Effective Database Design for Geoscience Professionals
Geotechnical data management plays a key role in problem solving for oil company exploration and development operations. Managing geotechnical data usually takes a unique professional - one with both an engineering and IT background. This book is a complete manual that geoscientists can use to provide a basic introduction to data management concepts. A highly organized work, each chapter is complete with an introductory synopsis and key terms where necessary. Overall, Hoffman provides practical information sprinkled with cautionary advice on avoiding potential database design pitfalls.