TABLE 9 Number and Percentage of Responses Indicating Printing Styles Favored for Different Geoscience Map Types

Style

Geologic

Geophysical

Groundwater

Total

Full Color

651 (52)

137 (19)

87 (25)

875

One Color

226 (18)

154 (21)

103 (29)

483

Black & White

381 (30)

431 (60)

160 (46)

972

TOTAL

1258

722

350

2330

NOTE: Percentage shown (in parentheses) is percentage of each style for the map type indicated.

TABLE 10 Number and Percentage (in parentheses) of Responses Indicating Bases Considered “Extremely Important” for Three Geoscience Map Types

Base Map

Geologic

Geophysical

Groundwater

Total

Topographic

827 (35)

459 (35)

278 (30)

1564

Land net

379 (16)

268 (21)

114 (12)

761

Culture

216 (9)

154 (12)

109 (12)

479

Drainage

422 (18)

188 (14)

255 (28)

865

Orthophoto

125 (5)

52 (4)

38 (4)

215

Orthophoto quad

140 (6)

63 (5)

44 (5)

247

Composite

248 (10)

112 (9)

74 (8)

434

TABLE 11 Relative Importance of Different Scales for Three Types of Geoscience Maps with Percentages of Scale Category for Each Map Type

Scale

Geologic

Geophysical

Groundwater

Total

Large

766 (40)

481 (41)

221 (57)

1468 (43)

Medium

533 (28)

312 (27)

43 (11)

888 (26)

Small

290 (15)

185 (16)

123 (32)

598 (17)

Regional

306 (16)

192 (16)

0 (0)

498 (14)

TOTAL

1895

1170

387

3452

NOTE: Large is less than 1:24:000; medium is 1:24,000 to 1:62,500; small is 1:100,000 to 1:250,000; regional is greater than 1:250,000.



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