To acknowledge the scientists who have provided products, we request that you include a bibliographic citation to all ORNL DAAC products that you use in your publications. Such citations will help others find the products and see how they have been used.
The content of a data product citation should include as much of the following information as appropriate:
- contributing investigators/authors
- year of release
- product title
- publisher and publisher location (ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA)
- date accessed
- temporal and spatial subset (as appropriate)
- digital object identifier
An editorial "Citations to Published Data Sets" describes the rationale and advantages for data set citations.
Turner, D.P., W.D. Ritts, and M. Gregory. 2006. BigFoot NPP Surfaces for North and South American Sites, 2002-2004. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1270
ORNL DAAC. 2008. MODIS Collection 5 Land Products Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Accessed August 25, 2015. Subset obtained for MOD13Q1 product at 35.9587N,84.2874W, time period: 2000-02-18 to 2000-04-06, and subset size: 0.25 x 0.25 km. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1241
Thornton, P.E., M.M. Thornton, B.W. Mayer, Y. Wei, R. Devarakonda, R.S. Vose, and R.B. Cook. 2016. Daymet: Daily Surface Weather Data on a 1-km Grid for North America, Version 3. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Accessed August 25, 2016. Time Period: 1980-01-01 to 1985-12-31. Spatial range: N=35.05, S=32.50, W=-101.80, E=-85.20. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1328
Web Page and Images
ORNL DAAC. 2015. FLUXNET Web Page. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Accessed August 25, 2015. http://fluxnet.ornl.gov
If you have questions about how to cite ORNL DAAC data products or services, please contact the ORNL DAAC User Services Office (USO).