Digital Aerial Baseline Survey of Marine Wildlife in Support of Offshore Wind Energy - OPA 2017
NYSERDA, APEM, Normandeau Associates

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 2022202120202019
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)57
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)560
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)18
diversity indexes (diversity)2
Observations based on criteria (points)681
All observations of species (whole_species)424
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
12012020-10-16dist_spkml6List of datasetsList of species5f8902bca9aa2_20201015_222719
12022020-10-16dist_spshapefile3List of datasetsList of species5f88f428b72d8_20201015_211919
12032020-10-16dist_spkml3List of datasetsList of species5f88f428b72d8_20201015_211953
12042020-10-16pointsshapefile733List of datasetsList of species5f89068a03a3d_20201015_223731
12052020-10-16pointsshapefile733List of datasetsList of species5f89068a03a3d_20201015_223945
12062020-10-15dist_taxakml1564List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172626
12072020-10-15dist_taxakml1564List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172627
12082020-10-15dist_taxakml1564List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172625
12092020-10-15dist_taxakml1564List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172622
12102020-10-14pointsshapefile321List of datasetsList of species5f8705ace2736_20201014_101843
12112020-10-14pointscsv321List of datasetsList of species5f8705ace2736_20201014_101931
12122020-10-14pointskml321List of datasetsList of species5f86c38ac033f_20201014_052905
12132020-10-14dist_spkml68List of datasetsList of species5f86c7f066943_20201014_054548
12142020-10-14dist_spkml68List of datasetsList of species5f86c7f066943_20201014_054550
12152020-10-14pointskml321List of datasetsList of species5f86c38ac033f_20201014_052902
12162020-10-14pointsshapefile321List of datasetsList of species5f874891bfe60_20201014_145638
12172020-10-13pointscsv2List of datasetsList of species5f84fdbc09326_20201012_214746
12182020-10-12dist_spcsv6List of datasetsList of species5f84d01525f45_20201012_180803
12192020-10-12pointsshapefile4598List of datasetsList of species5f845eb6d939d_20201012_095128
12202020-10-10pointsshapefile11List of datasetsList of species5f81593a05e6d_20201010_031428
12212020-10-09dist_spcsv11List of datasetsList of species5f80a36103e22_20201009_135827
12222020-10-09pointscsv7List of datasetsList of species5f7fc5170eebd_20201008_221310
12232020-10-09pointscsv8List of datasetsList of species5f7fbbc680234_20201008_212946
12242020-10-08dist_spkml11List of datasetsList of species5f7f5f350f94e_20201008_145016
12252020-10-05dist_spkml20List of datasetsList of species5f7ae6586b146_20201005_052914
12262020-10-05pointscsv8List of datasetsList of species5f7b36707190d_20201005_111219
12272020-10-05pointsshapefile4548List of datasetsList of species5f7aeae5c9f21_20201005_054649
12282020-09-26dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5f6f92bec71d8_20200926_151335
12292020-09-26dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5f6f926bbe6ea_20200926_151218
12302020-09-26dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5f6f926bbe6ea_20200926_152014
12312020-09-26dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5f6f9176a5e6e_20200926_150803
12322020-09-26dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5f6f8ca81271a_20200926_144741
12332020-09-26dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5f6f9176a5e6e_20200926_150826
12342020-09-25pointscsv3List of datasetsList of species5f6e29e5185dd_20200925_133623
12352020-09-25pointsshapefile3List of datasetsList of species5f6e29e5185dd_20200925_133739
12362020-09-25pointsshapefile7List of datasetsList of species5f6e2a03354ac_20200925_134433
12372020-09-25pointscsv7List of datasetsList of species5f6e2a03354ac_20200925_134209
12382020-09-24pointscsv57List of datasetsList of species5f6cb526b6b10_20200924_111120
12392020-09-24pointscsv57List of datasetsList of species5f6c696413c8b_20200924_060254
12402020-09-24pointsshapefile57List of datasetsList of species5f6c696413c8b_20200924_060145
12412020-09-24pointscsv1979List of datasetsList of species5f6d14635b368_20200924_180750
12422020-09-24dist_spcsv4List of datasetsList of species5f6d14635b368_20200924_180404
12432020-09-23pointsshapefile8List of datasetsList of species5f6b0d35c0157_20200923_050422
12442020-09-22dist_spkml223List of datasetsList of species5f69649515e7e_20200921_224913
12452020-09-22dist_spkml223List of datasetsList of species5f69649515e7e_20200921_224917
12462020-09-17dist_spshapefile7List of datasetsList of species5f63a1d61597a_20200917_141215
12472020-09-16pointsshapefile13List of datasetsList of species5f625322c25d5_20200916_143403
12482020-09-16pointscsv398List of datasetsList of species5f625322c25d5_20200916_145229
12492020-09-15dist_spshapefile13List of datasetsList of species5f60e3ef17a90_20200915_154212
12502020-09-14pointscsv13List of datasetsList of species5f5f358411d43_20200914_055122
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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.