Megafauna sightings off Seychelles
GVI Seychelles & SNPA

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 2023
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)0
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)32
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)0
diversity indexes (diversity)0
Observations based on criteria (points)3
All observations of species (whole_species)13
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)0
  • 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
12023-03-22dist_spshapefile285List of datasetsList of species641b5ee5ed6c9_20230322_164559
22023-03-22dist_spcsv285List of datasetsList of species641b5ee5ed6c9_20230322_163758
32023-03-22dist_spcsv285List of datasetsList of species641b5ee5ed6c9_20230322_163756
42023-03-22dist_spshapefile285List of datasetsList of species641b5ee5ed6c9_20230322_164737
52023-03-20dist_spcsv176List of datasetsList of species641903f56da2f_20230320_211345
62023-03-17dist_spshapefile36List of datasetsList of species64146dcf657dd_20230317_094803
72023-03-17dist_spshapefile36List of datasetsList of species64146dcf657dd_20230317_094757
82023-03-17dist_spshapefile36List of datasetsList of species64146dcf657dd_20230317_094809
92023-03-17dist_spcsv36List of datasetsList of species64146dcf657dd_20230317_094936
102023-03-17dist_spcsv36List of datasetsList of species64146dcf657dd_20230317_094944
112023-03-07pointsshapefile467List of datasetsList of species6407af86d5a04_20230307_164622
122023-03-07pointsshapefile150List of datasetsList of species6407acdd4b270_20230307_163334
132023-03-06whole_specieskml317List of datasetsList of species6406adecc83ea_20230306_222346
142023-03-06whole_specieskml317List of datasetsList of species6406adecc83ea_20230306_222341
152023-03-06dist_spcsv176List of datasetsList of species640646be13150_20230306_150448
162023-03-06dist_spcsv176List of datasetsList of species640646be13150_20230306_150449
172023-03-06dist_spshapefile176List of datasetsList of species640646be13150_20230306_150452
182023-03-06dist_spshapefile176List of datasetsList of species640646be13150_20230306_150453
192023-03-06dist_spshapefile176List of datasetsList of species640646be13150_20230306_150458
202023-03-06dist_spshapefile176List of datasetsList of species640646be13150_20230306_150501
212023-03-06dist_spshapefile176List of datasetsList of species640646be13150_20230306_150520
222023-03-06dist_spkml176List of datasetsList of species640646be13150_20230306_150530
232023-03-06dist_spcsv176List of datasetsList of species640646be13150_20230306_150631
242023-03-06dist_spshapefile176List of datasetsList of species640646be13150_20230306_150451
252023-02-21dist_spshapefile253List of datasetsList of species63f51fb8b3177_20230221_145335
262023-02-20dist_spkml35List of datasetsList of species63f39d9d4f464_20230220_112126
272023-02-16dist_spkml36List of datasetsList of species63eea5966cf70_20230216_165827
282023-02-16dist_spkml36List of datasetsList of species63eea5966cf70_20230216_165928
292023-02-15pointscsv52List of datasetsList of species63ed4212067aa_20230215_153742
302023-02-15dist_spcsv35List of datasetsList of species63ed343a2bbe7_20230215_144056
312023-02-08dist_spshapefile253List of datasetsList of species63e39b1067c88_20230208_091004
322023-02-08dist_spshapefile262List of datasetsList of species63e39b1067c88_20230208_075912
332023-02-07dist_spcsv285List of datasetsList of species63e26944e767d_20230207_101256
342023-02-05whole_specieskml317List of datasetsList of species63e01b6f3fc7a_20230205_164659
352023-02-05whole_specieskml150List of datasetsList of species63e01b6f3fc7a_20230205_164122
362023-02-03dist_spshapefile36List of datasetsList of species63dccb233471d_20230203_042028
372023-02-03dist_spshapefile285List of datasetsList of species63dcd2a656fea_20230203_042537
382023-02-02dist_spshapefile253List of datasetsList of species63db9ac7c05aa_20230202_061810
392023-01-27dist_spcsv4List of datasetsList of species63d42f05ae4bf_20230127_151651
402023-01-27whole_speciescsv5List of datasetsList of species63d41a8f94ccb_20230127_134954
412023-01-24whole_speciesgdb150List of datasetsList of species63d0a4c1bc86a_20230124_224454
422023-01-24whole_speciescsv150List of datasetsList of species63d0a4c1bc86a_20230124_224500
432023-01-24whole_speciesgdb150List of datasetsList of species63cfada3dba39_20230124_054120
442023-01-24whole_speciesgdb317List of datasetsList of species63cfada3dba39_20230124_054153
452023-01-24whole_speciesgdb52List of datasetsList of species63cfb81555527_20230124_060900
462023-01-24whole_speciesgdb150List of datasetsList of species63cfada3dba39_20230124_051326
472023-01-23whole_speciescsv150List of datasetsList of species63ceb1f00db9b_20230123_112803
482023-01-23whole_speciescsv317List of datasetsList of species63ceb1f00db9b_20230123_112937
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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.