Data Observatory

Data Observatory

Managing your subscriptions

Through the section My Subscriptions within the Data panel of your user dashboard you can check all relevant details to manage and access the different Data Observatory datasets you subscribed to. From this central page you can check the status of each subscription (e.g. requested, active, expired, etc.), access each dataset’s metadata, and start working with the dataset you are subscribed to.

Your Data Observatory subscriptions

For those datasets supported by Builder, users can use this interface to directly access the data or create a new map through the dashboard options View dataset and Create map, respectively.

If you are a Python user you can download a pre-built Python notebook illustrating how to access and explore the data with CARTOframes by clicking on Explore with CARTOframes.

Access Data Observatory dataset from a Python notebook

Or you can simply retrieve the ID needed to access the dataset from your own notebook using CARTOframes.

Access Data Observatory dataset with CARTOframes


You can unsubscribe from a public dataset by accessing its detail page and clicking on the Unsubscribe button and confirming your decision. Premium data subscriptions expire as per the terms defined in the acquired premium license.

Unsubscribe from a Data Observatory dataset

Confirm unsubscription from a Data Observatory dataset