Field notes

Handwritten field notes example
Notes from an entomologist on the types of butterflies observed during a field trip.


Typed field notes example
Notes from an archeologist in Ghana on the types of stone tools found during an excavation, and their exact location.

Scientists in many disciplines take extensive notes during their field work:

  • archeologists
  • anthropologists
  • linguists
  • biologists
  • botanists
  • geologists
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