Blue Whale Processing Geophysical Software

User's guide


Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Quick start guide
1.1. Create a new project
1.2. Adjust project properties
1.3. Input gravity data
1.3.1. Input gravimeter(s) used for data acquisition
1.3.2. Input gravity loop data
1.4. Input stations coordinates
1.5. View and export results
2. BlueWhaleProcessing Project structure
2.1. Project life cycle
2.2. Components of the project
2.3. Adjusting project properties
2.3.1. Survey parameters
2.3.2. Gravity processing
2.3.3. Output and reporting
3. Processing gravity loops
3.1. Gravity loop structure
3.1.1. Description of reading parameters
3.2. Loop resolution procedure
3.3. Understanding loop reports
3.3.1. Loop report structure
3.3.2. Printing Loop report
3.3.3. Saving and exporting Loop report
3.4. View and save drift plot
3.4.1. Saving drift plot
3.4.2. Show daily drift value
3.5. Import data from Scintrex CG-3/CG-5 dump
3.5.1. Prepare data file
3.5.2. Import dump file into your project
3.6. Batch data updates
3.6.1. Shift gravity readings time
3.6.2. Group readings selection
4. Work with lines and stations
4.1. Stations database structure
4.1.1. Line editing window
4.1.2. Line plot window
4.2. Import stations coordinates
4.2.1. Prepare coordinates file
4.2.2. Import coordinates data into your project
4.3. Processing terrain corrections
4.3.1. Regional terrain corrections
4.3.2. User-provided terrain data import and processing
4.3.3. Adding local near-zone corrections into the project
5. Creating maps
5.1. Creating a new map
5.2. Map Palette tools
5.2.1. Map palette
5.2.2. Stations palette
5.2.3. Contour layer palette
6. Additional features
6.1. Setting processing options
6.2. Sample projects
6.2.1. Test project
6.2.2. Survey example
6.2.3. Tie example
6.3. Development version of the software
6.4. Viewer mode
7. Help and support
7.1. How to get help
7.2. Report bug or propose software enhancement
8. Processing procedures and formulas
References
A. License
A.1. Software license
A.2. Third party libraries
B. Contacts