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Terms and Conditions has established “GEOLIFI” (GEOengineering LIterature FInder), a searchable online database of geoengineering papers. Papers that are included in GEOLIFI are archived and fully searchable to the visitors of the database at no cost.

GEOLIFI includes information and published documents protected by copyright law that belong to other entities, and are sold via GEOLIFI.

GEOLIFI is administrating this site with the purpose of selling technical papers online. You are free to access this site at anytime. You can purchase and download materials from this site, at any time. Any further transmission, modification, or promotion of the purchased material for public or commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.

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How Geolifi works

  1. First-time visitors will have to create an online account in order to purchase a document. The account is used to access the papers after the payment has been made.
  2. Once you identify the paper that is of interest to you, you can click the “Add to cart” button and the paper automatically will be added in the request list. You may continue searching the database and add more papers to the request list. Once you have completed the search and selected the papers you may proceed to check out by entering login and password information.
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  5. Papers must be downloaded within 30 days. Each paper will remain in your private account for a maximum period of 30 days. After this period the download link becomes inactive. Once the paper has been downloaded the link is deactivated.

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Updated 7-01-2009

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