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ALERA Terms and Conditions

Access to and use of the AFES–LETKF experimental reanalysis (“ALERA”) 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

ALERA is a property of the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) and Chiba Institute of Science (CIS).

2. CHARGE AND PURPOSE

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

3. DISCLAIMER

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

4. REDISTRIBUTION

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

5. ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND CITATION

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

ALERA, which was produced by the Japan Meteorological Agency, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology and Chiba Institute of Science, is used in this study.

For the dataset source, please cite:

  • 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 Tokyo District Court shall have jurisdiction over any lawsuit in connection with these terms and conditions.