occ_metadata: Search for catalog numbers, collection codes, collector...

Description Usage Arguments References Examples

View source: R/occ_metadata.r

Description

Search for catalog numbers, collection codes, collector names, and institution codes.

Usage

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occ_metadata(type = "catalogNumber", q = NULL, limit = 5,
  pretty = TRUE, curlopts = list())

Arguments

type

Type of data, one of catalogNumber, collectionCode, recordedBy, or institutionCode. Unique partial strings work too, like 'cat' for catalogNumber

q

Search term

limit

Number of results, default=5

pretty

Pretty as true (Default) uses cat to print data, FALSE gives character strings.

curlopts

list of named curl options passed on to HttpClient. see curl_options for curl options

References

http://www.gbif.org/developer/occurrence#search

Examples

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## Not run: 
# catalog number
occ_metadata(type = "catalogNumber", q=122)

# collection code
occ_metadata(type = "collectionCode", q=12)

# institution code
occ_metadata(type = "institutionCode", q='GB')

# recorded by
occ_metadata(type = "recordedBy", q='scott')

# data as character strings
occ_metadata(type = "catalogNumber", q=122, pretty=FALSE)

# Change number of results returned
occ_metadata(type = "catalogNumber", q=122, limit=10)

# Partial unique type strings work too
occ_metadata(type = "cat", q=122)

# Pass on curl options
occ_metadata(type = "cat", q=122, curlopts = list(verbose = TRUE))

## End(Not run)

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