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Address: 16 Lincui Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, P.R. China

Phone: 010-64833041

Terms of Use and Disclaimer

Please follow the terms of this agreement when downloading and using the data from this system. The data authors have the right to terminate this agreement if the data users violate or fail to comply with any of this agreement. The data users should undertake the responsibility for any misuse caused by the failure to comply with the terms of this agreement.

1. Redistribution.

We adopt CC-BY 4.0 license by default. The data are allowed reuse and redistribution if the data depositors have selected the CC-BY license. A few of data sets are only available through offline service due to the related laws of China. No charge is associated with either online or offline data distribution.

A CC license is one of several public copyright licenses that enable the free distribution of a copyrighted work. Summary of the CC-BY 4.0 license is as:

You are free:

Share — copy and redistribute of the material in any medium or in any format

Adapt— remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even in commercially use.

The licensor cannot revoke these rights as long as you follow the license terms:

Attribution —must give appropriate credit, provided by the link to the license, and indicate if any changes were made.

No additional restrictions —may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

2. Citation.

Data users must cite the use of the data in the work with a formal citation. The appropriate citations can be found on the landing page, which can be copied and pasted into the documentation. There are two alternative recommended citation formats: (1) include a citation in the references; (2) text annotation. Also, please acknowledge “National Tibetan Plateau Data Center” in your work. Please browse our webpage “How to Cite Data” for the detailed information about citation and format. Furthermore, it is needed to send us one reprint of the published work for our library collection. A citation acknowledges the data contributors, and helps to track the use and impact of the data.

3. Web policy.

The copyright of all data belongs to the original data authors. Data users should fill in the true information when applying for data. We have the right to refuse to provide services if the information provided is incomplete or incorrect. You must be subject to the relevant laws and regulations of China concerning computer security and internet communication.

4. Linking policy and disclaimer of endorsement.

Our website may link to some websites created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. We provide links to these sites as a service. The presence of a link is not our endorsement of the site. When you follow a link to an outside website, you are leaving our website and are subject to the privacy and security policies of those sites. We are not responsible for the information on those outside websites.