The PaleoReefs Database (pared)

A comprehensive relational database on pre-Quaternary Phanerozoic reefs. The database contains coded and standardized information on position/paleoposition, age, reef type, dimensions, environmental setting, paleontological and petrographical features, and reservoir quality of Phanerozoic reefs.

Available variables

occs - Public Reef occurrences

The dataset downloaded from here.

Access the public reef occurrences variable (“occs”) of the “pared” dataset with a fetch() function:

 reefs <- fetch("pared", "occs")

Additional arguments

The argument dir represents the path to temporary directory.

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

bedrock <- fetch(dat = "pared", var = "occs", dir, verbose=FALSE)

Resolution

none

Archive size

pared_occs_20191118:2.07 MB

pared_occs_20200217:2.07 MB

Version

20191118

20200217

Licence

Not specified

Reference

Kiessling, W., & Flügel, E. (2002). Paleoreefs - A Database on Phanerozoic Reefs. In Phanerozoic Reef Patterns: Vol. Phanerozoic Reef Patterns (pp. 77-92).

www.paleo-reefs.pal.uni-erlangen.de