Oil and gas prospectors employ craft and science to evaluate a region's potential for oil. GIS is applied in seismic methods, gravitational methods, and even magnetic methods to locate geologic structures that could accumulate oil.
Visualizing your data as digital terrain models of the surface and 3D models of the subsurface with Esri's GIS software lets you analyze
Use of GIS in exploration can also be applied to
- Seismic surveys
- Surface geologic studies
- Subsurface and cross section interpretations
- Profiling maps
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