NOTICE (July 2017): CDIAC will cease operations on September 30, 2017. Data will continue to be available through this portal until that time. A new DOE data archive is now at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and is named ESS-DIVE. Data stored at CDIAC is being transitioned to ESS-DIVE and will be available from ESS-DIVE by September 30, 2017. If you have any questions regarding the new archive or the data transition, please contact

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Permission to Use Our Data

If you wish to use a diagram, image, graph, table, or other materials from the CDIAC website and are concerned with obtaining permission and possible copyright restrictions, there should be no concerns. All of the reports, graphics, data, and other information on the CDIAC website are freely and publicly available without copyright restrictions.

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