Tools

 

Tool Description
KML Utility A simple tool to create and edit KML files for Google Earth from a tab-delimited text file. Store and edit latitude, longitude, name, and desription. 
GeoMapApp A data exploration and visualization tool developed by the Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS).  
EarthChem Portal Google Earth KML The EarthChem Google Earth KML file provides end-users with an intuitive interface to all EarthChem samples (including NAVDAT, PetDB, GEOROC, USGS, GANSEKI, SedDB, and MetPetDB).
Google Earth Plotting Tool  
Converts geochemical data into KML file. Developed by IFREE/JAMSTEC. Reference: Yamagishi et al. (2006), Integration of Geophysical and Geochemical Data, EOS Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract IN11A-1142  
Hacker and Abers Excel Worksheet Macro, Subduction Factory 3. An Excel Worksheet and Macro for Calculating the Densities, Seismic Wave Speeds, and H2O Contents of Minerals and Rocks at Pressure and Temperature. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 5, doi: 10.1029/2003GC000614 
ChemXSeer An integrated digital library and database allowing for intelligent search of documents in the chemistry domain and data obtained from chemical kinetics.   Developed at the Penn State University.
MELTS  
Software package for modeling phase equilibria.  
PRIMELT2:  
Software for primary magma calculation, Herzberg C., P. D. Asimow (2008), Petrology of some oceanic island basalts: PRIMELT2.XLS software for primary magma calculation, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 9, Q09001, doi:10.1029/2008GC002057.  
Norm 4: CIPW norm Excel spreadsheet by Kurt Hollocher 
PetroPlot!: A plotting and data management toolset for Microsoft Excel
PTGIBBS An Excel Visual Basic program for computing and visualizing thermodynamic functions and equilibria of rock-forming minerals by A. Brandelik and H. J. Massone, Computers and Geosciences, (2004) v. 30, no. 9-10, 909-923 doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2004.06.001
Tri-plot An Excel spreadsheet for generating triangular plots
GCDkit The GeoChemicalData ToolKit is a system for handling and recalculation of whole-rock analyses from igneous rocks. It is written in R, an [open source] language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. Read the article: Janousek et al. (2006), doi:10.1093/petrology/egl013
Digital Dynamic Maps A stand-alone "presentation manager" program that displays and links maps, images, movies, data and text, such as map explanations and field trip guides. Boundy, T.M and Condit, C.D., 2004, Bringing The Field Into The Classroom By Using Dynamic Digital Maps To Engage Undergraduate Students In Petrology Research, Journal of Geoscience Education v. 52, no. 4, p. 313-319
NIST CODATA Constants and conversion factors.
Virtual Ocean integrates GeoMapApp with the NASA World Wind 3D earth browser to create a powerful new platform for interdisciplinary rsearch and education.
CoreWall CoreWall is a collaborative project to develop a system for real-time stratigraphic correlation, core description (CD) and data visualization to be used by the marine, terrestrial and Antarctic science communities.
EarthObserver EarthObserver which is a mobile application for planetary exploration of a wide range of earth and environmental science topics.