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Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping by Daniel J.Tearpock, Richard E. Bischke

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Chapter 1. Introduction to Subsurface Mapping

Textbook Overview

This textbook begins where many others end. It focuses on subsurface structural and mapping methods and techniques and their application to the petroleum industry. These techniques are also important and applicable to other fields of study, and geologists, geophysicists, engineers, and students in related fields, such as mining, groundwater, environmental, or waste disposal, should benefit from this text as well.

The objectives of subsurface petroleum geology are to find and develop oil and gas reserves. These objectives are best achieved by the use and integration of all available data and the correct application of these data. This textbook covers various aspects of geoscience interpretation ...

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