Data Licencing & Acknowledgement
The majority of the AODN data is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.
Licence and use limitations will be included in the collection metadata and may be in the download cart when requesting data for download. By using any data you are accepting the terms of the licence and use limitations.
- The copyright, data and licensing guide by the Australian National Data Service for a summary.
- Creative Commons Australia for information on other licences.
The AODN, via one of its main objectives, encourages and develops the culture of data sharing across the marine science community of Australia.
When using data from the AODN please acknowledge use and credit organisations involved in the collection of the data stream.
Full detail of the required citation and acknowledgement information will be located in the metadata of the data collection.
The AODN Maintains a list of useful links to organisations and/or websites that can provide more information specific to data tools, national/international collaborators or related infrastructure.
For more information on contributing to the AODN see the Portal User Guide - Contributing Data Section.