Tools of the trade help a geologist in the field to measure, describe, and record data about rocks and their position and spatial relationships. We explore some of the trademark tools of a geologist and the origin of each tool.
Merriam, Dan and Youngquist, Walter
"Tools of the Geology Trade and Their Origin,"
The Compass: Earth Science Journal of Sigma Gamma Epsilon:
1, Article 7.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.csbsju.edu/compass/vol84/iss1/7