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Associations and Societies Mathematical Geology
Communications Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks
Computer Hardware Mineral and Stock Markets
Computer Software Commercial Mineralogy
Computer Software Shareware/Freeware Mining  and Petroleum Companies, Mineral Sources
Conferences, Exhibitions and Courses Mining Equipment
Economic Geology Newsgroups (Q & A)
Environmental Geology
Paleontology
Geoarchaeology and Archaeological Geology Planetary Geology and Space Science
General Geology Prospecting/Geological Supplies
Geochemistry Regional Geology
Geological Surveys Remote Sensing/Mapping
Geophysics and Instruments for Mapping Rocks Sedimentology/Stratigraphy
Geoscience Books Structural Geology and Tectonics
Geoscience Jobs Top Ten Geology Web Sites
Igneous Petrology Universities/Research Institutes

Computer Software and Hardware

Consumer Software
CPU Manufacturers
Earth Science Software
Hardware Manufacturers
Information and Reference Services
Internet Technology
Motherboard Manufacturers
Operating Systems
Programming Languages
Software Libraries


Earth Science Software
Macintosh
Mobile Apps
Unix
Windows Commercial
Windows Shareware/Freeware


Macintosh

Assorted Macintosh Software - University of Frankfurt
Bedform Simulation Software - USGS
CrystalMaker Site - Software for Displaying Crystals
GCD Kit - Geochemistry Software Package for Petrology
GPSy - GPS Software for the Mac
Grass - GIS Software
Mineral Database - Tasa Graphic Arts
ImageJ - Image Analysis Software
PaleoMag - Analysis of Paleomagnetic data
Pangaea - Alfred Wegener Institute, PanPlot Plotting Software and PaleoTools
Petrocalc - Excel Templates for Petrology Plots
PuffinPlot - Paleomagnetic Analysis
Seismac - Turn your macbook into a seismograph with this free software
Virtual Petrographic Microscope - Macquarie University Thin Section Image Viewer

Mobile Apps
Lambert Stereo Net - iTunes, iOS
iGeology - British Geological Survey Maps, iTunes, Google Play
Geomap - Geological Survey of Sweden Maps, Google Play
Strike and Dip - iTunes, iOS,  Google Play, Android
Geological Compass - Google Play, Android
Geology Rock Type Classifier - Google Play, Android
Rocklogger - Google Play, Android
Mineral ID - Google Play, Android
Mineral Database - iTunes, iOS, Amazon, Android
MotionX GPS - iTunes, iOS
More Geology Apps On Google Play
More Geology Apps on iTunes

Unix

GMT - Generic Mapping Tools
Terrasciences - WIndows and UNIX Based Geological,  Petrophysical and Digitizing Software. USGS Spectroscopy Lab - Image Analysis Software, Freeware

Windows

Shareware/Freeware

Data Collection/Databases
Environmental/Engineering

Gemology

Geology General
EasySolve Software - Low Cost Earth Science Software
Gibson Consulting - Geology Clipart CD 
GraphPaper Maker - Prints Graph Paper, Black Cat Systems
Ggtern - Ternary Graphs using R and Ggplot2 Graphics/Statistics Packages
XPlotter - XY and Ternary Plotter

Geophysics
Geogiga Technology Inc - Seismic Processing and Interpretation Software
Image Analysis
ImageJ - Scientific image processing software w/basic functions. Freeware
Paint Shop Pro - Shareware Graphics/Imaging Software

Log Plotting/Analysis
LAS Format - Canadian Well Log Society
SGS Geobase - Logging Software

Mapping/GIS/Geomodeling
3dfmaps - Gridding/Contouring in 2D and 3D
DG Terrain Viewer - SRTM Data Viewer
ESRI - Arc Explorer
Geomodelr - Geomodeling
Grass - GIS Software
Kansas Geological Survey - Various Mapping and Log Plotting Programs including Surface III, Wheat and PfEFFER
Mapping Symbols - Symbol Fonts for Mapping
QGIS - Open source GIS software
Quickgrid - A Shareware Gridding/Contouring Program

