Answered By: Josh Denby Last Updated: Jan 12, 2017 Views: 21
There are a number of elements that you should include in a data citation
- Year of publication: The date when the dataset was published or released (rather than the collection or coverage date)
- Publisher: the data center/repository
- Any applicable identifier (including edition or version)
- Availability and access: URL or doi/doi link
Cavalieri, D., C. Parkinson, P. Gloersen, and H. J. Zwally. 1996, updated 2006. Sea ice concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I passive microwave data, March 2002–Sept. 2003. Boulder, Colorado USA: National Snow and Ice Data Center. url: http://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0051.html (Accessed on 2008-05-14).