Summer distribution of pelagic birds off the coast of Argentina (A Hudson 70 Expedition data set)
OBIS Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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 202220212020
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)31
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)8
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)1
diversity indexes (diversity)0
Observations based on criteria (points)1
All observations of species (whole_species)21
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
12022-05-19dist_sp_h3shapefile85List of datasetsList of species62868b4748657_20220519_144606
22022-05-19dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species6285ce74d89aa_20220519_012601
32022-03-11dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species622bab7f290d0_20220311_150601
42022-02-28dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species621cce6e20e07_20220228_083050
52022-01-12dist_spcsv116List of datasetsList of species61ded4734913b_20220112_081818
62022-01-12dist_spshapefile116List of datasetsList of species61ded4734913b_20220112_081925
72022-01-12dist_spwfs116List of datasetsList of species61ded4734913b_20220112_081959
82022-01-12dist_spwms116List of datasetsList of species61ded4734913b_20220112_082024
92022-01-11dist_spshapefile116List of datasetsList of species61dd535514d4b_20220111_050512
102021-11-21whole_speciesgdb13List of datasetsList of species619a430cad1b2_20211121_081407
112021-11-19pointsshapefile3List of datasetsList of species6197b661287f2_20211119_101507
122021-11-07dist_spcsv35List of datasetsList of species6187e387a01c5_20211107_103630
132021-10-20whole_speciesgdb4List of datasetsList of species61702f05d0319_20211020_110659
142021-10-01dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species6154741707ef2_20211001_012530
152021-09-14whole_speciescsv4List of datasetsList of species6140664457ffe_20210914_050958
162021-08-25dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species6126a698b4008_20210825_162510
172021-08-12dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species61151d37b6c5d_20210812_091056
182021-07-21dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species60f85ddccdb94_20210721_134847
192021-07-17dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species60f33c1987d1f_20210717_162346
202021-06-17dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species60cbbff6c9af8_20210617_180024
212021-06-17dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species60cbbff6c9af8_20210617_180023
222021-06-16whole_specieskml132List of datasetsList of species60ca59d1308c7_20210616_162057
232021-06-13whole_specieskml132List of datasetsList of species60c62b42a2d82_20210613_131818
242021-06-06whole_datasetkml132List of datasetsList of species60bc34040f853_20210606_000231
252021-06-06whole_datasetkml132List of datasetsList of species60bc34040f853_20210606_000859
262021-06-05whole_datasetkml132List of datasetsList of species60bc34040f853_20210605_235413
272021-05-25whole_specieskml132List of datasetsList of species60ad1d27803e7_20210525_115523
282021-05-25dist_spcsv116List of datasetsList of species60ad66cd15540_20210525_171609
292021-05-25dist_spshapefile116List of datasetsList of species60ad66cd15540_20210525_171145
302021-05-25whole_specieskml132List of datasetsList of species60ad18d58f19b_20210525_113944
312021-05-25whole_specieskml132List of datasetsList of species60ad1eeb98d7e_20210525_120201
322021-05-20whole_datasetkml132List of datasetsList of species60a670828a3dc_20210520_102634
332021-05-12dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species609bee016b948_20210512_110615
342021-05-12dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species609bee016b948_20210512_110652
352021-05-12dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species609bcbf2f1412_20210512_083804
362021-05-12dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species609bee016b948_20210512_110611
372021-04-21whole_datasetkml132List of datasetsList of species6080b25e34eff_20210421_192639
382021-04-21whole_datasetkml132List of datasetsList of species6080b25e34eff_20210421_192659
392021-04-21whole_datasetkml132List of datasetsList of species6080b25e34eff_20210421_192717
402021-04-20whole_speciescsv14List of datasetsList of species607f0b5f9261e_20210420_131917
412021-04-20dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species607f02ea892b3_20210420_123734
422021-04-19dist_taxakml128List of datasetsList of species607d9fc610cb5_20210419_113114
432021-04-19dist_taxakml128List of datasetsList of species607d9fc610cb5_20210419_113203
442021-04-13whole_specieskml132List of datasetsList of species60755d3d182c8_20210413_050004
452021-04-12dist_taxakml116List of datasetsList of species6074b98e77b63_20210412_172147
462021-04-08whole_specieskml132List of datasetsList of species606f6b8bd87a6_20210408_165640
472021-04-08whole_specieskml132List of datasetsList of species606f03b94a9f0_20210408_094447
482021-04-08whole_specieskml132List of datasetsList of species606f03b94a9f0_20210408_093957
492021-04-08whole_specieskml132List of datasetsList of species606f03b94a9f0_20210408_094015
502021-04-06whole_datasetkml132List of datasetsList of species606cfecf3743a_20210406_204707
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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.