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longitudinal plot

1. n. [Reservoir Characterization]
A plot of the longitudinal component of the dip vector computed from a dipmeter. Longitudinal plots are used in the SCAT (Statistical Curvature Analysis Technique) method of interpreting dipmeter data for geological structure. They are especially useful in doubly plunging dip situations.