GPlates
GPlates
1.4.0

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GPlates free download for Mac

GPlates for Mac1.4.0

22 April 2014

Interactive plate-tectonics visualisation program.

What is GPlates for Mac

GPlates is an interactive plate-tectonics visualisation program. GPlates enables interactive visualisation and manipulation of the plate-tectonic reconstructions of geological and paleo-geographic features through geological time.

What's new in GPlates

Version 1.4.0:
  • Numerical export and color export improved
  • Import raster improved
  • Improved performance when importing very large rasters and displaying in 2D map views
  • New Move Pole canvas tool
  • Velocity smoothing near plate boundaries
  • Volume visualization of 3D scalar fields improved in advance of GPlates 1.5
  • Access the complete release notes.

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SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
Oct 14 2010
0.9.10.1
0.0
Oct 14 2010
0.0
Version: 0.9.10.1
The last version of this for PowerPC was 0.9.9.1 (this is newer than what is listed under "related links"): http://sourceforge.net/projects/gplates/files/gplates/0.9.9.1/GPlates-0.9.9.1-Darwin-powerpc.dmg/download
Arvidtp
Arvidtp
Aug 19 2009
0.9.5.1
5.0
Aug 19 2009
5.0
Version: 0.9.5.1
Awesome! I love playing with time and seeing the motion of the plates. I just used GPlates to show friends how Baja California was ripped northward, how the alps were created, and how India really beat it northward, only to collide with the rest of Asia and create that 40-car pileup we call the Himalayas. Pretty cool for geology enthusiasts. I'll have to lean how to do more with it than just load in the sample data sets. Some may say the data is incomplete (ie Cuba crosses through Mexico ~67 million years ago) but having studied geology, the actual data is pretty spotty and its fantastic that geologists have been able to reconstruct what they have. I know how hard it is to figure stuff out in the field, having done some of it - and that data represented here is a testament to the detective-work done by those studying plate tectonics.