searchMovebankStudies: Search for a study on Movebank

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Note Author(s) Examples

Description

This function searches for studies within Movebank by a specified keyword or phrase.

Usage

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Arguments

x

a character string to search within the Movebank study names

login

a MovebankLogin object, if empty you'll be asked to enter your username and password

Details

The search function searches explicitly for the entered phrase. If you for example type 'Goose' it will not show you studies including 'goose'. So rather search for 'oose' to find both.

Value

The function returns a character vector of study names.

Note

See the 'browseMovebank' vignette for more information about security and how to use Movebank from within R.

Author(s)

Marco Smolla

Examples

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## Not run: 

# obtain a login
login <- movebankLogin()
# returns all studies that include this exact term: "MPIO"
searchMovebankStudies(x="MPIO", login=login) 

## End(Not run)

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