TABLE 12 Relative Importance of Different Scales for Three Types of Geoscience Maps with Percentages of Scale Category for Each Map Type

Scale

Geologic

Geophysical

Groundwater

Large

52

33

15

Medium

60

35

5

Small

48

31

21

Regional

61

39

0

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.

TABLE 13 Number of Responses and Percentages (in parentheses) Indicating Importance Accorded Different Self -Produced Map Types by Organizational Groups

Map Type

Academic

Government

Industry

Other

Responses

Geologic

102 (39)

86 (31)

603 (37)

13 (28)

804

Geophysical

40 (15)

33 (12)

404 (25)

10 (22)

487

Geochemical

17 (6)

26 (10)

149 (9)

2 (4)

194

Metallogenic

9 (3)

13 (5)

67 (4)

0 (0)

89

Derivative geologic

37 (14)

40 (15)

244 (15)

3 (7)

324

Groundwater

27 (10)

42 (15)

92 (6)

6 (13)

167

Derivative land use

19 (7)

27 (10)

66 (4)

10 (22)

122

Other

12 (5)

7 (3)

22 (1)

2 (2)

43



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