Antarctic Pack Ice Seals 1994-1999, plus historical data from the 1980's
OBIS Secretariat, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Summary of download requests

Number of users / requestsUsersRequests
63159
Types requested AllPartial All or partial?: When all records of this dataset were downloaded, it is flagged as "All".
Otherwise, it is flagged as "Partial".
A partial download happens when a user specifies particular species / areas / dates of interest.
0159
Years 20242023
22137
Formats requested Types requested  
csv64
shapefile53
kml31
wms0
wfs1
gdb10
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)7
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)69
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)3
diversity indexes (diversity)0
Observations based on criteria (points)15
All observations of species (whole_species)65
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)0
  • Gridded summary Type 1 (dist_taxa): Sightings of all species are aggregated at 1/0.1/0.01 degree resolution. Users gets the number of species and records per grid cell.
    a: Rectangular grids; b: Hexagonal grids
  • Gridded summary Type 2 (dist_sp): Sightings of each species are aggregated at 1/0.1/0.01 degree resolution. Users gets the number of records of the species in question per grid cell.
    a: Rectangular grids; b: Hexagonal grids
  • All or partial?: When all records of this dataset were downloaded, it is flagged as "All". Otherwise, it is flagged as "Partial". A partial download happens when a user specifies particular species / areas / dates of interest.

Download request details

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No.Date requestedTypes requestedFormat#recordsAlong with...Species includedRequest ID
1512023-02-16dist_spkml42List of datasetsList of species63eea5966cf70_20230216_165827
1522023-02-13whole_speciescsv36List of datasetsList of species63ea75d38008d_20230213_131636
1532023-02-13whole_speciescsv36List of datasetsList of species63ea75d38008d_20230213_131654
1542023-02-06whole_speciescsv1List of datasetsList of species63e12ec018e2a_20230206_115015
1552023-02-03dist_spshapefile42List of datasetsList of species63dccb233471d_20230203_042028
1562023-02-02whole_speciescsv4List of datasetsList of species63dc554d96d63_20230202_192929
1572023-02-02whole_speciescsv5List of datasetsList of species63dc5441b51e8_20230202_192607
1582023-01-31dist_spcsv3List of datasetsList of species63d9208fc70a7_20230131_091652
1592023-01-24whole_specieskml5List of datasetsList of species63cfb81555527_20230124_060344
List of datasets

Notes

  • The summary of the download requests may not be accurate as the download functionality of the OBIS-SEAMAP mapping tools have been advancing and it is hard to put together old download requests with newer ones.
  • The number of users may be overcounted or undercounted as we didn't collect the information of user identification in early years of OBIS-SEAMAP and the IP addresses are used as a proxy to user identity for old requests.
  • Other issues that may result in inaccuracy is:
    • a user may try downloading data with slightly different criteria for the same project/purpose.
    • a user may download data a couple of times over time to include the latest observations.
    • a user may download data with more coarse criteria and then filter the downloaded data more for specific needs (e.g. download global sightings of a species and then filter them with a study area).
    • a user may download data just for a test purpose.
    • For KML format, a user may visualize the data using Google Earth but did not use them for his/her scientific work.
  • The data type of "diversity indexes" was added in July 2016.
  • Although we have started collecting details of a request (i.e. user's name, prospectus) since Nov 2013, we do not disclose the details unless the user gives us consent. If you want to know more details on the request, please contact us with the Request ID ready. We will try connecting you with the user in question.