License and Terms of Use

All GEOGloWS Datasets are licensed with the Creative Commons BY 4.0 (CCBY4.0) license. The full text of the license can be found at The following is the short form summary provided on that site. For full terms, consult the license text. You must give credit to GEOGloWS as described by this license.

In addition, the GEOGloWS Hydrologic Model V2 is a result of public, private, and government entities collaborating for many years. Primary model development and application efforts are driven by an academic research team at in the Civil and Construction Engineering Department at  Brigham Young University. We ask that you cite the following papers and researchers to give credit in the ways most meaningful to academics and researchers. For a more complete list of publications, see