Data Policies

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Data Use Policy

The data available here are intended for scholarly use by the research community, with the express understanding that data users will properly acknowledge the originating investigator. Use or reproduction of any material herein for any commercial purpose is prohibited without prior written permission from the responsible party.


Data Acknowledgment Policy

Data from the Palmer LTER data repository were supported by Office of Polar Programs, NSF Grants OPP-9011927, OPP-9632763 and OPP-0217282.


Data Availability Policy


Our goal is to release the long-term datasets associated with core research within 2 years of collection. Data together with their metadata will be available for download from our website. Other datasets relating to site research are prioritized and released as support permits.

As members of the NSF Long Term Ecological Research Network, data download is logged in accordance with the LTER Network Data Policy.