Tools for Accessing the Botanical Ecology and Information Network Database

Provides Tools for Accessing the Botanical Information and Ecology Network Database. The BIEN database contains cleaned and standardized botanical data including occurrence, trait, plot and taxonomic data (See <> for more Information). This package provides functions that query the BIEN database by constructing and executing optimized SQL queries.


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1.0.0 by Brian Maitner, a month ago

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Authors: Brian Maitner [aut, cre]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

MIT + file LICENSE license

Imports maptools, rgeos, rgdal, sp, DBI, ape, methods

Depends on RPostgreSQL

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown

See at CRAN