Introduction

  1. Christopher C. Barton,
  2. Paul A. Hsieh,
  3. Jacques Angelier,
  4. Francoise Bergerat,
  5. Catherine Bouroz,
  6. Michael D. Dettinger and
  7. Edwin P. Weeks
  1. Christopher C. Barton1 and
  2. Paul A. Hsieh2

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118667392.ch1

Physical and Hydrologic-Flow Properties of Fractures: Las Vegas, Nevada-Zion Canyon, Utah-Grand Canyon, Arizona-Yucca Mountain, Nevada July 20-24, 1989

Physical and Hydrologic-Flow Properties of Fractures: Las Vegas, Nevada-Zion Canyon, Utah-Grand Canyon, Arizona-Yucca Mountain, Nevada July 20-24, 1989

How to Cite

Barton, C. C., Hsieh, P. A., Angelier, J., Bergerat, F., Bouroz, C., Dettinger, M. D. and Weeks, E. P. (1989) Introduction, in Physical and Hydrologic-Flow Properties of Fractures: Las Vegas, Nevada-Zion Canyon, Utah-Grand Canyon, Arizona-Yucca Mountain, Nevada July 20-24, 1989, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118667392.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado

  2. 2

    U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906508

Online ISBN: 9781118667392

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Keywords:

  • Anisotropy;
  • Aperture;
  • Fracture;
  • Geologic setting;
  • Network;
  • Physical and hydrologic-flow properties;
  • Surface roughness

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geologic Setting

  • Fracture Terminology

  • Fluid-Flow in Fractured Rocks

  • Fracture Characteristics

  • Fractal Geometry of the Fracture Networks

  • Pattern of Development of Fracture Networks

  • Fracture-Flow Modeling

  • Description of Stops

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3

  • Day 4

  • Day 5