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Analysis of 3D structures in GIS

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Original title:Analysis of 3D structures in GIS
Authors:Lenka Kociánová, Rostislav Melichar
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Original language:English
Field:Geology and mineralogy
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Type:Article in Periodical
Keywords:structural data, trends, stereonet, density distribution, orientation analysis, GIS

New GIS orientation analysis tools are presented, which are capable to work with oriented geological data. In ArcGIS (ESRI) environment, where the geological map is created is now possible to analyse this kind of data - plot in stereonet, count the fold axis, count the density distribution, spatial averaging, map of fold axes or rose histograms. Results are in vector or raster format.