The UK Archive for Marine Species and Habitats Data
Daniel Lear, Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA)

Summary of download requests

Number of users / requestsUsersRequests
45119
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.
14105
Years 202220212020
51059
Formats requested Types requested  
csv17
shapefile16
kml84
wms1
wfs1
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)34
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)32
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)0
diversity indexes (diversity)0
Observations based on criteria (points)19
All observations of species (whole_species)20
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)14
  • 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
1012021-03-08whole_specieskml473List of datasetsList of species604676c3f1fed_20210308_163737
1022021-03-08whole_specieskml473List of datasetsList of species60468bbd8970f_20210308_154512
1032021-02-28whole_specieskml473List of datasetsList of species603be1ae41441_20210228_134104
1042021-02-26whole_datasetkml473List of datasetsList of species6039b58e961d7_20210226_222050
1052021-02-25whole_datasetkml473List of datasetsList of species603773550866e_20210225_050943
1062021-02-25whole_datasetkml473List of datasetsList of species603773550866e_20210225_052345
1072021-02-16whole_datasetkml473List of datasetsList of species602c3cfe4b166_20210216_165342
1082021-02-08dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species6021ce8871c62_20210208_190143
1092021-01-04dist_taxakml57List of datasetsList of species5ff30e43489d9_20210104_082655
1102021-01-04dist_taxakml57List of datasetsList of species5ff30e43489d9_20210104_082653
1112020-12-31dist_taxakml57List of datasetsList of species5fee86ec25d4b_20201231_212051
1122020-12-21dist_taxashapefile57List of datasetsList of species5fe0526cbb7da_20201221_030318
1132020-12-21dist_taxacsv57List of datasetsList of species5fe0526cbb7da_20201221_030008
1142020-12-16dist_taxakml57List of datasetsList of species5fd9ba2943ac6_20201216_024143
1152020-10-15dist_taxakml57List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172626
1162020-10-15dist_taxakml57List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172622
1172020-10-15dist_taxakml57List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172627
1182020-10-15dist_taxakml57List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172625
1192020-07-23dist_taxakml191List of datasetsList of species5f19a00a5ce51_20200723_103917
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 Goolge 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.