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Citing ALOS PALSAR Data or Imagery

Cite datasets in publications such as journal papers, articles, presentations, posters, and websites. Include the DOI when available (each RTC ALOS PALSAR dataset processed by ASF has an assigned DOI). Please send copies of, or links to, published works citing data, imagery, or tools accessed through ASF to uso@asf.alaska.edu with "New Publication" on subject line.

Type of DatasetFormatExample
ALOS PALSAR L1.0 or L1.5Dataset: ©JAXA/METI ALOS PALSAR [dataset name] [year of data acquisition. Accessed through ASF DAAC, [link to website or insert comma and spell out in print: https://www.asf.alaska.edu] [day/month/year of data access]Dataset: © JAXA/METI ALOS PALSAR L1.0 2007. Accessed through ASF DAAC 11 June 2015.
ALOS PALSAR RTC

Dataset: [creator credit, year created], [dataset name]; Includes Material © JAXA/METI [year of data acquisition]. Accessed through ASF DAAC, [link to website or insert comma and spell out in print: https://www.asf.alaska.edu] [day/month/year of data access]. DOI: [DOI]

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Dataset: ASF DAAC 2015, ALOS PALSAR_Radiometric_Terrain_Corrected_low_res; Includes Material © JAXA/METI 2007. Accessed through ASF DAAC 11 November 2015. DOI: 10.5067/JBYK3J6HFSVF

Crediting ALOS PALSAR Imagery

Include appropriate credit with each image shown in publications such as journal papers, articles, presentations, posters, and websites.

TypeFormatExample
Imagery, primary or derivative© JAXA/METI [year of data acquisition].© JAXA/METI 2007.
Imagery, value added[creator credit, year created]; Includes Material © JAXA/METI [year of data acquisition].ASF DAAC 2014; Includes Material © JAXA/METI 2007.

ALOS PALSAR RTC Datasets and DOIs

DatasetDOI
PALSAR_Radiometric_Terrain_Corrected_low_res10.5067/JBYK3J6HFSVF
PALSAR_Radiometric_Terrain_Corrected_high_res10.5067/Z97HFCNKR6VA


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