Mingan Island Cetacean Study 84-07
Richard Sears, Mingan Island Cetacean Study

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 20242023
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)7
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)146
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)7
diversity indexes (diversity)3
Observations based on criteria (points)26
All observations of species (whole_species)191
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
2512023-06-12whole_specieskml23List of datasetsList of species6487c05d5e1ef_20230612_210905
2522023-06-12whole_speciescsv23List of datasetsList of species6487c05d5e1ef_20230612_210848
2532023-06-05whole_speciesgdb1255List of datasetsList of species647de93e74e0a_20230605_100559
2542023-06-05whole_speciescsv1255List of datasetsList of species647de93e74e0a_20230605_095942
2552023-06-05whole_speciesgdb1255List of datasetsList of species647de93e74e0a_20230605_100027
2562023-06-02dist_spshapefile11List of datasetsList of species647a87c010b75_20230602_202959
2572023-06-01whole_speciescsv592List of datasetsList of species64788b8f7fae6_20230601_083710
2582023-06-01whole_speciesgdb592List of datasetsList of species64788b8f7fae6_20230601_083706
2592023-05-30dist_spkml8List of datasetsList of species6476bc4956b6f_20230530_233958
2602023-05-30dist_spcsv8List of datasetsList of species6476b6404f6a4_20230530_225601
2612023-05-30dist_spkml8List of datasetsList of species6476b8a59ed19_20230530_231432
2622023-05-30dist_spshapefile8List of datasetsList of species6476b8a59ed19_20230530_231713
2632023-05-30dist_spkml8List of datasetsList of species6476bc4956b6f_20230530_234003
2642023-05-30dist_spshapefile8List of datasetsList of species6475966a511fe_20230530_023321
2652023-05-30whole_specieskml8List of datasetsList of species6476b4e2989f5_20230530_225733
2662023-05-28pointskml592List of datasetsList of species6472d668d6b1d_20230528_002718
2672023-05-28pointskml592List of datasetsList of species6472d668d6b1d_20230528_002741
2682023-05-26dist_spshapefile13List of datasetsList of species6470f6d049eb6_20230526_150655
2692023-05-26dist_spshapefile1669List of datasetsList of species6470f6d049eb6_20230526_153412
2702023-05-26dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species6470f6d049eb6_20230526_150323
2712023-05-26whole_speciescsv1List of datasetsList of species6470f6d049eb6_20230526_150139
2722023-05-26whole_speciesgdb1List of datasetsList of species6470f6d049eb6_20230526_144316
2732023-05-20whole_speciescsv1255List of datasetsList of species6468c364d4a35_20230520_085948
2742023-05-19dist_spkml185List of datasetsList of species64676f3d69eb7_20230519_084502
2752023-05-19whole_speciescsv1List of datasetsList of species64674e740bef4_20230519_062850
2762023-05-15dist_spshapefile2163List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_195021
2772023-05-15dist_spshapefile2163List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_194522
2782023-05-15dist_spshapefile2110List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_193334
2792023-05-15dist_spshapefile1667List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_193025
2802023-05-15dist_spshapefile1666List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_192749
2812023-05-15dist_spshapefile1666List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_192457
2822023-05-15dist_spshapefile1651List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_190253
2832023-05-15dist_spshapefile2163List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_195317
2842023-05-15dist_spshapefile1624List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_165044
2852023-05-15dist_spshapefile1522List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_164848
2862023-05-15dist_spshapefile1301List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_164606
2872023-05-15dist_spshapefile1301List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_164439
2882023-05-15dist_spkml1301List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_164122
2892023-05-15dist_spkml629List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_163648
2902023-05-15dist_spshapefile1638List of datasetsList of species6462910aba9c5_20230515_185903
2912023-05-10pointsshapefile128List of datasetsList of species645c1a0487035_20230510_182844
2922023-05-10dist_spshapefile8List of datasetsList of species645b85d4c0e49_20230510_080155
2932023-05-09dist_spshapefile84List of datasetsList of species645acae620047_20230509_185638
2942023-05-09dist_spshapefile84List of datasetsList of species645acae620047_20230509_185632
2952023-05-08dist_spcsv185List of datasetsList of species64593f077aac1_20230508_142908
2962023-05-06dist_spkml11List of datasetsList of species6456ab3d993d3_20230506_153451
2972023-05-06whole_speciescsv143List of datasetsList of species6456f46639ace_20230506_205905
2982023-05-06whole_speciesgdb143List of datasetsList of species6456f46639ace_20230506_205416
2992023-05-06whole_speciesgdb143List of datasetsList of species6456f46639ace_20230506_205713
3002023-05-06whole_speciesgdb143List of datasetsList of species6456f97132211_20230506_210816
List of datasets


  • 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.