Rocklogger

Rocklogger


Rocklogger is a geological tool for measuring the orientation of rock outcrops. It uses the phone's compass and orientation sensors to measure dip & dip direction, or dip & strike, in a single click.
GPS and magnetic field information can also be saved, along with details on the rock plane & type.

Key features:
-Log dip & strike or dip & dip direction by placing the phone on the rock/plane in any orientation (using the rotating symbol and quick help features as guides)
-Plot logs on a map, with correct dip/strike symbols
-Plot logs on alternate basemaps from various sources including MapBox, zip files and the web (paid only)
-Plot poles or planes from logs on a stereonet, and interpret by touching the plot to find trends and intersections (paid only)
-Log the ambient magnetic field
-Launch the camera to take photos while logging. Notes and GPS data are saved to the log file. Photos are stored with the log file, and are automatically attached when you send a log via email from the browser screen

The log is saved to a .csv file, which can be sent to Excel / Mapinfo / etc for interpreting. Paid versions can also export KML files for use in Google Earth (Android or desktop version).

Taking the strike and dip of outcrops with a compass / declinometer usually takes a few minutes per rock. With Rocklogger, many measurements of an outcrop can be taken in seconds (in any orientation). It also works upside-down, eg for logging overhang in a mine.

The evaluation version is limited to saving 3 records per 3 minutes, and has the stereonet plotter, KML export and custom basemap features disabled. Rocklogger Unlocker is available for purchase to disable the evaluation version restrictions.

Recent changes:
v1.9 27-01-13
-Plot logs on alternate basemaps from various sources including MapBox, zip files and the web (paid only)
-Share logs via NFC from map, stereonet and edit screens (useful when offline)

v1.81 7-12-13
-Improved stereonet plotter for tablets
-Added recent records view on logging screen for tablets
-Added option to display location in decimal lat/long
-Can now open KML files in the phone version of Google Earth
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About Rocklogger
Rocklogger is a geological tool for measuring the orientation of rock outcrops. It uses the phone's compass and orientation sensors to measure dip & dip direction, or dip & strike, in a single click.
GPS and magnetic field information can also be saved, along with details on the rock plane & type.

Key features:
-Log dip & strike or dip & dip direction by placing the phone on the rock/plane in any orientation (using the rotating symbol and quick help features as guides)
-Plot logs on a map, with correct dip/strike symbols
-Plot logs on alternate basemaps from various sources including MapBox, zip files and the web (paid only)
-Plot poles or planes from logs on a stereonet, and interpret by touching the plot to find trends and intersections (paid only)
-Log the ambient magnetic field
-Launch the camera to take photos while logging. Notes and GPS data are saved to the log file. Photos are stored with the log file, and are automatically attached when you send a log via email from the browser screen

The log is saved to a .csv file, which can be sent to Excel / Mapinfo / etc for interpreting. Paid versions can also export KML files for use in Google Earth (Android or desktop version).

Taking the strike and dip of outcrops with a compass / declinometer usually takes a few minutes per rock. With Rocklogger, many measurements of an outcrop can be taken in seconds (in any orientation). It also works upside-down, eg for logging overhang in a mine.

The evaluation version is limited to saving 3 records per 3 minutes, and has the stereonet plotter, KML export and custom basemap features disabled. Rocklogger Unlocker is available for purchase to disable the evaluation version restrictions.

Recent changes:
v1.9 27-01-13
-Plot logs on alternate basemaps from various sources including MapBox, zip files and the web (paid only)
-Share logs via NFC from map, stereonet and edit screens (useful when offline)

v1.81 7-12-13
-Improved stereonet plotter for tablets
-Added recent records view on logging screen for tablets
-Added option to display location in decimal lat/long
-Can now open KML files in the phone version of Google Earth

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A Google User
Jun 28, 2014
great but .... great app but on my Atrix the tick marks for dip direction are facing the wrong way? Update... fixed thank you!
A Google User
May 20, 2014
Why not integrate camera To all recording modes. I personally will use dip and strike for a traverse, would be nice to have a button to take a quick camera shot (without to much previewing) with its filename saved as current gps coordinates. *Edit* field move seems to be able to provide the in line picture function already and just seems to be a lot more intuitive than rock logger, I'm guessing it will just be a matter of time before it surpasses in other manors too y the look off its development.
A Google User
Mar 27, 2014
Why not integrate camera To all recording modes. I personally will use dip and strike for a traverse, would be nice to have a button to take a quick camera shot (without to much previewing) with its filename saved as current gps coordinates.
A Google User
Mar 25, 2014
Useful App Easy to use and very useful in the field Being able to save and email data is excellent.
A Google User
Mar 16, 2014
Datum should be changeable Very good application for geologists but projection datum should be changeable like ED50, WGS84 etc.