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Oct 16 Fort Pierce Bureau

SI Establishes Fort Pierce Bureau for Marine Research

 

SI Establishes Fort Pierce Bureau for Marine Research

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Year: 
1971
Month: 
october
Day: 
16
Date: 
Sat, 1971-10-16
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The Fort Pierce Bureau, a marine research facility in Florida, is established. It is created as a separate bureau under the Assistant Secretary for Science. In 1982 the facility became known as the Smithsonian Institution Marine Station at Link Port, and is administered by the National Museum of Natural History.