db_download: Download taxonomic databases

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Supported Beware See Also Examples

Description

Download taxonomic databases

Usage

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db_download_itis(verbose = TRUE)

db_download_tpl(verbose = TRUE)

db_download_col(verbose = TRUE)

db_download_gbif(verbose = TRUE)

Arguments

verbose

(logical) Print messages. Default: TRUE

Details

Downloads sql database, cleans up unneeded files, returns path to sql file

Value

Path to the downloaded SQL database

Supported

Beware

COL database loading takes a long time, e.g., 30 minutes. you may want to run it in a separate R session, or just look at the db_load_col fxn and run the commands in your shell.

See Also

tdb_cache

Examples

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## Not run: 
# ITIS
# x <- db_download_itis()
# db_load_itis(x)
# src_itis()

# Plantlist
# x <- db_download_tpl()
# db_load_tpl(x, "sacmac")
# src_tpl()

# COL
# x <- db_download_col()
# db_load_col(x)
# src_col()

# GBIF
# x <- db_download_gbif()
# db_load_gbif()
# src_gbif(x)

## End(Not run)

taxizedb documentation built on May 2, 2019, 11:41 a.m.