HYCOM Intellectual property rights

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Gosain, Gagandeep

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Aug 19, 2022, 11:07:35 AMAug 19
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Hi Eric/Michael,

 

Could you please advise if HYCOM has any intellectual property rights reserved (or license of use) on downloading and using its data base for commercial purposes.

 

Thanks.

Gagandeep Gosain

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Alan Wallcraft

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Aug 19, 2022, 11:38:10 AMAug 19
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It is released under US DOD Distribution A, which is generally considered to put it in the public domain worldwide.


Alan.

On Friday, August 19, 2022 at 11:07:35 AM UTC-4 Gosain, Gagandeep wrote:

Hi Eric/Michael,

 

Could you please advise if HYCOM has any intellectual property rights reserved (or license of use) on downloading and using its data base for commercial purposes.

 

Thanks.

Gagandeep Gosain

Marine Engineer

Civil & Marine, Surface Engineering

Bangalore Technology Center

 

ExxonMobil Services & Technology Private Limited

(CIN: U74900KA2015FTC080245)

5th Floor, Crescent #1, Prestige Shantiniketan

Whitefield Main Road, Whitefield

Bangalore – 560 048 Karnataka, India

Mobile: +91 9511543908

Guha, Amitava

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Aug 19, 2022, 3:02:45 PMAug 19
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Hi Alan,

 

Thank you for sharing the below information.

 

Is there any legal documentation available that confirms that HYCOM data is released under US DOD Distribution A and can be considered as public domain data. We may be able to use that as supporting document to move forward in utilizing the data for our use.

 

Appreciate your help in locating the document.

 

Best Regards,

 

Amitava Guha, PhD

Marine Engineer

Surface – Materials, Civil, and Marine

 

ExxonMobil Upstream Integrated Solutions

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Spring, TX 77389

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It is released under US DOD Distribution A, which is generally considered to put it in the public domain worldwide.

 

 

Alan.

 

On Friday, August 19, 2022 at 11:07:35 AM UTC-4 Gosain, Gagandeep wrote:

Hi Eric/Michael,

 

Could you please advise if HYCOM has any intellectual property rights reserved (or license of use) on downloading and using its data base for commercial purposes.

 

Thanks.

Gagandeep Gosain

Marine Engineer

Civil & Marine, Surface Engineering

Bangalore Technology Center

 

ExxonMobil Services & Technology Private Limited

(CIN: U74900KA2015FTC080245)

5th Floor, Crescent #1, Prestige Shantiniketan

Whitefield Main Road, Whitefield

Bangalore – 560 048 Karnataka, India

Mobile: +91 9511543908

Alan Wallcraft

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Aug 19, 2022, 3:59:26 PMAug 19
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The following is included in all the Navy generated netCDF files on our data server:

// global attributes:
        :classification_level = "UNCLASSIFIED" ;
        :distribution_statement = "Approved for public release. Distribution unlimited." ;
        :downgrade_date = "not applicable" ;
        :classification_authority = "not applicable" ;
        :institution = "Naval Oceanographic Office" ;

This distribution statement is the usual short form for Distribution A.

I'm not sure if this metadata is preserved if you request a subset (for example), which would be generated on our servers from the original Navy files, but the public release still applies.

Alan.

Gosain, Gagandeep

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Nov 17, 2022, 11:06:46 AM (11 days ago) Nov 17
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Hi Alan,

 

Thank you for providing below information, could you please help us answering (“Yes/No”) if the HYCOM data is available in Public Domain for use.


Thanks.

Gagandeep.

 

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The following is included in all the Navy generated netCDF files on our data server:

Gosain, Gagandeep

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8:02 AM (16 hours ago) 8:02 AM
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Hi Alan,

 

Just wanted to follow up with you on below query. Your help on answering below would allow us to take a call on using HYCOM data.


Thanks.

Alan Wallcraft

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Yes, the HYCOM data on the hycom.org data server is available in Public Domain for use.

For the details, see the earlier posts in this thread.

Alan.

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