Macrostrat (macrostrat)

Macrostrat is a platform for the aggregation and distribution of geological data relevant to the spatial and temporal distribution of sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks as well as data extracted from them.

Available variables

all - Stratigraphic Database

The dataset downloaded from here.

This dataset requires the ‘rgdal’ package to load.

Access the stratigraphic database variable (“all”) of the “macrostrat” dataset with a fetch() function:

 strat <- fetch("macrostrat", "all")

Additional arguments

The argument dir represents the path to temporary directory.

The argument verbose (logical) determines should feedback be output to the console?

strat <- fetch(dat = "macrostrat", var = "all", dir, verbose=FALSE)

Resolution

none

Archive size

macrostrat_all_20200519: 19.7 MB

Version

20200519

Licence

CC-BY

Reference

Acknowledge Macrostrat as the source of any information or data.

www.macrostrat.org