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Resolution 3 of the 20th CGPM (1995)
Version française
The need for long-term metrological research

    The 20th Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures,

    considering

  • the continual increase in demand for accurate and efficient measurement in science, technology and international trade,
  • that the development of improved measurement standards and techniques needs to be carried out well in advance of their application in science and industry,
  • that these developments can only take place on the basis of a solid foundation of long-term metrological research closely linked to advances in science,
  • recommends that national laboratories

  • continue to undertake long-term metrological research as well as meeting the more immediate requirements of measurement services and
  • keep the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures informed as to the results of the work related to fundamental metrology.


Reference:
Comptes Rendus de la 20e CGPM (1995), 1996, p.221
Metrologia, 1996, 33(1), 81-89

The reader should note that the official version of this Resolution is the French text.

 
Other Resolutions of the 20th CGPM (1995)
Resolution 1
Resolution 2
Resolution 3
Resolution 4
Resolution 5
Resolution 6
Resolution 7
Resolution 8
Resolution 9
Resolution 10
Resolution 11