Data Policies

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The following data policies apply to all Palmer Station Antarctica LTER data provided through local or third-party data systems.



Data Use

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 is covered by The Creative Common Public Domain Dedication (aka CC0, aka CC Zero), meaning users are allowed to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format, with no conditions.


Data Acknowledgment

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

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.