Software and Services Citations

From Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)

The purpose of this cluster is to develop recommendations and best practices for software and services citations.

Software Citation Format (Please note that this is still under revision)

Author. Year released. Name. Version. Software publisher. Date software accessed and DOI

For GIOVANNI: Giovanni Team. 2015. Giovanni. Ver. 4.21. Goddard, MD, USA. Accessed [YYYY-MM-DD] at…

Or for the MODIS Land subsetter: ORNL DAAC. 2017. MODIS Collection 6 Land Products Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, TN, USA. Accessed [YYYY-MM-DD]. Subset obtained for [Product name] product at [Lat],[Lon], time period: [Start date] to [End date], and subset size: [Width] x [Height] km.


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