Chennai India, olive ridley tracking
Supraja Dharini

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 202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)239
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)228
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)1
diversity indexes (diversity)10
Observations based on criteria (points)122
All observations of species (whole_species)83
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)20
  • 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
12021-11-21whole_speciesgdb41List of datasetsList of species6199a3dd25363_20211120_204410
22021-11-12whole_speciescsv41List of datasetsList of species618dd5ff5b079_20211112_010021
32021-11-09pointsshapefile41List of datasetsList of species618ad7fe91d1a_20211109_152922
42021-11-09pointsshapefile41List of datasetsList of species618ad7fe91d1a_20211109_152925
52021-10-23whole_speciescsv41List of datasetsList of species61744046d0c14_20211023_130639
62021-10-22whole_speciesgdb41List of datasetsList of species617354bd5c599_20211022_203132
72021-10-21pointsshapefile1654List of datasetsList of species6171bb96b9a17_20211021_154845
82021-10-14pointsshapefile1654List of datasetsList of species61686c1ae3f5c_20211014_135017
92021-10-01dist_taxakml246List of datasetsList of species6154741707ef2_20211001_012530
102021-09-23whole_specieskml41List of datasetsList of species614c19af80086_20210923_023742
112021-09-23whole_specieskml41List of datasetsList of species614c981529ede_20210923_114403
122021-09-23whole_specieskml41List of datasetsList of species614d144d96bd0_20210923_195954
132021-09-23whole_specieskml41List of datasetsList of species614d144d96bd0_20210923_195951
142021-09-21dist_spcsv33List of datasetsList of species614959a18d3d7_20210921_000806
152021-09-19dist_sp_h3wfs240List of datasetsList of species614790aec5ba0_20210919_154356
162021-09-17dist_spshapefile246List of datasetsList of species6145077bc15cd_20210917_172934
172021-08-28dist_spshapefile246List of datasetsList of species612a485560e60_20210828_104127
182021-08-28dist_spshapefile246List of datasetsList of species612a485560e60_20210828_103854
192021-08-26whole_speciesgdb41List of datasetsList of species6127fc758141a_20210826_171001
202021-08-25dist_taxakml246List of datasetsList of species6126a698b4008_20210825_162510
212021-08-20whole_speciesgdb41List of datasetsList of species_20210820_102132
222021-08-13whole_speciesgdb41List of datasetsList of species61168898d4541_20210813_120802
232021-08-12dist_taxakml246List of datasetsList of species61151d37b6c5d_20210812_091056
242021-08-10whole_speciesgdb41List of datasetsList of species6112741ae8349_20210810_090958
252021-08-10whole_speciescsv41List of datasetsList of species6112741ae8349_20210810_091148
262021-08-06whole_speciescsv41List of datasetsList of species610cba35e7288_20210806_005102
272021-07-21dist_taxakml246List of datasetsList of species60f85ddccdb94_20210721_134847
282021-07-17dist_taxakml246List of datasetsList of species60f33c1987d1f_20210717_162346
292021-07-17whole_speciescsv41List of datasetsList of species60f29fa13be25_20210717_052158
302021-07-17whole_speciescsv41List of datasetsList of species60f29fa13be25_20210717_052210
312021-06-28whole_speciesgdb41List of datasetsList of species60da33cc77e8e_20210628_165330
322021-06-17dist_taxakml246List of datasetsList of species60cbbff6c9af8_20210617_180024
332021-06-17dist_taxakml246List of datasetsList of species60cbbff6c9af8_20210617_180023
342021-06-16whole_specieskml1654List of datasetsList of species60ca59d1308c7_20210616_162057
352021-06-13whole_specieskml1654List of datasetsList of species60c62b42a2d82_20210613_131818
362021-06-06whole_datasetkml1654List of datasetsList of species60bc34040f853_20210606_000231
372021-06-06whole_datasetkml1654List of datasetsList of species60bc34040f853_20210606_000859
382021-06-05whole_datasetkml1654List of datasetsList of species60bc34040f853_20210605_235413
392021-05-25dist_spshapefile246List of datasetsList of species60ad1c00a929b_20210525_114743
402021-05-25whole_specieskml1654List of datasetsList of species60ad1d27803e7_20210525_115523
412021-05-25dist_spcsv246List of datasetsList of species60ad1664302da_20210525_113052
422021-05-25whole_specieskml1654List of datasetsList of species60ad1eeb98d7e_20210525_120201
432021-05-25whole_specieskml1654List of datasetsList of species60ad18d58f19b_20210525_113944
442021-05-25dist_spshapefile246List of datasetsList of species60ad1664302da_20210525_112756
452021-05-25dist_spshapefile246List of datasetsList of species60ad1664302da_20210525_112335
462021-05-25dist_spcsv246List of datasetsList of species60ad2383a772c_20210525_122943
472021-05-20whole_datasetkml1654List of datasetsList of species60a670828a3dc_20210520_102634
482021-05-19dist_spcsv246List of datasetsList of species60a53c6abf887_20210519_122818
492021-05-16dist_spshapefile246List of datasetsList of species60a0eee965b94_20210516_061154
502021-05-16dist_spcsv246List of datasetsList of species60a0eee965b94_20210516_061130
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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 Goolge 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.