1 week of notes field methods
1 week of notes field methods GEOL 3340
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This 0 page Class Notes was uploaded by Valeska Guzmán on Saturday January 2, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to GEOL 3340 at University of Houston taught by Thomas J Lapen in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 25 views. For similar materials see Geologic Field Methods in Natural Sciences and Mathematics at University of Houston.
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Date Created: 01/02/16
Outcrops layering axial plane measuring Tectonic event Small scales not all formed equally Some rocks break layering occurs in sedimentary rock Most important what type of rock is it Different scales some rocks are folded A process with different scales Think about the problem with context of scale Rocks are formed in the same process Basic sections on geological time Eons and eras for precambriamperiod for palezoic period for mezosoic period and epoch for Cenozoic Scales of observation What we measure depends on the size of our ruler power of our miscroscopes and telescopes precision of our timepiece of our lives We use scaling factors to extrapolate Fractuals analaysis of a simple fractual geometry scale limitations geologic application NrquotD Dognog r For values of D that are not a whole number the geometry is fractual Fractuals are a scale invariant Fractual pattern look similar at length of scales 1 Non integer value for D 2 Generate by iteration Koch Curve an object with in nite perimeter scale of observation length of a coastline irregularities on maps change length scale Another example is grade vs tonnage of ore bodies at 10 very little Relationship between frequent and infrequent different ore bodies different scales
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