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compaction correction

1. n. [Geophysics]

A change made to porosity measurements, such as those from sonic logs, to compensate for the lack of compaction, or the predicted loss of pore space as sediments are buried by overburden. Compaction corrections are commonly performed in uncompacted sediments.

See: compactionporositysonic log

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