Definitions for "Fieldwork"
Work undertaken at an appropriate location outdoors or off campus that exercises knowledge and gathers experience and/or materials.
The live collection of primary data from external sources by means of surveys, observation and experiment.
Fieldwork can be conducted by observation, surveys (such as face to face interviews, telephone interviews and web interviews) or experiments. It is the basic term for the live collection of primary data from external sources. Fieldwork is either co-ordinated by an in-house fieldwork department within a market research agency or an external fieldwork company. Once fieldwork has been conducted data processing is usually the next step.
Any temporary fortification thrown up by an army in the field; -- commonly in the plural.
a temporary fortification built by troops in the field
Keywords:  machinery
Using machinery in fields
Keywords:  auditor, audit, outside, sheet, offices
The performance of audit procedures outside the auditor's office. Much fieldwork, but not all, is done in the client's offices after the balance sheet date.