Data Usage Agreement

Following the guidelines from the SCAR and IPY Data Policies, and the recommendations from the Polar Information Commons (PIC), ANTABIF uses the CC-BY Licence, and badges data as part of the PIC.

You are free:

to Share — to copy, distribute and transmit the work

to Remix — to adapt the work

to make commercial use of the work

Under the following conditions:

Attribution — You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).

Upon data download, you will receive a text file mentioning how you are expected to cite the author(s) of the data.

Please cite the ANTABIF project as:

Van de Putte A, Youdjou N, Danis B [year accessed]. The Antarctic Biodiversity Information Facility. World Wide Web publication, available online at

This project is community-driven: data users and data contributors are expected to follow appropriate norms of behavior.

Please contact us if you have any questions.


This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.