RESOURCES: Gimme Shelter

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Science  23 Aug 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5585, pp. 1243
DOI: 10.1126/science.297.5585.1243c

Whether you're investigating population explosions of the reef-gnawing crown-of-thorns starfish or den selection by polar bears, field studies usually go smoother if you have a comfortable, well-equipped place to live, work, and keep your beer cold. This global, growing listing of more than 200 biological field stations—from Ethiopia to Iceland—gives you the scoop on their scientific facilities, accommodations, and research and funding opportunities. Some entries list contact e-mails and other basic information, while others link to the station's Web site.

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