Functions to search and retrieve records from the on-line database at https://cfpub.epa.gov/ecotox/search.cfm.
websearch_ecotox( fields = list_ecotox_web_fields(), habitat = c("aquire", "terrestrial"), ... ) list_ecotox_web_fields(...)
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The functions described here to search and retrieve records from the on-line database are experimental. This is because this feature is not formally supported by the EPA, and it may break in future iterations of the on-line database. The functions form an interface between R and the ECOTOX website and is therefore limited by its restrictions as described in the package documentation: ECOTOXr. The functions should therefore be used with caution.
list of dplyr::tibbles with search results. Results are unpolished and ‘as is’ returned by EPA's web service.
list_ecotox_web_fields() returns a named list with fields that can be used in a web search of EPA's ECOTOX database, using
IMPORTANT: when you plan to perform multiple adjacent searches (for instance in a loop), please insert a call to
This to avoid overloading the server and getting your IP address banned from the server.
Pepijn de Vries
## Not run: search_fields <- list_ecotox_web_fields( txAdvancedSpecEntries = "daphnia magna", RBSPECSEARCHTYPE = "EXACT", txAdvancedChemicalEntries = "benzene", RBCHEMSEARCHTYPE = "EXACT") search_results <- websearch_ecotox(search_fields) ## End(Not run)
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