Goal

Create Geologic Cross Sections with various plugins

Software and Plugins

Quantum GIS If you are here you must know QGIS

Plugins

qProf --We can use Profile From Line because qProf was developed from Profile From Line, but qProf can graphic and save the data#

Point sampling tool#

Points2One or Points to Paths#

Data

DEM We can download it from various sources, I am from México i can download it from http://www.inegi.org.mx/geo/contenidos/datosrelieve/continental/Descarga.aspx

Shape file line We can digitize it

Shape file polygon Geology We can download geology maps of México from
http://mapserver.sgm.gob.mx/cartas_impresas/productos/cartas.html
as it is a pdf file we can convert it with GIMP to any format (jpg, tif, png)
and after that, georeference it

Results

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sec2.png (16.1 kB) juan bernales, 04/15/2013 09:33 pm

sec2.png - part of geologic cross section (16.1 kB) juan bernales, 04/15/2013 09:36 pm

sec.png - Part of geologic cross section (6.8 kB) juan bernales, 04/15/2013 09:36 pm