CESM2 Related Software Package Copyright Notice & Disclaimer

NCAR and collaborators have developed additional packages to support CESM input data pre-processing, output data post-processing, and diagnostic analysis packages that are included under the general CESM copyright notice and disclaimer.

CESM developers who are maintaining and distributing these packages to the community should include the following text in a LICENSE.txt file as part of the package distribution bundle.


Copyright (c) 2018, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) All rights reserved. Developed by: [Name of Development Group including any outside collaborators] University Corporation for Atmospheric Research - National Center for Atmospheric Research [URL for Development Group/Institution] Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal with the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions: - Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimers. - Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimers in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. - Neither the names of [Name of Development Group, UCAR], nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this Software without specific prior written permission. THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.