License and Citation

License

PLEASE READ THIS SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT (“LICENSE”) CAREFULLY BEFORE DOWNLOADING THE SOFTWARE. BY DOWNLOADING THE SOFTWARE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO DOWNLOAD THIS SOFTWARE.

Vapor 3 is released under the permissive Apache v2.0 license.

Third Party Software

Vapor 3 makes use of the third party software listed below. In addition to the license above, users agree to the licenses outlined by the following libraries, frameworks, and source files:

Library/Framework

License

GLEW

Custom

IrrXML

Custom

OpenImageDenoise

Apache v2.0

assimp

Custom

embree

Apache v2.0

Freetype

Custom

geotiff

Custom

glfw3

Custom

h5bzip2

Custom

hdf5

Custom

jpeg

Custom

Microsoft Redistributable dll’s

Custom

netCDF

Custom

NSIS

CPL v1

ospray

Apache v2.0

png

Custom

proj

Custom

python

python

Qt

LGPL v3

sqlite3

Public Domain

SZIP (szlib)

HDF License

TBB (threading)

Apache v2.0

tiff

Custom

udunits

Custom

Source code

patchelf

Custom

nanoflann.hpp

Custom

SWT (wavelets)

GPL v2.1

Trackball.cpp

LGPL v2

geodesic.h

MIT

geo_ctrans.h

MIT

GetGitRevisionDescription.cmake

Boost V1

Citation

VAPOR is developed as an Open Source application by the National Center for Atmospheric Research, under the sponsorship of the National Science Foundation. Continued support for VAPOR is dependent on demonstrable evidence of the software’s value to the scientific community. You are free to use VAPOR as permitted under the terms and conditions of the license. We kindly request, however, that you cite VAPOR in your publications and presentations. We suggest the following citations as appropriate:

For journal articles, proceedings, etc., we request:

Li, Shaomeng; Jaroszynski, Stanislaw; Pearse, Scott; Orf, Leigh; Clyne, John. 2019. “VAPOR: A Visualization Package Tailored to Analyze Simulation Data in Earth System Science.” Atmosphere 10, no. 9: 488.

@Article{atmos10090488,
AUTHOR = {Li, Shaomeng and Jaroszynski, Stanislaw and Pearse, Scott and Orf, Leigh and Clyne, John},
TITLE = {VAPOR: A Visualization Package Tailored to Analyze Simulation Data in Earth System Science},
JOURNAL = {Atmosphere},
VOLUME = {10},
YEAR = {2019},
NUMBER = {9},
ARTICLE-NUMBER = {488},
URL = {https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4433/10/9/488},
ISSN = {2073-4433},
DOI = {10.3390/atmos10090488}
}

For presentations, posters, etc., we suggest:

Imagery produced by VAPOR (www.vapor.ucar.edu), a product of the Computational Information Systems Laboratory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research

or simply the URL when space does not permit otherwise:

www.vapor.ucar.edu