1. Introduction -- 2. Conceptual site models -- 3. Data management, GIS, and GIS modules -- 4. Contouring -- 5. Groundwater modeling -- 6. Three-dimensional visualizations -- 7. Site investigation -- 8. Groundwater remediation -- 9. Groundwater supply.
From their origins, exploration and inquiry in the earth sciences have been dependent on conceptual models and data visualizations to test theories and convey findings to the general public. One can appreciate the power and importance of conceptual graphics by flipping through the p. of a National Geographic magazine. Data visualization is inextricably linked to quantitative spatial data analysis - the two major forms of which, for the earth sciences, are statistical interpolation and modeling-- Provided by publisher..