Download occurrences from GBIFSource:
Downloads GBIF occurrence points and useful related information for processing within other occCite functions
getGBIFpoints( taxon, GBIFLogin = GBIFLogin, GBIFDownloadDirectory = NULL, checkPreviousGBIFDownload = T )
A string with a single species name
An object of class
GBIFLoginto log in to GBIF to begin the download.
An optional argument that specifies the local directory where GBIF downloads will be saved. If this is not specified, the downloads will be saved to your current working directory.
A logical operator specifying whether the user wishes to check their existing prepared downloads on the GBIF website.
A list containing
a data frame of occurrence data;
GBIF search metadata;
a data frame containing the raw results of a query to `rgbif::occ_download_get()`.
`getGBIFpoints` only returns records from GBIF that have coordinates, aren't flagged as having geospatial issues, and have an occurrence status flagged as "PRESENT".