Happywhale - Humpback Whale in South Pacific 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)85
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)195
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)12
diversity indexes (diversity)2
Observations based on criteria (points)206
All observations of species (whole_species)59
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)22
  • 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
12022-06-22dist_taxakml7115List of datasetsList of species62b33cc6754c4_20220622_120237
22022-06-09whole_speciescsv25376List of datasetsList of species62a1d9f43a486_20220609_081103
32022-06-09whole_speciesgdb25376List of datasetsList of species62a1d9f43a486_20220609_080519
42022-06-08dist_spcsv9040List of datasetsList of species62a0ba9ede707_20220608_110753
52022-06-07pointsshapefile25376List of datasetsList of species629fb2069a8f3_20220607_161849
62022-06-07whole_datasetkml25376List of datasetsList of species629fefb6ac138_20220607_204303
72022-06-07whole_datasetkml25376List of datasetsList of species629fefb6ac138_20220607_204306
82022-05-23dist_spcsv10138List of datasetsList of species628c1431e0ab0_20220523_191539
92022-05-23dist_spcsv7995List of datasetsList of species628c17f83ba6e_20220523_192728
102022-05-19dist_taxakml7995List of datasetsList of species6285ce74d89aa_20220519_012601
112022-05-19whole_speciescsv28790List of datasetsList of species62854e5367124_20220519_123141
122022-05-18dist_spcsv10138List of datasetsList of species62854441a6c12_20220518_151203
132022-05-18whole_speciescsv28790List of datasetsList of species62854e5367124_20220518_155826
142022-05-18dist_spcsv10138List of datasetsList of species62854441a6c12_20220518_151344
152022-05-18pointscsv28790List of datasetsList of species6285474f12f01_20220518_155300
162022-05-18whole_speciescsv28790List of datasetsList of species62854e5367124_20220518_155829
172022-05-18dist_spcsv10138List of datasetsList of species62854441a6c12_20220518_151201
182022-05-06whole_speciescsv28595List of datasetsList of species6275971a84129_20220506_195701
192022-05-03dist_spshapefile7913List of datasetsList of species627155805183e_20220503_121915
202022-05-03dist_spcsv7913List of datasetsList of species627155805183e_20220503_122042
212022-04-26dist_spcsv164List of datasetsList of species62683d39440fa_20220426_145518
222022-04-26dist_spcsv164List of datasetsList of species62683d39440fa_20220426_145249
232022-04-26dist_spcsv164List of datasetsList of species62683d39440fa_20220426_150207
242022-04-26dist_spcsv164List of datasetsList of species62683d39440fa_20220426_150331
252022-04-19whole_speciescsv28595List of datasetsList of species625e4cf973e65_20220419_015423
262022-04-12pointsshapefile28103List of datasetsList of species6255da0008f11_20220412_160940
272022-04-04dist_spshapefile7714List of datasetsList of species624b56d5d4510_20220404_163932
282022-04-04dist_spcsv7714List of datasetsList of species624b56d5d4510_20220404_171631
292022-03-14pointsshapefile1405List of datasetsList of species622f160342ccd_20220314_073556
302022-03-11dist_taxakml7664List of datasetsList of species622bab7f290d0_20220311_150601
312022-02-28dist_taxakml7664List of datasetsList of species621cce6e20e07_20220228_083050
322022-02-25dist_spkml7664List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015459
332022-02-25dist_spkml7664List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015503
342022-02-25diversitykml7408List of datasetsList of species6219ac29c8680_20220225_233642
352022-02-25dist_spkml7664List of datasetsList of species6218801ce6634_20220225_020902
362022-02-25dist_spkml7664List of datasetsList of species6218801ce6634_20220225_020738
372022-02-25dist_spkml7664List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015752
382022-02-25dist_spkml7664List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015508
392022-02-25diversitykml7408List of datasetsList of species6219ac29c8680_20220225_233845
402022-02-25dist_spkml7664List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015855
412022-02-25dist_spkml7664List of datasetsList of species62187aa4efaf4_20220225_015507
422022-02-24whole_speciescsv28034List of datasetsList of species6216602f63658_20220224_102631
432022-02-10dist_spcsv7609List of datasetsList of species6202c57722908_20220210_133217
442022-02-08dist_spcsv7609List of datasetsList of species6202c57722908_20220208_150222
452022-02-08dist_spcsv7609List of datasetsList of species6202c57722908_20220208_150507
462022-02-04dist_spcsv7609List of datasetsList of species61fd60c64401e_20220204_122550
472022-02-04dist_spcsv7609List of datasetsList of species61fd621147430_20220204_122850
482022-01-31pointscsv27926List of datasetsList of species61f7343f2fb40_20220130_200259
492022-01-31pointsshapefile27926List of datasetsList of species61f7343f2fb40_20220130_200250
502022-01-28dist_spcsv7609List of datasetsList of species61f3f2f862e11_20220128_085059
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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.