Yangtze finless porpoise in Yangtze River, China 2006
Zhao Xiujiang, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

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 2022202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)238
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)132
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)0
diversity indexes (diversity)4
Observations based on criteria (points)45
All observations of species (whole_species)17
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)17
  • 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
1512019-06-15dist_spshapefile55List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_005633
1522019-06-15dist_spwms55List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_044452
1532019-06-15dist_spwms55List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_005841
1542019-06-15dist_spcsv55List of datasetsList of species5d046a2dad77c_20190615_002732
1552019-05-06dist_spshapefile55List of datasetsList of species5cd038a81ddac_20190506_095106
1562019-04-08dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5cab9e48e6ad2_20190408_151922
1572019-03-15dist_spshapefile55List of datasetsList of species5c8b97e048966_20190315_82426
1582019-02-01dist_spkml55List of datasetsList of species5c54d26ac9190_20190201_181731
1592019-01-30dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5c51af8c83b0c_20190130_90800
1602019-01-17dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5c405a892cffd_20190117_53937
1612018-11-06dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5be18e3cab605_20181106_75347
1622018-11-06dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5be18b0266358_20181106_74405
1632018-11-05dist_taxakml182List of datasetsList of species5bdf994974051_20181104_201431
1642018-11-05dist_taxakml182List of datasetsList of species5bdf994974051_20181104_201432
1652018-11-05dist_taxakml182List of datasetsList of species5bdf994974051_20181104_201433
1662018-10-25dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5bd1fbb684277_20181025_132334
1672018-10-19dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5bc9cff90c424_20181019_84058
1682018-10-19dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5bc9cff90c424_20181019_84057
1692018-10-12dist_spkml55List of datasetsList of species5bc09e6879883_20181012_91540
1702018-08-22pointscsv640List of datasetsList of species5b7d2fd5b09b8_20180822_65616
1712018-08-22dist_spcsv55List of datasetsList of species5b7d2d110e096_20180822_53203
1722018-08-16dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5b75d856427b0_20180816_160247
1732018-06-19dist_taxakml453List of datasetsList of species5b28fa1e452a1_20180619_84910
1742018-06-11dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5b1ee59332669_20180611_171222
1752018-06-04dist_taxakml182List of datasetsList of species5b14f0d4d4153_20180604_35805
1762018-05-03pointsshapefile640List of datasetsList of species5aeac8ef238d6_20180503_50005
1772018-05-03pointsshapefile640List of datasetsList of species5aeac85ba5395_20180503_44433
1782018-05-02dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5ae955c126652_20180502_20809
1792018-05-02pointsshapefile640List of datasetsList of species5ae983a05f84d_20180502_52506
1802018-02-07pointsshapefile234List of datasetsList of species5a7b67207117c_20180207_160101
1812018-01-25dist_spcsv55List of datasetsList of species5a69f52df312c_20180125_102213
1822018-01-14dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5a5b39e6c2351_20180114_60920
1832018-01-12dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5a58df870af69_20180112_111721
1842018-01-11dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5a57ae0b5652e_20180111_133812
1852018-01-11dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5a57ae0b5652e_20180111_133813
1862018-01-11dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5a57ae0b5652e_20180111_133807
1872018-01-11dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5a57ae0b5652e_20180111_133822
1882018-01-11dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5a57ae0b5652e_20180111_133820
1892017-12-05dist_taxakml182List of datasetsList of species5a2745da3756b_20171205_202454
1902017-12-05dist_taxakml182List of datasetsList of species5a2745da3756b_20171205_202458
1912017-11-26dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5a1af15922484_20171126_115255
1922017-11-26dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5a1af15922484_20171126_115250
1932017-11-26dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species5a1af15922484_20171126_115258
1942017-10-30dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species59f708b00483d_20171030_71303
1952017-10-30dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species59f708b00483d_20171030_71253
1962017-10-25dist_taxakml182List of datasetsList of species59f0dfbfdd447_20171025_150327
1972017-10-18pointsshapefile640List of datasetsList of species59e7240600df0_20171018_61422
1982017-10-18pointscsv640List of datasetsList of species59e7240600df0_20171018_60719
1992017-10-17dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species59e6146aa8108_20171017_103225
2002017-10-17dist_taxakml55List of datasetsList of species59e6146aa8108_20171017_103224
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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.