Class: Dwca::GbifProfile::SpeciesDistribution

Inherits:
Object
  • Object
show all
Defined in:
lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb

Instance Attribute Summary (collapse)

Instance Attribute Details

- (String) appendixCITES

appendixCITES (rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/appendixCITES)

The CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) Appendix number the taxa is listed. It is possible to have different appendix numbers for different areas, but “global” as an area is also valid if its the same worldwide

Vocabulary: rs.gbif.org/vocabulary/un/cites_appendix.xml

Example: “II”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb', line 106

def appendixCITES
  @appendixCITES
end

- (String) countryCode

countryCode (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/countryCode)

ISO3166 alpha 2 (3 is permissable) country codes the area belongs to or as an alternative for a lcoationID if the area is a country. For multiple countries separate values with a comma “,” Use country name if necessary.

Example: “AR” “US;CA;MX”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb', line 45

def countryCode
  @countryCode
end

- (String) endDayOfYear

endDayOfYear (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/endDayOfYear)

Seasonal temporal subcontext within the eventDate context. The latest ordinal day of the year on which the distribution record is valid

Example: “120”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb', line 137

def endDayOfYear
  @endDayOfYear
end

- (String) establishmentMeans

establishmentMeans (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/establishmentMeans)

Term describing whether the organism occurs natively, is introduced or cultivated.

Vocabulary: rs.gbif.org/vocabulary/gbif/establishment_means.xml

Example: “introduced”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb', line 93

def establishmentMeans
  @establishmentMeans
end

- (String) eventDate

eventDate (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/eventDate)

Relevant temporal context for the distribution record. Preferably given as a year range or single year on which the distribution record is valid. For the same area and taxon there could therefore be several records with different temporal context, e.g. in 5 year intervals for invasive species.

Example: “1930”; “1939-1945”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb', line 117

def eventDate
  @eventDate
end

- (String) lifeStage

lifeStage (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/lifeStage)

The distribution information pertains solely to a specific life stage of the taxon. See the Life Stage vocabulary at rs.gbif.org/vocabulary/gbif/life_stage.xml for recommended values.

Vocabulary: rs.gbif.org/vocabulary/gbif/life_stage.xml

Example: “adult”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb', line 58

def lifeStage
  @lifeStage
end

- (String) locality

locality (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/locality)

The verbatim name of the area this distributon record is about.

Example: “Patagonia”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb', line 22

def locality
  @locality
end

- (String) locationID

locationID (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/locationID)

A code for the named area this distributon record is about. See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_3166-2 for state codes within a country, otherwise use a prefix for each code to indicate the source of the code. See rs.gbif.org/areas/ for GBIF recommended area vocabularies

Example: “TDWG:AGS-TF; ISO3166:AR; WOEID:564721”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb', line 34

def locationID
  @locationID
end

- (String) occurrenceRemarks

occurrenceRemarks (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/occurrenceRemarks)

Comments or notes about the distribution

Example: “Excluded because of misidentification”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb', line 156

def occurrenceRemarks
  @occurrenceRemarks
end

- (String) occurrenceStatus

occurrenceStatus (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/occurrenceStatus)

Term describing the status of the organism in the given area based on how frequent the species occurs. See the Occurrence status vocabulary at rs.gbif.org/vocabulary/gbif/occurrence_status.xml for recommended values.

Vocabulary: rs.gbif.org/vocabulary/gbif/occurrence_status.xml

Example: “Absent” “present”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb', line 71

def occurrenceStatus
  @occurrenceStatus
end

- (String) source

source (purl.org/dc/terms/source)

Source reference for this distribution record. Can be proper publication citation, a webpage URL, etc.

Example: “Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (2006-). Published on the Internet ww2.bgbm.org/EuroPlusMed/ July, 2009”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb', line 148

def source
  @source
end

- (String) startDayOfYear

startDayOfYear (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/startDayOfYear)

Seasonal temporal subcontext within the eventDate context. Useful for migratory species. The earliest ordinal day of the year on which the distribution record is valid. Numbering starts with 1 for January 1 and ends with 365 (or 366 if it is a leap year) for December 31.

Example: “90”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb', line 128

def startDayOfYear
  @startDayOfYear
end

- (String) taxonID

taxonID (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/taxonID)

The first field in the data file should be the taxonID representing the taxon in the core data file to which this distribution record points. This identifier provides the link between the core data record and the extension record.

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb', line 14

def taxonID
  @taxonID
end

- (String) threatStatus

threatStatus (rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/threatStatus)

Threat status of a species as defined by IUCN: www.iucnredlist.org/static/categories_criteria_3_1 - categories

Vocabulary: rs.gbif.org/vocabulary/iucn/threat_status.xml

Example: “EX” “EW” “CR”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/species_distribution.rb', line 82

def threatStatus
  @threatStatus
end