2011 Female Northern Elephant Seals
Daniel Costa

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 202220212020201920182017201620152014201320122011
Formats requested Types requested  
Gridded summary Type 1a (dist_taxa)245
Gridded summary Type 1b (dist_taxa_h3)0
Gridded summary Type 2a (dist_sp)116
Gridded summary Type 2b (dist_sp_h3)0
diversity indexes (diversity)4
Observations based on criteria (points)55
All observations of species (whole_species)26
All observations in dataset (whole_dataset)21
  • 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
12022-06-22dist_taxakml957List of datasetsList of species62b33cc6754c4_20220622_120237
22022-05-19dist_spkml1826List of datasetsList of species628653a9ae443_20220519_102735
32022-05-19dist_taxakml957List of datasetsList of species6285ce74d89aa_20220519_012601
42022-05-18pointscsv2216List of datasetsList of species6285474f12f01_20220518_155300
52022-04-12pointsshapefile2216List of datasetsList of species6255da0008f11_20220412_160940
62022-03-11dist_taxakml957List of datasetsList of species622bab7f290d0_20220311_150601
72022-02-28dist_taxakml957List of datasetsList of species621cce6e20e07_20220228_083050
82022-02-25diversitykml957List of datasetsList of species6219ac29c8680_20220225_233642
92022-02-25diversitykml957List of datasetsList of species6219ac29c8680_20220225_233845
102021-12-09pointscsv2216List of datasetsList of species61b24c8cc7861_20211209_160922
112021-12-09pointsshapefile2216List of datasetsList of species61b24c8cc7861_20211209_134403
122021-10-21pointsshapefile2216List of datasetsList of species617216386371a_20211021_220007
132021-10-12pointskml2216List of datasetsList of species6165c9e0bd201_20211012_135934
142021-10-12pointskml2216List of datasetsList of species6165c9e0bd201_20211012_135642
152021-10-12pointskml2216List of datasetsList of species6165c9e0bd201_20211012_140455
162021-10-12pointskml2216List of datasetsList of species6165c9e0bd201_20211012_141153
172021-10-12pointsshapefile2216List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_134440
182021-10-12pointskml2216List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_132801
192021-10-12pointskml2216List of datasetsList of species6165bcd5a193e_20211012_131242
202021-10-12pointskml2216List of datasetsList of species6165bcd5a193e_20211012_130045
212021-10-12pointskml2216List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_133250
222021-10-12pointskml2216List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_132945
232021-10-12pointskml2216List of datasetsList of species6165c48647d3e_20211012_133835
242021-10-12pointskml2216List of datasetsList of species6165bcd5a193e_20211012_131220
252021-10-01dist_taxakml957List of datasetsList of species6154741707ef2_20211001_012530
262021-09-10whole_specieskml2216List of datasetsList of species6137a3bfe6ce4_20210910_171456
272021-08-25dist_taxakml957List of datasetsList of species6126a698b4008_20210825_162510
282021-08-12dist_taxakml957List of datasetsList of species61151d37b6c5d_20210812_091056
292021-08-11pointsshapefile2216List of datasetsList of species6113ef9565ab7_20210811_121149
302021-07-21dist_taxakml957List of datasetsList of species60f85ddccdb94_20210721_134847
312021-07-17dist_taxakml957List of datasetsList of species60f33c1987d1f_20210717_162346
322021-06-30dist_spcsv957List of datasetsList of species60dcc39ec5801_20210630_152757
332021-06-17dist_taxakml957List of datasetsList of species60cbbff6c9af8_20210617_180024
342021-06-17dist_taxakml957List of datasetsList of species60cbbff6c9af8_20210617_180023
352021-06-16whole_specieskml2216List of datasetsList of species60ca59d1308c7_20210616_162057
362021-06-13whole_specieskml2216List of datasetsList of species60c62b42a2d82_20210613_131818
372021-06-10dist_taxashapefile1261List of datasetsList of species60c21d4cc185c_20210610_101650
382021-06-10dist_taxacsv1261List of datasetsList of species60c21d4cc185c_20210610_101643
392021-06-10dist_taxacsv1261List of datasetsList of species60c21d4cc185c_20210610_101908
402021-06-06whole_datasetkml2216List of datasetsList of species60bc34040f853_20210606_000231
412021-06-06whole_datasetkml2216List of datasetsList of species60bc34040f853_20210606_000859
422021-06-05whole_datasetkml2216List of datasetsList of species60bc34040f853_20210605_235413
432021-05-25whole_specieskml2216List of datasetsList of species60ad1d27803e7_20210525_115523
442021-05-25whole_specieskml2216List of datasetsList of species60ad1eeb98d7e_20210525_120201
452021-05-25dist_spshapefile957List of datasetsList of species60ad1664302da_20210525_112756
462021-05-25dist_spshapefile957List of datasetsList of species60ad1664302da_20210525_112335
472021-05-25dist_spcsv957List of datasetsList of species60ad1664302da_20210525_113052
482021-05-25dist_spshapefile957List of datasetsList of species60ad1c00a929b_20210525_114743
492021-05-25whole_specieskml2216List of datasetsList of species60ad18d58f19b_20210525_113944
502021-05-23dist_taxashapefile783List of datasetsList of species60aaba8248bc8_20210523_165437
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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.