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Access to, and use of, this website is provided by American Geophysical Union subject to the following Terms and Conditions.

Use of this website constitutes your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, which take effect on the date that you first use the website. American Geophysical Union reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting changes online. You are responsible for regularly reviewing information posted online to obtain timely notice of such changes. Your continued use of this website after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified by the posted changes.

You agree to use this website only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use of, this website by any third party. Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful, or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption of normal flow of dialogue and information within this website.

This website and the information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons regarding or relating to American Geophysical Union, its products and services (or to third party products and services), is provided "AS IS" and on an "IS AVAILABLE" basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

In no event will American Geophysical Union, the software vendors, developers or other consultants working on this site be liable for any damages including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use, data, or profits, whether in action of contract, negligence or other tortuous action, arising out of or in connection with the use of the website. American Geophysical Union, eJournalPress, developers or other consultants working on this site do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, or otherwise any license or right under any trademark or patent of American Geophysical Union or any other third party.

If there is any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and/or specific terms appearing elsewhere on this website relating to specific material then the latter shall prevail.

You agree to indemnify American Geophysical Union, the software vendors, developers or other consultants working on this site and not to hold them liable in any way for the results of any action you may take based on the material contained herein, and from any consequences of the following:

American Geophysical Union reserves the right to store your profile information (ordinarily received via the registration process) for internal and market research purposes, and to draw your attention to information that may be of interest to you. American Geophysical Union may contact you from time to time by email to draw your attention to information that may be of interest. You may opt out from receiving such email when registering as a user, or at any time thereafter. American Geophysical Union will not supply your name or email address to a third party without your explicit permission.

Any forbearance or indulgence by American Geophysical Union in enforcing any provision in these Terms and Conditions shall not affect American Geophysical Union right of enforcement and any waiver of any breach shall not operate as a waiver of any subsequent or continuing breach.

If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any country or state in which these Terms and Conditions are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction which that Term or Condition is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from this clause and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Maryland, USA. Disputes arising here from shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Maryland, USA.

If these Terms and Conditions are not accepted in full, you do not have permission to access the contents of this website and therefore should cease using this website immediately.