Data Structure of Ground Deformation Database
Figure 1 shows the file system and directory structure used to store information on the selected case history of ground deformation.
Figure 1. Data structure for case history of ground deformation
Information on case history is stored in 4 subdirectories:
Excel workbook AerialPhotos.xls in the directory Aerial Photos summarizes information on aerial photos.
Excel workbook DataSummary.xls summarizes information on boreholes and displacements. It also contains earthquake information.
DataSummary.xls has seven worksheets:
Directory Original data contains scanned data used to
generate digital version of boreholes.
Directory Processed data contains Excel files and graphics of boreholes.
Excel workbook GeologyMaps.xls in the directory Geological Maps summarizes information on geological maps.
Excel workbook GISFiles.xls in the directory GIS Files summarizes information on GIS files. GIS files are usable with Arcview and ArcInfo. GISFiles.xls has three worksheets:
There are two types of GIS files:
Directory BaseMaps contains base maps that are GIS
Directory DEM contains DEM files to generate topography.