Surfer's variogram modeling feature is intended for experienced variogram users who need to learn Surfer's variogram modeling features.
The novice variogram user may find the following four authors helpful: Cressie (1991), Isaaks and Srivastava (1989), Kitanidis (1997), and Pannatier (1996). A tutorial for use with Surfer's variogram modeling is also available. Please refer to Suggested Reading for full references for each of the previous books.
If you do not understand variograms or if you are unsure about which model to apply, use Surfer's default linear variogram with the kriging algorithm. The following tutorial is intended for those who have a basic knowledge of variograms and need assistance with using Surfer's variogram feature.
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