Mineralogy/Petrology
Atomic PC - Periodic Table
Convert - Converts between various Powder Diffraction Formats
Crystal Sleuth - Raman and XRD Search Software
Crystallography Software
- Links to Search/Match Powder Diffraction File Software
DRXWin - Powder Diffraction Analysis with GUI
GCD Kit - Geochemistry Software Package for Petrology
Mineral Database - Materials Data Mineral Database, Formerly Aleph Interprises
Mineral Recalculation Software - Excel Spreadsheets to Calculate Mineral Formulas
Periodic Table - Freshney Periodic Table
Pulse Recorder and Analyzer (PRA) - Sound Card MCA and Counting Software
RRUFF Project - Software and Database for Mineral XRD and Raman
Theramino - Sound Card MCA Software
Thermocalc - Thermodynamics and  Phase Diagrams for Metamorphic Rocks
USGS Software
Virtual Petrographic Microscope - Macquarie University Thin Section Image Viewer
WinRock Wizard - Rock Classification Software
XRShape - Plus Other Crystallography Freeware

Mining
Interdex and Coreview - Visidata Mining Software
SGS Geobase - Logging Software
Mining Commercial

Paleontology
Bugware - Paleo Analysis and Database Software
PaleoTax - Paleontology Database Management
Pangaea - Alfred Wegener Institute, PanPlot Plotting Software and PaleoTools

Petroleum
Bedform Simulation Software - USGS
Log Ascii Software - Software for Manipulating Log Ascii Files

Remote Sensing/Image Processing
ESRI - Arc Explorer, Freeware
Grass - GIS Software
MultiSpec - Remote Sensing Freeware
ImageJ - Scientific Image Processing Freeware
SPView - USGS Spectral Data Viewer

More Remote Sensing Software (Commercial)
Remote Sensing

Structural Geology
GeoOrient and GeoCalculator - Shareware and Freeware Structural Software
PuffinPlot - Paleomagnetic Analysis
Structural and Paleomag Software - Various Software by Mark Hounslow and Others
SG2PS - Displays Structural Data on Stereonets/Rose Diagrams Plus More

Commercial Software

Data Collection/Databases Image Analysis
Environmental/Engineering Log/Drill Hole Plotting and Analysis
Gemology Mineralogy/Petrology
Geological Mapping/GIS/Geomodeling Mining
Geology General Petroleum
Geophysics Remote Sensing

Data Collection/Databases
Field Worker - Apple Newton, Windows CE/95/NT Software for Collecting Field Data
GDM - Log and Section Plotting, 3D Geological Data Management and
Modelling Software
Geolbases - Mineral/Rock/Geochem Databases
North Face Software - Field Data Collection, Section Plotting and Geological Database Software
Techbase - Geological Database Management Software

Environmental/Engineering
Carlson Software - Engineering/Surveying Software
DrillHoleMS - Plots Drill Logs, Cross Sections and Plans
Drilling Software.com - Various Drilling Software for Excel
EasySolve Software - Environmental and Earth Science Software Software
GAEA - Section Plotting and WinLog Drill Hole Plotting Software
GDM - Log and Section Plotting, 3D Geological Data Management and
Modelling Software
GeoandSoft - Geoengineering Software
Hydromagic - Use GPS and Sounder to Plot Hydro Maps
RocLab - Geomechanics Software
Rockware - Various Environmental Software
SoilVision - Environmental and Geotechnical Software
US Radar - Ground Penetrating Radar. US Radar is an industry leader in subsurface imaging

Gemology

Geological Mapping/GIS/Geomodeling
3DField - Gridding/Contouring Software
Caris GIS - Geological Mapping/GIS Software
Carlson Software - Geology/Mapping Software
Coordinate Calculator - Converts Various Datums, Map Coordinates
Corel Corporation - Corel Draw
Earth Vision and CoVis -  3D and 4D Visualization Software for the Geosciences
ESRI - ARCInfo and ARCView GIS Software
Examin - MapInfo Addons
FieldTools - Logging and Mapping Software
Fledermaus
- 3D Visualization and Analysis
Geosoft - Oasis Montage Drillhole/Geochemistry/ Mapping Package
Geomodeling - Geomodeling Software
Geomodelr
- Geomodeling
Global Mapper - Views and Exports Various Raster, Vector and DEM Formats
Golden Software - Surfer and Other Mapping Software
GPS Toolkit
Insight Subsurface Viewer - 3D Geomodeling Software
Leapfrog Geomodeling 3D Software - 3D Geomodeling Software
Manifold - GIS and Mapping Software
MapInfo - GIS and Mapping Software
Map Publisher - Map Publishing Software for Macromedia Freehand, Avenza
Microstation - Microstation CAD and GIS Software
North Face Software - Field Data Collection, Section Plotting and Geological Database Software
Rockworks - Mapping and Other Software
Techbase - Geological Database Management Software

