Get a download from GBIF.Source:
Get a download from GBIF.
Downloads the zip file to a directory you specify on your machine.
crul::HttpClient() is used internally to write the zip file to
disk. See crul::writing-options. This function only downloads the file.
occ_download_import to open a downloaded file in your R session.
The speed of this function is of course proportional to the size of the
file to download. For example, a 58 MB file on my machine took about
see downloads for an overview of GBIF downloads methods
This function used to check for HTTP response content type, but it has changed enough that we no longer check it. If you run into issues with this function, open an issue in the GitHub repository.