areal pattern

areal pattern

[′er·ē·əl ′pad·ərn]
(petroleum engineering)
Distribution pattern of oil-production wells and water- or gas-injection wells over a given oil reservoir.
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The linear pattern is connected to an areal pattern at the red point.
Areal patterns of particular folklore complexes and the borderlines between them seem to correspond to the intensity of communication between people.
137]Cs distribution and erosion were converted to areal patterns using the gridding and mapping routines in SURFER (Golden Software 1994).