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OAS obstype Detail for in situ

Term:in situ
Definition:This observation type is intended to be used to characterize a direct observation taken in place by an instrument to distinguish this type of data from data obtained using a rather colloquial comparison to other broad term characterization observation types of 'satellite', 'laboratory analysis', 'model output', or 'other'.
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Keydate:2015-02-05 23:52:39+00
Editdate:2015-02-05 23:52:39+00