Twenty-first century students are prone to ask why we still need a graphical way of solving 3D problems in structural geology. Surely, plugging the data into a computer program will yield the right answer? Well, all structural geology researchers and teachers know that it generally won’t, or at least not unless the problem has been accurately visualized and formulated. Stereographic projection techniques promote 3D understanding of the geometry of geological structures as well as providing some numerical results, and are likely to remain central to structural geology teaching for some time to come.

The first edition of Stereographic Projection Techniques...

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