Terms and Conditions for Data or Samples
Obtained by JAMSTEC's Research Vessels and Submersibles

Data Policy

Handling policy of data and samples obtained by research cruises depends on fiscal year of operation, research vessel used, or type of call for proposals. Data and samples under Public Distribution Moratorium Period defined in the respective handling policy, or those obtained from cruises with no handling policy, are disclosed for public distribution under permission by Principal Investigator or Dive Researcher.

Type of data policy applied to each cruise is indicated on "Data Policy" item in the lists provided at "Application for Request of Data or Samples (1) Identify data or samples".

Cruises with "JAMSTEC" Data Policy Cruises with "JURCAOS-JAMSTEC" Data Policy
Type of Cruise Handling Policy Type of Cruise Handling Policy
MIRAI Cruises FY1998 - FY2007 Handling policy for each FY attached to the research proposal application documents Cooperative Research Cruises FY2019 - “Data and Sample Handling Policy for Cooperative Research Cruises”
FY2008 - JAMSTEC rules for handling data and samples
Deep Sea Research Cruises FY2001 - FY2002 Follow the handling policy for MIRAI cruise of corresponding FY
FY2003 - FY2007 Handling policy for each FY attached to the research proposal application documents
FY2008 - JAMSTEC rules for handling data and samples
Other Cruises FY1981 - FY2007 no handling policy
FY2008 - JAMSTEC rules for handling data and samples

Please contact us (dmoatjamstec.go.jp) about the handling policy for each fiscal year.


Conditions of Use

Conditions of use of the data and samples provided on this web site depend on the data policy.

Data policy for each cruise is described in in the lists provided at "Application for Request of Data or Samples (1) Identify data or samples".

Cruises with "JAMSTEC" Data Policy

Cruises with "JURCAOS-JAMSTEC" Data Policy

  1. Provided data and samples shall belong to JAMSTEC, and users shall only be entitled to the use thereof.
  2. JAMSTEC shall not bear any responsibility for the results of use of the provided data and samples.
  3. Users shall not change maliciously or sell the provided data or samples.
  4. Additional costs of communication, media, shipping and expendable supplies required for providing the data or samples shall be borne by users.
  5. For publicizing the results obtained by using the provided data and samples, users shall clearly refer to the use of JAMSTEC data and samples.
  6. For granting the use of provided data and samples, JAMSTEC may ask users to state the responsible person who has obtained such data and samples.
  7. For publicizing the results obtained by using the provided data and samples, users shall submit to JAMSTEC office the information on author (writer), year of publication, title, form and media of publication, together with the published results or one set of copies thereof.
  1. Provided data and samples shall belong to JURCAOS and JAMSTEC, and users shall only be entitled to the use thereof.
  2. JURCAOS and JAMSTEC shall not bear any responsibility for the results of use of the provided data and samples.
  3. Users shall not change maliciously or sell the provided data or samples.
  4. Additional costs of communication, media, shipping and expendable supplies required for providing the data or samples shall be borne by users.
  5. For publicizing the results obtained by using the provided data and samples, users shall clearly refer to the use of Cooperative Research Cruises’ data and samples.
  6. For granting the use of provided data and samples, JURCAOS and JAMSTEC may ask users to state the responsible person who has obtained such data and samples.
  7. For publicizing the results obtained by using the provided data and samples, users shall submit to Cooperative Research Cruise office the information on author (writer), year of publication, title, form and media of publication, together with the published results or one set of the copies thereof.

These conditions may be modified or added if necessary.


Commercial Use of Data and Samples

Users who wish to use data and samples on this data site for commercial purpose need to make an application to the Research Data Publish Technology Group in advance.

"Request for JAMSTEC Data" or "Request for JAMSTEC Samples", via e-mail to the following address.

dmoatjamstec.go.jp

The office in charge of intellectual property shall make contact with you.

For the commercial use of images and films, please contact the Research Resource Management Section (imagesatjamstec.go.jp).

Other Notification in Use

Information of data and samples may be changed without notice. In creating or publishing maps from bathymetry data, regulation on similar publication in the article 25 in the law on hydrographic works may be applied.


Acknowledgement and citation

When publicizing a result obtained by using data and samples, please state an appropriate acknowledgement and/or a citation.


Cruises with "JAMSTEC" Data Policy

Cruises with "JURCAOS-JAMSTEC" Data Policy

Acknowledgement Please state the title and URL of data site you used, and describe that you used the JAMSTEC data and/or samples on this data site. Please state the title and URL of data site you used, and describe that you used the data and/or samples obtained by Cooperation Research Cruise which are provided from this data site.
Citation Please follow the publisher's instruction to cite a data site. State Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) as the contributor of data site, if needed. The following is an example for citation;
"Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (2016) Data and Sample Research System for Whole Cruise Information in JAMSTEC (DARWIN). http://www.godac.jamstec.go.jp/darwin/, Accessed on yyyy-mm-dd."

About DOI
  • DOIs are assigned to each cruise. Please refer to the list.
  • DOIs are also available to search via Datacite Search. For example,if you enter a prefix and a part of cruise ID as search terms (prefix:10.17596 MR12), DOIs for cruises IDs containing MR12 will be displayed. Formatted citations can be copied by clicking "Cite" at the bottom right of each search result, selecting the citation style, and then clicking "Copy to Clipboard".

How to report the publication of results

Users are requested to send a Publication Report to the responsible office, to report a publication of results obtained by using data and samples provided through this data site.

Cruises with "JAMSTEC" Data Policy

Cruises with "JURCAOS-JAMSTEC" Data Policy

Publication Report (for JAMSTEC Cruise)

[JAMSTEC office]

sumbit-rv-cruiseatjamstec.go.jp

Publication Report (for Cooperative Research Cruise: under preparation)

[CRC office]

kyodoriyoataori.u-tokyo.ac.jp