At present, different components of the SeaBee platform require different logins. Eventually we are hoping to streamline the login process by switching to a single Feide-based authentication step, but for now please follow the steps below.

1 Create a Feide account

Access to the core of SeaBee’s data platform (the JupyterHub etc.) is controlled via Feide. You can login via Dataporten here.

Some organisations automatically provide Feide access for all their memebrs. If you do not have organisational access, you will need to create a Fedie Guest account here.

2 Browse files using MinIO

SeaBee uses MinIO on Sigma2 to provide an S3-compatible API for file storage and transfer. You can request access to MinIO by creating an issue in the SeaBee repository explaining your use case and describing which datasets you need to access.

The easiest way to explore the files available to you on MinIO is via the web interface here. See the Storage page for further details, including alternative options for interacting with SeaBee data on Sigma2.

3 Data processing using SeaBee’s JupterHub

SeaBee’s JupyterHub provides Python and R environments offering fast and convenient access to data hosted on Sigma2. The JupyterHub is especially useful for developing and testing workflows and for sharing code with other researchers. Once you have a Feide account (Section 1), you can request access to JupyterHub by creating an issue in the SeaBee repository explaining your use case. You can then login using your Feide credentials.

See the JupyterHub page for full details.

4 Permissions on GeoNode

SeaBee data products are publicly available via the SeaBee Geonode. Products include individual datasets (e.g. image mosaics and annotation), reports & documentation, and interactive maps, which combine multiple data layers into a single visualisation.

Registered users of the GeoNode can create their own maps by selecting data layers, and they can also download SeaBee datasets for further analysis. To sign-up, click the Register button towards the top-right of the GeoNode home page.