Data Usage Policy

Data Policy

Data collected and provided by Ocean Networks Canada are open access and free to anyone for non-commercial use. Enhanced value-added data services may be available for a fee. Contact us to inquire about commercial use of data.

Data accessed or downloaded from Ocean Networks Canada used in publications must include a written acknowledgement. The acknowledgement should read:

Data (or a portion of the data) used in this work were provided by Ocean Networks Canada.

Should publications include the option of a data citation, please consult the metadata information provided for the exact citation(s) associated with the data received from Ocean Networks Canada. An example citation might read:

Ocean Networks Canada Data Archive, http://www.oceannetworks.ca, bottom pressure data from Clayoquot Slope from 25 January 2010 to 25 May 2010, University of Victoria, Canada. Data downloaded on 17 June 2013.

 

Additional information and examples.