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
7012020-09-03pointskml2List of datasetsList of species5f50ffcee563e_20200903_114027
7022020-08-16pointsshapefile3List of datasetsList of species5f3999d8a5848_20200816_164437
7032020-08-16pointsshapefile3List of datasetsList of species5f3999d8a5848_20200816_164330
7042020-08-16pointskml3List of datasetsList of species5f3999d8a5848_20200816_164412
7052020-08-16pointscsv3List of datasetsList of species5f3999d8a5848_20200816_164426
7062020-08-16pointscsv3List of datasetsList of species5f3999d8a5848_20200816_164240
7072020-07-31pointsshapefile13List of datasetsList of species5f2477c2a13c1_20200731_160156
7082020-07-29dist_spkml3List of datasetsList of species5f21fadb125ac_20200729_184114
7092020-07-29dist_spkml3List of datasetsList of species5f21fadb125ac_20200729_184118
7102020-07-26pointscsv1List of datasetsList of species5f1cd5ef431a7_20200725_211740
7112020-07-25pointsshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5f1ba15f22c11_20200724_234258
7122020-07-25pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5f1ba15f22c11_20200724_233211
7132020-07-25pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5f1c5b2f82c7d_20200725_123025
7142020-07-25pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5f1c5b2f82c7d_20200725_123044
7152020-07-23dist_taxakml51List of datasetsList of species5f19a00a5ce51_20200723_103917
7162020-07-20pointswfs60List of datasetsList of species5f15c3b1e8850_20200720_122149
7172020-07-16pointsshapefile60List of datasetsList of species5f109013b3c68_20200716_133747
7182020-07-16dist_spshapefile15List of datasetsList of species5f107ef1504d8_20200716_123040
7192020-07-08pointsshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5f05072f271b1_20200707_211526
7202020-06-29pointscsv2List of datasetsList of species5efa7132310c5_20200629_190614
7212020-06-23dist_spshapefile44List of datasetsList of species5ef2290d3ec72_20200623_134101
7222020-06-23dist_spshapefile44List of datasetsList of species5ef2290d3ec72_20200623_134950
7232020-06-23dist_spshapefile44List of datasetsList of species5ef2290d3ec72_20200623_123854
7242020-06-23dist_spshapefile44List of datasetsList of species5ef2290d3ec72_20200623_132308
7252020-06-22pointsshapefile3List of datasetsList of species5ef0b8fa80ca4_20200622_101007
7262020-06-22pointsshapefile9List of datasetsList of species5ef0898bf275c_20200622_064343
7272020-06-22dist_spshapefile44List of datasetsList of species5ef0898bf275c_20200622_064714
7282020-06-22dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5ef079f305a19_20200622_055654
7292020-06-17pointscsv9List of datasetsList of species5ee95b16721dd_20200616_235329
7302020-06-17pointscsv2List of datasetsList of species5ee9797279f2b_20200616_223738
7312020-06-17pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5ee9797279f2b_20200616_222202
7322020-06-16pointscsv9List of datasetsList of species5ee95b16721dd_20200616_200327
7332020-06-12dist_spkml44List of datasetsList of species5ee32ad01c4ec_20200612_035557
7342020-06-12dist_spkml44List of datasetsList of species5ee32ad01c4ec_20200612_031235
7352020-06-10dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5ee12e4b090df_20200610_150308
7362020-06-10dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5ee12e4b090df_20200610_150305
7372020-06-06pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5edb0e034657c_20200605_233150
7382020-06-02dist_spkml17List of datasetsList of species5ed6d95d3fbf2_20200602_191106
7392020-05-28pointscsv1List of datasetsList of species5ed037ae9f9fa_20200528_181943
7402020-05-28pointscsv2List of datasetsList of species5ecf94bad8e36_20200528_063926
7412020-05-26dist_taxakml44List of datasetsList of species5ecd2a455d6ed_20200526_104101
7422020-05-26pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5ecd60304e543_20200526_143149
7432020-05-26pointscsv13List of datasetsList of species5ecd21c2cb7cc_20200526_100520
7442020-05-26pointscsv1List of datasetsList of species5eccf4d081fab_20200526_065453
7452020-05-26pointscsv2List of datasetsList of species5ecd08b40008b_20200526_082122
7462020-05-23dist_spshapefile1List of datasetsList of species5ec947fbc90dd_20200523_123038
7472020-05-23dist_spkml1List of datasetsList of species5ec947fbc90dd_20200523_125432
7482020-05-23pointsshapefile2List of datasetsList of species5ec97d875530d_20200523_154651
7492020-05-18pointscsv9List of datasetsList of species5ec2981a51f6f_20200518_101641
7502020-05-15pointscsv2List of datasetsList of species5ebf106a3e548_20200515_180512
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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.