Rules of the Road (Rules of the Road)

  Users can freely access and use the data published by IUGONET participating institutions and the tools provided by the IUGONET project. Please acknowledge the IUGONET Project when you publish the results obtained by using the data and/or tools provided by the IUGONET Project. Please include the word "IUGONET" apparently in the acknowledgement part of the publication. Please also follow the requirements from PIs of the equipment and acknowledge them accordingly. It would be highly appreciated to cite appropriate IUGONET paper(s) in the following list in the publication.


  1. Yatagai, A., Y. Tanaka, S. Abe, A. Shinbori, M. Yagi, S. UeNo, Y. Koyama, N. Umemura, M. Nosé, T. Hori, Y. Sato, N. O. Hashiguchi, N. Kaneda and IUGONET project team, Interuniversity upper atmosphere global observation network (IUGONET) metadata database and analysis software, Data Sci. J. , 13, 2014

  2. Hayashi, H., Y. Koyama, T. Hori, Y. Tanaka, S. Abe, A. Shinbori, M. Kagitani, T. Kouno, D. Yoshida, S. UeNo, N. Kaneda, M. Yoneda, N. Umemura, H. Tadokoro, T. Motoba and IUGONET project team, Inter-university Upper Atmosphere Global Observation NETwork (IUGONET), Data Sci. J., 12, WDS179-WDS184, doi: 10.2481/dsj.WDS-030, 2013 [Recommended]

About Data Service

  1. Tanaka, Y., N. Umemura, S. Abe, A. Shinbori, and S. UeNo, Advanced tools for guiding data-led research processes of upper-atmospheric phenomena, Geoscience Data J., 00, 1?12, doi:10.1002/gdj3.170, 2022 [Recommended]

  2. Abe, S., N. Umemura, Y. Koyama, Y. Tanaka, M. Yagi, A. Yatagai, A. Shinbori, S. UeNo, Y. Sato and N. Kaneda, Progress of the IUGONET system - metadata database for upper atmosphere ground-based observation data, Earth, Planets and Space, 66, doi: 10.1186/1880-5981-66-133, 2014

About Analysis Software

  1. Tanaka, Y., A. Shinbori, T. Hori, Y. Koyama, S. Abe, N. Umemura, Y. Sato, M. Yagi, S. Ueno, A. Yatagai, Y. Ogawa and Y. Miyoshi, Analysis software for upper atmospheric data developed by the IUGONET project and its application to polar science, Adv. Polar Sci., 24, 231-240, doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1085.2013.00231, 2013 [Recommended]