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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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).