Serving
the
Exoplanet
Science
Community

KI Data Proprietary Policy

Data rights

All KI data are now publicly available through the Keck Observatory Archive (KOA).

While the KI was operational, the default data proprietary period was 1 year unless an extension was requested of and granted by the NExScI Executive Director. Shared-risk and Key Science programs may have had different proprietary periods.

In general, requests for extensions fell into the following categories:
  • Time varying objects with periods of order 12 months or longer in which full period coverage is necessary for the science and more data were expected in the near future.
  • Programs in which some data were collected, but the program was not completed in the allocated time due to significant instrument problems.

Return to KI Support page

(last updated October 11th, 2017 13:52:59)