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Diana Catarino, University of the Azores Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (UAC-DOP);Miguel Machete, University of the Azores Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (UAC-DOP)

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 2023
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)0
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)32
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)1
diversity indexes (diversity)0
Observations based on criteria (points)7
All observations of species (whole_species)28
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
12023-03-29dist_spshapefile1191List of datasetsList of species6424c7d31729d_20230329_194349
22023-03-29whole_speciescsv551List of datasetsList of species6424c296bda0b_20230329_192541
32023-03-29dist_spshapefile1194List of datasetsList of species6424c296bda0b_20230329_193340
42023-03-29dist_spshapefile1194List of datasetsList of species6424c296bda0b_20230329_193033
52023-03-29dist_spshapefile1194List of datasetsList of species6424c296bda0b_20230329_193049
62023-03-29dist_spshapefile1194List of datasetsList of species6424c296bda0b_20230329_193104
72023-03-29dist_spshapefile1194List of datasetsList of species6424c296bda0b_20230329_193005
82023-03-27pointsshapefile78List of datasetsList of species6421e61734cfd_20230327_153717
92023-03-27pointsshapefile78List of datasetsList of species6421e61734cfd_20230327_153718
102023-03-27pointscsv78List of datasetsList of species6421e61734cfd_20230327_154922
112023-03-27pointscsv78List of datasetsList of species6421e61734cfd_20230327_154712
122023-03-23dist_spshapefile69List of datasetsList of species641cbe5e7d9df_20230323_170822
132023-03-23dist_spcsv69List of datasetsList of species641cbe5e7d9df_20230323_170959
142023-03-21dist_spshapefile69List of datasetsList of species6419b0c3a0bbe_20230321_093424
152023-03-20dist_spcsv930List of datasetsList of species64184cf34a1e2_20230320_081054
162023-03-19dist_spcsv1493List of datasetsList of species6417c9aaaa3c3_20230319_225315
172023-03-17dist_spshapefile2127List of datasetsList of species64146dcf657dd_20230317_094803
182023-03-17dist_spshapefile2127List of datasetsList of species64146dcf657dd_20230317_094809
192023-03-17dist_spcsv2127List of datasetsList of species64146dcf657dd_20230317_094936
202023-03-17dist_spcsv2127List of datasetsList of species64146dcf657dd_20230317_094944
212023-03-17dist_spshapefile2127List of datasetsList of species64146dcf657dd_20230317_094757
222023-03-17whole_speciesgdb6List of datasetsList of species64147a34421fc_20230317_112209
232023-03-17whole_speciesgdb253List of datasetsList of species64147a34421fc_20230317_112044
242023-03-17whole_speciesgdb5263List of datasetsList of species64147a34421fc_20230317_104828
252023-03-17whole_speciesgdb347List of datasetsList of species64147a34421fc_20230317_113347
262023-03-17whole_speciesgdb155List of datasetsList of species64147a34421fc_20230317_105829
272023-03-07pointscsv2022List of datasetsList of species6405a55a06843_20230307_032744
282023-03-07pointscsv2022List of datasetsList of species6405a55a06843_20230307_032741
292023-03-06whole_speciesgdb6List of datasetsList of species6405cc842cc06_20230306_065337
302023-03-06whole_speciescsv6List of datasetsList of species6405cc842cc06_20230306_065346
312023-03-06dist_spshapefile69List of datasetsList of species6405ee8c75e0c_20230306_084703
322023-03-06whole_speciescsv2022List of datasetsList of species6405a3b5362a1_20230306_032748
332023-03-06whole_speciescsv2022List of datasetsList of species640531891d7a9_20230306_031214
342023-03-06dist_spcsv1493List of datasetsList of species640531891d7a9_20230306_031300
352023-03-06dist_spcsv1493List of datasetsList of species640531891d7a9_20230306_031302
362023-03-06dist_spcsv1493List of datasetsList of species640531891d7a9_20230306_031304
372023-03-06whole_speciescsv2022List of datasetsList of species6405a3b5362a1_20230306_032759
382023-03-06whole_speciescsv2022List of datasetsList of species6405a3b5362a1_20230306_032928
392023-03-06dist_spcsv1992List of datasetsList of species6405a3b5362a1_20230306_033118
402023-03-02dist_spkml50List of datasetsList of species64011bd602881_20230302_165937
412023-03-02dist_spkml50List of datasetsList of species64011bd602881_20230302_165948
422023-02-28whole_speciesgdb2022List of datasetsList of species63fe0fc1956d1_20230228_100832
432023-02-28whole_speciescsv2022List of datasetsList of species63fe0fc1956d1_20230228_100831
442023-02-22whole_speciescsv115List of datasetsList of species63f69e2e89811_20230222_180313
452023-02-20dist_spkml2048List of datasetsList of species63f39d9d4f464_20230220_112126
462023-02-18dist_spshapefile44List of datasetsList of species63f158cd2dbb3_20230218_181050
472023-02-16dist_spkml26031List of datasetsList of species63eea5966cf70_20230216_165928
482023-02-16dist_spkml26031List of datasetsList of species63eea5966cf70_20230216_165827
492023-02-15pointscsv2163List of datasetsList of species63ed4212067aa_20230215_153742
502023-02-15dist_spcsv2048List of datasetsList of species63ed343a2bbe7_20230215_144056
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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.