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Basic Methods of Structural Geology - Stephen Marshak

Basic Methods of Structural Geology

Paperback Published: 1st October 2007
ISBN: 9780131439825
Number Of Pages: 446

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Intended as a learning reference and an exercise manual. Part I covers basic geometric techniques and the use of equal- angle and equal-area nets. Part II addresses specialized topics written by specialists in the field. Exercises and step-by-step procedures are included.

Introductory Material: Orientation and Location
Interpretation and Construction of Contour Maps
Geometric Methods IAttitude Calculations
Geometric Methods IIDimension Calculations
Interpretation of Simple Outcrop Patterns
Stereographic Methods IConcepts and Plotting
Stereographic Methods IIPoles and Rotations
Calculation of Layer Attitude in Drill Holes
Equal-Area Projections and Structural Analysis
Special Topics: Aspects of Geological Map Interpretation
Analysis of Joint, Fault and Lineament Geometry
Description of Structures in Outcrop, Hand Sample, and Thin Section
Construction of Interpretive Cross Sections and Block Diagrams
Cross-section Balancing
Interpretation of Poly-Deformed Terrains
Analysis of Two-dimensional Finite Strain
Rock-deformation Experiments and Mohr Diagrams
Elements of Cartography
Basic Trigonometry
Suggestions for Mapping Geologic Structures and Structural Associations
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ISBN: 9780131439825
ISBN-10: 0131439820
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 446
Published: 1st October 2007
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6
Weight (kg): 1.0
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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