Convert a dataset to the Darwin Core Archive format

convert_to_dwca(
  path,
  core_name,
  source_id,
  derived_id,
  url = NULL,
  user_id,
  user_domain
)

Arguments

path

(character) Path to which the DwC-A data objects and EML will be written.

core_name

(character) The central table of the DwC-A dataset being created. Can be: "event" (event core). Occurrence core is not yet supported.

source_id

(character) Identifier of an ecocomDP dataset published in a supported repository. Currently, the EDI Data Repository is supported.

derived_id

(character) Identifier of the DwC-A dataset being created.

url

(character) URL to the publicly accessible directory containing DwC-A data objects. This argument supports direct download of the data entities by a data repository and is used for automated revisioning and publication.

user_id

(character) Identifier of user account associated with the data repository in which this ecocomDP dataset will be archived. Only user_id from the EDI is currently supported.

user_domain

(character) Domain (data repository) the user_id belongs to. Currently, EDI is supported.

Value

DwC-A tables, meta.xml, and corresponding EML metadata.

Details

Reads in an ecocomDP dataset from a supported repository and converts it to a DwC-A package.

Examples

if (FALSE) { # Create directory for DwC-A outputs mypath <- paste0(tempdir(), "/data") dir.create(mypath) # Convert an EDI published ecocomDP dataset to a DwC-A convert_to_dwca( path = mypath, core_name = "event", source_id = "edi.193.5", derived_id = "edi.834.2", user_id = "ecocomdp", user_domain = "EDI") dir(mypath) # Clean up unlink(mypath, recursive = TRUE) }