Acknowledgment in papers

Any paper using DECam data should use the appropriate acknowledgement(s)  found at

http://www.noao.edu/noao/library/NOAO_Publications_Acknowledgments.html

Scroll down until you find Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO).    There you will find text, PDF and LaTeX versions of the acknowledgement needed if you are using DECam data resulting from NOAO-granted community time.   

If you are  using Dark Energy Survey (DES) public archive data then you should use an acknowledgement with a different leading sentence.  You can find this by scrolling down further to NOAO Science Archive (NSA), or use the direct link

http://www.noao.edu/noao/library/NOAO_Publications_Acknowledgments.html#DESdatause

Please check whether further acknowledgement text is appropriate, and if you are writing for an AAS journal be sure to include the keywords CTIO:Blanco (DECam).