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

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Chapter 10. Compressional Structures: Balancing and Interpretation

Introduction

The first edition of ASGM contained one chapter on structural geologic methods. Since knowledge of structural geology plays a key role in interpretation and mapping, as discussed in number 2 of the Philosophical Doctrine, we believed the chapter was important to the overall content of the textbook. Because of advances in structural geology and balancing during the past decade, in this second edition we have expanded the one chapter into four separate chapters covering compressional, extensional, strike-slip and growth structures. Knowledge of structural methods in these various tectonic settings will improve your ability to generate viable, three-dimensionally valid ...

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