metadata,SoilProfileCollection-method {aqp}R Documentation

Retrieve metadata from SoilProfileCollection

Description

Get metadata from SoilProfileCollection. Result is a list. Two entries (aqp_df_class, depth_units) should not be edited in the metadata list directly. There are methods that facilitate changing them – and propagating their changes throughout the collection. Otherwise, metadata list is a free-form slot used to store arbitrary information about the data, how it was collected, citations, etc.

Usage

## S4 method for signature 'SoilProfileCollection'
metadata(object)

## S4 replacement method for signature 'SoilProfileCollection'
metadata(object) <- value

Arguments

object

A SoilProfileCollection

value

A named list (see examples)

Examples


data(sp5)

# replace default metadata with itself
metadata(sp5) <- metadata(sp5)

# set new metadata attribute value
metadata(sp5)$newvalue <- 'foo'

# get metadata attribute
metadata(sp5)$newvalue


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