Data Use Policy: "Rules of the Road"

Consistent with NSF guidelines, MACCS unprocessed data are made freely available as soon as they are retrieved from each station, and rotated / averaged data are made freely available as soon as they are processed.

All persons are welcome to access the plots and data files available from this web server. All data provided have been subjected to routine quality checks, but these may not catch all errors. Persons wishing to use MACCS data in publications or presentations should contact one of the MACCS investigators to verify the quality of these data:

Any use of these data must include a proper acknowledgment of their source.

A. The following acknowledgement is recommended:

The authors thank M. J. Engebretson and the rest of the MACCS team for data. MACCS is operated by Augsburg College and funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation.

B. The following MACCS reference paper should also be cited:

Engebretson, M. J., W. J. Hughes, J. L. Alford, E. Zesta, L. J. Cahill, Jr., R. L. Arnoldy, and G. D. Reeves (1995),
Magnetometer array for cusp and cleft studies observations of the spatial extent of broadband ULF magnetic pulsations at cusp/cleft latitudes , J. Geophys. Res., 100, 19371-19386, doi:10.1029/95JA00768.