Mountain Man lowers entry-level visualization barrier

Dave Abbott - the mountain man - has rolled-out the first version of MMSeisVis, a PC-based 3D visualization and interpretation system.

Dave Abbott is a man with a mission. A geophysicist and software engineer with 17 years industry experience, Dave founded Mountain Man Geosciences to further his work in volume visualization and software engineering. MMSeisVis is the first major software release from Mountain Man Geosciences (MMG). MMSeisVis is a PC-based 3D seismic visualization and interpretation package.


Running on Windows ‘98 or NT, system requirements are modest. MMSeisVis provides "Quicklook" prospect generation with transparency tools as well as detailed horizon and fault interpretation. Seismics can be viewed as inline/trace/time slices, random vertical slice, solid cube, transparent cube and others.


Horizon interpretation can be performed by auto detection from a single seed or manually. Surfaces can be imported, edited exported in ASCII to mapping packages. Other functionality of MMSeisVis includes straightforward fault picking and stratigraphic analysis with the surface-bounded viewing object.

Horizontal wells

Additionally, horizontal wells can be plotted and cultural data can be visualized. Version 1.0 of MMSeisVis is available now a the knock-down price of $2000. Take the Mountain Man software for a test climb on

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