Happywhale - Humpback 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)66
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)179
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)12
diversity indexes (diversity)2
Observations based on criteria (points)180
All observations of species (whole_species)57
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)17
  • 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
12022-05-23dist_spcsv720List of datasetsList of species628c17f83ba6e_20220523_192728
22022-05-23dist_spcsv838List of datasetsList of species628c1431e0ab0_20220523_191539
32022-05-19dist_taxakml720List of datasetsList of species6285ce74d89aa_20220519_012601
42022-05-19whole_speciescsv1825List of datasetsList of species62854e5367124_20220519_123141
52022-05-18dist_spcsv838List of datasetsList of species62854441a6c12_20220518_151203
62022-05-18dist_spcsv838List of datasetsList of species62854441a6c12_20220518_151201
72022-05-18pointscsv1825List of datasetsList of species6285474f12f01_20220518_155300
82022-05-18whole_speciescsv1825List of datasetsList of species62854e5367124_20220518_155829
92022-05-18whole_speciescsv1825List of datasetsList of species62854e5367124_20220518_155826
102022-05-18dist_spcsv838List of datasetsList of species62854441a6c12_20220518_151344
112022-05-06whole_speciescsv1703List of datasetsList of species6275971a84129_20220506_195701
122022-05-06pointscsv1582List of datasetsList of species6275bd77c33ab_20220506_203313
132022-05-03dist_spcsv669List of datasetsList of species627155805183e_20220503_122042
142022-05-03dist_spshapefile669List of datasetsList of species627155805183e_20220503_121915
152022-04-26dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species62683d39440fa_20220426_145518
162022-04-26dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species62683d39440fa_20220426_145249
172022-04-26dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species62683d39440fa_20220426_150331
182022-04-26dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species62683d39440fa_20220426_150207
192022-04-19whole_speciescsv1703List of datasetsList of species625e4cf973e65_20220419_015423
202022-04-12pointsshapefile1695List of datasetsList of species6255da0008f11_20220412_160940
212022-04-04dist_spcsv665List of datasetsList of species624b56d5d4510_20220404_171631
222022-04-04dist_spshapefile665List of datasetsList of species624b56d5d4510_20220404_163932
232022-03-11dist_taxakml636List of datasetsList of species622bab7f290d0_20220311_150601
242022-02-28dist_taxakml636List of datasetsList of species621cce6e20e07_20220228_083050
252022-02-25dist_spkml636List of datasetsList of species6218801ce6634_20220225_020738
262022-02-25dist_spkml636List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015459
272022-02-25diversitykml600List of datasetsList of species6219ac29c8680_20220225_233845
282022-02-25diversitykml600List of datasetsList of species6219ac29c8680_20220225_233642
292022-02-25dist_spkml636List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015508
302022-02-25dist_spkml636List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015507
312022-02-25dist_spkml636List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015752
322022-02-25dist_spkml636List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015855
332022-02-25dist_spkml636List of datasetsList of species6218801ce6634_20220225_020902
342022-02-25dist_spkml636List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015503
352022-02-24whole_speciescsv1596List of datasetsList of species6216602f63658_20220224_102631
362022-02-10dist_spcsv619List of datasetsList of species6202c57722908_20220210_133217
372022-02-08dist_spcsv619List of datasetsList of species6202c57722908_20220208_150222
382022-02-08dist_spcsv619List of datasetsList of species6202c57722908_20220208_150507
392022-02-04dist_spcsv619List of datasetsList of species61fd621147430_20220204_122850
402022-02-04dist_spcsv619List of datasetsList of species61fd60c64401e_20220204_122550
412022-01-31pointsshapefile1564List of datasetsList of species61f7343f2fb40_20220130_200250
422022-01-31pointscsv1564List of datasetsList of species61f7343f2fb40_20220130_200259
432022-01-28dist_spcsv717List of datasetsList of species61f3f668d1d5b_20220128_090022
442022-01-28dist_spcsv619List of datasetsList of species61f3f2f862e11_20220128_085059
452022-01-25pointscsv1564List of datasetsList of species61effb1bb280c_20220125_083422
462022-01-22whole_speciescsv1564List of datasetsList of species61ec71f4822e4_20220122_161054
472022-01-22whole_speciescsv1564List of datasetsList of species61ec5498c6000_20220122_153746
482021-12-12whole_datasetkml1521List of datasetsList of species61b6097d35b2e_20211212_094903
492021-12-12whole_datasetcsv1521List of datasetsList of species61b6097d35b2e_20211212_094858
502021-12-09pointsshapefile1521List of datasetsList of species61b24c8cc7861_20211209_134403
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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.