Understanding Geology Through Maps

Understanding Geology Through Maps

by Graham Borradaile

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ISBN-13: 9780128010938
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 07/16/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 196
File size: 19 MB
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About the Author

Dr. Graham Borradaile, BSc, PhD, DSc (University of Liverpool), is a professor of Geology at Lakehead University in Ontario, Canada. Graham’s research and instruction experience spans 43 years and his research has been continuously funded by NSERC (Ottawa) since 1979 with occasional funding for specific projects from other research organizations (e.g. NATO, Province of Ontario, and commercial sources). Dr. Borradaile’s research focuses on two sub-disciplines: magnetic properties of rocks and structural-tectonic geology. His rock magnetic laboratory occasionally tackles archaeological problems, including the nature of ancient paints and pigments, and the age-determination of stone buildings from their magnetization. The latter has involved studies in Cyprus, Israel and England and has been featured in Discovery Magazine, on Discovery Channel TV and on BBC TV (UK). Graham is also the author of more than 100 journal papers and his more recent book, Statistics of Earth Science Data, was published by Springer in 2003.

Table of Contents

1. Understanding geology through maps: Introduction 2. Relative ages 3. Absolute ages 4. Age relationships from map view 5. Layered (stratified) rocks and topography 6. Strata and plane-dipping features 7. Dips, thicknesses, structure contours and maps 8. Unconformities 9. Faults 10. Folds

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