Open-access data and tools are fundamental aspects of the Moana Project. So that we can track our success in making ocean data accessible to all, we ask that you acknowledge the project when using Moana Project data, models or tools.

An example acknowledgement is provided below. When using Moana Project data or other resources, you must include such a statement, either where the use of the data or other resource is described, or within the Acknowledgements section of the publication.

"(... data / model / tool) was sourced from the Moana Project,"

We would also appreciate receiving a copy of the relevant publications - please attach in an email to


Hau-Moana: New Zealand Atmospheric Downscaling data

The Moana Project team is pleased to release the Hau-Moana data set, the New Zealand atmospheric downscaling. 

To access the Hau-Moana data, please email us at



Moana Project data is used by