geologic structure

geologic structure

[¦jē·ə¦läj·ik ‚strək·chər]
(geology)
The total structural features in an area.
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Geological theories based on pre-mission photographs were proved wrong, while many theories concerning lunar geologic structure and processes were improved greatly.
In addition to studying the sea's chemical and biological properties, researchers focused considerable attention on understanding its geologic structure, much of the geologic study was in conjunction with oil exploration.
It is presumed that planners of Keti Bandar may study the geological history of Indus delta, coastal hydraulic survey, currents, littoral drift, hydraulic model studies, coastal geomorphology, Alexander Burnes surveys of river Indus and earthquake epic centre and geologic structure of Indus Basin whilst carrying out hydrographic survey, wave patterns, forming of breakers in monsoon and the coast being low and not discernable except at close quarters for the safety of navigation.
They decided that this site was a natural geologic structure. (1) Ian Plimer, a professor of mining geology from the University of Melbourne in Australia, also examined the ark site one summer in 1994 with David Fasold.
Besides, the geologic structure of a locality and fractures found in it are taken into account.
This first phase scout drill program is intended to provide the Company with a preliminary understanding of the geology, geologic structure and orientation in order to be used to define a second phase detailed geophysics program and drill program.
Secondary to this mission, an evaluation will be made of the geologic structure as it relates to water resources.
The demonstration project calls for the capture and compression of CO2 from the flue gas of a coal-fired plant by a CO2 capture facility built at Southern Company's Plant Barry in Alabama, and its sequestration in a saline formation at a depth of 3,000-3,400 meters in the Citronelle Dome geologic structure, which is approximately 12 miles west from the plant.
There's no question that oil prospecting is a trial-and-error endeavor, where a hit comes usually after several costly failures, especially in territories of such intricate geologic structure as in Cuba's northwestern shoreline.
The agency comments that a different geologic structure and more densely poplulated areas in Europe make it probable that the environmentaly hazardous technology might not have a boom in Europe similar to the one it made in the States.
The reason is probably a combination of geologic structure of subsurface, sediment and water chemistry and land-use such as irrigational pumping.
Cyprus' Block 12 borders Leviathan, in Israel's EEZ, and may be part of the same geologic structure in the Levant Basin.