paleobioDB: Download and Process Data from the Paleobiology Database

Includes functions to wrap most endpoints of the 'PaleobioDB' API and functions to visualize and process the fossil data. The API documentation for the Paleobiology Database can be found at <>.

Version: 1.0.0
Imports: curl, graphics, grDevices, gtools, maps, rjson, terra
Suggests: roxygen2, testthat (≥ 3.0.0)
Published: 2024-02-29
Author: Sara Varela ORCID iD [aut], Javier González Hernández [aut], Luciano Fabris Sgarbi ORCID iD [aut], Adrián Castro Insua ORCID iD [cre, ctb]
Maintainer: Adrián Castro Insua <adrian.castro.insua at>
License: GPL-2
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: paleobioDB citation info
Materials: README
CRAN checks: paleobioDB results


Reference manual: paleobioDB.pdf


Package source: paleobioDB_1.0.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): paleobioDB_1.0.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): paleobioDB_1.0.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): paleobioDB_1.0.0.tgz
Old sources: paleobioDB archive


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