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aerated layer

1. n. [Geology, Geophysics]

The surface or near-surface, unconsolidated sedimentary layer that has been subject to weathering and whose pores are air-filled instead of liquid-filled. An aerated layer typically has a low seismic velocity.

See: porestatic correctionweatheringweathering correction