rgbif

High level overview of package

rgbif-package

Interface to the Global Biodiversity Information Facility API.

rgbif-defunct

Defunct functions in rgbif

Geometry

check_wkt()

Check input WKT

gbif_bbox2wkt() gbif_wkt2bbox()

Convert a bounding box to a Well Known Text polygon, and a WKT to a bounding box

OAI

gbif_oai_identify() gbif_oai_list_identifiers() gbif_oai_list_records() gbif_oai_list_metadataformats() gbif_oai_list_sets() gbif_oai_get_records()

GBIF registry data via OAI-PMH

Registry

GBIF registry functions

dataset_metrics()

Get details on a GBIF dataset.

dataset_search()

Search datasets in GBIF.

dataset_suggest()

Suggest datasets in GBIF.

datasets()

Search for datasets and dataset metadata.

organizations()

Organizations metadata.

networks()

Networks metadata.

nodes()

Nodes metadata.

installations()

Installations metadata.

Maps

Work with the GBIF Maps API

map_fetch()

Fetch aggregated density maps of GBIF occurrences

Names

Work with the GBIF taxonomic names API

name_backbone()

Lookup names in the GBIF backbone taxonomy.

name_issues()

Table of GBIF name usage issues, with codes used in data output, full issue name, and descriptions.

name_lookup()

Lookup names in all taxonomies in GBIF.

name_suggest()

A quick and simple autocomplete service that returns up to 20 name usages by doing prefix matching against the scientific name. Results are ordered by relevance.

name_usage()

Lookup details for specific names in all taxonomies in GBIF.

Occurrence Downloads

Work with the GBIF occurrence downloads APIs

occ_download() occ_download_prep()

Spin up a download request for GBIF occurrence data.

occ_download_cancel() occ_download_cancel_staged()

Cancel a download creation process.

occ_download_dataset_activity()

Lists the downloads activity of a dataset

occ_download_datasets()

List datasets for a download

occ_download_get()

Get a download from GBIF.

occ_download_import() as.download()

Import a downloaded file from GBIF.

occ_download_list()

Lists the downloads created by a user.

occ_download_meta()

Retrieves the occurrence download metadata by its unique key.

occ_download_queue()

Download requests in a queue

Work with the GBIF occurrence search APIs

occ_facet()

Facet GBIF occurrences

occ_get()

Get data for specific GBIF occurrences.

occ_data()

Search for GBIF occurrences - simplified for speed

occ_metadata()

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

occ_search()

Search for GBIF occurrences

occ_spellcheck()

Spell check search term for occurrence searches

occ_count()

Get number of occurrence records.

count_facet()

Facetted count occurrence search.

Occurrence data cleaning

Functions for cleaning occurrence data

gbif_issues()

Table of GBIF issues, with codes used in data output, full issue name, and descriptions.

occ_issues()

Parse and examine further GBIF issues on a dataset

occ_issues_lookup()

Lookup occurrence issue definitions and short codes

Miscellaneous

gbif_citation()

Get citation for datasets used

parsenames()

Parse taxon names using the GBIF name parser.

rgb_country_codes()

Look up 2 character ISO country codes

taxrank()

Get the possible values to be used for (taxonomic) rank arguments in GBIF API methods.

wkt_parse()

parse wkt into smaller bits

elevation()

Get elevation for lat/long points from a data.frame or list of points.

enumeration() enumeration_country()

Enumerations.

Pretty reports

gbif_names()

View highlighted terms in name results from GBIF.

gbif_photos()

View photos from GBIF.