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surrounding bed

1. n. []

A formation layer above or below the layer being measured by a logging tool. The term is used in particular to describe the adjacent layers above or below a horizontal well. In a vertical well, the term shoulder bed is more common. The term adjacent bed is used in both cases.

Synonyms: adjacent bed

See: depth of investigationiterative forward modelingradial resolutionshoulder bed