Birds of Brier Island
Mary Kennedy, OBIS 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)32
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)19
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)0
diversity indexes (diversity)0
Observations based on criteria (points)9
All observations of species (whole_species)28
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
512021-05-25whole_specieskml44List of datasetsList of species60ad18d58f19b_20210525_113944
522021-05-25dist_spshapefile44List of datasetsList of species60ad66cd15540_20210525_171145
532021-05-25dist_spcsv44List of datasetsList of species60ad66cd15540_20210525_171609
542021-05-23dist_taxashapefile44List of datasetsList of species60aaba8248bc8_20210523_165437
552021-05-23dist_taxashapefile44List of datasetsList of species60aaba8248bc8_20210523_163532
562021-05-20whole_datasetkml44List of datasetsList of species60a670828a3dc_20210520_102634
572021-05-12dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species609bee016b948_20210512_110611
582021-05-12dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species609bee016b948_20210512_110652
592021-05-12dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species609bee016b948_20210512_110615
602021-05-12dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species609bcbf2f1412_20210512_083804
612021-04-28dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species6087130b65a28_20210428_092622
622021-04-21whole_datasetkml44List of datasetsList of species6080b25e34eff_20210421_192639
632021-04-21whole_datasetkml44List of datasetsList of species6080b25e34eff_20210421_192659
642021-04-21whole_datasetkml44List of datasetsList of species6080b25e34eff_20210421_192717
652021-04-20dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species607f02ea892b3_20210420_123734
662021-04-19dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species607d9fc610cb5_20210419_113203
672021-04-19dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species607d9fc610cb5_20210419_113114
682021-04-13whole_specieskml44List of datasetsList of species60755d3d182c8_20210413_050004
692021-04-12dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species6074b98e77b63_20210412_172147
702021-04-08whole_specieskml44List of datasetsList of species606f6b8bd87a6_20210408_165640
712021-04-08whole_specieskml44List of datasetsList of species606f03b94a9f0_20210408_094447
722021-04-08whole_specieskml44List of datasetsList of species606f03b94a9f0_20210408_094015
732021-04-08whole_specieskml44List of datasetsList of species606f03b94a9f0_20210408_093957
742021-04-06whole_datasetkml44List of datasetsList of species606cfecf3743a_20210406_204707
752021-04-06whole_datasetkml44List of datasetsList of species606cfecf3743a_20210406_204703
762021-03-30dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species60638923db247_20210330_163012
772021-03-26whole_datasetkml44List of datasetsList of species605d2ce781161_20210326_150839
782021-03-24dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species605ba47550175_20210324_180727
792021-03-23whole_speciescsv1List of datasetsList of species605a2af97a311_20210323_135631
802021-03-20whole_specieskml44List of datasetsList of species60568d3a980af_20210320_201137
812021-03-20whole_specieskml44List of datasetsList of species60568d3a980af_20210320_202850
822021-03-20whole_specieskml44List of datasetsList of species60568d3a980af_20210320_202307
832021-03-20whole_specieskml44List of datasetsList of species60568d3a980af_20210320_201410
842021-03-19dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species605498e0665e8_20210319_083009
852021-03-18dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species6053b2d48d14a_20210318_160843
862021-03-08whole_specieskml44List of datasetsList of species604676c3f1fed_20210308_163737
872021-03-08whole_specieskml44List of datasetsList of species60468bbd8970f_20210308_154512
882021-03-03pointsshapefile44List of datasetsList of species603fb275af473_20210303_110951
892021-02-28whole_specieskml44List of datasetsList of species603be1ae41441_20210228_134104
902021-02-26whole_datasetkml44List of datasetsList of species6039b58e961d7_20210226_222050
912021-02-25whole_datasetkml44List of datasetsList of species603773550866e_20210225_052345
922021-02-25whole_datasetkml44List of datasetsList of species603773550866e_20210225_050943
932021-02-16whole_datasetkml44List of datasetsList of species602c3cfe4b166_20210216_165342
942021-01-04dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species5ff30e43489d9_20210104_082653
952021-01-04dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species5ff30e43489d9_20210104_082655
962020-12-31dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species5fee86ec25d4b_20201231_212051
972020-12-16dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species5fd9ba2943ac6_20201216_024143
982020-10-15dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172625
992020-10-15dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172622
1002020-10-15dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172627
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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 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.