Basic Methods of Structural Geology

Paperback | March 25, 1988

byStephen Marshak, Gautum Mitra

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:446 pages, 10.7 × 8.2 × 1.1 inPublished:March 25, 1988Publisher:Pearson Education

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Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL: Orientation and Location.

 1. Interpretation and Construction of Contour Maps.

 2. Geometric Methods I—Attitude Calculations.

 3. Geometric Methods II—Dimension Calculations.

 4. Interpretation of Simple Outcrop Patterns.

 5. Stereographic Methods I—Concepts and Plotting.

 6. Stereographic Methods II—Poles and Rotations.

 7. Calculation of Layer Attitude in Drill Holes.

 8. Equal-Area Projections and Structural Analysis.

II. SPECIAL TOPICS: Aspects of Geological Map Interpretation.

 9. Analysis of Joint, Fault and Lineament Geometry.

10. Description of Structures in Outcrop, Hand Sample, and Thin Section.

11. Construction of Interpretive Cross Sections and Block Diagrams.

12. Cross-section Balancing.

13. Interpretation of Poly-Deformed Terrains.

14. Analysis of Two-dimensional Finite Strain.

15. Rock-deformation Experiments and Mohr Diagrams.

Elements of Cartography.

Basic Trigonometry.

Suggestions for Mapping Geologic Structures and Structural Associations.