MAR-ECO 2004 - Mammals and birds
Thomas de Lange Wenneck, Institute of Marine Research Norwegian Marine Data Centre (IMR)

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)246
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)746
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)17
diversity indexes (diversity)1
Observations based on criteria (points)662
All observations of species (whole_species)599
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)19
  • 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
7512019-08-13pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5d534d3430147_20190813_195242
7522019-08-12dist_taxakml187List of datasetsList of species5d5161a504ddb_20190812_085522
7532019-08-07pointscsv4List of datasetsList of species5d4a3a2149d79_20190806_224729
7542019-08-06dist_spkml7List of datasetsList of species5d499db5d7fed_20190806_113409
7552019-08-06dist_taxakml1013List of datasetsList of species5d499d0388673_20190806_113136
7562019-08-06dist_taxakml1013List of datasetsList of species5d499d0388673_20190806_113142
7572019-08-06dist_spshapefile7List of datasetsList of species5d4978bdd6bee_20190806_090252
7582019-08-06dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5d4978bdd6bee_20190806_090021
7592019-08-03pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5d459f2219dc2_20190803_105414
7602019-08-02pointsshapefile4List of datasetsList of species5d44b0eb5dc4d_20190802_175412
7612019-07-30pointscsv28List of datasetsList of species5d40325f02c6e_20190730_081619
7622019-07-28pointscsv49List of datasetsList of species5d3d1dc4331f9_20190728_001137
7632019-07-28dist_spcsv18List of datasetsList of species5d3d1dc4331f9_20190728_000254
7642019-07-28dist_spshapefile18List of datasetsList of species5d3d1dc4331f9_20190728_000313
7652019-07-28pointscsv49List of datasetsList of species5d3d29872e96d_20190728_005054
7662019-07-23pointskml1List of datasetsList of species5d369c122b0ad_20190723_013618
7672019-07-14pointscsv4List of datasetsList of species5d2babc407179_20190714_183649
7682019-07-11dist_spkml65List of datasetsList of species5d268861b45c6_20190710_205508
7692019-07-11dist_taxakml187List of datasetsList of species5d26627f4f79f_20190710_201110
7702019-07-11dist_taxakml187List of datasetsList of species5d2689943c3df_20190710_205801
7712019-07-10dist_taxakml187List of datasetsList of species5d265c9e4cc57_20190710_174820
7722019-07-10dist_taxakml187List of datasetsList of species5d265c9e4cc57_20190710_174731
7732019-07-10dist_taxakml491List of datasetsList of species5d265c9e4cc57_20190710_181712
7742019-07-10dist_taxakml187List of datasetsList of species5d265c9e4cc57_20190710_174740
7752019-07-07dist_spcsv117List of datasetsList of species5d221ff10787c_20190707_130015
7762019-07-07dist_spshapefile117List of datasetsList of species5d221ff10787c_20190707_125142
7772019-07-05dist_taxakml187List of datasetsList of species5d1f58116aada_20190705_100818
7782019-07-05pointscsv2List of datasetsList of species5d1eee2ec2a55_20190705_023243
7792019-06-30dist_taxakml187List of datasetsList of species5d18b432d271b_20190630_090925
7802019-06-30pointsshapefile1133List of datasetsList of species5d18b4a1b54e8_20190630_091204
7812019-06-26pointsshapefile55List of datasetsList of species5d12d28bc0421_20190625_222714
7822019-06-26pointsshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5d12d28bc0421_20190625_224618
7832019-06-26pointsshapefile4List of datasetsList of species5d12d28bc0421_20190626_003613
7842019-06-26pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5d12d28bc0421_20190625_224312
7852019-06-26pointsshapefile14List of datasetsList of species5d12d28bc0421_20190625_223749
7862019-06-26pointsshapefile4List of datasetsList of species5d12d28bc0421_20190625_221857
7872019-06-26dist_spshapefile44List of datasetsList of species5d1330797a3b6_20190626_044946
7882019-06-26dist_spshapefile3List of datasetsList of species5d13344a13156_20190626_050213
7892019-06-26dist_spshapefile44List of datasetsList of species5d1340b278b7f_20190626_055425
7902019-06-16dist_spkml19List of datasetsList of species5d05f7e10b4db_20190616_040504
7912019-06-15dist_spwms187List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_005841
7922019-06-15dist_spshapefile105List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_053149
7932019-06-15dist_spshapefile65List of datasetsList of species5d04c2915c164_20190615_072903
7942019-06-15dist_spcsv105List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_052830
7952019-06-15dist_spcsv55List of datasetsList of species5d04c2915c164_20190615_075627
7962019-06-15dist_spcsv187List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_002732
7972019-06-15dist_spshapefile187List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_005633
7982019-06-15dist_spwms187List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_044621
7992019-06-15dist_spshapefile65List of datasetsList of species5d04c2915c164_20190615_071720
8002019-06-15dist_spwms187List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_044452
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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.