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Bellshill GOCADTM bedrock modelling (Clyde Project) : NS75NW, NS76NW and NS75SW

McCormac, M.. 2011 Bellshill GOCADTM bedrock modelling (Clyde Project) : NS75NW, NS76NW and NS75SW. British Geological Survey, 16pp. (IR/09/068) (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

This report is the published product of a study by the British Geological Survey (BGS) that describes how the Bellshill (Clyde Catchment) GOCAD™ bedrock model was made. It is for BGS purposes and is a contribution to the Glasgow and Clyde Basin Cross-cutting Super-project. The report covers the data, constraints, geology, modelling process and outputs of the work. It should be used to understand the model in conjunction with the BGS model metadata and relevant sections of the GOCAD™ software operations manual. In addition to adopting best-practice procedures recommended in previous Clyde modelling (Monaghan & Pouliquen, 2009) this study has utilised recent updates to the GOCAD™ software, most notably use of the Cross-section facility in modelling surfaces otherwise poorly constrained by observed data points. Consideration is given to the limitations of the current model, the potential for refinement of the model and for possible improvements to BGS modelling methodology.

Item Type: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Programmes: BGS Programmes 2010 > Geology and Landscape (Scotland)
Funders/Sponsors: NERC
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: This item has been internally reviewed but not externally peer-reviewed. Report made open by author 18.07.11
Date made live: 22 Jul 2011 10:51
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/14767

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