[MAG35-P03] Open data on the atmosphere and ocean for commercial use
Keywords:open data, commercial use, atmosphere, ocean
In some cases, users are charged for research data worthwhile. It is difficult to prepare rules, framework, and data-providing systems without supports of experts on accounting and intellectual properties for commercial use. According to questionnaire by Ono et al. (2016) over researchers community of DIAS and GRENE-ei, definite-term project of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, 31.6 % of answers regarded NC (Noncommercial) of Creative Commons (CC) as agreeable for the provider side, if a researcher provided arbitrary others with data generated by oneself.
In a simple example, a data generator is equal to the reference on quality of the data, equal to a licenser. It depends on consensus among data generators whether their licenser is a natural or legal person. In the case that a licenser is natural, it could take time to respond to each use application, or farther, the licenser could become too short of time to decide to respond.
On the other hand, there are many research data generated from definite-term projects. Guidelines on data ownership are desired to determine whether data generators are natural or legal people, whether licensers are data generators or organizations in charge of open data, in case data generators could hardly continue to manage and open their own data.
Taking the above mentioned issues into consideration, we would like to discuss what guidelines are preferable for commercial use of data.
ONO Masafumi, KOIKE Toshio, SHIBASAKI Ryosuke (2016) “Survey for research data sharing in earth environmental information domain: Realities in research community,” Journal of Information Processing and Management, vol. 59, no. 8, pp. 514-525.