Data Usage Rules

The rules for the data use and exchange are defined by the World Data System data policy .

The data and services at the WDC are available for scientific use without restrictions.

For commercial applications of these data, please contact the relevant institute directly.


Information on the appropriate institution(s) is supplied within the WDC data sets.

If data are used in publications and presentations, the data suppliers and the WDC for Geomagnetism (Edinburgh) should be acknowledged.