The Exploration Log keeps track of points you earn while exploring certain areas in the game. The Exploration Log can be accessed by clicking the icon that looks like a magnifying glass over a globe on bottom of the screen above the F3 button on the hot bar. The Exploration Log is broken up into 3 Categories and into 7 Sections. The Categories are Biology Exploration, Industry Exploration and Culture Exploration and will show the amount of points obtained in each category. Each category is different and uses different ways of obtaining points.
The Sections are Northern Islands, Atlantis, Portobello, Hurricane Island Mystery, Storm Voyage, World Ocean and Yizhou Defensive Battle. Each section has a unique set of rewards which can be obtained when you have earned a certain amount of points. Each reward is different in each Section.