Research Stations

Refers to relatively isolated places with facilities for personnel habitation on site and for conducting on-site observations of natural phenomena in specific fields. Distinct from "experiment stations" which are primarily for research and experimenting and generally are not physically isolated.

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3284
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research stations
research station
stations, research
onderzoeksstations Dutch
onderzoekstation Dutch
estaciones de investigación Spanish
estación de investigación Spanish

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Refers to relatively isolated places with facilities for personnel habitation on site and for conducting on-site observations of natural phenomena in specific fields. Distinct from "experiment stations" which are primarily for research and experimenting and generally are not physically isolated.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007676. The J. Paul Getty Trust.