TABLE 39 Single Most Important Type of Geoscience Map Needed in the Future

 

Responses

Percentage

Geologic Maps

Large scale

220

31

Small scale

55

8

Surfical

20

3

Mineral occurrence related

21

3

Oil and gas

15

2

Oil and gas related

16

2

Engineering geology

16

2

Geomorphic

2

 

Soils

7

 

Photogeology

2

 

Geologic hazard

11

2

Tectonic-fault-neotectonic

9

1

Tectonic map of North America

2

 

Submarine geology

7

 

Distribution of Cenozoic volcanic rocks

1

 

Computer Generated

6

1

Digital

3

 

Derivative

General

6

1

Structural, isopach, structural contour

79

11

Remote sensing

4

 

Geophysical

Regional

5

 

Detail

6

 

Magnetic

8

 

Gravity

4

 

Seismic

4

 

Submarine

3

 

Geochemical

3

 

Geothermal

1

 

Thermal gradient

1

 

Heat flow

2

 

Groundwater

36

5

Potentiometric surface

4

 

Groundwater quality

1

 

Waterwell location

1

 

Topographic

Large-scale accurate

64

9

Small-scale

5

1

Bathymetry

2

 

Orthophotos

2

 

Landsat

5

1

Self-generated

7

1

Other

13

2



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