NEFSC Survey 1997
NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC)

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 20222021202020192018201720162015201420132012201120102009
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)248
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)830
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)15
diversity indexes (diversity)4
Observations based on criteria (points)949
All observations of species (whole_species)532
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)23
  • 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
6512020-10-19dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5f8de517d39d4_20201019_151325
6522020-10-19dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5f8de5cae383f_20201019_152155
6532020-10-19dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5f8de517d39d4_20201019_151359
6542020-10-19dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species5f8de76e762fb_20201019_155350
6552020-10-18dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species5f8c88490442a_20201018_142514
6562020-10-18dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species5f8c8896bf7c2_20201018_142700
6572020-10-16dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5f890a666a5fa_20201015_225206
6582020-10-16dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5f8920cacbefa_20201016_002946
6592020-10-16dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species5f8921c812dfd_20201016_003022
6602020-10-16dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5f890afdb067b_20201015_225320
6612020-10-16dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species5f88fd0a33a96_20201015_225000
6622020-10-16dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5f8920cacbefa_20201016_002935
6632020-10-16dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5f88f46930ed3_20201015_214402
6642020-10-16dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5f88f46930ed3_20201015_211930
6652020-10-16dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5f8902bca9aa2_20201015_222627
6662020-10-16dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5f8902bca9aa2_20201015_222719
6672020-10-16pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5f89068a03a3d_20201015_223945
6682020-10-16pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5f89068a03a3d_20201015_223731
6692020-10-15dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172622
6702020-10-15dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172625
6712020-10-15dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172627
6722020-10-15dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species5f88be321c6f5_20201015_172626
6732020-10-14pointscsv3List of datasetsList of species5f8705ace2736_20201014_101931
6742020-10-14pointsshapefile3List of datasetsList of species5f8705ace2736_20201014_101843
6752020-10-14pointskml3List of datasetsList of species5f86c38ac033f_20201014_052902
6762020-10-14dist_spkml4List of datasetsList of species5f86c7f066943_20201014_054550
6772020-10-14pointskml3List of datasetsList of species5f86c38ac033f_20201014_052905
6782020-10-14dist_spkml4List of datasetsList of species5f86c7f066943_20201014_054548
6792020-10-14pointsshapefile3List of datasetsList of species5f874891bfe60_20201014_145638
6802020-10-12pointsshapefile27List of datasetsList of species5f845eb6d939d_20201012_095128
6812020-10-10pointsshapefile9List of datasetsList of species5f81593a05e6d_20201010_031428
6822020-10-09dist_spcsv1List of datasetsList of species5f80a36103e22_20201009_135827
6832020-10-09pointscsv2List of datasetsList of species5f7fbbc680234_20201008_212946
6842020-10-05dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5f7ae6586b146_20201005_052914
6852020-10-05pointscsv2List of datasetsList of species5f7b36707190d_20201005_111219
6862020-10-05pointsshapefile60List of datasetsList of species5f7aeae5c9f21_20201005_054649
6872020-09-28pointscsv2List of datasetsList of species5f71b38a23621_20200928_061329
6882020-09-28pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5f71b38a23621_20200928_094549
6892020-09-25pointsshapefile13List of datasetsList of species5f6e29e5185dd_20200925_133739
6902020-09-25pointscsv13List of datasetsList of species5f6e29e5185dd_20200925_133623
6912020-09-23pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5f6b0d35c0157_20200923_050422
6922020-09-22dist_spkml44List of datasetsList of species5f69649515e7e_20200921_224913
6932020-09-22dist_spkml44List of datasetsList of species5f69649515e7e_20200921_224917
6942020-09-16pointsshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5f625322c25d5_20200916_143403
6952020-09-16pointscsv1List of datasetsList of species5f625322c25d5_20200916_145229
6962020-09-14pointscsv1List of datasetsList of species5f5f358411d43_20200914_055122
6972020-09-14pointscsv1List of datasetsList of species5f5f358411d43_20200914_053517
6982020-09-11pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5f5ba1e7ba735_20200911_122811
6992020-09-07dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5f563a4136442_20200907_094927
7002020-09-03dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5f50ffcee563e_20200903_113855
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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.