How To Cite VAPOR

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 the citation for both the article and the software:

  • Li S, Jaroszynski S, Pearse S, Orf L, Clyne J. VAPOR: A Visualization Package Tailored to Analyze Simulation Data in Earth System Science. Atmosphere. 2019; 10(9):488.
  • Visualization & Analysis Systems Technologies. (2023) Visualization and Analysis Platform for Ocean, Atmosphere, and Solar Researchers (VAPOR version 3.8.0) [Software]. Boulder, CO: UCAR/NCAR - Computational and Information System Lab. doi:10.5281/zenodo.7779648