New England Aquarium Harbor Porpoise Tracking
Connie Merigo, New England Aquarium, Boston, MA USA

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)9
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)16
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)1
diversity indexes (diversity)0
Observations based on criteria (points)19
All observations of species (whole_species)5
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
12024-04-22pointscsv297List of datasetsList of species6626a883f4225_20240422_141714
22024-04-22dist_spcsv180List of datasetsList of species66269fbb82534_20240422_134027
32024-04-22pointscsv297List of datasetsList of species6626a883f4225_20240422_141715
42024-04-22pointscsv297List of datasetsList of species6626a883f4225_20240422_141718
52024-04-17pointsshapefile297List of datasetsList of species661fcde899fbc_20240417_104533
62024-04-03dist_spkml180List of datasetsList of species660d4fa21fcfd_20240403_085202
72024-04-03dist_spshapefile180List of datasetsList of species660d4fa21fcfd_20240403_085159
82024-04-03dist_spwms180List of datasetsList of species660d4fa21fcfd_20240403_085211
92024-03-25dist_spcsv180List of datasetsList of species6600be442c499_20240324_200906
102024-03-12dist_taxakml103List of datasetsList of species65f069f854b13_20240312_104516
112024-02-09pointsshapefile297List of datasetsList of species65c60244386de_20240209_060151
122024-02-09pointsshapefile297List of datasetsList of species65c60244386de_20240209_060155
132024-02-08dist_spshapefile180List of datasetsList of species65c45e684654d_20240207_235716
142024-02-01dist_spshapefile180List of datasetsList of species65bb9691694da_20240201_080842
152023-10-09dist_taxakml103List of datasetsList of species652401c11ab5c_20231009_093933
162023-10-04pointscsv5List of datasetsList of species651d97d73ef00_20231004_125154
172023-10-04pointscsv89List of datasetsList of species651d97d73ef00_20231004_125426
182023-10-04pointscsv29List of datasetsList of species651d97d73ef00_20231004_125244
192023-10-04pointscsv174List of datasetsList of species651d97d73ef00_20231004_125337
202023-10-02dist_taxakml103List of datasetsList of species651b4bd5e8581_20231002_190217
212023-09-18dist_taxakml103List of datasetsList of species6508f34525502_20230918_210342
222023-09-14dist_taxakml91List of datasetsList of species650310cf06029_20230914_132948
232023-09-14dist_taxashapefile91List of datasetsList of species650310cf06029_20230914_133609
242023-09-14dist_taxashapefile102List of datasetsList of species650310cf06029_20230914_095958
252023-09-01whole_speciesgdb297List of datasetsList of species64f20442e94e8_20230901_113344
262023-08-29pointskml297List of datasetsList of species64ee62af81f40_20230829_173437
272023-08-07dist_taxakml103List of datasetsList of species64d0fae7ae3a9_20230807_100906
282023-07-10pointsshapefile297List of datasetsList of species64abd4945f747_20230710_055550
292023-07-10whole_speciesgdb297List of datasetsList of species64abd6a97c331_20230710_060116
302023-07-06dist_spshapefile180List of datasetsList of species64a6b4b22b344_20230706_094509
312023-07-06dist_spshapefile284List of datasetsList of species64a6b4b22b344_20230706_083452
322023-07-06dist_spshapefile284List of datasetsList of species64a6beff81c8c_20230706_092401
332023-06-30dist_taxakml103List of datasetsList of species649e8cefecd92_20230630_040824
342023-06-30pointskml297List of datasetsList of species649d7b854b228_20230630_070408
352023-06-30pointscsv297List of datasetsList of species649d7b854b228_20230630_070307
362023-06-19dist_spcsv180List of datasetsList of species6490f3039ea3a_20230619_205403
372023-06-19dist_spcsv103List of datasetsList of species6490f3039ea3a_20230619_203450
382023-05-26dist_spshapefile103List of datasetsList of species6470f6d049eb6_20230526_153412
392023-04-06pointsshapefile297List of datasetsList of species642f118ead4aa_20230406_152244
402023-04-06pointsshapefile297List of datasetsList of species642f118ead4aa_20230406_152012
412023-04-06pointsshapefile297List of datasetsList of species642f118ead4aa_20230406_151703
422023-03-27pointsshapefile297List of datasetsList of species6421e61734cfd_20230327_153717
432023-03-17whole_speciesgdb297List of datasetsList of species64147a34421fc_20230317_112209
442023-03-06whole_speciesgdb297List of datasetsList of species6405cc842cc06_20230306_065337
452023-03-06whole_speciescsv297List of datasetsList of species6405cc842cc06_20230306_065346
462023-02-22pointsshapefile10List of datasetsList of species63f664ec1cfd0_20230222_144834
472023-02-16dist_spkml284List of datasetsList of species63eea5966cf70_20230216_165928
482023-02-16dist_spkml284List of datasetsList of species63eea5966cf70_20230216_165827
492023-02-13dist_sp_h3csv8List of datasetsList of species63ea75d38008d_20230213_132238
502023-02-03dist_spshapefile284List of datasetsList of species63dccb233471d_20230203_042028
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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.