Tadpole plots

taderA pictorial method in two dimensions using glyphs to illustrate the orientation of planar features derived from borehole images or dipmeters at a given depth.  The Y-axis is depth and the X-axis (scaled 0°-90°) is dip (feature inclination from the horizontal).  A point is plotted as a large circle and the associated azimuth projected out with the Y-axis as true north, forming a tadpole-shaped graphical display.  Tadpole colours and shapes can be varied to distinguish different dip types and dip quality.


See also dip quality, manual dips and azimuth vector plots.



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