CSIRO, North West Shelf Demersal Marine Resources Study (1982-1992)
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, Information and Data Centre

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)34
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)23
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)0
diversity indexes (diversity)0
Observations based on criteria (points)4
All observations of species (whole_species)51
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_taxakml64List of datasetsList of species6285ce74d89aa_20220519_012601
22022-04-06pointscsv65List of datasetsList of species624d3a8895a42_20220406_030407
32022-03-11dist_taxakml64List of datasetsList of species622bab7f290d0_20220311_150601
42022-02-28dist_taxakml64List of datasetsList of species621cce6e20e07_20220228_083050
52022-02-18whole_speciescsv1List of datasetsList of species621006b38c9ef_20220218_155442
62022-01-12dist_spwms64List of datasetsList of species61ded4734913b_20220112_082024
72022-01-12dist_spcsv64List of datasetsList of species61ded4734913b_20220112_081818
82022-01-12dist_spshapefile64List of datasetsList of species61ded4734913b_20220112_081925
92022-01-12dist_spwfs64List of datasetsList of species61ded4734913b_20220112_081959
102022-01-11dist_spshapefile64List of datasetsList of species61dd535514d4b_20220111_050512
112022-01-05pointsshapefile65List of datasetsList of species61d51161cd403_20220104_225110
122021-11-30whole_speciescsv12List of datasetsList of species61a648e13274c_20211130_105524
132021-11-10dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species618c3df964b8a_20211110_164831
142021-10-26whole_speciescsv1List of datasetsList of species61780b0b13e20_20211026_111147
152021-10-25whole_speciescsv1List of datasetsList of species6176ba2a13cbd_20211025_101044
162021-10-25whole_speciescsv1List of datasetsList of species6176ba2a13cbd_20211025_101024
172021-10-21dist_spshapefile64List of datasetsList of species61721d3d9cd5b_20211021_221413
182021-10-21pointsshapefile65List of datasetsList of species61721d3d9cd5b_20211021_222126
192021-10-19whole_speciescsv5List of datasetsList of species616e906c289d9_20211019_060550
202021-10-09dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species616125ca42682_20211009_011802
212021-10-02dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species6157ea6e6147c_20211002_014031
222021-10-01dist_taxakml64List of datasetsList of species6154741707ef2_20211001_012530
232021-09-30dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species614c7898d8d28_20210930_150127
242021-08-25dist_taxakml64List of datasetsList of species6126a698b4008_20210825_162510
252021-08-18dist_taxashapefile64List of datasetsList of species611cec16b0a0d_20210818_072323
262021-08-18dist_taxashapefile64List of datasetsList of species611cec16b0a0d_20210818_072705
272021-08-12dist_taxakml64List of datasetsList of species61151d37b6c5d_20210812_091056
282021-07-21dist_taxakml64List of datasetsList of species60f85ddccdb94_20210721_134847
292021-07-17dist_taxakml64List of datasetsList of species60f33c1987d1f_20210717_162346
302021-07-11whole_speciescsv15List of datasetsList of species60eb55e321bac_20210711_164816
312021-07-09whole_speciescsv5List of datasetsList of species60e9063c94b37_20210709_223505
322021-07-09whole_speciescsv5List of datasetsList of species60e904362d37b_20210709_222316
332021-07-07whole_speciescsv15List of datasetsList of species60e5dca5c8c57_20210707_131356
342021-07-06whole_speciescsv15List of datasetsList of species60e4e254d93ad_20210706_190856
352021-07-06whole_speciescsv15List of datasetsList of species60e4e254d93ad_20210706_190915
362021-07-05whole_speciescsv15List of datasetsList of species60e37f3915b3d_20210705_181405
372021-07-05whole_speciescsv15List of datasetsList of species60e37f3915b3d_20210705_181537
382021-07-05whole_speciesgdb15List of datasetsList of species60e37f3915b3d_20210705_175708
392021-07-04whole_speciescsv10List of datasetsList of species60e26f69efb15_20210704_223417
402021-07-04whole_speciescsv10List of datasetsList of species60e2812f04609_20210704_234931
412021-07-04whole_speciescsv10List of datasetsList of species60e27a1909a41_20210704_233406
422021-07-04whole_speciescsv10List of datasetsList of species60e27a1909a41_20210704_233404
432021-07-04whole_speciescsv10List of datasetsList of species60e27a1909a41_20210704_231909
442021-07-03dist_spcsv31List of datasetsList of species60e0c2b391bed_20210703_161046
452021-07-03whole_speciescsv10List of datasetsList of species60e0c2b391bed_20210703_160614
462021-07-02whole_speciescsv10List of datasetsList of species60deab250a713_20210702_020338
472021-07-02whole_speciescsv10List of datasetsList of species60deab250a713_20210702_021456
482021-06-27dist_spcsv31List of datasetsList of species60d80e954cd7f_20210627_013928
492021-06-26dist_spcsv31List of datasetsList of species60d63d5fa64fb_20210626_173431
502021-06-26dist_spcsv31List of datasetsList of species60d63d5fa64fb_20210626_171136
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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.