Whale shark telemetry
Scott Eckert, WIDECAST

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 20222021
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)23
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)13
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)0
diversity indexes (diversity)0
Observations based on criteria (points)3
All observations of species (whole_species)8
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
12022-06-22dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species62b33cc6754c4_20220622_120237
22022-06-01dist_spshapefile766List of datasetsList of species6297d47c2f4ac_20220601_171611
32022-06-01dist_spkml766List of datasetsList of species6297d47c2f4ac_20220601_171626
42022-06-01dist_spcsv766List of datasetsList of species6297d47c2f4ac_20220601_171557
52022-05-19dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species6285ce74d89aa_20220519_012601
62022-04-06pointscsv1695List of datasetsList of species624d3a8895a42_20220406_030407
72022-03-11dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species622bab7f290d0_20220311_150601
82022-02-28dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species621cce6e20e07_20220228_083050
92022-02-25whole_specieskml1695List of datasetsList of species62196234ce167_20220225_182632
102022-02-24dist_spshapefile32List of datasetsList of species62171eec2f535_20220224_134203
112022-02-01whole_speciescsv1695List of datasetsList of species61f99cd35e1ae_20220201_160145
122022-01-05pointsshapefile1695List of datasetsList of species61d51161cd403_20220104_225110
132021-11-24whole_speciescsv1695List of datasetsList of species619eb8ccdf29b_20211124_171255
142021-11-11dist_spshapefile281List of datasetsList of species618d4d066372c_20211111_121551
152021-11-11dist_spcsv281List of datasetsList of species618d4d066372c_20211111_121903
162021-11-11dist_spshapefile281List of datasetsList of species618d4d066372c_20211111_121751
172021-11-11dist_spcsv281List of datasetsList of species618d4d066372c_20211111_121910
182021-11-11dist_spcsv281List of datasetsList of species618d4d066372c_20211111_121905
192021-11-11dist_spshapefile281List of datasetsList of species618d4d066372c_20211111_121508
202021-11-11dist_spshapefile281List of datasetsList of species618d4d066372c_20211111_121753
212021-11-08whole_speciescsv1695List of datasetsList of species61899882c8d17_20211108_164124
222021-11-08dist_spkml766List of datasetsList of species6189d941605ac_20211108_211354
232021-10-21dist_spshapefile766List of datasetsList of species61721d3d9cd5b_20211021_221413
242021-10-21pointsshapefile1695List of datasetsList of species61721d3d9cd5b_20211021_222126
252021-10-01dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species6154741707ef2_20211001_012530
262021-08-25dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species6126a698b4008_20210825_162510
272021-08-22whole_speciesgdb1695List of datasetsList of species61230588a621f_20210822_222257
282021-08-22whole_speciescsv1695List of datasetsList of species61230588a621f_20210822_222252
292021-08-21whole_speciesgdb1695List of datasetsList of species612135ad444f9_20210821_132718
302021-08-21whole_speciesgdb1695List of datasetsList of species61214a034ad03_20210821_145604
312021-08-12dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species61151d37b6c5d_20210812_091056
322021-07-21dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species60f85ddccdb94_20210721_134847
332021-07-17dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species60f33c1987d1f_20210717_162346
342021-06-17dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species60cbbff6c9af8_20210617_180024
352021-06-17dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species60cbbff6c9af8_20210617_180023
362021-05-12dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species609bee016b948_20210512_110611
372021-05-12dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species609bee016b948_20210512_110615
382021-05-12dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species609bcbf2f1412_20210512_083804
392021-05-12dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species609bee016b948_20210512_110652
402021-04-20dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species607f02ea892b3_20210420_123734
412021-04-19dist_taxakml766List of datasetsList of species607d9fc610cb5_20210419_113203
422021-04-19dist_taxakml766List of datasetsList of species607d9fc610cb5_20210419_113114
432021-04-12dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species6074b98e77b63_20210412_172147
442021-03-30dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species60638923db247_20210330_163012
452021-03-24dist_taxakml766List of datasetsList of species605ba47550175_20210324_180727
462021-03-19dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species605498e0665e8_20210319_083009
472021-03-18dist_taxakml281List of datasetsList of species6053b2d48d14a_20210318_160843
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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.