read_conservation_units: Download spatial data of Brazilian environmental conservation...

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read_conservation_unitsR Documentation

Download spatial data of Brazilian environmental conservation units


This data set covers the whole of Brazil and it includes the polygons of all conservation units present in Brazilian territory. The last update of the data was 09-2019. The original data comes from MMA and can be found at "".


read_conservation_units(date = 201909, simplified = TRUE, showProgress = TRUE)



Numeric. Date of the data in YYYYMM format. Defaults to 201909.


Logic FALSE or TRUE, indicating whether the function should return the data set with 'original' spatial resolution or a data set with 'simplified' geometry. Defaults to TRUE. For spatial analysis and statistics users should set simplified = FALSE. Borders have been simplified by removing vertices of borders using ⁠st_simplify{sf}⁠ preserving topology with a dTolerance of 100.


Logical. Defaults to TRUE display progress bar.


An ⁠"sf" "data.frame"⁠ object

See Also

Other general area functions: read_census_tract()


# Read conservation_units
b <- read_conservation_units(date = 201909)

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