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Geological Field Sketches and Illustrations: A Practical Guide

Matthew J. Genge


Drawings, illustrations, and field sketches play an important role in Earth Science since they are used to record field observations, develop interpretations, and communicate results in reports and scientific publications. Drawing geology in the field furthermore facilitates observation and maximizes the value of fieldwork. Every geologist, whether a student, academic, professional, or amateur enthusiast, will benefit from the ability to draw geological features accurately. This book describes how and what to draw in geology. Essential drawing techniques, together with practical advice in crea ... More

Keywords: geology, Earth Science, field sketch, drawing, illustration, fieldwork, rocks, crystals, fossils, outcrop

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198835929
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198835929.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Matthew J. Genge, author
Senior Lecturer in Earth and Planetary Science, Imperial College London, UK