When using this data, you need to include an attribution statement compliant with the Creative Commons license, either where the use of the data or other resource is described, or within the Acknowledgements section of the publication. An ideal attribution would be "MOANA BACKBONE MODEL: A 25-YEAR HYDRODYNAMIC HINDCAST MODEL OF NEW ZEALAND WATERS" by MetService is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 and was funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment, contract number METO1801."
An example acknowledgement is provided below. When using Moana Project data or other resources, you must include such a statement, either where the use of the data or other resource is described, or within the Acknowledgements section of the publication.
"(... data / model / tool) was sourced from the Moana Project, www.moanaproject.org, funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment, contract number METO1801."
For research that was funded or partially funded by the Moana Project please include the following statement:
“This work is a contribution to the Moana Project (www.moanaproject.org) funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment, contract number METO1801.”
Open-access data and tools are fundamental aspects of the Moana Project. So that we can track the benefits of the Moana Project, and our success in making ocean data accessible to all, we ask that you fill in a brief form prior to accessing the data. This helps us estimate project benefits, like the number of organisations and individuals using the data and the types of application it is being used for. We also ask that you acknowledge the project when using Moana Project data, models or tools.
The Moana Data is shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. If your intended use of these data is primarily intended for, or directed toward, commercial advantage or monetary compensation, please approach us and we can collaboratively look at how we can facilitate your needs.