POPA cetacean, seabird, and sea turtle sightings in the Azores area 1998-2015
POPA: Azores Fisheries Observer Programme

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)6
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)2
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)236
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)13
diversity indexes (diversity)4
Observations based on criteria (points)51
All observations of species (whole_species)459
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
7012023-03-06dist_spcsv1479List of datasetsList of species640531891d7a9_20230306_031300
7022023-03-06whole_speciescsv2010List of datasetsList of species640531891d7a9_20230306_031214
7032023-03-03whole_speciesgdb17List of datasetsList of species6401fc9146c0d_20230303_085958
7042023-03-03whole_speciescsv17List of datasetsList of species6401fc9146c0d_20230303_085847
7052023-03-02dist_spkml49List of datasetsList of species64011bd602881_20230302_165948
7062023-03-02dist_spkml49List of datasetsList of species64011bd602881_20230302_165937
7072023-03-02whole_speciescsv3557List of datasetsList of species6400962f1f6da_20230302_074048
7082023-03-01whole_speciescsv3557List of datasetsList of species63ff941181640_20230301_130714
7092023-02-28whole_speciescsv3557List of datasetsList of species63feb7167f049_20230228_213233
7102023-02-28whole_specieskml3557List of datasetsList of species63feb7167f049_20230228_213643
7112023-02-28whole_speciesgdb3557List of datasetsList of species63feb7167f049_20230228_213212
7122023-02-28whole_speciesgdb3557List of datasetsList of species63fe5c75867f6_20230228_151103
7132023-02-28whole_speciescsv3557List of datasetsList of species63fe5c75867f6_20230228_151115
7142023-02-28whole_speciesgdb3557List of datasetsList of species63fe650de9455_20230228_154301
7152023-02-28whole_speciescsv3557List of datasetsList of species63fe650de9455_20230228_154311
7162023-02-28whole_speciescsv2010List of datasetsList of species63fe0fc1956d1_20230228_100831
7172023-02-28whole_speciesgdb2010List of datasetsList of species63fe0fc1956d1_20230228_100832
7182023-02-23whole_speciesgdb3557List of datasetsList of species63f778bd11415_20230223_093640
7192023-02-22whole_speciescsv115List of datasetsList of species63f69e2e89811_20230222_180313
7202023-02-21dist_spshapefile1984List of datasetsList of species63f51fb8b3177_20230221_145335
7212023-02-20dist_spkml1992List of datasetsList of species63f39d9d4f464_20230220_112126
7222023-02-18dist_spshapefile44List of datasetsList of species63f158cd2dbb3_20230218_181050
7232023-02-16dist_spkml25633List of datasetsList of species63eea5966cf70_20230216_165928
7242023-02-16dist_spkml25633List of datasetsList of species63eea5966cf70_20230216_165827
7252023-02-15dist_spcsv1992List of datasetsList of species63ed343a2bbe7_20230215_144056
7262023-02-15pointscsv2104List of datasetsList of species63ed4212067aa_20230215_153742
7272023-02-13whole_speciescsv124List of datasetsList of species63ea75d38008d_20230213_131654
7282023-02-13whole_speciescsv124List of datasetsList of species63ea75d38008d_20230213_131636
7292023-02-09dist_sp_h3csv49List of datasetsList of species63e53911bbf0f_20230209_135036
7302023-02-08dist_spshapefile1984List of datasetsList of species63e39b1067c88_20230208_091004
7312023-02-08dist_spshapefile2903List of datasetsList of species63e39b1067c88_20230208_075912
7322023-02-07dist_spcsv3429List of datasetsList of species63e26944e767d_20230207_101256
7332023-02-05whole_speciescsv136List of datasetsList of species63e01b6f3fc7a_20230205_164334
7342023-02-05whole_specieskml4List of datasetsList of species63e01b6f3fc7a_20230205_164659
7352023-02-05whole_specieskml26List of datasetsList of species63e01b6f3fc7a_20230205_164122
7362023-02-05whole_specieskml3557List of datasetsList of species63e01b6f3fc7a_20230205_163841
7372023-02-05whole_speciescsv3557List of datasetsList of species63e01b6f3fc7a_20230205_163823
7382023-02-05whole_specieskml136List of datasetsList of species63e01b6f3fc7a_20230205_164341
7392023-02-03dist_spshapefile25633List of datasetsList of species63dccb233471d_20230203_042028
7402023-02-03whole_specieskml3557List of datasetsList of species63dccb233471d_20230203_040456
7412023-02-03dist_spshapefile3429List of datasetsList of species63dcd2a656fea_20230203_042537
7422023-02-02dist_spshapefile1984List of datasetsList of species63db9ac7c05aa_20230202_061810
7432023-02-02whole_speciescsv11003List of datasetsList of species63dc5258859af_20230202_192151
7442023-02-02whole_speciescsv2010List of datasetsList of species63dc5441b51e8_20230202_192607
7452023-02-02whole_speciescsv72List of datasetsList of species63dc554d96d63_20230202_192929
7462023-02-01whole_speciescsv574List of datasetsList of species63daadc50573e_20230201_132249
7472023-01-31dist_spcsv1836List of datasetsList of species63d9208fc70a7_20230131_091652
7482023-01-30whole_speciescsv3557List of datasetsList of species63d7ab0f3305e_20230130_070308
7492023-01-30whole_speciescsv3557List of datasetsList of species63d7ab0f3305e_20230130_070305
7502023-01-28dist_spshapefile44List of datasetsList of species63d5f709a66b4_20230128_234404
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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.