Stanford Geostatistical Earth Modeling Software (S-GEMS)
Entry ID: SGEMS
Abstract: GEMS, the Geostatistical Earth Modeling Software, is an example of software built from scratch using the GsTL. The source code of GEMS serves as an example of how to use GsTL facilities.
GEMS was designed with two aims in mind. The first one, geared toward the enduser, is to provide a user-friendly software which offers a large range of geostatistics tools: the most common geostatistics ... algorithms are implemented, in addition to more recent developments such as multiple-point statistics simulation. The user-friendliness of GEMS mainly comes from its non-obtrusive graphical user interface, and the possibility to directly visualize data sets and results in a full 3-D interactive environment. The second objective was to design a software whose functionalities could conveniently be augmented. New features can be added into GEMS through a system of plug-ins, i.e. pieces of software which can not be run by themselves but complement a main software. In GEMS, plug-ins can be used to add new (geostatistics) tools, add new grid data structures (faulted stratigraphic grids for example) or define new import/export filters.
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Access Constraints SGEMS is currently available on both Linux and Windows. It should be possible
to compile it on other Unix platforms and Mac OSX.
The code is distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).
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