How to Cite Us

Data Citations

Ocean Networks Canada may be cited as both the institutional author and the source from which Ocean Networks Canada data and derived parameters can be retrieved.

Ocean Networks Canada data users are requested to acknowledge the data source in any subsequent publications wherein any Ocean Networks Canada data are used. All publications in open literature, including refereed scientific journals, scientific reports, posters, etc. are requested to include a reference similar to one of the following:

Ocean Networks Canada Data Archive, http://www.oceannetworks.ca, Oceans Networks Canada, University of Victoria, Canada. Downloaded on (date_accessed).

Ocean Networks Canada Data Archive, http://www.oceannetworks.ca, (data_type) data from (start_date) to (end_date), Oceans Networks Canada, University of Victoria, Canada. Downloaded on (date_accessed).

Example Citation

Ocean Networks Canada Data Archive, http://www.oceannetworks.ca, BPR data from 25 January 2011 to 25 May 2010, Oceans Networks Canada, University of Victoria, Canada. Downloaded on 17 June 2013.

Data Description Sections

In the data description section of your publications, please include device IDs, site IDs, download file formats, dates accessed and time periods associated with data used. This information can be found in the header sections of your downloaded files.

Tell Us About Your Work!

In addition, we would very much appreciate your sending a citable reference or electronic reprint for any publications that use Ocean Networks Canada data to us via info@oceannetworks.ca. Alternatively, you could mail a paper reprint to us at:

Ocean Networks Canada
P.O Box 1700, STN CSC
University of Victoria, BC, V8W 2Y2
Canada