Happywhale - King Penguin in South Atlantic Ocean

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 20222021202020192018
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)66
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)21
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)0
diversity indexes (diversity)0
Observations based on criteria (points)6
All observations of species (whole_species)17
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
512021-03-08whole_specieskml9List of datasetsList of species60468bbd8970f_20210308_154512
522021-02-28whole_specieskml9List of datasetsList of species603be1ae41441_20210228_134104
532021-02-26whole_datasetkml9List of datasetsList of species6039b58e961d7_20210226_222050
542021-02-25whole_datasetkml9List of datasetsList of species603773550866e_20210225_050943
552021-02-25whole_datasetkml9List of datasetsList of species603773550866e_20210225_052345
562021-02-16whole_datasetkml9List of datasetsList of species602c3cfe4b166_20210216_165342
572021-01-18dist_spshapefile8List of datasetsList of species6005a83fdaeb7_20210118_103139
582021-01-04dist_taxakml8List of datasetsList of species5ff30e43489d9_20210104_082653
592021-01-04dist_taxakml8List of datasetsList of species5ff30e43489d9_20210104_082655
602020-12-31dist_taxakml8List of datasetsList of species5fee86ec25d4b_20201231_212051
612020-12-16dist_taxakml8List of datasetsList of species5fd9ba2943ac6_20201216_024143
622020-10-15dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172622
632020-10-15dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172626
642020-10-15dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172625
652020-10-15dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172627
662020-08-27dist_spshapefile5List of datasetsList of species5f47cb55b91df_20200827_110448
672020-07-23dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5f19a00a5ce51_20200723_103917
682020-07-07dist_spkml5List of datasetsList of species5f04174c5e4eb_20200707_023600
692020-07-07dist_spkml5List of datasetsList of species5f04174c5e4eb_20200707_023606
702020-07-07dist_spkml5List of datasetsList of species5f04174c5e4eb_20200707_023605
712020-05-26dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5ecd2a455d6ed_20200526_104101
722020-05-08dist_spcsv5List of datasetsList of species5eb5abea4298b_20200508_150129
732020-05-05dist_spkml5List of datasetsList of species5eb11a6deab30_20200505_035004
742020-04-08pointsshapefile5List of datasetsList of species5e8d8028e622b_20200408_034817
752020-01-18dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5e23220785c01_20200118_102146
762020-01-18dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5e23220785c01_20200118_102142
772019-11-01dist_taxashapefile5List of datasetsList of species5dbc58e0f3b10_20191101_122201
782019-08-27pointsshapefile5List of datasetsList of species5d65811785e87_20190827_162242
792019-08-27pointsshapefile5List of datasetsList of species5d65811785e87_20190827_160957
802019-08-12dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5d5161a504ddb_20190812_085522
812019-08-06dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5d499d0388673_20190806_113136
822019-08-06dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5d499d0388673_20190806_113142
832019-07-11dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5d2689943c3df_20190710_205801
842019-07-11dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5d26627f4f79f_20190710_201110
852019-07-10dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5d265c9e4cc57_20190710_174731
862019-07-10dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5d265c9e4cc57_20190710_174740
872019-07-10dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5d265c9e4cc57_20190710_181712
882019-07-10dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5d265c9e4cc57_20190710_174820
892019-07-07dist_spshapefile5List of datasetsList of species5d221ff10787c_20190707_125142
902019-07-07dist_spcsv5List of datasetsList of species5d221ff10787c_20190707_130015
912019-07-05dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5d1f58116aada_20190705_100818
922019-06-30dist_taxakml5List of datasetsList of species5d18b432d271b_20190630_090925
932019-06-30pointsshapefile5List of datasetsList of species5d18b4a1b54e8_20190630_091204
942019-06-15dist_spcsv5List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_002732
952019-06-15dist_spwms5List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_044621
962019-06-15dist_spwms5List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_044452
972019-06-15dist_spwms5List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_005841
982019-06-15dist_spshapefile5List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_005633
992019-06-13dist_spkml5List of datasetsList of species5d01f397a0bda_20190613_030103
1002019-06-13dist_spshapefile5List of datasetsList of species5d01f4bcbd066_20190613_030457
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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.