Geology General
Golden Software - Surfer and Other Mapping Software
GraphPad - Scientific Graphing and Statistics Software
Rockworks - Mapping and Other Software
SPSS - Statistical, Plotting and Image Processing Software
XPlotter - Plotting Software

Geophysics
BakerAtlas - Reservoir Characterization Software
Earthfx - Well Analysis and Seismic Processing Software
Encom - Gravity, Magnetic and Electromagnetic Mapping Software, Mapinfo Addons
Geogiga Technology Inc - Seismic Processing and Interpretation Software 
Geomodeling - Geomodeling Software
Geosoft - Oasis Montage Drillhole/Geochemistry/Airborne Mapping Package
Geotrace - Seismic Modelling Software
Intrepid Geophysics - Geomodeling Software
Schlumberger - Geophysical Software/Services
Veritas - Geophysical Software/Services
WesternGeco - Seismic Software/Processing

Hydrogeology
Aquifer Test - Aquifer Test Analysis

Image Analysis
Adobe Photoshop - Commercial graphics/imaging software
Corel Draw - Commercial graphics/imaging software
Dewinter - Image analysis software
Earth Vision and CoVis -  3D and 4D Visualization Software for the Geosciences
Erdas Imagine - Professional Mapping Software
Fledermaus - 3D Visualization and Analysis
Image Pro Plus - Scientific image processing software  Commercial
Xara - Commercial graphics/imaging software

Log Plotting/Analysis
Digital Formation Inc - Log Analysis and Digital Log Data Presentation Software.
DrillHoleMS - Drill/Well Logs, Cross Sections and Plans
GAEA - Winlog Soil and Borehole Log Plotting Software plus Environmental Modelling Software
GDM - Log and Section Plotting, 3D Geological Data Management and
Modelling Software
GeoLog - Log Plotting Software
Geologix - Well Log and Section Plotting Software
HRH Geological Services - WinLog Software, geologists, training courses and gas systems
Neuralog - Well Log Analysis and Display Software
North Face Software - Field Data Collection, Section Plotting and Geological Database Software
Oilware - Well Log Data Conversion Products and Services
ProLog - Log Plotting Software
SGS Geobase - Logging Software
Terrasciences - Windows and UNIX Based Geological,  Petrophysical and Digitizing Software.
WellSight - Log Analysis and Plotting Software

Mineralogy/Petrology
EQS4Win - Chemical Equilibrium Software
Geolbases - Mineral, Rock and Gechemical Databases
GeoLib - Geolibrary is a Database of all IMA Approved Minerals
ICDD - XRD Software and Databases
Igpet - Igneous Petrology Software
Mineral Database - Materials Data Mineral Database, Formerly Aleph Interprises
Oxford Cryosystems - Search/Match Software for ICDD PDF Database
WinRock - Petrology/Geochemistry Software
XRDCALC - Powder Diffraction Software

Mining
Carlson Software - Mining, GIS and Surveying Software
DrillHoleMS - Plots Drill Logs, Cross Sections and Plans
Geovia - Formerly Gemcom Exploration and Mining Software
Geostat - SectCad and GeoBase
Lynx Geosystems - MicroLynx Mining Software
MapTek - Vulcan Mining Software
Micromine - Mining Software
Mintec - Mining Software
Modular Mining Systems - Mine Management Software
Rockmate - Rock Blasting, Rock Face Profiling, Fleet Tracking Software
Rockworks - Mapping, Mining and Other Software
SGS Genesis - Mining Software
Techbase - Mining Software

Petroleum
Earth Vision and CoVis -  3D and 4D Visualization Software for the Geosciences
Fledermaus - 3D Visualization and Analysis
Geographix - Petroleum Exploration Systems
Intera - Petroleum Exploration Software, TerraMap etc.
Landmark Graphics Corp - Petroleum Exploration Software
The Logic Group - Planimetric and Volumetric Software for the Oil Industry
Neuralog - Well Log Analysis and Display Software
Petra - Geological Interpretation Software
Platte River Associates - Petroleum Systems and Basin Analysis Software
Schlumberger - Petroleum Exploration Systems
Terramod - Basin Analysis and Modelling Software

