NOAA Southeast Fishery Science Center (SEFSC) Commercial Pelagic Observer Program (POP) Data
Guillermo Diaz, Federal Government of the United States of America; Department of Commerce; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Marine Fisheries Service; Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC)

Summary of download requests

Number of users / requestsUsersRequests
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.
Years 202220212020201920182017201620152014201320122011
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)286
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)1
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)909
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)2
diversity indexes (diversity)2
Observations based on criteria (points)747
All observations of species (whole_species)749
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)39
  • 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
25012012-12-14whole_speciesshapefile1List of datasetsList of species50cbc43acd39e_20121214_193546
25022012-12-12dist_taxashapefile1416List of datasetsList of species50c8b95f6cd6e_20121212_132615
25032012-12-12dist_taxashapefile1416List of datasetsList of species50c8b95f6cd6e_20121212_134050
25042012-12-12dist_taxashapefile1416List of datasetsList of species50c8b95f6cd6e_20121212_133845
25052012-12-12pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species50c8a48bee3f3_20121212_103800
25062012-12-12pointsshapefile1List of datasetsList of species50c8a93156dc8_20121212_105832
25072012-12-11dist_spshapefile5List of datasetsList of species50c76ef02518f_20121211_132150
25082012-12-11dist_spshapefile590List of datasetsList of species50c76ef02518f_20121211_134419
25092012-12-11dist_spshapefile1163List of datasetsList of species50c76ef02518f_20121211_134105
25102012-12-11dist_spshapefile595List of datasetsList of species50c76ef02518f_20121211_133620
25112012-12-11dist_spshapefile1168List of datasetsList of species50c76ef02518f_20121211_133301
25122012-12-11dist_spshapefile105List of datasetsList of species50c76ef02518f_20121211_131926
25132012-12-10whole_speciescsv1List of datasetsList of species50c64121753c6_20121210_151224
25142012-12-10dist_taxacsv1416List of datasetsList of species50c5a68055a51_20121210_40849
25152012-12-06pointsshapefile575List of datasetsList of species50c10790b2d13_20121206_160746
25162012-12-05pointsshapefile3List of datasetsList of species50bf6a3d02130_20121205_105024
25172012-12-05pointsshapefile15List of datasetsList of species50bf6a3d02130_20121205_104047
25182012-12-05pointsshapefile567List of datasetsList of species50bf6a3d02130_20121205_105617
25192012-11-27whole_speciesshapefile15List of datasetsList of species50b4e85332654_20121127_112301
25202012-11-26dist_spcsv133List of datasetsList of species50b393a181a75_20121126_111613
25212012-11-26dist_spshapefile133List of datasetsList of species50b393a181a75_20121126_110955
25222012-11-25whole_speciesshapefile6List of datasetsList of species50b2eee61b399_20121125_232418
25232012-11-25whole_speciesshapefile6List of datasetsList of species50b2edb25ab63_20121125_231924
25242012-11-24whole_speciescsv575List of datasetsList of species50b0d3b3d8623_20121124_90355
25252012-11-15dist_taxacsv1416List of datasetsList of species50a50b4fe1033_20121115_103424
25262012-11-14whole_speciesshapefile575List of datasetsList of species50a3d5bfd67f5_20121114_124723
25272012-11-14whole_speciesshapefile575List of datasetsList of species50a3d50566bd4_20121114_123001
25282012-11-04dist_spshapefile15List of datasetsList of species50972893a78d4_20121104_215039
25292012-11-04whole_speciesshapefile575List of datasetsList of species50972b7487eae_20121104_215943
25302012-11-04whole_speciesshapefile2List of datasetsList of species50972b2bc5707_20121104_215819
25312012-11-04dist_spshapefile15List of datasetsList of species50972893a78d4_20121104_214806
25322012-11-02dist_taxashapefile1416List of datasetsList of species50943077b78d0_20121102_164548
25332012-10-31dist_spcsv41List of datasetsList of species50913c35f17c9_20121031_110049
25342012-10-31dist_spcsv5List of datasetsList of species5091495dd1623_20121031_120324
25352012-10-31dist_spcsv41List of datasetsList of species50913c35f17c9_20121031_111656
25362012-10-31dist_spcsv157List of datasetsList of species50913af32fb64_20121031_105640
25372012-10-31dist_spcsv41List of datasetsList of species50913c35f17c9_20121031_113916
25382012-10-31dist_spcsv4List of datasetsList of species50914bd3a35e8_20121031_120409
25392012-10-31dist_spshapefile41List of datasetsList of species50913c35f17c9_20121031_110341
25402012-10-31dist_spcsv14List of datasetsList of species50914baa3b565_20121031_121651
25412012-10-31whole_speciescsv5List of datasetsList of species50914a5c3efe9_20121031_115807
25422012-10-31whole_speciescsv5List of datasetsList of species50914a2a70745_20121031_115708
25432012-10-29whole_speciesshapefile575List of datasetsList of species508e54056fd59_20121029_61236
25442012-10-25whole_speciesshapefile1List of datasetsList of species50891e942cc32_20121025_71308
25452012-10-24whole_speciesshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5087ecb1b6661_20121024_92757
25462012-10-24whole_speciescsv1List of datasetsList of species50884d49d35ac_20121024_162151
25472012-10-24whole_speciesshapefile1List of datasetsList of species50884e564a160_20121024_162815
25482012-10-24whole_speciescsv1List of datasetsList of species50884e564a160_20121024_162359
25492012-10-24whole_speciesshapefile1List of datasetsList of species50884d49d35ac_20121024_162139
25502012-10-24whole_speciesshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5087d1bad5239_20121024_75218
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  • 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.