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
8512019-06-02pointsshapefile49List of datasetsList of species5cf375ac8b9e6_20190602_035241
8522019-06-02pointsshapefile49List of datasetsList of species5cf375ac8b9e6_20190602_034434
8532019-06-01pointskml49List of datasetsList of species5cf27cba525bb_20190601_093957
8542019-06-01pointscsv49List of datasetsList of species5cf2764d1f085_20190601_090600
8552019-06-01pointswfs49List of datasetsList of species5cf278de1b6ae_20190601_091300
8562019-06-01pointsshapefile49List of datasetsList of species5cf27cba525bb_20190601_092529
8572019-06-01dist_spkml18List of datasetsList of species5cf27cba525bb_20190601_195557
8582019-06-01pointswfs49List of datasetsList of species5cf27cba525bb_20190601_095016
8592019-06-01pointswms49List of datasetsList of species5cf27cba525bb_20190601_094719
8602019-05-28dist_taxashapefile26List of datasetsList of species5ced56f1d33ca_20190528_115810
8612019-05-28dist_taxakml26List of datasetsList of species5ced56f1d33ca_20190528_115745
8622019-05-23dist_spshapefile25List of datasetsList of species5ce60daf24427_20190522_231025
8632019-05-13pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5cd98e1cc2c4b_20190513_113316
8642019-05-10dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5cd5d9c635525_20190510_162810
8652019-05-10dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5cd5d9c635525_20190510_162140
8662019-05-09pointscsv2List of datasetsList of species5cd48e337f66a_20190509_163408
8672019-05-06pointsshapefile4List of datasetsList of species5cd0bce19bfa7_20190506_192733
8682019-05-06dist_spshapefile65List of datasetsList of species5cd038a81ddac_20190506_095106
8692019-05-06dist_spcsv28List of datasetsList of species5cd09db9a9ea3_20190506_165218
8702019-05-06dist_spcsv28List of datasetsList of species5cd09db9a9ea3_20190506_165459
8712019-04-17dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species5cb70b3d6d9ee_20190417_074059
8722019-04-17dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species5cb70b3d6d9ee_20190417_072528
8732019-04-17dist_spcsv2List of datasetsList of species5cb70b3d6d9ee_20190417_074332
8742019-04-17dist_spcsv2List of datasetsList of species5cb70b3d6d9ee_20190417_074408
8752019-04-17pointscsv26List of datasetsList of species5cb7328288b0a_20190417_101131
8762019-04-17dist_spcsv8List of datasetsList of species5cb7328288b0a_20190417_100844
8772019-04-17dist_taxacsv21List of datasetsList of species5cb720dd0a2e2_20190417_085128
8782019-04-17dist_spcsv2List of datasetsList of species5cb70b3d6d9ee_20190417_074248
8792019-04-17dist_spcsv2List of datasetsList of species5cb70b3d6d9ee_20190417_084432
8802019-04-17dist_spcsv3List of datasetsList of species5cb70b3d6d9ee_20190417_073653
8812019-04-17dist_spcsv2List of datasetsList of species5cb70b3d6d9ee_20190417_073500
8822019-04-11dist_spshapefile7List of datasetsList of species5caef43492120_20190411_65833
8832019-04-10dist_spkml33List of datasetsList of species5cada1e0410a0_20190410_35821
8842019-04-08dist_spkml18List of datasetsList of species5cab203299f6e_20190408_62022
8852019-04-08dist_taxakml187List of datasetsList of species5cab9e48e6ad2_20190408_151922
8862019-04-07pointscsv49List of datasetsList of species5caa65c1d448f_20190407_171211
8872019-04-05pointscsv12List of datasetsList of species5ca7756c3bded_20190405_115105
8882019-04-05pointscsv7List of datasetsList of species5ca7756c3bded_20190405_114429
8892019-04-05pointscsv28List of datasetsList of species5ca7756c3bded_20190405_114020
8902019-04-05pointscsv1List of datasetsList of species5ca7756c3bded_20190405_114706
8912019-04-05pointscsv2List of datasetsList of species5ca7756c3bded_20190405_114540
8922019-04-05pointscsv55List of datasetsList of species5ca7756c3bded_20190405_115323
8932019-04-05pointscsv14List of datasetsList of species5ca7756c3bded_20190405_114827
8942019-04-05pointscsv49List of datasetsList of species5ca7756c3bded_20190405_114946
8952019-04-03dist_spshapefile4List of datasetsList of species5ca487b811534_20190403_65353
8962019-04-03dist_spshapefile44List of datasetsList of species5ca4975529dba_20190403_74642
8972019-04-03dist_spshapefile3List of datasetsList of species5ca4975529dba_20190403_74524
8982019-04-03dist_spshapefile3List of datasetsList of species5ca4975529dba_20190403_74253
8992019-04-03dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5ca4975529dba_20190403_74028
9002019-04-03dist_spshapefile3List of datasetsList of species5ca4975529dba_20190403_72938
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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.