Remote Sensing
Fledermaus - 3D Visualization and Analysis
GeoGraphix - GeoScience GES and Other Petroleum Exploration Software
Manifold - Remote Sensing Software
MicroImages - TNT Mipps Image Processing and GIS Software
PCI Geomatics - GeoAnalyst and Other Remote Sensing Software

Hardware

International or US Sites Australian Sites
Acer Worksations Acer Workstations
Altek/Kurta Digitizers  
Apple (PCs) Apple (PCs)
Cisco Routers and Hubs Cisco Routers and Hubs
Compaq/DEC Workstations Compaq/DEC Workstations
Dell Workstations Dell Workstations
Diamond Video Cards Diamond Video Cards
Epson Printers and Scanners Epson Printers and Scanners
Gateway Workstations Gateway Workstations
HP Scanners and Printers HP Scanners and Printer
HP Workstations HP Workstations
IBM Workstations IBM Workstations
Kingston Technology (Memory)  
Leadtek Hardware  
Linksys Network Cards, Routers and Switches Linksys Network Cards, Routers and Switches
Matrox Millenium Video Cards  
National Instruments Imaging Hardware  
Silicon Graphics Workstations Silicon Graphics Workstations
Sun Workstations Sun Workstations

 Operating Systems

AIX Unix - IBM Unix
Free BSD - Unix Like Operating System for PCs
HP Tru64 Unix - HP Unix
Linux.com - Unix Type OS for PCs, Linux Home Page
Linux (Debian Distribution) - Debian Distribution of Linux
Linux (Red Hat) - Red Hat Distribution of Linux
Mac    OS - MacPCs, Apple
Microsoft Windows - PCs, Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Windows Mobile - Handheld Computers, Microsoft Corporation
SCO Unix - Unix for Various Hardware Platforms
Sun Solaris - For Intel and SunSparc Chips, Sun Microsystems

 Programming Languages

C# (C Sharp) - Microsoft
C++ (Visual C++) - Microsoft
Java Development Products - Oracle
Java (Visual Java) - Microsoft
OpenGL - Open Graphics Language
Python - Programming Language
Visual Basic - Microsoft

 Info Services

CNET - Hardware and Software News and Reviews and Shareware
Driverfiles.net - Drivers for Hardwae
Driver Guide - Drivers for Hardware
MacInTouch Home Page
MacWindows - Macintosh Information
Motherboard Homeworld - Motherboard Reviews and Links etc.
PC World
-  PC Information  and News
Totally Drivers - Hardware Drivers
Ziff Davis - Hardware and Software News and Reviews and Shareware

 CPU Manufacturers

AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Athlon CPUs
HP - CPUs for HP Workstations and Servers
IBM - CPUs for IBM Hardware
Intel - Celeron, Pentium III and IV Processors, Slot 1 and 2, Socket 370, PPGA Designs
Sun - UltraSparc Processors for Sun Workstations and Servers

 Motherboard Manufacturers

American Megatrends (AMI) - Motherboards for AMD and Intel CPUs
AOpen - Motherboards for AMD and Intel CPUs
ASUS - Motherboards for AMD and Intel CPUs
Biostar - Motherboards for AMD and Intel CPUs
Gigabyte - Motherboards for AMD and Intel CPUs
Intel - Motherboards for Intel CPUs
Supermicro - Motherboards for AMD and Intel CPUs
Tyan - Motherboards for AMD and Intel CPUs

 Consumer Software and Hardware

CA Technologies - Software Technology
ComputerShopper
- Ziff Davis
City Software - Online Software Store, Australia
CNET - Software
Driverfiles.net - Drivers for Hardwae
Driver Guide - Drivers for Hardware
AVG - Anti Virus Software
Harris Technology - Hardware, Australia
McAfee - System Tools Including Virus Scanners, System Updates, System First Aid and Disk Maintenance
Nortons (Symantec) - Software Tools Including Anti Virus
Totally Drivers - Hardware Drivers
Ziff Davis - Shareware

 Internet Technology

Firefox - Web Browser
Internet Explorer Home
- Microsoft Corporation
Netscape Home - Netscape Corporation
Strouds - Internet Software
Tucows - Internet Software
W3C Consortium - Official Home Page Responsible for many of the Internet Standards

Software Libraries 

CNET - Software
Ziff Davis (ZDNet)