Turn your iPhone into a Geological Compass
The iPhone is much more than just a mobile phone with internet connectivity and nice game
apps. It has a full built-in digital compass (magnetometer), a GPS sensor and an accelerometer, a
sensor that is able to measure the Earth's gravity ﬁeld very precisely. The readings of these sensors
are used in this app, turning your iPhone into a full geological compass.
Simply place the iPhone on the bedding or foliation and adjust
it roughly in the direction of the dip. Lambert automatically
detects the precise dip direction and displays a cool realtime
projection. The dip and the direction of the dip together with
the GPS position of the measurement and date and time
information are stored in a data table and can be displayed in
a Wulff Net or Schmidt Net. Of course you can later transfer
all data to your computer.
of planars or linears
and store the data with Review your data in a
the GPS position of table.
Transfer your data to your
Plot your data in a Mac or PC by using the
Wulff Net or in a Wi-Fi Net or a local
Schmidt Net to network or iTunes File
evaluate them directly Sharing. See the program
in the ﬁeld. help for detailed
information on this and
other program features.
Needs iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone OS 4.0 or higher
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