logarithmic scaling

 

X

 

X

 

Cross plots labelled by comment log lithology

 

X

 

X

 

Cross plots with adjacient log column

 

X

 

X

 

Cross plots labelled by zone polygons

 

X

 

X

 

Z-plots (any 3rd log on Z-axis)

 

X

 

X

 

Zone frequency cross plot labelling

 

X

 

X

 

Regression analysis

 

X

 

X

 

Auto-interpolation if logs have different sample interval

 

X

 

X

 

Cross plot any log types (even,uneven, interval)

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Log Processing and Statistics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Log Statistics

 

X

 

X

 

Correlation matrix calculation

 

X

 

X

 

Principal Components Analysis (PCA)

 

X

 

X

 

Eigenvalue and Eigenvector analysis

 

X

 

X

 

PCA Score log calculations

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sonic Log Processing

 

 

 

 

 

 

FWS first break picking and transit time calculation

 

X

 

X

 

Three FWS first break pick algorithms

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deviated Borehole Data Display

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simple (straight) depth/distance data conversion, display and editing

 

X

X

X

 

Projection of "Simple" deviated borehole position on plan and section

 

X

X

X

 

Bullseye plot of "Complex" deviated borehole

 

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

BHTV Image Log Analysis

 

 

 

 

 

 

BHTV image log display

X

X

X

X

 

Complex Tadpoles (depth, dip, azimuth, quality, start,stop azimuth)

 

X

 

X

 

Borehole Breakout (from multi-arm caliper) data analysis

 

X

 

X

 

Sinusoid display

 

X

 

X

 

Projection (Stick) plots

 

X

 

X

 

Manual fracture (sinusoid) interpretation

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Output

 

 

 

 

 

 

Print Preview mode

X

X

X

X

 

Append background WMF image to any plot

X

X

X

X

 

Page format templates

X

X

X

X

 

Log format templates

X

X

X

X

 

DXF file output

X

X

X

X

 

WMF/EMF file output

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Data Export

 

 

 

 

 

 

Log ASCII Standard (LAS)

X

X

X

X

 

Generic ASCII

X

X

X

X

 

Lotus 123

X

X

X

X

 

Contacts/Interpretation Text

X

X

X

X

 

VIEWLOG Version 5

X

X

X

X

 

VIEWLOG Version 4.5

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Map Editor

 

 

 

 

 

 

Import and Annotate log data output

 

X

X

X

 

Polyline, text, box drawing objects

 

X

X

X

 

MDI Interface with multiple drawings open at one time

 

X

X

X

 

Embed WMF, EMF, BMP, GIF, JPG, RLE images

 

X

X

X

 

Import AutoCad DXF files

 

X

X

X

 

Preservation of DXF drawing layers on import

 

X

X

X

 

Selective import of DXF drawing layers

 

X

X

X

 

Drawing Layer control, with Hide and Freeze layer options

 

X

X

X

 

Control of drawing object arrangement (drawing order)

 

X

X

X

 

Polyline node editing

 

X

X

X

 

Polyline node trimming

 

X

X

X

 

Polyline node linking

 

X

X

X

 

Individual and group editing of object properties

 

X

X

X

 

Individual and group object transform (scale, translate, rotate)

 

X

X

X

 

Interactive object shift and stretch using object handles

 

X

X

X

 

Drawing precision "snap" setting

 

X

X

X

 

Embed OLE objects on drawing

 

X

X

X

 

Object Selection by Window, Layer, Polygon, Proximity, or Attribute

 

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mapping

 

 

X

X

X

 

Dual coordinate drawing system (page/world coordinates)

 

X

X

X

 

Auto clipping of objects at page/world viewport

 

X

X

X

 

High level drawing objects (boreholes, grids, etc.)

 

X

X

X

 

Embedded Borehole object (link to borehole data source)

 

X

X

X

 

Double click on borehole to initiate log editing

 

X

X

X

 

Import/Export of DXF file into either Page or World Coordinate systems

 

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cross Sections

 

 

 

 

 

 

Generate cross sections along any irregular map line

 

X

X

X

 

Interactive adjustment of borehole projection search distance

 

X

X

X

 

Interactive adjustment of vertical exaggeration (on sections)

 

X

X

X

 

Double click on borehole (on section) to initiate log editing

 

X

X

X

 

Interactive on-section contact picking and interpretation

 

X

X

X

 

Auto-update of boreholes on section (hot-link to boreholes)

 

X

X

X

 

Add interpretation lines, filled polygon units and text to cross section

 

X

X

X

 

Dual coordinate drawing system (page/world coordinates)

 

X

X

X

 

Export of xyz line position from cross section interpretation

 

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Geologic Modelling: Project File System

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project File used to store geologic model objects

 

 

X

X

 

Concurrent model access through multiple maps and sections

 

 

X

X

 

"One copy" approach to data management, preventing duplication

 

 

X

X

 

Selective display of project objects on maps and sections

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Database Link: GIS Mapping and Cross Sections

 

 

 

 

 

 

Concurrent access to multiple databases (local or Network)

 

 

X

X

 

Connect to any Access or ODBC Database (Oracle, DBase, Foxpro)

 

 

X

X

 

Define and display borehole data sets from database tables/queries

 

 

X

X

 

Intelligent map and section posting of borehole measurements

 

 

X

X

 

Nested Borehole/Monitor relationship

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Database Link: Log Editor

 

 

 

 

 

 

Auto retrieve/save log data from database

 

 

X

X

 

Checkin/checkout data from database (for field work)

 

 

X

X

 

DB support for even, uneven, interval and tadpole numeric data types

 

 

X

X

 

DB support text comment and lithology data from database

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modelling Objects:

 

 

 

 

 

 

32,000 surface and geologic units per geologic model

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gridding, Kriging and Contouring

 

 

 

 

 

 

Define and edit irregular model grids (MODFLOW compatible)

 

 

X

X

 

2-D Universal and n-order Punctual Kriging

 

 

X

X

 

Contouring of surface data

 

 

X

X

 

Full control over contour range, interval, line and label style

 

 

X

X

 

Color contouring (gradational color spectrum)

 

 

X

X

 

Gridding from 3-D polylines

 

 

X

X

 

2-D Gridding from Borehole Data Sources

 

 

 

 

 

Gridding from Monitor Interval Data Sources

 

 

X

X

 

Direct Gridding from xyz queries

 

 

X

X

 

Fault limited and polygon gridding

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Model Display on Section

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intersect model surfaces and model units with cross sections

 

 

X

X

 

Cross section gridding and color contouring

 

 

X

X

 

2-D section and 3-D sub-unit gridding and contouring

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Object Equation Parser

 

 

 

 

 

 

Create new surfaces or units based on user-defined equations

 

 

X

X

 

Nested conditional expressions

 

 

X

X

 

Self-referential calculations

 

 

X

X

 

Selective re-processing of limited zones

 

 

X

X

 

Volume calculations on geologic units

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Gridding and Geostatistics

 

 

 

 

 

 

2-D and 3-D Universal and n-order Punctual Kriging

 

 

X

X

 

Variogram Calculation, Display and Analysis

 

 

X

X

 

Variogram Surface and Cloud Display

 

 

X

X

 

3-D Anisotropic Variograms

 

 

X

X

 

Error Surface Analysis

 

 

X

X

 

Drift Surface Analysys

 

 

X

X

 

2-D and 3-D Inverse distance interpolation

 

 

X

X

 

2-D Theissen polygon interpolation.

 

 

X

X