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LandSerf is a freely available application for the visualisation and analysis of surfaces. Applications include visualisation of landscapes; geomorphological analysis; gaming; GIS file conversion; map output; archaeological mapping and analysis; surface modelling and many others. It runs on any platform that supports Java (Windows, MacOSX, Unix, Linux etc.)


sample screen from LandSerf


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Conditions of Use

Source code, bytecode and documentation for LandSerf remain Copyright, Jo Wood, 1996-2007.

You may make copies of this software and associated documentation, provided it is for personal or educational use and the original documentation remains intact. You must not sell or otherwise charge for the use of LandSerf.

This software is provided on an "as is" basis, without warranty. The author makes no representation, or warranty, either express or implied, with respect to the software programs, their quality, accuracy or fitness for a specific purpose. Therefore the author accepts no liability with respect to loss or damage caused directly or indirectly by the LandSerf software.


This software would be a far poorer piece of work were it not for the valuable feedback from users of earlier versions. In particular I would like to thank students on the MGI at City University, Stephanie Marsh and Jason Dykes also at City.

Jo Wood,
Department of Information Science,
City University,
London EC1V 0HB,
email: jwo 'at'