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By Richard H. Groshong

ISBN-10: 3540310541

ISBN-13: 9783540310549

Geological constructions are 3 dimensional, but are usually represented via, and - terpreted from, outcrop maps and constitution contour maps, either one of that are curved two-dimensional surfaces. Maps plus serial sections, known as 2½-D, supply a more in-depth method of 3 dimensionality. desktop expertise now enables geological interpretations to be built from the start in an absolutely 3 dim- sional atmosphere. totally three-D geological versions enable a lot better interpre- tions and interpretations which are a lot more straightforward to percentage with different geologists and with most of the people. This e-book presents an summary of recommendations for developing structural interpretations in 2-D, 2½-D and 3-D environments; for interpolating - tween and extrapolating past the keep an eye on issues; and for validating the ultimate int- pretation. The underlying philosophy is that buildings are third-dimensional stable our bodies and that info from through the constitution, even if in 2-D or 3D layout, might be built-in into an internally constant 3-D interpretation. it's assumed that almost all clients of this publication will do their paintings on a working laptop or computer. C- sequently, the ebook offers quantitative structural tools and strategies which are designed to be used with spreadsheets, mapping software program, and three-d c- puter-graphics courses. The booklet is usually meant to supply the history for knowing what interpretive software program, for instance, a working laptop or computer contouring p- gram, does immediately. such a lot thoughts are provided in either a conventional layout applicable for paper, pencil, and a pocket calculator, and in quantitative structure to be used with spreadsheets and computer-graphics or computer-aided-design programs.

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14c). Find the pole to the plane by placing the overlay in the starting position for drawing bedding, that is, with the strike direction N-S. Along the E-W axis, count in from the primitive circle an amount equal to the dip, then count another 90° to find the pole (Fig. 14b) or, equivalently, count the dip amount up (outward) from the center point of the diagram. Mark the position of the E-W line on the primitive circle and return the overlay to its original position to find the trend of the pole (330°).

A stereogram is used with a transparent overlay on which the data are plotted and which can be rotated about the center of the graph. To begin using a stereogram, on the overlay, mark the center and the north, east, south, and west directions, and the primitive circle (Fig. 14a). To plot the attitude of a plane from the strike and dip (for example, 60, 32SE), mark the strike on the primitive circle. Then rotate the overlay so that the strike direction lies on the N-S axis (Fig. 14b), find the great circle corresponding to the dip by counting down (inward) along the E-W axis from the primitive circle (zero dip) the dip amount in the dip direction.

Geologic map on a topographic base. Contours are in feet and the scale bar is 1 000 ft. Three formations are present, from oldest to youngest: Mtfp, Mpm, Mh. Attitude of bedding is shown by an arrow w pointing in the dip direction, with the dip amount indicated. a Outcrop map showing locations of direct observations (shaded). b Completed geologic map, contacts wide where observed, thin where inferred. 2 Wells Wells provide subsurface information on the location of formation boundaries and the attitude of planes.

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