[API-users] Remove/filter by data from botanical gardens?
scott at ropensci.org
Tue Oct 7 20:48:08 CEST 2014
Hmmm...I don't see establishmentMeans anywhere in the returned data from
the /occurrence . I do see documentation on it, endpoint
but is it included in data output anywhere? Maybe called something else?
On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 10:42 AM, Scott Chamberlain <scott at ropensci.org>
> Thanks, that's a good idea. I was thinking that there are a finite number
> of botanical gardens, so I could simply collect coordinates for each of
> them, and a reasonable bounding box around each one perhaps.
> On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 10:03 AM, Alex Thompson <godfoder at acis.ufl.edu>
>> Also not something that can be done via the API, but botanical gardens
>> will also tend to be fairly large locality outliers (large numbers of
>> extremely tightly clustered points from relatively diverse taxa). Often,
>> I've found, many gardens are all geo-referenced to a single reference
>> locality, so you don't even need to do a bounding box filter, you can
>> just filter out specific points.
>> - Alex
>> On 10/07/2014 10:47 AM, Tim Robertson wrote:
>> > Hi Scott,
>> > There is actually no easy way of doing this. Filtering out
>> BasisOfRecord=LivingSpecimen would get you some of the way there, and
>> looking into the establishmentMeans a step further, but the some of the
>> data just don’t have fields to filter them out.
>> > Cheers,
>> > Tim
>> > On 07 Oct 2014, at 03:00, Scott Chamberlain <myrmecocystus at gmail.com>
>> >> Hello,
>> >> Someone brought up recently whether or not they could exclude
>> observations from botanical gardens in GBIF occurrence searches. I think
>> they meant just occurrences from within actual gardens, not observations
>> from more natural areas in a database provided by a botanical garden.
>> >> Is something like this already flagged as an issue in the occurrence
>> issue enum? I didn't see it myself. I guess one could find the data
>> providers that are botanical gardens and exclude those if they are in the
>> search results.
>> >> Thanks for any guidance.
>> >> Cheers, Scott Chamberlain
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