[API-users] New Portal/Occurrece API functionalities
steve.baskauf at vanderbilt.edu
Thu Jun 16 20:43:52 CEST 2016
I would also like to search by organismID
Peter (work) wrote:
> Yes, organismID. For tracking data.
> Op 15 jun. 2016 om 22:28 heeft Tim Robertson <trobertson at gbif.org
> <mailto:trobertson at gbif.org>> het volgende geschreven:
>> Hi Alex,
>> We can add the protocol in the next iteration. Any other fields you
>> have particular interest in?
>> All the best,
>> From: API-users <api-users-bounces at lists.gbif.org
>> <mailto:api-users-bounces at lists.gbif.org>> on behalf of godfoder
>> <godfoder at acis.ufl.edu <mailto:godfoder at acis.ufl.edu>>
>> Date: Wednesday 15 June 2016 at 22:05
>> To: "api-users at lists.gbif.org <mailto:api-users at lists.gbif.org>"
>> <api-users at lists.gbif.org <mailto:api-users at lists.gbif.org>>
>> Subject: Re: [API-users] New Portal/Occurrece API functionalities
>> Awesome work guys, this make a number of data mining queries I used
>> to have to run much easier and accessible right from the API/Download
>> Any chance that the protocol field could be made searchable? Its
>> always frustrating when I can see fields in the API, but have no
>> ability to inspect their contents other that iteration. It's like the
>> data is locked away just out of reach.
>> - Alex
>> On 06/15/2016 09:44 AM, Federico Mendez wrote:
>>> Dear GBIFApiers, we are excited to announce some new features that
>>> are now supported by there GBIF Portal and Occurrence API:
>>> 1. Full text search is now supported. Some examples of this new
>>> function are:
>>> * Search by collector (recorded by):
>>> o http://api.gbif.org/v1/occurrence/search?q=hobern
>>> o http://api.gbif.org/v1/occurrence/search?q=desmet
>>> * Search by locality shows accurate results for most of
>>> the cases:
>>> * This service provides suggestions when a
>>> ‘similar/corrected’ version of the query could show more
>>> results: http://api.gbif.org/v1/occurrence/search?q=kajsdkla&spellCheck=true
>>> <http://api.gbif.org/v1/occurrence/search?q=kajsdkla&spellCheck=true> .
>>> * This functionality is also supported by the GBIF
>>> portal: http://www.gbif.org/occurrence/search?q=cobra
>>> 2. Faceted search
>>> 1. The GBIF portal now supports faceted navigation by:
>>> /basis of record, type status, data set, country,
>>> year /and/ month/. Please, see this
>>> example: http://www.gbif.org/occurrence/search?basis_of_record=FOSSIL_SPECIMEN .
>>> 2. The GBIF API supports faceted results
>>> by: /basisOfRecord, catalogNumber, classKey,
>>> collectionCode, country, datasetKey, decimalLatitude,
>>> decimalLongitude, depth, elevation, establishmentMeans,
>>> familyKey, genusKey, hasCoordinate, hasGeospatialIssue,
>>> institutionCode, issue, kingdomKey, mediaType, month,
>>> occurrenceID, orderKey, phylumKey, publishingCountry,
>>> recordedBy, recordNumber, repatriated, scientificName,
>>> speciesKey, subgenusKey, taxonKey, typeStatus /and/ year. /
>>> 3. The occurrence API supports pagination request in facets
>>> using the parameters /facetLimit/ and /facetOffset/, see
>>> this example:
>>> 1. First three country
>>> counts/facets: http://api.gbif.org/v1/occurrence/search?facet=COUNTRY&COUNTRY.facetLimit=3&COUNTRY.facetOffset=0&limit=0
>>> 2. Next three country
>>> counts/facets: http://api.gbif.org/v1/occurrence/search?facet=COUNTRY&COUNTRY.facetLimit=3&COUNTRY.facetOffset=3&limit=0
>>> 3. A new repatriation filter allows to search for records whose
>>> publishing country is different to the country where the
>>> record was recorded in. For example, the following link shows
>>> the repatriated data of Costa
>>> Be aware that this is/ still in a experimental phase and its
>>> definition could change in the future. /Please refer to the API
>>> documentation http://www.gbif.org/developer/occurrence and don’t
>>> hesitate to contact us if you have further questions!
>>> Best regards, GBIFS Informatics.
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