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Methods for assessing uncertainties in geological maps

01.09.2021 | swisstopo

In Report No. 14 of the Swiss Geological Survey, entitled «Dealing with uncertainty and ambiguity in geological maps, with focus on bedrock geology», the author Anna Rauch devotes herself to uncertainties and ambiguities in geological maps and datasets.

She addresses the topic from theoretical, empirical and analytical points of view and provides methods and tools for determining the reliability of these geological groundwork data. This new report of the Swiss Geological Survey makes a scientific as well as a practical contribution to handling the uncertainties that are associated with these data.