Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed on this website are intended to be in keeping with, but do not necessarily accurately reflect, the views of the IWDW project sponsors and collaborators.
Data and information presented on this website (https://views.cira.colostate.edu/iwdw/) are generally considered to be in the public domain unless otherwise indicated. Some images, graphics, and datasets on this website have been created by other organizations and are used by the IWDW website with either permission or in turn under the general terms of public domain data.
Some pages and documents on this website may contain hyperlinked references to information created and maintained by other organizations. The IWDW team cannot not guarantee the relevance, timeliness, or accuracy of these outside materials. Where appropriate, external links may be indicated by the following icon:
We encourage the use and publication of IWDW data and materials in scientific, policy-related, or educational activities. Any published use of IWDW data or materials must acknowledge the IWDW as the source using the following general citation guidelines:
For modeling platform datasets, we suggest the following citation template:
The Intermountain West Data Warehouse - Western Air Quality Study (IWDW-WAQS). 2015. WAQS Modeling Platform <yyyy><version number>†. Downloaded from the IWDW website (http://views.cira.colostate.edu/iwdw/) on mm/dd/yyyy††.
For observational (monitored) datasets, we suggest the following citation template:
The Intermountain West Data Warehouse - Western Air Quality Study (IWDW-WAQS). 2015. <Network Code>† data for <mm/dd/yyyy> - <mm/dd/yyyy>†† obtained from the IWDW website (http://views.cira.colostate.edu/iwdw/) on mm/dd/yyyy†††.
We request one copy of any printed publication using IWDW data or materials be sent to the IWDW Project Coordinator at the address below. Citations or electronic copies are acceptable. For online uses, we request that the author notify the appropriate program office (of the URL where the materials are posted) of the online post/publication that includes IWDW data or materials, and to provide the program office a brief description of how they have used IWDW data in their online post/publication. Students who use IWDW data or materials to complete academic assignments are not required to seek permission from the IWDW team, but must appropriately acknowledge the IWDW in any publication (e.g., a thesis).
IWDW Project Coordinator
CIRA, Colorado State University
CSU Foothills Campus, 1375 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO