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What is Place-Based Research?

Place-based research stations provide living libraries for students, researchers, and the general public interested in the environment.

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Strategic Vision

Recommendations for key investments to maximize the unique contributions of field stations and marine labs.

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About This Website

This site is a joint venture of the Organization of Biological Field Stations and the National Association of Marine Laboratories.

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iDigBio Digitization Workshop

iDigBio, the National Science Foundation’s national coordinating center and resource for enabling and facilitating the digitization of biodiversity specimens, is teaming with OBFS for a one-day field station digitization workshop.

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New Working Group: Art at FSML Sites

A new group is forming to look at Art at Field Stations and Marine Labs.

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Poster Sessions at the 2014 OBFS-NAML Joint Meeting

Details about the Poster session at the 2014 OBFS-NAML Joint Meeting

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About OBFS

The Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) is a non-profit multinational organization representing field stations and research centers around the globe.

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About NAML

The National Association of Marine Laboratories (NAML) is a nonprofit organization of over 120 members representing marine and Great Lakes laboratories stretching from Guam to Bermuda and Alaska to Puerto Rico.

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