Articles | Volume 14, issue 11
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 6661–6680, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-6661-2021

Special issue: The Loop 3D stochastic geological modelling platform – development...

Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 6661–6680, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-6661-2021

Review and perspective paper 01 Nov 2021

Review and perspective paper | 01 Nov 2021

Spatial agents for geological surface modelling

Eric A. de Kemp

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on gmd-2021-66', Anonymous Referee #1, 15 Jul 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Eric de Kemp, 16 Aug 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on gmd-2021-66', Guillaume Duclaux, 05 Aug 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Eric de Kemp, 16 Aug 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Eric de Kemp on behalf of the Authors (31 Aug 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (02 Sep 2021) by Thomas Poulet
AR by Eric de Kemp on behalf of the Authors (07 Sep 2021)  Author's response    Manuscript
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Short summary
This is a proof of concept and review paper of spatial agents, with initial research focusing on geomodelling. The results may be of interest to others working on complex regional geological modelling with sparse data. Structural agent-based swarming behaviour is key to advancing this field. The study provides groundwork for research in structural geology 3D modelling with spatial agents. This work was done with NetLogo, a free agent modelling platform used mostly for teaching complex systems.