Disclaimer and Copyright



The information, data and tools (herein referred to as “content”) provided by Terra Nova are generally supplied to Griffith University by the content owners and managers. Griffith University presents this content 'as is' without comment or change. Griffith University encourages content providers to provide good quality information and to maintain information currency.
Griffith University makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, tools, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will Griffith University be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.
Through Terra Nova you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Griffith University. Griffith University does not accept responsibility for or endorse the content or condition of any linked site.
When accessing information stored on Terra Nova you must comply with these terms of use and with all applicable laws. You must not use Terra Nova for malicious or fraudulent purposes.


Copyright in the website is owned by Griffith University.
Third parties own the copyright in much of the content provided by this website, and permission may be required from these parties to use such content.
In the course of providing content for storage on Terra Nova, the information custodian asserts that s/he has the right to make the content available to Griffith University and to end users, and agrees to comply with all applicable laws. Griffith University may suspend or terminate use of or access to content stored on Terra Nova and is not obliged to give any period of notice or reasons for that suspension or termination. Griffith University may remove the content from Terra Nova or issue a take down notice to the data custodian to take effect immediately.
Griffith University has no claim over the intellectual property rights in content stored in Terra Nova.


Open Licensing

Terra Nova encourages the sharing of data and knowledge for the long-term benefit of the climate change adaptation research and planning communities. Content sharing should only occur within a framework where contributors receive appropriate recognition for their work, and where content users understand, in advance, the responsibilities placed upon them when they access and/or use another’s content.
Terra Nova encourages data custodians to apply the least restrictive licence/terms of use possible to content made available through Terra Nova. Where copyright subsists in the content being published, Terra Nova recommends the use of the AusGOAL suite of licences.
Facilities and content custodians will need to consider their own specific circumstances, including any organisational requirements, if/when selecting a licence to apply to published content.



You must properly attribute content you use from the Terra Nova website.
For information on how to attribute a particular content item, please refer to the metadata record.