CPAS is a derived work of MPAS. The copyrights and license agreements are reproduced below.
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Copyright (c) 2013, Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) (Ocean: LA-CC-13-047; Land Ice: LA-CC-13-117) and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).
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