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Last updated: January 24, 2024

Citing use of data published on DataStream

Many datasets shared on DataStream are published under licenses that require attribution. License information and recommended citation can be found in the dataset metadata (left panel of the data visualization page), in the .csv metadata record on download, or the dataset page.

Example citation

Misipawistik Cree Nation. 2024. "MCN-WQM" (dataset). 1.0.0. DataStream.

Citing use of DataStream educational resources

We appreciate you citing DataStream when using our educational materials or other DataStream resources in your work. This includes science explainer content and images, illustrations, webinar slides, and other resources produced by DataStream, such as our Data Governance Policy and Data Upload Template. Many of these resources contain a recommended citation.

Example citation

DataStream Initiative. 2021. A Monitor’s Guide to Water Quality.

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