Virginia CZM Wind Energy Area Survey- Vessel Survey Sightings - November 2012 through April 2014
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

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 202220212020201920182017201620152014
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)182
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)323
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)14
diversity indexes (diversity)0
Observations based on criteria (points)405
All observations of species (whole_species)135
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
6012019-03-01pointsshapefile7List of datasetsList of species5c7974e470b9a_20190301_141925
6022019-03-01pointsshapefile53List of datasetsList of species5c7974e470b9a_20190301_140404
6032019-02-20pointscsv53List of datasetsList of species5c6d95256830c_20190220_130049
6042019-02-12dist_spkml12List of datasetsList of species5c62eef18bdea_20190212_113557
6052019-02-12dist_spkml12List of datasetsList of species5c62eef18bdea_20190212_113555
6062019-02-11dist_spcsv12List of datasetsList of species5c610e87ca19d_20190211_11302
6072019-02-11pointscsv53List of datasetsList of species5c61066fdc9c8_20190211_02254
6082019-02-11pointscsv53List of datasetsList of species5c610e87ca19d_20190211_12116
6092019-02-01dist_spkml16List of datasetsList of species5c54d26ac9190_20190201_181731
6102019-01-30dist_taxakml17List of datasetsList of species5c51af8c83b0c_20190130_90800
6112019-01-19dist_spcsv17List of datasetsList of species5c430eec72b0d_20190119_72346
6122019-01-17dist_taxakml17List of datasetsList of species5c405a892cffd_20190117_53937
6132019-01-09dist_spcsv12List of datasetsList of species5c361840ccaf5_20190109_105109
6142019-01-02pointscsv1List of datasetsList of species5c2cc5bfab94e_20190102_91313
6152019-01-01pointsshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5c2baabd063ca_20190101_130327
6162018-12-25pointsshapefile7List of datasetsList of species5c21ff126d4c2_20181225_52352
6172018-12-25pointsshapefile7List of datasetsList of species5c21ff126d4c2_20181225_52857
6182018-12-25pointsshapefile7List of datasetsList of species5c21ff126d4c2_20181225_52733
6192018-12-25pointsshapefile7List of datasetsList of species5c22693e0d2b0_20181225_123505
6202018-12-19pointscsv7List of datasetsList of species5c1abe6e3332d_20181219_172739
6212018-12-17pointscsv7List of datasetsList of species5c1789a9aaae6_20181217_71041
6222018-12-17pointscsv53List of datasetsList of species5c1799df22a53_20181217_74445
6232018-12-17pointscsv60List of datasetsList of species5c17991583ab0_20181217_81907
6242018-12-17pointscsv7List of datasetsList of species5c17991583ab0_20181217_82431
6252018-12-17pointscsv60List of datasetsList of species5c17a54105640_20181217_83359
6262018-12-17pointscsv7List of datasetsList of species5c17a54105640_20181217_83947
6272018-12-16pointsshapefile7List of datasetsList of species5c164f4cab77b_20181216_82216
6282018-12-16pointscsv7List of datasetsList of species5c164f4cab77b_20181216_82951
6292018-12-12pointscsv7List of datasetsList of species5c111bb2cf6e9_20181212_93143
6302018-12-12pointscsv53List of datasetsList of species5c11132eb9def_20181212_85549
6312018-12-08dist_spkml4List of datasetsList of species5c0c0329e4cfa_20181208_124714
6322018-12-04pointsshapefile53List of datasetsList of species5c06e8b39c7f2_20181204_155952
6332018-12-04pointscsv53List of datasetsList of species5c06e8b39c7f2_20181204_155710
6342018-11-17pointscsv53List of datasetsList of species5bf06ecc4503f_20181117_144335
6352018-11-15dist_spshapefile16List of datasetsList of species5bed8f847eb26_20181115_102414
6362018-11-06dist_taxakml17List of datasetsList of species5be18e3cab605_20181106_75347
6372018-11-06dist_taxakml17List of datasetsList of species5be18b0266358_20181106_74405
6382018-11-05dist_taxakml27List of datasetsList of species5bdf994974051_20181104_201431
6392018-11-05dist_taxakml27List of datasetsList of species5bdf994974051_20181104_201432
6402018-11-05dist_taxakml27List of datasetsList of species5bdf994974051_20181104_201433
6412018-10-25dist_taxakml17List of datasetsList of species5bd1fbb684277_20181025_132334
6422018-10-19dist_taxakml17List of datasetsList of species5bc9cff90c424_20181019_84058
6432018-10-19dist_taxakml17List of datasetsList of species5bc9cff90c424_20181019_84057
6442018-10-13pointscsv53List of datasetsList of species5bc1a696bbbc5_20181013_41212
6452018-10-12dist_spkml17List of datasetsList of species5bc09e6879883_20181012_91540
6462018-10-09pointsshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5bbc70ac8f253_20181009_52858
6472018-10-02dist_spkml16List of datasetsList of species5bb2bbd8b7198_20181001_203815
6482018-10-02dist_spkml16List of datasetsList of species5bb2bbd8b7198_20181001_203818
6492018-09-24pointscsv53List of datasetsList of species5ba82ec34b659_20180923_211810
6502018-08-22pointscsv1List of datasetsList of species5b7d2fd5b09b8_20180822_54349
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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.