bison() is sort of the main interface to searching for data in
rbison, covered in the vignette rbison introduction. However, there are many other functions.
BISON exposes an API supporting access to Data Provider and Resource based data access statistics.
Search for and collect taxonomic name data from the USGS Bison API using solr.
Exact argument, here nothing found with latter call as
*bear doesn’t exist, which makes sense
Using solr arguments (not all Solr arguments work). Return a certain number of rows
Return certain fields
Search for and collect occurrence data from the USGS Bison API using their solr endpoint.
bison_solr(scientificName='Ursus americanus', computedStateFips='02', rows=3, fl="scientificName,decimalLongitude,decimalLatitude")
Using additional solr fields - Faceting
bison_solr(scientificName='Helianthus annuus', rows=0, facet='true', facet.field='computedStateFips')