LTER Antarctic satellite telemetry of humpback whales
The Bio-Telemetry and Behavioral Ecology Lab at the Marine Mammal Institute, Oregon State University

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 20222021202020192018201720162015
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)141
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)238
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)12
diversity indexes (diversity)2
Observations based on criteria (points)268
All observations of species (whole_species)73
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)26
  • 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
7012016-04-28dist_taxakml5589List of datasetsList of species5720f070e9181_20160427_130212
7022016-04-27dist_taxakml5589List of datasetsList of species571fa4f60bf43_20160426_132731
7032016-04-16pointscsv5589List of datasetsList of species57118babdadb6_20160415_220355
7042016-04-09dist_spkml5589List of datasetsList of species5708a8ac0a706_20160409_30211
7052016-04-07dist_taxakml5589List of datasetsList of species57064258e506f_20160407_72109
7062016-04-04dist_spcsv5589List of datasetsList of species570291c327c66_20160404_122632
7072016-04-04whole_speciescsv5589List of datasetsList of species5702969eae8c8_20160404_123057
7082016-03-30whole_speciescsv5589List of datasetsList of species56fba9fe2af52_20160330_64110
7092016-03-30whole_speciescsv5589List of datasetsList of species56fae91c03cae_20160329_164444
7102016-03-30whole_datasetcsv5589List of datasetsList of species56fae7473a4b1_20160329_163935
7112016-03-30whole_speciescsv5589List of datasetsList of species56fb9b3f286f2_20160330_52626
7122016-03-26dist_spshapefile5589List of datasetsList of species56f6b048e2754_20160326_121733
7132016-03-17dist_taxashapefile5589List of datasetsList of species56eacaf13ec0b_20160317_112552
7142016-02-23dist_spcsv5589List of datasetsList of species56ccd2449de2c_20160223_164922
7152016-02-10dist_spcsv5589List of datasetsList of species56bb10165413c_20160210_53327
7162016-01-27whole_speciescsv5589List of datasetsList of species56a8e1aaa88c7_20160127_104234
7172015-12-10dist_taxashapefile5589List of datasetsList of species5669a7f1829f3_20151210_115004
7182015-12-09dist_spshapefile5589List of datasetsList of species56683c4238ca9_20151209_94432
7192015-12-06dist_spshapefile5589List of datasetsList of species5664d3c224ce6_20151206_200134
7202015-12-01dist_taxashapefile5589List of datasetsList of species565db3d7aeb76_20151201_95649
7212015-12-01dist_taxacsv5589List of datasetsList of species565db3d7aeb76_20151201_95803
7222015-11-24whole_speciesshapefile5589List of datasetsList of species565414f014e2d_20151124_40747
7232015-11-24whole_speciesshapefile5589List of datasetsList of species565441b6ef09a_20151124_55907
7242015-11-17dist_taxashapefile5589List of datasetsList of species564af80d2404c_20151117_50838
7252015-11-17dist_taxashapefile5589List of datasetsList of species564af80d2404c_20151117_45232
7262015-11-17dist_taxacsv5589List of datasetsList of species564af80d2404c_20151117_50648
7272015-11-17pointsshapefile5589List of datasetsList of species564a7afa42e65_20151116_202556
7282015-11-05pointsshapefile5589List of datasetsList of species563b33a3a9941_20151105_55754
7292015-11-05dist_spshapefile5589List of datasetsList of species563b33a3a9941_20151105_55444
7302015-11-05pointscsv5589List of datasetsList of species563b33a3a9941_20151105_60055
7312015-10-20pointscsv5589List of datasetsList of species562603331bb31_20151020_61115
7322015-10-09whole_datasetcsv5589List of datasetsList of species5617ac7179425_20151009_80953
7332015-09-15dist_spcsv5589List of datasetsList of species55f871a4934bf_20150915_153513
7342015-09-14pointsshapefile5589List of datasetsList of species55f66b8bd6d87_20150914_25001
7352015-09-09dist_taxacsv5589List of datasetsList of species55f07b0e4fdc5_20150909_144630
7362015-09-09dist_taxashapefile5589List of datasetsList of species55f07b0e4fdc5_20150909_144303
7372015-07-22dist_taxashapefile5589List of datasetsList of species55affbca95b5f_20150722_162602
7382015-07-10dist_taxashapefile5589List of datasetsList of species559ff9bd52c71_20150710_125945
7392015-07-08dist_taxashapefile5589List of datasetsList of species559d3cc44f404_20150708_111152
7402015-07-06dist_taxashapefile5589List of datasetsList of species559aa9475a836_20150706_122759
7412015-07-06dist_taxashapefile5589List of datasetsList of species559aa351513f3_20150706_115801
7422015-06-30whole_speciesshapefile5589List of datasetsList of species55924431b8afa_20150630_32610
7432015-06-24dist_taxashapefile5589List of datasetsList of species558ae81921d09_20150624_141617
7442015-06-23whole_speciescsv5589List of datasetsList of species558904a5215d9_20150623_32624
7452015-06-23whole_speciesshapefile5589List of datasetsList of species558904a5215d9_20150623_33536
7462015-06-12dist_taxashapefile5589List of datasetsList of species557aa82dc69dc_20150612_54100
7472015-05-26dist_taxacsv5589List of datasetsList of species5564abba627f1_20150526_132648
7482015-05-08whole_datasetshapefile5589List of datasetsList of species554cda25e7fb3_20150508_115216
7492015-05-06dist_spshapefile5589List of datasetsList of species554a2b764ac7a_20150506_105923
7502015-04-30dist_taxashapefile5589List of datasetsList of species5542290980b83_20150430_91838
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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.