Data Polisy

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FRA puts no restriction on using the contents on this web page, insofar as its function is uncommercial. Users can download and use any contents without any notification to the FRA.

However, when the users publish results of their analysis in which the contents of this web page are applied, the users owe notify about it to the corresponding parson of this web page. (Notification is required so that the FRA can grasp the current state of exploitation of the contents. FRA in principle does not inspect nor restrict any user's activity applying the contents of this web page.)

Also, the uses are required to reference this web page when they publish the results of their analysis in which the contents of this web page are applied.

FRA assumes full responsibility only for the scientific validity of the contents. FRA is not responsible for any advantage nor disadvantage raised by the user's activities applying any contents in this web page, except that one of FRA's researcher is incorporated as coauthor into the activity.

All the contents in this home page are subject to irregular update. FRA is not charged with any disadvantages when the users keep on using old-version of the contents after the updates of the home page.

According to the data policy of FRESCO (Fishery Resource Conservation system managed by Fisheries Research Agency) water temperature and salinity will be published after two years from collecting, and other data will be published after five years from collecting.