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ALERA2 Terms and Conditions

Access to and use of the AFES–LETKF experimental reanalysis 2 (“ALERA2”) is provided subject to the terms and conditions. PLEASE READ BELOW CAREFULLY AS USE OF THE DATA CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

1. PROPERTY RIGHT

ALERA2 is a property of Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC).

2. CHARGE AND PURPOSE

ALERA2 is provided for free of charge, only for research purposes. Commercial use is strictly prohibited under any circumstances.

3. DISCLAIMER

ALERA2 is provided ”AS IS“, without warranties of any kind. JAMSTEC can not take any responsibilities that may be caused by the use of ALERA2.

4. REDISTRIBUTION

ALERA2 may be redistributed only when these terms and conditons are attached.

5. ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND CITATION

The use of ALERA2 should be properly acknowledged e.g.,

ALERA2, which was produced by Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, is used in this study.

For the dataset source, please cite:

  • Enomoto, T., T. Miyoshi, Q. Moteki, J. Inoue, M. Hattori, A. Kuwano-Yoshida, N. Komori, S. Yamane, 2013: Observing-system research and ensemble data assimilation at JAMSTEC. In Data Assimilation for Atmospheric, Oceanic and Hydrologic Applications (Vol. II), S. K. Park and L. Xu (eds.), chapter 21, pp. 509–526, Springer, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-35088-7_21.
  • Miyoshi, T., and S. Yamane, 2007: Local ensemble transform Kalman filtering with an AGCM at a T159/L48 resolution. Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 3841–3861, doi:10.1175/2007MWR1873.1.
  • Miyoshi, T., S. Yamane, and T. Enomoto, 2007: The AFES-LETKF experimental ensemble reanalysis: ALERA. SOLA, 3, 45–48, doi:10.2151/sola.2007-012.

6. APPLICABLE LAWS

These terms and conditions shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Japan. The Yokohama District Court shall have jurisdiction over any lawsuit in connection with these terms and conditions.