Creating Rose Diagrams from Fracture Data

RockWorks | Borehole Manager | Fractures | Rose Diagram

This program reads fracture data for the current borehole and generates a directional diagram that depicts the orientations of the features. 

See also: Creating Rose Diagram Maps

Feature Level: RockWorks Standard and higher

Menu Options
Step-by-Step Summary

Menu Options 

Step-by-Step Summary

  1. Access the RockWorks Borehole Manager program tab.
  2. Enter/import your fracture data.
  3. Click on the name of borehole for which you wish to create the rose diagram, to make it active.
  4. Select the Fractures | Rose Diagram menu option.
  5. Enter the requested menu settings, described above.
  6. Click the Process button to proceed.

The program will generate a rose diagram that depicts the orientations of the fracture bearings based on the input data and plotting parameters.  The diagram will be displayed in a RockPlot2D tab in the Options window.

  1. You can adjust any of the options along the left and click the Process button to regenerate the diagram.

    Each time you click the Process button, the existing display will be replaced. 
  2. View / save / manipulate / print / export the diagram in the RockPlot2D window.

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