I resent these three imports to ID again this morning using all locations. There’s a long queue already due to the server restart, so these should be complete by the time you check on them again next week.
No, deleting your bulk import means starting from a clean slate. So any matches to marked individuals and any other data that wasn’t uploaded to your spreadsheet would need to be redone. That’s why I want to be sure I exhaust all other options first before we take this step.
Here’s what I recently learned about that: Wildbook will only run identification for the exact location you put in your bulk import spreadsheet. If you want to expand the location range, you can re-run the match on the encounter level and manually check the boxes for the additional regions to include. Or you can choose “all locations” when you send to identification from the bulk import page, with the caveat that it will take a long time to run, but will be easier for you than manually sending each encounter from the import to matching.
I confirmed this was a bug that’s also present in other Wildbooks. I know it’s being worked on, but I don’t have an update yet on when it’ll be resolved.
Yes, I’ve seen that yesterday and I finally finished the identification of all my bulk imports !! Thanks a lot for all your help
I’ve just a tiny little last question:
In the results of the identification process, I only have the results of the DSWP and I don’t have the ones from Felicia Vachon which was doing her PhD on sperm whales in the Lesser Antilles. I’ve checked for her name on the Encounter Search page and I found some results but it seems that they are not linked with the species Physeter macrocephalus which could explain why I haven’t seen them in the results of the identification process.
I think you may need view collaboration with her in order to see the the location and taxonomy in a search. I did the same search and I can see that her encounters are all for Physeter macrocephalus across different sub-regions of the Caribbean Sea.
Do you have an example of one of your encounters that you think is a match for one of her whales that isn’t in your match results?