Happywhale - Fin Whale in Arctic 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)62
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)104
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)0
diversity indexes (diversity)0
Observations based on criteria (points)118
All observations of species (whole_species)31
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
512021-10-12pointskml19List of datasetsList of species6165c9e0bd201_20211012_135934
522021-10-12pointsshapefile19List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_134440
532021-10-12pointskml19List of datasetsList of species6165bcd5a193e_20211012_131242
542021-10-12pointskml19List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_133250
552021-10-12pointskml19List of datasetsList of species6165bcd5a193e_20211012_130045
562021-10-12pointskml19List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_132945
572021-10-12pointskml19List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_132801
582021-10-12pointskml19List of datasetsList of species6165bcd5a193e_20211012_131220
592021-10-12pointskml19List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_133835
602021-10-11dist_spshapefile14List of datasetsList of species6164ad0b45e35_20211011_173126
612021-10-04whole_specieswms19List of datasetsList of species615af0dcb7128_20211004_082102
622021-10-04whole_specieskml19List of datasetsList of species615aeddc4844e_20211004_080618
632021-10-04whole_specieswfs19List of datasetsList of species615aeddc4844e_20211004_080626
642021-10-04whole_specieswms19List of datasetsList of species615aeddc4844e_20211004_080735
652021-10-04whole_specieswms19List of datasetsList of species615aed78320ae_20211004_081144
662021-10-04whole_specieswfs19List of datasetsList of species615af0dcb7128_20211004_084332
672021-10-04dist_spcsv14List of datasetsList of species615af717a893c_20211004_084458
682021-10-04whole_specieswfs19List of datasetsList of species615af7ce104a8_20211004_084819
692021-10-01dist_taxakml14List of datasetsList of species6154741707ef2_20211001_012530
702021-09-22dist_spcsv12List of datasetsList of species614b860c04ba1_20210922_154803
712021-09-22dist_spshapefile10List of datasetsList of species614b6ee348c4d_20210922_142711
722021-09-13whole_speciescsv19List of datasetsList of species613fa70ca68b6_20210913_153425
732021-09-13whole_speciesgdb19List of datasetsList of species613fa70ca68b6_20210913_153410
742021-09-09whole_specieskml19List of datasetsList of species6137a3bfe6ce4_20210909_162222
752021-09-08pointscsv19List of datasetsList of species6139331477b4a_20210908_180840
762021-09-06dist_spcsv14List of datasetsList of species61365e414fb57_20210906_143517
772021-09-04dist_spcsv14List of datasetsList of species613429483ac24_20210904_222959
782021-08-27pointscsv19List of datasetsList of species6128cf750042c_20210827_074753
792021-08-27pointscsv19List of datasetsList of species6128d160a065b_20210827_075222
802021-08-25dist_taxakml14List of datasetsList of species6126a698b4008_20210825_162510
812021-08-12dist_taxakml14List of datasetsList of species61151d37b6c5d_20210812_091056
822021-08-11pointsshapefile19List of datasetsList of species6113ef9565ab7_20210811_121149
832021-07-21dist_taxakml14List of datasetsList of species60f85ddccdb94_20210721_134847
842021-07-19dist_spshapefile14List of datasetsList of species60f5a7d856343_20210719_122840
852021-07-17dist_taxakml14List of datasetsList of species60f33c1987d1f_20210717_162346
862021-06-17dist_taxakml14List of datasetsList of species60cbbff6c9af8_20210617_180023
872021-06-17dist_taxakml14List of datasetsList of species60cbbff6c9af8_20210617_180024
882021-06-16whole_specieskml19List of datasetsList of species60ca59d1308c7_20210616_162057
892021-06-13whole_specieskml19List of datasetsList of species60c62b42a2d82_20210613_131818
902021-06-06whole_datasetkml19List of datasetsList of species60bc34040f853_20210606_000859
912021-06-06whole_datasetkml19List of datasetsList of species60bc34040f853_20210606_000231
922021-06-05whole_datasetkml19List of datasetsList of species60bc34040f853_20210605_235413
932021-06-02dist_spcsv14List of datasetsList of species60b822a440fc2_20210602_203227
942021-06-02dist_spshapefile14List of datasetsList of species60b7af6e75d7c_20210602_122108
952021-05-25whole_specieskml19List of datasetsList of species60ad1d27803e7_20210525_115523
962021-05-25whole_specieskml19List of datasetsList of species60ad18d58f19b_20210525_113944
972021-05-25whole_specieskml19List of datasetsList of species60ad1eeb98d7e_20210525_120201
982021-05-25dist_spcsv14List of datasetsList of species60ad2383a772c_20210525_122943
992021-05-25dist_spcsv14List of datasetsList of species60ad2383a772c_20210525_122526
1002021-05-25pointsshapefile19List of datasetsList of species60ad6151525a1_20210525_165408
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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.